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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvanFriend (413) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2015
Very malt heavy, as to be expected for the style. Flavors of wood, caramel, a small hint of smoke, and coffee. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kajser27 (238) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 28, 2015
Dark brown with ruby hue, small but lasting beige creamy head. Aroma is of caramel malt, toffee, toasted bread, bready yeast. Taste is moderate sweet caramel, toffee, nuts, some dark fruit, toast, roasted and sweet bready finish. Alcohol very well hidden, a small amount of acidity in the nose and less in the taste. Medium to full bodied, bit creamy, medium carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Xstream (199) - NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2015
O man, this is one hell of a beer. Malty, rye with Caramel in a balance that’s just delicious. Rich, luscious sweet, but not too much. Great!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (1015) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle from Beer Shop Malvern. Roasted, high ABV, earthy and minty malts totally dominate here. Excellent dynamic. Dark fruit, caramel and roasted barley included. Pretty good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
clockk (140) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 17, 2015
Color pardo. Espuma media de color carton. Sabor a regaliz y maltas tostadas. Cuerpo medio.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (283) - Bonn, GERMANY - APR 16, 2015
0,5 l bottle from bier-deluxe, best before 28/10/2015. Clear, very dark ruby with a medium large, frothy, very slowly diminishing, tan head. Intense aroma of raisins, prunes, molasses and slight hints of chocolate. Sweetish taste of raisins, prunes and molasses, followed by even more sweetness towards the finish. Medium long, chocolatey, minimally bitter finish with a pleasant, gentle alcoholic and warming note. Full body, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice sipper, but not as special as expected. Still very tasty and pleasant on the palate, but not overly complex.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewerymaster (1) - Buckhannon, West Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2015 does not count
Pour- dark amber with an light tan two finger head.Nose - Sweet dark caramelized sugar, roasted malts, molasses, fresh dark bread. Taste - very full and smooth. Dark roasted malt, molasses, chocolate, leaving a light, sweet coating on the palate. Overall excellent Doppelbock. Will buy again!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (885) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours into a stein with a frothy dark head, aroma is malty, toffee, sweet, nutty. Taste is malty, caramel, sweet, nuts, gentle carbonation. Very nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (421) - - APR 7, 2015
Dark brown colour with small head. Aroma of dark fruits, bananas, hebs, roasted malts. Taste of hops, dark fruits, bananas, roasted malts. Nice malty aftertaste which is very well balanced. Overall one of the best examples of this style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dpgjrnhcraftbrew (70) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 6, 2015
Brown/ dark red color pour. Off white head rose and retreated to a ring and left behind spotty lacing. Aroma was of molasses, honey, malts, and roast. Taste was of molasses, burnt sugar, roast, and a caramel sweetness. Mild carbonation with a somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a very good beer, but, the dopplebock style never really works for me.


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