Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Doppelbock
Kulmbach, Germany


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RATINGS: 972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This world-famous beer has the character and richness to stand in for fine sherry or port. Just the right degree of sweetness - never cloying; wonderfully aromatic and warming. EKU 28 is the one whenever something good and strong is needed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2015
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear amber, short-lived off-white head. Aromas of honey, caramel, light herbs, wood and boozy notes. Brandy maybe. Taste is sweet, light booze burn, malty, some fruit preserved in alcohol kinda thing going on. Slightly sticky on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Flanfl (566) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle. Dark yellow, brownish colour. Medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, banana and alcohol. Flavour is similar, with some candy sugar. The alcohol is a bit too forward. Sweet caramel medium finish. Creamy body and high carbo. Could be better. Too sweet and the alcohol could be more pleasant ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zimbo (871) - SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2015
Closed on opening. Starts with a light fruity pear drop nose before morphing into banana. Booze hammers through over time and makes the body a thick heavy enveloping ton of weight. Golden copper to the eye. Thin head then fine beading too. Still The Terminator to me. Cannot be rushed or understand quickly in some big stupid tadting wherevtime is held in utter contempt. You neen an evening of focus to get your head around it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rkehlet (38) - ALGERIA - APR 29, 2015
Strong alcohol. Sweet and round. Notes of caramel, malty biscuits, nuts and sherry

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (20269) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle at the Saloon. Clear deep amber color, medium light tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted toffee. Taste is burnt caramel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1846) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep amber color, small frothy beige head, sizzles away within seconds, no lacing; sweet malty aroma, roasted, caramel, honey, nutty, alcohol, liquor; taste medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, honey, roasted malts; full-bodied, oily texture, flat carbonation, aftertaste sweetbitter, towards finish burning and astringent sensatons giving it a medicinal feel; heavy duty beer, alcohol ever-present.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (810) - - APR 7, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 31, 2015 Dark amber reddish haze colour with no head. visualy low carbonation. Aroma: Alcohol is high noticable, with hints of herbs and dark fruits. Flavor: Strong note of an alcohol, with reminiscences of liquor, cognac, with hints of caramel, dark fruits. Malty sweetness is very high, hop bitterness is low. Strong, complex beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hamirubi (541) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - APR 3, 2015
33cl bottle. Often overpriced, but I really, really like it. Orange fluid, no head. The flavours hint at strong alcohol and surely indicate sweetness. Most people will find it too outspoken, but I adore the cognac, spiritlike sensation - an ending that lasts forever. The beer is thick and strong, malty enough. It also is very sweet, but this fits the character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EAGLE82 (235) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2015
Very good and strong Aroma, beautifull appearance but difficult to drink... Like all doppelbock to me. Very sweet and malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1345) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Pours dark copper with a thin white head. Big sweet aroma almost like treacle. Very malty taste.

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