Commerzienrat Riegele Privat | Brauerei S. Riegele

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei S. Riegele
Germany
riegele.de

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by sfprint on 09-15-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
13.62%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Photo of KenHeadley
4.21/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I think this would be an e celebrate transition for American Planet to well brew Germany original.

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Photo of thatsmyspot
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bark
4.36/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The colour is pale yellow; the liquid clear. The two finger head is white and compact and it sinks to a thick lid leaving no lacing on the glass.

The smell is fresh with bitter hops, sweet cereals and a hint of butter in the background.

The taste is quite bitter with very clean notes of pilsner malt, noble bitter hops, sweet müsli cereals and a touch of minerals. Light to medium body. The aftertaste is clean with sweet dough/French loaf, and floral hops. The finish is mild with sweetness and bitter hops (clean like hop extract).

The carbonation is strong; the many small bubbles tickles the tongue. The liquid is semi-smooth.

A solid lager. Bitterer than the average München helles, but not as caramel-malty as the standard Dortmunder Export.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 11.2 oz bottle in a snifter. This fine dortmunder pours a clear golden color with a nice head of white dissipating foam that settles to a thick ring, thin layer, and light lacing. Nose of pilsner malts, apples, subtle honey, and light grains. Flavors follow the nose with honey and subtle yeast notes on the front and middle of the taste, subtle grain notes hit on the rear with a touch of apple and finish off with a subtle herbal hop. Balanced and delicious. Nice mouth feel, refreshing and well rounded with a lightly sweet subtly bitter aftertaste. Excellence from Germany.

Cheers

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heysuz
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brittanylicious
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreyGhost4
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leinie13
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justintcoons
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz foil capped bottle poured into a pub-style pint.

Appearance
Pale straw with 1 finger of creamy white head. Excellent clarity with light carbonation and subtle yeast sediment dancing about.

Nose
Golden apple and sweet Pilsner malts.

Taste
Follows the nose. Golden apple and Pilsner malts offering a soft graininess. Well balanced floral hoppiness.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, clean, smooth, and refreshing with a light bitterness.

Overall
Delicate while keeping a modest bitterness. A nice Dortmunder that is mighty quaffable.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.14/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tykechandler
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this is just a perfect beer. beautifully balanced, with just enough bready malt to give it a touch of heft, a mild floral noble hop bite, and a perfectly prickly, crisp finish. all day, every day. that's what this beer is made for. and i would be happy to indulge - prost!

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Photo of curasowa
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear, golden color with two fingers of white head that fades slowly with bubbly lacing.

Aroma: Very classic lager aroma - slightly grainy malt and faint noble hops.

Taste: Crisp, slightly grainy malt up front, sharp bite from the carbonation, mild floral hops and a fairly clean finish.

The Rest: A prototypical lager here, balanced, highly drinkable, quite good.

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Photo of Sara24
4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Risenhower
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Bandi
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of metter98
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a thin head covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of biscuity malts are present in the nose along with some hints of grassy hops.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has mild flavors of biscuit malts with hints of grassy hops and faint bits of grapes. A slight amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels light-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. A tough of dryness becomes noticeable as the beer warms up.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has a good balance between the mild flavors of malts and hops.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of utopiajane
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is exactly what it claims to be. Wurzig und mild which means spicy and mild. Pours clear golden yellow with a creamy white head that lasts too long because I have to drink it. Lovely malt nose with a kiss of honey and hops herbal to peek out from the background. Taste is mild but spicy with herbal hop. dry finish, not bitter and I will have six more please.

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Photo of bigred89
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L:
-Pours a clear straw-golden with a big foamy white head which quickly dissipates
-almost no carbonation visible
S:
-really spicy,honey,floral,slightly grassy
T:
-Follows the nose plus a herbal note
-very sweet for an Export
F:
-High carbonation,light-medium body
O:
Differs from other Exports with its sweetness and bigger spicy note
Good overall.

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