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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

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common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1628   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
doubelknv3 (1081) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2008 Espresso, chocolate, roasted nuts, and sweet black berry aroma notes. Brownish-black with sticking head. Fruity malt, espresso, and mild alcohol flavours. Smooth and well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16389) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2007
Bottle. Ruby, clear body with a dense, beige head. Caramel, raisins, sweetness and a little earthy note in the aroma. The flavor is quite sweetish, mostly brown sugars, with caramel, dried fruits, a little roasted note, and some warming alcohol. Quite full-bodied, and finishing with a slightly roast, caramel and quite sweetness. Definately a nice brew, yet it lacks a bit to be The doppelbock. Maybe it’s a bit too sweet, hence lacking some balance. (070725)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (3367) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2007
Clear brown color with big wheat and yeast aromas. Baked bread flavors with a slightly sweet finish. Some purple fruits in there as well. Full bodied and smooth beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 9, 2007
Bottle. Pours dark caramel ruby, off white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, wet earth, grass, nuts, toffee. Flavor is wheat, malt, caramel, vanilla, roasted nuts, molasses. The aroma threw me a bit off because I’m not a fan of wet earthy smells. Overall, pretty decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayg1 (586) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Pours a deep brown and develops a nice thick tan head which is very impressive looking. Aroma is nutty malts and sweet caramel with dark sugars. Taste is very sweet, even more so than expected and found it slightly cloying. I’m picking up lots of brown sugars and toffee at the end of the sip. A slight roasted taste comes over and balances the sweetness to a degree but not as much as I would have hoped.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2007
A nice and good bockbier tasted at bier festival at Viersel Germany. Nice beer with good aftertast a little sweet

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15158) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2007
Bottle at KØ07. Dark brown colour, brown head. Malty aroma. The flavour is also malty as well as peppery and sweet. Dusty malt aftertaste. Quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - JUN 21, 2007
a dark maroon with a medium thin khaki head smells of burnt raisins. a light body with crisp but big bubbles tastes of toffee malt raisins and a light bitter burntness to it

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jake65 (3316) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Bottle: Aroma is fruity and vinous, some malts. Sweet. Color of ruby and mahoghany with a nice beige head. Tastes sweet, but with a husky malt presence. Wheat tones and a little dark fruit. Some alcohol can be detected, but not in a distracting manner. Thanks Buckdich.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2007
Dark mahogany color, chestnut brown, nice thick head, tan head and decent lacing. Nose is rich with molasses and jaggery, nice plum and wheat esters. The flavor is balanced, notes of cocoa and hot chocolate, sweet dates and fig, cake, nice creamy finish. Savory or sweet, take your pick.


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