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

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RATINGS: 2438   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


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rjwhite41 (53) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pours dark brown with red highlights and one finger off white head. Typical doppelbock smell, sweet roasted malt, prunes and alcohol. Tastes a little boozy with notes of prunes, roasted malt, raisins and sweet malt. Finishes moderately dry. Palate is creamy without being thick. Very good beer, had before, will have again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Antivirus (9) - GERMANY - NOV 26, 2014 does not count
0,5l Bottle. Clear, light brown color with a head that disappears quickly. Smells malty. The taste is pretty sweet with a slight bitter aftertaste. Low carbonation. Overall a good Doppelbock.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ShivanDragon (1796) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2014
rood/bruin met schuimige wit/gele kraag. aroma is die van een hoop caramel en mout een redelijk typisch Duits aroma. smaken zijn redelijk zoet, zwak bitter, fruitig van donkere fruiten, banaan, wat rozijn. caramouten, iets pittigs (peper?), maar de caramel en de zoetigheid overheersen op een clean/lean mout basis zoals zovele Duitse bieren. medium body, dun en glad van textuur, lage co2. afdronk zoetig en kruidig. mwah

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ska (205) - ITALY - NOV 25, 2014
33cl bottle, hazy orange color, small off white head, caramel aroma, raisins, roasted and honey notes, brown sugar sweet flavor, full body, finish with caramel and grass, very nice surprise I thought it was a simple and cheap beer (0.99€). In pratica pensavo di aver preso una birra ignorante da scolare guardando un paio di puntate di south park e invece mi trovo una dolciona che sembra un blend tra una belga e una stout. E beh. Se ste doppelbock son tutte come questa ne voglio altre.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbbeyRoade (399) - Missouri, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Absolutely delicious. Luckily it is 7.9% and the alcohol is noticeable or I’d drink more of these! Very good heavy malty flavors and good nutty malty roasty aroma. Nice brew all around.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (26) - BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2014
500cc Bottle. Light brown to orange with a nice white head. Aroma is cereal, caramel but taste is alcohol and rather dry with a bitter finish. The body is medium with medium to low carbonation. Very good overall but not my favourite dopplebock.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ctiry (94) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 22, 2014
Nice brown colour with beige head. Nice malty sweet aroma. The taste is sweet malts with warming alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rotaman14 (166) - Potsdam, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2014
Amber colour, lasting beige head. Intense aroma of bubblegum, banana, caramel, alcohol, raisins and plums. Starts off slightly sweet, to give way to some unexpected bitterness, with some burnt notes. Finishes with a malty and alcoholic aftertaste. The body is rather heavy, yet smooth. Quite a complex beer, one of the better ones I’ve had so far.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smallfry (86) - - NOV 18, 2014
(Bottle) This is a tough one to rate. There’s very little aroma and it’s not very attractive. The taste is really nice but maybe slightly too sugary sweet? I do like it and I think it’s a pretty nice beer, but I feel like it’s missing some dark malt bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loubar (76) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 18, 2014
12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Brown-orange color with a pillowy head. The aroma is molasses, brown sugar and toast. No floral hop presence. Just richness, sweet and balanced against the alcohol. Complex, yet subtle, the flavor is dark raisins, burnt coffee, hazelnuts and root beer with an earthy undertone. Slick feel, oily and very smooth with a neutral finish. Paulaner’s got this. Pretty definitive.


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