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Brewed by Paulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 2366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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The Paulaner Salvator with its strong,typically malty taste is the original Paulaner. The bottom-fermented Doppelbock-Bier unites the finest hops and dark barley malt. The Paulaner monks served Salvator as a replacement for food at Lent. Their most famous brewer was Brother Barnabas, who was the head of the Paulaner monastery brewery starting from 1773. Its original recipe is today almost the same as it was in Barnabas' time. In order to protect the original recipe, Paulaner had the trade mark "Salvator" patented in 1896.

Original wort 18,3%
alcohol 7,9%
calories 68,0 kcal/100 m


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (614) - - AUG 11, 2014
Rich chocolate, dark plum, roasted flavors. Very tasty and rich brew, almost feels like an Abbey dubbel.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Murano (9) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2014 Drunk from a snifter and poured from a bottle brought back from Munich. Shared with family. The main distinctive taste in this beer is that of flaxseed, which manifests also in the aroma. It also tastes vaguely of wheat. It has a cheese-like aftertaste. The beer was unlucky enough to be followed by the Andechs Doppelbock Dunkel. On its own, I may have scored it higher. I have tried to compensate fairly for the circumstances. I would pair it with, I believe, certain scenes from Aladdin, or perhaps rice.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pacv27 (5) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
Amber in color w/ a thin head. Hoppy biterness up front w/ hints of burnt coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (213) - SERBIA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from Samo Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Pour it deep red colour with small white head, Taste is bitter with aroma of dark fruits and caramel.not my favourite but ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (1380) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2014
Apricot tart cream. Amber red about clear body. Some thin lacings. Aroma; malts, sour peaches, grassy hops, bread, caramel juice, yeast, booze, dough. Taste; confectionery stuff, strong caramel malts, fermented plum, bread, berries. Straight and solid on palate. Finishes with black caramel, confectioneries, cognac, redcurrant wine notes, bread - and tasty juice finish with still some bittterness in the final postludium. Good slow evening sipper. [50cl brown btl 7.9%abv ° BB03.15]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (115) - ISRAEL - AUG 4, 2014
Draught at Paulaner Beer Garden at Sarona market. Clear red with low white head. Cherry aroma, date honey, bready, sweet. Flavor is very sweet, date honey, bready, notes of coffee. Very alcoholic. Oily texture. Medium body. Sweet aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ferryman72 (12) - NORWAY - AUG 4, 2014
Beautiful, golden colour, pleasant sweetness but little aftertaste. All in all, a good beer for a calm evening on the sofa.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dslam (43) - surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Dark red almost copper tones with good amount of white head. Very light on the carbonation. Not a big fan

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (485) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Poured from the tap. Copper orange with white head. Caramel and bready malt with slight sweet and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KPMcWill (4) - - AUG 2, 2014 does not count
Noticeable malt smell, sweet like burnt cooking sherry and hints of caramel. Slight warmth from alcohol, tastes like the color brown.


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