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Brewed by Riedenburger Brauhaus
Style: Specialty Grain
Riedenburg/Altmühltal, Germany
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.66   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Due to 50% spelt malt and 50% barley malt the result is a very digestible wholesome beer.


3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10838) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 21, 2011
Süßer, leicht getreidiger Geruch. Sehr süßer Antrunk, das Bier erscheint mir CO2-arm. Im weiteren Verlauf sind die Aromen nur verhalten, das Ganze schmeckt etwas dickflüssig...ich weiß nicht wie ich es beschreiben soll. Wässrig, leicht herb,leicht getreidig. Sehr schön im Sommer bei den derzeitgen Höchsttemperaturen. Trotzdem hätte mehr Intensität in den Aromen nicht geschadet. Test vom 18.7.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 7,11,13,11,8,12 - 11,15

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (416) - SPAIN - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle, labeled as Benediktine Plankstetten. Surprisingly good organic beer. Very nice cloudy deep golden colour, with a head that fades quickly, though it leaves a good lace. Fresh smell of grains, pine, apricot and banana, with a bit of citrus. Too light body, some more carbonation would make a very good beer. Taste of oranges, malty and fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6574) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2010
Bottle from Naturalia north of Les Halles in Paris. Hazy orange-tan color, fine low head. Wheaty aroma, banana, clove, estery and rich, creamy. Slightly sour, citric flavor with banana and cereals, cloves. Lots of meaty grains. Interesting balance with sweet malt and tart edge. Low hops. Creamy, smooth mouth. Interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tim Webb (231) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle at the Krone in Greding. Clearly a beer that needs to be sampled close to home. A remarkable mix of spelt beer and Landbier, easily drinkable but well off centre. Grassy-herbal, fresh hop flavour and understated spelt-wheat graininess. More intteresting than most.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5699) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2004 Re-rate: Citric,peach-like, dusty-bready notes and sharp rye-like edges in the aroma. Cloudy orange-amber, low carbonation and a not-too-stable head. citrus, white bread a few dry edges (but not as much as in an average rye-wheat). Also the Riedenburger dust-note is here again (I am not just imagining things am I?). All in all the flavors are quite harmonic and fill the mouth well. Medium body with a spritzy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
massingasetta (255) - München, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2014
Farbe und Schaum sind ein Witz. Ist dies den Bier? Ja, es ist. Die Optik ist auch nicht Alles. Das Bier ist Süss und Herb zugleich es fängt im Einstieg anders an als es dann im Körper und Abgang. Man riecht und schmeckt das Getreide und im Geschmack gibt es sehr unterschiedliche Horizonte. Im Abgang eine schwierige Sauer Note, die nur wenige gut finden. Fazit: Ein interessantes Bier was sehr schnell Daumen nach oben oder unten vom Bewerter bekommt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7978) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2004
Amber, slight haze; yellowish small head. Grainy, bready, yeasty nose. Typical not MUCH nose for this brewery. Faint citrus too. Taste even more bready. Nice, again typical wholewheat or rye (of course, it is spelt) flavour. Fine aroma's, turning nutty after a bit warming up. Again, this spritzy, mineral-water sensation, without making the beer too thinnish. I like it - without deeming it really great. The brewery has obviously a tasterofile it likes, and that's OK with me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (5035) - GERMANY - FEB 28, 2010
The bottle looks simple, but good, the beer in the glass is okay. Modest turbid, nice head. Starts very spicy, grainy, wheaty, only modest yeasty. Finish more and more earthy, still intense spicy. But very well balanced and so also very drinkable. I liked it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1355) - Athens, GREECE - MAR 18, 2010
Bottle 330 ml.Deep yellow/orange color with medium not lasting head. Aroma bread, sour grapes. Taste spicy, caramel, slightly bitter, sweet finish. Light Body. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5016) - New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2012
Bottle by 08.09.2012. Sweet nose of caramel and grain, seemingly more spicy rye than spelt. Dark orange with some brown hues and a creamy, rocky white head. Taste is liltingly, singingly sweet, and not overdone, gentle grain with no hops, precise and supple but not flashy. Medium body is stocky but not heavy, good malt flex and no alcohol. Very simple but with good craftsmanship, a lifesaver for some.


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