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

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RATINGS: 2386   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


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbastard (689) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle. I have been drinking this for years, first one i’ve had for awhile. Can’t forget how classic and defining for the style this is. Pours a clear chesnut brown with no head. Malt toffee and honey nose. Very smooth malt caramel flavors. Has a silk like palate and a clean finish with some burn. This a great winter beer!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fashawn (67) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 20, 2014
Grande birra, nella sua semplicità con il.lievito a farla da padrone decisamente. E va bene così

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pringao_Toribi (247) - Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 17, 2014
In short: Sweet strong beer. Aroma is to soft malts, taste is sweet-caramel, thick aftertaste. Is like a drinkable version of a dubbel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1227) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a deep, dark amber colour with a medium, beige, creamy head. Sweet aroma of chocolate, dried fruit, wood and apples. The flavour follows up with more sweet malt, milk chocolate, leather and some roastedness. Has a rich and slick mouth feel, and a light bitterness. A well-balanced, sweet and delicious classic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Melnis (145) - LATVIA - SEP 16, 2014
Aroma: Liquid malt, special: rubber glove. Appearance: Brown/Amber/caramel, decent foam. Taste: Alcohol can be felt quite noticeably, mellow, average carbonation, very malty, some caramel and dry wood flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adodo (64) - Riga, LATVIA - SEP 14, 2014
Aroma is quite weak. Reddish, clear. Medium sweet. Little bitter. Nice and drinkable. But slight metallic taste spoils it a bit.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
belgis (136) - LATVIA - SEP 14, 2014
Sweet malty aroma slightly caramel like. Strong in taste bit thin and even boozy. Almost no bitterness. Aftertaste is too much alcohol like,strong.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vells (677) - LATVIA - SEP 14, 2014
Pleasant surprise! Intense toasted caramel malt background, quite fruity, plums, berries, bit yeasty. Feels very smooth, bit oily, light alco kick. Well balanced, highly drinkable, dangerous thirst quencher due to ABV. But I like it and price/performance very nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mandaritto (60) - LATVIA - SEP 14, 2014
Spicey, a bit chilli, caramel, coffee. Aroma - caramel, malts. Decent beer!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaups (11) - ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle @ de Tolly joogipood, Tartu, Estonia. Pours with light brown, caramellysh head that lasts. Aroma of caramel, spicy hoppiness. Taste of sweet fruits, some burnt sugar, some alcohol and bread. Aftertaste has the best flavor with its bready taste and mild bitterness that stays in mouth. One of my favourite lagers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fcjack1 (154) - Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle from Tacoma boys. Pours a reddish Amber. Very little head. Scent is a little spicy. Taste is a little caramel and some more spice. Tasty.


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