Riegele Speziator Dunkel & Stark
Brauhaus Riegele

Riegele Speziator Dunkel & StarkRiegele Speziator Dunkel & Stark
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From:
Brauhaus Riegele
 
Germany
Style:
Bock - Doppelbock
Ranked #94
ABV:
7.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #20,287
Avg:
3.78 | pDev: 7.67%
Ratings:
24
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 16, 2022
Added:
Mar 08, 2008
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  5
SCORE
86
Very Good
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4 by iftcoach from Germany on Mar 16, 2022
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3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Sigmund from Norway

500 ml bottle, at Melkebaren, Sandnes. ABV is 7.5%. Stammw├╝rze 19%. Mahogany colour, large to moderate head, slightly off-white. Malty aroma with plenty of caramel and brown rye bread. Very sweet and malty flavour, loads of caramel and rye bread, a discrete bitterness in the finish. Not bad, but a bit too sweet.

Nov 23, 2021
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4.26/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by JamFuel from Sweden

Pours a dark reddish brown with fine, tan head.

Smell is rich, sweet and malty with notes of raisins, cocoa, rye bread and dried fruit.

Taste is rich and sweet with a roasted edge. Notes of dried fruit, raisins, cocoa and coffee. Solid bitterness and some fruity hints.

Mouthfeel is medium, smooth and well carbonated.

Overall, a terrific Bock, well made with well hidden booze.

Nov 23, 2021
 
3.75 by rare_bird from Michigan on May 19, 2021
 
3.5 by aztraz from Sweden on Jan 11, 2021
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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Steve555 from Wales

Dark brown with a tinge of red. One finger tan head. Malty aroma with toffee and dark fruits. Taste is fruity but with touch of liquorice and sweetness. Body is medium with light carbonation slightly sweet on the palate. I liked it enough but not one not the best DBs in my opinion de to a liquorice taste and a little too much sugar. But it's still pretty good.

Aug 25, 2020
 
4.08 by samEBC from Belgium on Jul 05, 2020
 
3.83 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden on Mar 19, 2020
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3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
by aleigator from Germany

Pours a very dark brown, almost black color with a huge, spongy beige head.

Smells of toasty toffee malts, licorice and a whiff of lighter caramel.

Drinks utmost soft, with a medium body, showcasing the silk richness in this perfectly.

Tastes of fudgy molasses with a glazed caramel note to it. Features a perfect amount of sweetness, balanced by roasted malts, amped up by a tingling spiciness. Finishes with a astonishing softness, bakers chocolate and additional molasses.

Great Bock, producing a fantastic depth of flavors, while exhibiting a fantastic smoothness.

Feb 16, 2019
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3.29/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3
by drmeto from Germany

L:
-pours a dark brown with ruby tinges and a medium,foamy,beige head
S:
-plums,raisins,pumpernickel,chocolate
T:
-brown sugar,syrupy,chocolate,raisins
F:
-medium carbonation
-medium body
-slight alcohol noticable
O:
One of the more chocolate-y Bocks.On the tongue it goes flat really quick and it needs more hop bitterniss to balance this thing out.

Feb 15, 2019
 
3.69 by 123321123321 from Alabama on Nov 09, 2018
 
3.79 by Dentist666 from Russian Federation on Sep 12, 2018
 
3.75 by Robertas from Lithuania on Jun 24, 2017
 
4.35 by bmaggot from Lithuania on Jun 02, 2017
 
3.96 by Evil_Pidde from Sweden on Jul 28, 2015
 
3.09 by der_meister from Ukraine on Jul 20, 2015
 
4.01 by Fabianno from Brazil on Jul 16, 2015
 
4.04 by SayBoom from Ukraine on Dec 21, 2014
 
3.72 by Flavio_Gama from Brazil on Sep 13, 2014
 
3.5 by Oidmoe from Austria on Aug 09, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by FLima from Brazil

Brown reddish color with a one finger beige head with short retention, but leaving some laces.
Bold malty aroma with notes of caramels, dark fruits, molasses and licorice.
Similarly, flavor of molasses, prunes, raisins, earthy hops, mild charred wood and licorice. Dry aftertaste and mildly bitter.
Medium body with low carbonation and a sticky feeling. Alcohol of 7.5% abv just contributes to its flavor.
This is a bit too sugary for my taste, leaving it with low drinkability, but still a good beer and true to style.

May 26, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by BlackHaddock from England

500ml Bottle: poured twice into my 'La Chouffe' stemmed tulip on 16 Mar 2013.

Looked special in the glass: rich deep ruby red when held up to the light, on top a full and lasting crown of tanned foam.

Alcohol soaked fruits (plums, raisins, dates) with malty molasses fill the nose when you take a sniff. It's like a drunken fruit cake sort of smell.

Those fruity and sweet malty esters carry on into the taste: the flavours are added too by dark chocolate and caramel notes, we are talking some seriously hefty notes here though.

The body is both rich and somewhat oily in nature: suits the flavours though, too sweet for some, but it really hit my sweet tooth in the right place. Couldn't drink this all night but I'd have managed another if I'd had one. Although the alcohol isn't hidden as much as I'd like, it is a very good example of this style.

Mar 16, 2013
 
4 by jmtpi from France on Aug 03, 2012
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3.76/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
by seanyfo from Scotland

50cl bottle poured into my Spaten Seidel. Best before Sept 2011.

A -Extremely dark mahogany ruby body, with 3 finger creamy head that has excellent retention and lacing considering the style. Excellent clarity.

S - Wholemeal breads, a little metallic, some milk chocolate.

T- Fresh wholemeal bread with a little toffee caramel note, some prune fruitiness, balanced nicely with a lingering bitterness,quick clean finish however. Flavours are definitely subdued.Alcohol well hidden.

M- Moderate carbonation and medium body.

D- A great looking, clean tasting dopplebock, but lacks any real depth of character, albeit still very drinkable.

Dec 10, 2010
Riegele Speziator Dunkel & Stark from Brauhaus Riegele
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 24 ratings