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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1612   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.


mxtur's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mxtur (266) - Michigan, USA - JUN 20, 2011
I was happy for the smoked flavors. The pour was beautiful into my Weihenstephaner glass. Very dark brown and full bodied.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BobyFischer (266) - FRANCE - APR 28, 2016
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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1383) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 19, 2016
How: bottle Appearance; deep amber with a medium tanned head. Aroma: wood, black sugar, prunes, stone fruits, dark caramel. Palate: medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRenter76 (647) - Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Originally rated on 9/4/08. Korbinian pours a dark amber body, thin head with minimal lace left on the glass. Aroma of licorice, caramel malts, and earth. Flavor was similar but with hints of alcohol, and dried fruit, it was a little on the sweet side. Overall a fairly good beer, even though i liked it i probably wouldnt buy again.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heidbummer (93) - SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2016
Bottle at Weihenstephaner Berlin (great place). Pours dark with ruby hints. Smoke, toast, figs on the nose. More figs, treacle, port even on the taste. A fantastic end to a meal. Bloody lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (305) - New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2016
Aroma is very malty with a toasty aroma. Appearance is a dark brown with a nice fluffy off white head. Flavor has a great melanoidin malty flavor. Bitterness is medium low, but enough to prevent the beer from being cloying. Mouthfeel is medium-full with a medium-low level of carbonation. Overall, it’s a great tasting dopplebock. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1650) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2016
On tap at Ten 22. Pours a dark brown color with a bit of head. Malty and nice chocolate flavors. Mild sweetness.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidwel (8) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 23, 2016 does not count
Aroma is malty and rich. The color is dark and clean. The taste has an appealing roasted start that leads into a smokey malt flavor with a mild sweetness followed by a pleasant and slight bitter finish. Very well balanced. On of the better examples of a true German doppelbock.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kansassasquatch (1) - - MAR 20, 2016 does not count
Best beer I’ve ever had. There may be better, but I haven’t had it. Enjoyed it cool, not cold, as that’s how a dopplebock should be enjoyed. I just wish I could find more than a couple bottles at a time.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (205) - - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle at home. Black-dark brown colour, with a medium brown head, that disappears quickly. Nose is nuts, roasted malts and slight booze. Taste is low bitterness. very light sweetness. Also some nutty notes. Medium carbonation. Nice!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AaronTDubs (216) - - MAR 12, 2016
Dark brown color. Average carbonation. Nice aroma of rich roasted caramel and chocolate. Quite sweet. Lightly hopped. Tasty creamy body. Nice coffee and chocolate note, light toast. Very smooth. Delicious.


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