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


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RATINGS: 2441   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

xShanex's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
xShanex (60) - Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Pours amber with carmel frothy head. Not a big fan of double bock style but this isnot too bad. Have another? If you goget it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldMrCrow (1957) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Number 5 in our doppelbock blind tasting. Pours a light orange-read with modest head but abundant carbonation. Alcohol is way too forward (hard to believe this is less than 8%) and that totally ruins it for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1779) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014
A great doppelbock. Pours a hazy, dark amber with a thin, dense beige head. The aroma is malty with big toffee, nutty caramel malts and earthen notes. Alot of yeast flavour with fruity notes of apple and pear combining with the sugary malt. A rich and heavy flavour with a warm, boozy finish and slight bitterness. Overall, a good heavy brew great for a cold or rainy day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (213) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Tap@kerho. Red color and small head. Mild aroma with hints of caramel and malt. A bit sweet taste with long malty aftertaste. Flavors of malt, caramel, toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoplover66 (20) - SPAIN - DEC 17, 2014
Color marrón oscuro. Espuma no muy persistente. El aroma es muy suave, de maltas. Sabor dulce de maltas, frutas maduras, algo de alcohol. El final es ligeramente amargo, con un toque de regaliz. Buena doppelbock. Muy bebible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baalzevuv (38) - - DEC 15, 2014
Piana średnio obfita, głównie średnio pęcherzykowa, raczej nietrwała, kolor lekko beżowy. Barwa piwa rubinowa, klarowna. Koronka uboga. Dominuje aromat palonego słodu, odrobina karmelu. W smaku gorzkie, mocno palone, jest jakaś słodycz gdzieś z tyłu, którą ciężko mi zdefiniować. Goryczka ściągająca, lekko zalegająca. Na języku szerokie, wysycenie średnie. Lekko czuć alkohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jan23778 (113) - SPAIN - DEC 13, 2014
pours a perfectly clear light brown colour with a white head. light malty aroma but not very prominent. Very malty taste, hint of liquorice. very rich. Not as heavy as I was expecting and SO easy to drink!! Fantastic beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Graham77 (281) - Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
330ml bottle at home in a tulip glass. The aroma was toffee, apple and sugary sweetness. The flavour is sweet malt and yet lightly sour at the same time. I found an oaky note not sure if this beer ever saw oak but it tasted that way. Top drawer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sbron (237) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
0.5l bottle drank at home. Dark colour. White head. First impression : soft, sweet, lightly bubble. Very nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (378) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy, amber, rocky head, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, & long finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Teran (31) - Belgrade, SERBIA - NOV 29, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2014 Not an ordinary doppelbock! In tulip glass, real red colour, clear, like rose wine from Bandol, onion water. Wonderfull strong palate, you can feel alcohol more then in many much stronger beers. Fast disappearing head. Possible to drink almost everyday, which is not the characteristic of that kind of beer. Absolutely delicous. I repeat, color is unique.

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