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


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RATINGS: 947   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (6923) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"this isn’t quite my preferred method to get a high abv, but it’s ok on a cold wintry night. sweet and heavy, fruity, with some malts and barely noticed hopping. not something i’d go out of my way for."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
gam86 (9) - ITALY - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
Nice beer with a strong taste. It resemble many double. Not a particular taste but a strong aroma that kicks since the beginning.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3127) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Classic pale Doppelbock, once advertized as strongest beer in the world. Thin, yellowish head quickly dissolving under influence of the alcohol, deep orangey amber colour, clear. Powerful aroma dominated by alcohol, as in a cognac or orange liqueur, Belgian chocolates, orange peel, marzipan, tobacco, caramel. Soft malty taste with lots of honey- and sugar-like sweetness in onset, alcohol rapidly setting in with a burning, astringent effect in mouth and throat, way too much to be good. Some meatiness (broth) in the background as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nicocanta (69) - - AUG 8, 2014
Doppelbock ŕ la trčs belle robe ambrée. Trčs peu de mousse. Beaucoup d’alcool mais des aromes puissants qui se développent progressivement avec aisance. Chouette !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericsaint (15) - - AUG 2, 2014
une trčs bonne bičre ŕ la robe cuivré majestueuse. .forte et agréable. .bonne expérience. .me fait penser au méthode bock

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (756) - New York, USA - JUL 22, 2014
The body has a rich deep amber colored body with good clarity. On top, the head is small and fades quickly. It leaves only a small patch of thin lacy bubbles. This is all very slick and no lace sticks to the glass at all. The aroma is interesting and not exactly what I had expected, in a good way. I get a slightly buttery note with some candy like (grape sucker) sweetness backing it up. There is only a very slight hop note way off in the background. The flavor reminds me somewhat of a fortified wine. There is a mild alcoholic warmth throughout with notes of wine grapes and grape candy sweetness within a big malty body. Again as in the aroma, the hops are distant and offer very little bitterness. The palate is what I would expect with its carbonation and mouth feel are right on for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (881) - CROATIA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle, pours amber with a small off white head, has a malty alcohol aroma, sweet caramel taste with some warming alcohol finish, decent beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4948) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from Carrefour Narbonne cons 2014-07- St Pierre la Mer AP: bronz, stouth/frothy cream brulee colored head AR/F: caramel toffee, ripe grapes,suger cake

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1739) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (510) - HUNGARY - JUN 23, 2014
Gyönyörű színben pompázó ital, melynek likőrösen édeskés, gyümölcsös, tejszínes aromája van hasonlóan változatos zamatokkal, melyeket remekül egészít ki a komló adta markáns végíz. Az alkohol jelenlétéről sem nehéz tudomást szereznünk, enyhe csípőssége még inkább felpezsdíti az amúgy sem egyhangú ízvilágot.

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