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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2511   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


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
winkle (476) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2004
Pours a good rich red with a slightly off-white tight head. The aroma is quite complex - fruity with rich malts. The flavour backs up the aroma featuring sweet malt, fruit, faint coffe notes on a backbone of alcohol (unpronounced). The mouthfeel seems too thin. This is good, but a touch one dimesional.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5521) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2004
Poured a copper color with a medium off white head. Sweet and spicy, bready, and slightly fruit aroma. Sweetness and malt, some alcohol as well. Mouthfeel didn’t strike me as anything special.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkerdabetter (255) - Michigan, USA - MAY 22, 2004
Strong aroma, creamy head, slightly bitter, with some spiciness. The alcohol is definetely present, but not overpowering. Overall good, but a strange aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iratherbe (255) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2004
Among my favorites. Sweet, syrupy, blackish copper and has substance though not for eveyone. A fantastic sipping brew especially good in the crisp fall. Not for your Bud faint-of-heart types.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mathis (48) - KBH K, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2004
Boring aroma, mild caramel. But a beautiful and tempting apperence, but damn ugly label! Gives a sparkly feel in your mouth, and leaves a bitter taste. The taste is sweet with caramel and sharp with herbes. A beer worth tasting, but not worth lovin’!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
invalid (302) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 15, 2004
Ok, so I do not usually like Doppelbocks (besides Celebrator), but this one is pretty good. Fruity and sweet nose. Deep red color, small white head. Sweet and slight fruit/caramel taste. Doesn’t taste that high in alcohol. Pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ontario102 (794) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 14, 2004
Malty, caramel and spicy nose......is that Play Dough, too??!! thick malty and slightly fruity palate; gives you an alcoholic prickle on the tongue, for sure, and a nice lingering sweetness, maybe a bit too much there..... My kind of brew, though.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jayson2425 (167) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAY 10, 2004
This gives doppelbock a bad name. The appearance was a lot lighter then i thought it would be. This beer has a world-renowned reputation, my ass.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - MAY 10, 2004
I was really excited to try this stuff when I saw it. My excitment turned to disappointment when I tried it. It wasn’t near as dark or as good as I thought it would be. I feel like a real smuck for buying this shit, it wasn't even half as good as Leinenkugel Big Butt Doppelbock.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kevin (2149) - New Mexico, USA - MAY 7, 2004
very sweet. a little too sweet for my taste. has a gorgeous pour. beautiful amber color. consistant fruity flavor


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