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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2005
Creamy texture and roundness in mouthfeel. Big alcohol feel. Burnt honey sweetness with some dried fruits and raisons. Alcohol presence increases markedly as it warms. And strangely the mouthfeel thinned out, almost to the point of point deduction.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fantomas23 (463) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 2, 2005
Toasty brown color with a tan head. Malty smells of raisins and figs. Mmm. Very smooth with a chocolatey middle and slightly peppery finish. I had to split the bottle but certainly wouldn’t mind having one all to myself.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (3726) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2005
Bottle, at home. Dark red with light brown large head, almost lasting, fine lacings. Arome heavy malty (bread, caramel, brown sugar, raisin). Flavor moderate sweet and yet also bitter. Medium body, oily/creamy, soft carbonated. Strong in alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8119) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 24, 2005
I was not sure what to expect based on the labelling, but turns out this is a pretty good Doppelbock. Dark chestnut color with a medium thick tan head. Thin, stringy lacing. The aroma is very malty and bready. Medium-bodied and smooth with a nice smoky malt flavor. Sweet caramel and light hops balance well together. The finish is mildly bitter and roasty. All in all an above average Doppelbock.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2799) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2005
Bottled. Big smell of caramelly malts when opened. Pours deep brown under a thick brown head. Taste is very sweet, but not cloying, with a touch of dark honey, and perhaps a slight banana weizen note. Alcohol is pretty subtle until you get further into the glass. There’s a lot of beer packed into this .5 liter bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2005
Caramel and sweet malt aroma. A deep russet color with a thin compressed head. Molasses come out right away in the fore then come raisin, malt and alcohol. There is warming quality from the alcohol which makes you feel as if you have dipped your tongue into a cherry infused Navy rum. Very enjoyable drink marred only by a slightly too aggressive alcohol flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
highlandlad (1416) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2005
Excellent doppelbock from one of the world’s great breweries. It’s a handsome beer, from the gorgeous label to the pour. In the glass, it’s a fine teak colour with ruby highlights and a firm, lasting mat of foam. There are deliciously thick fumes of cherry liqueur, leather saddle, molasses and fresh-lacquered timber. The 7.4% alcohol is prominent in the aroma and there are spicy-medicinal Berocca notes. It’s thinner in the mouth than the aroma implies, but not disastrously so - medium-bodied, rather than full. The mouthfeel is creamy-soft and the finish restrained. There are strong raisin notes in a generally malty flavour palette, plus bananas, toffee and Dundee cake. The alcohol is prominent in the flavour but well integrated. This is one of my favourite styles and this gives the superb Weltenburger Kloster Asam Bock a run for its money. (0.5L bottle, International Beer Shop, Perth)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevin (2078) - New Mexico, USA - AUG 10, 2005
dark brown with a grey head. plum wheaty aroma. sweet fruit flavor that goes dusty quick. there is some toffee flavor floating in this. finish is plum with some light banana. not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2005
Bottle. Nose-smells like a freshly swept barn floor. Taste-great straw/hay, wheat, some molasses. Great quick finish that is slightly spicy and sweet. Excellent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3671) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 10, 2005
I really loved the label--very attractive. Fruity, malty aroma; good frothing head as you swirl the cloudy, nut-brown body. Caramel flavor spectrum, but a bit thin and, I thought, weak in the finish. Doesn’t stand up against the top-flight doppelbocks.


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