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


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RATINGS: 2719   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 16, 2005
Bottle. Pours a bright amber with white head that leaves quickly. Smells of apples and cider. Tastes semi sweet with a bit of bitter in the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChristianSA (368) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2005
Bottle. Bright copper colored beer with somewhat shortlived white head. Aroma is sweet and bready, which is found again in the flavor, but with some alcohol. A sweet but tasty classic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDUB (178) - Venice Beach, California, USA - MAR 14, 2005
Fairly carbonated head has decent longevity; reduces to thin off-white head with medium bubbles. Sparkling clear light amber color. Attractive malty aroma- with slight alcohol scent. Very smooth texture leaves mouth slightly velvety. Well balanced doppelbock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12958) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2005
Malt aroma with a honey sweetness. Dark red body with off-white head. Rich malt flavour with just a hint of hops in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
entertheiceman (242) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2005
Instant caramel sweet aroma even from the bottle, a little thinner that I expected when poured. Huge head that I wasn’t quite ready for. I can barely notice any presence of alcohol, if this is 7.5% you could probably get a buzz quick because of the sweet inoffensive character of the beer. Half way finished with the glass and I don’t agree with this cloying as it warms it’s just not thick enough to be overpoweringly sweet. There is a slight bitternes trying to fight through but it is quickly squashed on the palate by carmel malt. I wish I would have tried this before I tried a Celebrator Dopplebock. It’s like visiting Colorado after you’ve seen Alaska. Still, this is a good beer that I could easily see buying/drinking again and could also be enjoyed by many who are not into trying and rating beers. Too thin to be great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haf (531) - Gijon, SPAIN - MAR 7, 2005
Buena cerbeza de color tostado. Muy buena aunque tampoco es la mejor cerveza del mundo. jejeje

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cphbeerking (154) - København K, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2006 Bottle. Sweetish, rusty sunset orange offering from Paulaner. Definitely needs a good chill to keep the malty profile in check. Done deed, this is a pleasant, rich brew from the old weissbier guys at Paulaner. The 2006 bottle is way better than 2005 as I remember it -- in fact, superior to a degree that I had to rerate every single parameter. Last year, I found no reason to push this higher than a 2.4 total -- reaching a respectable 3.1 now, I’d say something remarkable has happened.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - MAR 4, 2005
a nice drink and relatively cheap for a highly regarded german beer. malty and very highly carbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2005
I can not belive I nver rated this, it was a daily drink toward the end of "04/ Poured amber with acreamy head, like whipped cream. Sweet/sour aroma of malts. Nice back bone of malted seetness, that improves as it warms. I really liked this, try this on double bock lovers, while no Celebrator, still very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
iambeer (255) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 3, 2005
An amber hue. nice to look at, nice to drink, by no means my favorite dopplebock. A good strong brew for a frosty winter night or a good frosty on a spring morning.

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