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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 1349   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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (642) - 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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (342) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (317) - 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.

4.2
   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

3.9
   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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StueyD (1064) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yodapl (28) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2014
16.9 oz bottle pours hazy brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of sweet malts, dried fruit and toffee. Taste is malts, caramel, fruit and chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopswagger (186) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2014
P: Effervescent dark mahogany cola body with frothy cappuccino head that leaves lush lacing on the sides. S: Malt forward sweetness. Sweet toasted caramel malt, dark fruits, sugar plums, sugary pecan pound cake or fruit cake and caramelized brown sugar. A delicate spice character and chocolate syrup. T/M: A malt fest in my mouth that delivers a hefty palate of sweet flavor. Taste follows the nose and has a more developed bitter fruit peel and spice profile towards the end. Roasted malt creates a smokey undertone. Full velvety body with a sizzle of carbonation. Coffee, bourbon and baking cocoa in the back of the throat with a big swallow. O: I love this brewery. This is a huge explosion of malty goodness that leaves your palate wanting more. I would love to have this in a six pack. A beer I will surely revisit.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vodka4blood (77) - Milton, Vermont, Vermont, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Havent tried many dopplebocks yet - but so far so good. Lots of sweetness, not as much yeast/bread as I expected. My new favorite "malt liquor" (can I buy it in a 40oz bottle?).


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