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

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RATINGS: 915   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2406) - FINLAND - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 04.09.2014. Pours clear amber in color with a creamy tan head. Sweetish dark fruityness with plums and raisins, dark syrup and dark bready notes in aroma, quite strong almond liqour notes as well. Sweetish, even slightly vinous taste at first, dark bready notes and ripe mashed plums and raisins fruityness in flavor later. This was quite a nice surprise. I do like sweetish dark fruityness and breadyness in this one. A sipper for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus (2588) - California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
21 oct 2013, bottle. Light brown/orange, clear, no bubbles. Nose is alcohol, nail polish remover, bananas, Bread yeast. Med/thin body, mildy fizzy, syrupy. Alcohol flavor is a tad abrasive, sugary caramel malt, cherries, winey, big alcohol. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (601) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 13, 2013
Belle surprise! Couleur sombre. Arome de caramel, houblon. Super gout de caramel et malt, et douce malgrés le taux d’alcool. des notes de fruit en plus. Très bonne bière

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pringao_Toribi (234) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
A strong and sweet beer, incredibly tasty and almost no liqourish for its content in alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (2956) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 2, 2013
11.2 ounce bottle into a brandy snifter. Pours a translucent copper with a very thin white head of foam that dissipates to a fine bead around the edge of the glass. Aroma is very sweet and boozy. I get notes of caramel, nuts, sherry, and molasses. A very sweet and alcoholic beer. Has the mouthfeel of a high abv mead. Sticky. Warming on the back of the throat.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavidWoodruff (390) - Windsor, California, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Dark Amber with quick dissipating white head. Huge malty aroma with some candi-sugar notes. Malt dominates the palate with raw almond flavor and a noticeable booziness. Nice warming alcohol. A classic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2225) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2013
May 2011. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. aromas of alcohol, malt, fruit. Slightly buttery with sweet fruits and alcohol burn on the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Uhlen (251) - Trondheim, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2013
Clear deep amber pour with a small white head. Aroma of sweet ryebread and candysugar. Wayyy too sweet for my palate, but I guess I ordered a doublebock.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silvan7 (668) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 26, 2013
bottle @ home. profuma di caramello pane tostato e luppolo. color rame limpida e con schiuma abbondante, fine e compatta ma poco durevole. gusto caramellato, caldamente alcolico, con finale lungo appiccicoso e dolciastro. poco corposa, ma avvolgente sul palato

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Poured an amberish color with a small sized off white head. Earthy, caramel, burnt sugar, and some lighter fruitiness. Pulled this from the back of the fridge, so not sure how old, but has a few years on it. Alcohol content hidden with the body a tad on the thin side.


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