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

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common

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RATINGS: 2499   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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 26, 2004
Clear red/amber color. Head quickly vanishes. Very low carbonation. Light aroma of carmel and molasses. Flavor is mostly malty. Smooth and creamy finish. Pretty damn good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oli (108) - DENMARK - FEB 23, 2004
An all together interesting beer.Great malty aroma and decent taste.Not a beer i could drink alot of,but an enjoyable enough beer every now and then.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
icanrate (22) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2004
Copper orange, smooth, almost oily looking diminishing head, leaves good lacing. Smells very sweet, malty, almost slighty belgian fruity, a little alcohol and hops aroma too. Tastes really malty, some hops, a bit more of the 7.5% ABV, some bitterness to balance the sweetness, a little roastiness too. Smooth and full in the mouth. Would try again. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
elnadeau (786) - Laguna Niguel, California, USA - FEB 19, 2004
Medium clear amber with a medium head, distinctive musty sweet, malty caramel aroma. Pleasant mouthfeel, sweet candy with a punch of alcohol, some bitterness to balance the finish. A very decent dopplebock, enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3221) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2004
Salvator has beautiful deep amber color and supports a creamy off white head that sticks around. The aroma is not too overpowering but very richly malty, some alcohol. Perfectly balanced hops and malt. Nice Doppelbock.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Admiral (524) - Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2004
Cola colored, diminishing off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt, roastiness, caramel. All of those in the flavor, with some dried fruit and a tiny bit of grass. The alcohol, while remaining in the background, comes out a little as it warms. Full-bodied. I like this a lot.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nickchalk (229) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2004
Dark amber in colour, an off-white head. Aroma is sweet and malty, slightly alcoholic. Flavour is sweet, syrupy, notes of brown sugar and maple syrup. Nice transition to a bitter finish. Oily palate. Pretty good. Bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padron4KM (619) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - FEB 14, 2004
Reddish orange in color. Decent sized head with minimal lacing. Nose is sweet, malty, honey, doughy. Palate is sweet, honey and spice. light bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 12, 2004
Huge, frothy head with a lot of bubbles coming up the sides. Alomost, soda-like. Definate candy/carmel smell. Pretty good. Tastes of carmel and maple syrup. Good thick malty taste.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2004
Disappointing. I think I wrote in my description of Andechs that I preferred Salvator but now that is definitely not the case. Smells OK and malty - some honey on toast. A touch of diactetyl but in a good way. Flavour is thin, I remember it as being thick and malty but not so. OK balance but that's not what a doppelbock is about really.


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