Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany


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RATINGS: 1352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (205) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Strong caramel sweet notes. Very drinkable. Pours light brown. Nice carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2014 January 29, 2014 - on tap at Hessen Haus. Dark brown pour with nice amount of head and some lacing. Nice aroma and taste of malt, caramel and toffee. A touch of spice in the finish as it warmed. Medium body and light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1232) - Syracuse, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Color is reddish-brown; decent finger of head. Aroma is sugary as hell; sweeeeet molasses. An interesting touch of red-wine grapes. Heavy cola aroma. Once you get past the initial saccharine sweetness, it mellows out lovely. Flavor is tobacco and leather. Stone fruits and ashy mocha. Cola and candi-sugar sweetness, but in a way that is blunted somewhat by a mild sourness. Smooth, oily slickness. Buttery smooth; one of the smoothest beers I can imagine. It’s got that Euro-sweetness, but the dry, ashy quality prevents it from being a sugarbomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (655) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep mahogany brown, smallish cream-colored head, okay retention and decent lacing. Nose is kinda faint, malty, some brown sugar, raisins. Mouth is thankfully much bigger than the sniffer... Malt forward, chewy pumpernickel bread crusts, dried fruits, hint of molasses, full bodied and light sweetness, creamy finish. Really nice dopplebock. Prost!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle. A- Dates, figs, cherries, caramel, brown sugar, plums. A- Dark brown color, dark liquid, off white head. T- Medium maltiness, dark fruits, cherries, brown sugar, sweet bread. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, soft finish. O- A very good beer from a very good brewery. The dark fruit aroma and taste was fantastic. Not quite what I was expecting...even better!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (329) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2014
Clear dark brown, small greyish head and visible carbonation. Yeast, caramel, toast, coffee beans, some herbal, light medicinal notes. Medium sweet with roasted butter and dry finish. Medium-thin bodied, goes down well... Nice, but Weihenstephaner makes better stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
500ml served in an Allagash glass A - Dark brown with a tight cream cap. Solid ring with minimal lacing. S - Raisins, old cherries, brown sugar, sweet brown bread, wood, faint toasted bananas, red figs, toasted graham crackers. T - Fruity malt, cherries, red fig puree, dates, raisins, toasted brown bananas, cocoa, has a simple syrup sweetness with an old woody character to it. Roasted caramel/toffee malts adds depth with chocolate and bananas coming out more as it warms. Finishes with sweet dark malts, and s slight cocoa bitterness. M - Medium body, semi-creamy feel, low to medium carbonation. Complex flavors that let the fruity esters sing while the malts are bold but in a delicate way. Alcohol is undetectable and this drinks smooth. Perfect for an April evening. Serving type: bottle 04-27-2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oogiee (70) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2014
bread, toast, roasty, coffee, earthy, resin, licorice, brown, black, tan foam, brown foam, medium sweetness, umami, love it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1070) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
A dark brown coloured beer with orange hints and a thick off white head. A light, vinous and malty aroma, roasted nuts, raisin fruit and a hint of chocolate. Medium-dry mouthfeel. A dry roasted malt taste, nutty, espresso coffee and bitter chocolate are matched by sweet raisin fruit and a touch of spice. The finish is dry, malty and fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yodapl (32) - POLAND - JAN 14, 2014
14.1, 0,5l, butelka. Niesamowity aromat koźlaków, świeżość, karmel, słodkie owoce, syropy, kandyzowane zapachy. Coś wspaniałego. Piana tworzy sie ochoczo, brudno-biała, estetyczna, utrzymuje się dośc długi okres. Kolor: jasno-czarny lub bardzo ciemny brąz. W smaku średnio-słodkie. Pozostawia cieprkawe odczucie w gardle. Po dłuższym ogrzaniu jakoś bardziej wytrawne, słodowe, gorzkawe? Zawsze trudno było mi zidentyfikowac smak koźlaków. Do głosu szybko dochodzi alkohol, nie można się rozpędzać z Korbinianem. Trochę za mało ciała. Podumowując: jedyny koźlak, który piłem przed Korbinianem to ten z Miłosława i polak wypada blado. Piwo prezentuje się świetnie, ma intrygujący aromat, ciekawy smak, który jawi mi się raz na pograniczu słodkości i karmelu (na początku degustacji), raz jako cierpki i gorzki. Na pewno pijalny i satysfakcjonujący. Nie dziwią mnie oceny tego piwa.

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