Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 1644   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
A double bock beer that has what it takes. Not just for lovers of strong beer. With a malty aroma and great taste, our Korbinian is a true beer speciality. It goes well with smoked meat and fish as well as wild roasts and fowl.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Raisin, brown sugar, and milk chocolate nose. Deep burnt orange/brown. Large long lasting head. Deep smooth sweetness. Nicely rounded...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mmmbeer (1389) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2008
Pint bottle poured into my trusty stein- poured semi transparent light black, brown head laced away, aroma of sweetened dark molasses, caramel, and malt. Hits the mouth with a medium body, some smoke quality to it in the middle intertwined with sweetness, heavy roasted malt notes on backend. Knew I should have bought more than one bottle...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2996) - Husum, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
Flaske. Mørkebrun øl, næsten stout agtig i farven. Sød og maltet i duften. Dette gik endnu mere igennem i smagen. Typisk doppelbock men nuancerne druknede en smule i den søde maltbase.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SynergyXJ (510) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2008
Bottle Black pour with decent tan head. Slightly sweet aroma and flavor. Actually smells and tastes pretty schwartzbier-ish. Good brew though, enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (5168) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2008
This is a pretty good doppelbock. Pours with a nice cream colored head. Dark brown beer with malt, smoke some chocolate (?). Middle- to highly rated doppel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LinusStick (3223) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2008 A nice doppelbock. A little too thin and watery to be great. Aroma is good. Strong caramel malt and sticky Sugar Daddies. Pour was a beautiful deep red/amber with no head. Taste was nice and sweet but not full enough. Strong caramel malt with a hint of roasted malt and some smoke. Doppelbocks are hit or miss with me and this is leaning towards the good side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2008
UPDATED: APR 16, 2008 (German) Very Dark Brown with Med-Tan Head. The Beer has a Smoky chocolate or Molasses taste!!!! Soft Palate, with a nice finish. Damn good stuff. :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
xibalba89 (147) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2008
Pours a dark reddish-brown with an orange-brown head. Aroma has some meat in there, maybe smoked salmon...? Lots of power in there, pretty impressive. A hint of dark fruit appears as it warms up. Tastes like beef jerky... pretty subtle, but very good. Nice and clean finish, too. My only problem is a slight chalkiness in the mouth feel. Really classy beer. I’ll be visiting this one again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
LordNeuf (136) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 11, 2008
This is one of the best Dopplebock beers I’ve ever had. Sweet, malty, an undertone of raisins with a good overall mouth feel. A definite buy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WickerBrew (311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Very classy and gets the style to the T, there is nothing at all that detracts from this. Dark and sweet and full of malt, this beer is exactly what it is. Wish i would have had some food with it, the natural sweet darkness would have been a nice compliment to lots of things.

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