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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: 1590   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (1368) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 18, 2015
500ml bottle pours dark reddish chestnut brown with light red edges and a finger of head. Nose is dark fruity bread, plum, dark grain, grape. Taste is creamy, medium body, smooth, touch of nutty roast, dark bread, plum, dark fruits, toast. Finishes medium bitterness, dark malty sweetness, corn flakes, toasty dark fruit, bread, plum, crust. Delish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ha1ag (803) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2015
Bottled. Very dark red color with big off-white head. Sweet nose. Aroma is roast, licorice, malts, roast and dried plumt. Flavour is sweet, overly sweet, hops, alcohol, licorace and plum. Finishes with sirupy mouthfeel. Changes a lot with temperature. OK, but far from perfection.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdb84 (447) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2015
Beautiful pour, cola color, gentle carbo, dense head. A: sweet malts, cola, grass note, faint hint of cherry and licorice. Ok. T: taste is much more mature. Starts sweet, vanilla, sweet malts, with full, velvet smooth mouthfeel. Hearty bitter development with dark chocolate, gentle boozy touch, reminds a bit of cough syrup. Aftertaste is nutty, roasted malts. Great tasting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (2159) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 14, 2015
Couleur brune sombre, bonne mousse beige. Nez malt noir, caramel noir, note sucre orge. Gout malt noir et toasté, caramel noir avec sucre d’orge et note fruitée voir candy. Corps assez onctueux. Fin caramel et malt d’orge. Superbe doppelbock bien brune

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maruno (43) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2015
Pours with a nice head and dark red/brown colour. Very heavy malty aroma and dark caramel. Very warming and one of the best doppelbocks I’ve tasted.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesie1857 (1780) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe - Deep cola brown body with big light tan head. Nose kicks with banana, then sweet malt, caramel, and a bit chocolate. Taste is malty, lots of caramel notes, plum and a mocha undertone. Complex and tasty. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Toomio (411) - Joensuu, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Alkoi hyvin. Lopuksi tuli vähän liikaa viinaa. Väri hyvä. Vaahto hyvä. Perusmaku hyvä. Meni päähänkin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyhallmanti (124) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2015 50cl botlle split with a friend. Pours a dark brown/reddish colour with a small off-white head. Aroma?s of malts and chocolate and sourness of soysauce. Taste has malty sweetness to it with notes of chocolate, ripe fruits, caramel and brown sugar. Low carbonation with a creamy-like and sticky texture

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nijstrom (272) - Turku, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle. Roasted malts, dried fruits, caramel and wood. Moderate to high sweetness and mild bitterness. Complex.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchMark (309) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2015
Very good bock. A bit too sweet for my taste but still delicious. Nice deep brown with just enough carbonation. Flavor is complex: malt sweetness, overripe fruit, chocolate, burned malt. Sticky toffee and sirrupy in a good way. Powerful.


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