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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Doppelbock
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 1653   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bosta (226) - - NOV 13, 2013
0,5l bottle. Pours very dark red with beige head that doesn’t stick around too long. Aroma of raisin, fig and candy fruites is not very strong. Flavour is similar, raisins and dry fruit. High levels of alcohol are felt (brandy flavour). Short predominantly sweet and a bit dry aftertaste.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GoofproofTom (9) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2016 does not count
Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and caramel. Little fruitiness as well. Dark to red colour with a small, lasting White head. Slightly transparent. Taste is sweet at first with lots of caramel and sugar, but gains a nice roasted accent. Also tones of liquorice and fruit in there. Alcohol sometimes peeks through in the taste. Aftertaste is roasted, slightly bitter but still with lots of caramel in it. It is however not as sticky as expected, considering the sweetness of the beer. Palate is nice and oily, just as it should be. Wonderful doppelbock, in short.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vinivini (1288) - BELARUS - SEP 28, 2016
Bottle acquired from YantarCoast. Huge thanks. Deep ruby, tall dense beige head. Perfect lacing. The nose is bready, vinous, dried fruit, chocolate. Medium body. Oily. The taste is a copy of taste. Enormous smoothness. Light bitterness. Great pleasure drinking this.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HummingBrew (2) - - SEP 27, 2016 does not count
One pint, 0.9 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a dark copper wth a frothy pinpoint tan head that recedes quickly. Aroma: caramel, toast, fresh hazelnuts. Clean fermentation. Medium carbonation. Flavor: caramel, molasses, figs and dried plums. Alcohol warming. Grainy malt sweetness fades to a pleasing dry finish. Not heavy or cloying. Liquid bread; most satisfying.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (2085) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle. Dark amber, clear with medium sized white head. Lots of malty, caramel, bready notes mixed with dried fruits, medium sweet, really tasty. Medium to full body, creamy texture, moderate carbonation, quite dry in finish with medium herbal bitterness. Really good, classic doppelbock.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (886) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown almost black a bit reddish color with medium tanned head. Aroma has dark fruits, raisins, malt and caramel. Taste is malty sweet with long quite sweet aftertaste. Flavors of malt, dark fruits, raisins, caramel. Very nice extremely smooth aftertaste that warms nicely.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jury (159) - RUSSIA - SEP 18, 2016
Превосх& креплен& темное пиво, хороший винный аромат и сбаланс& вкус, прекрас& Алкогол& 7,4%, но его почти не чувству& и пьется пиво очень легко. В послевк& легкая сладост& ощущает& Срок годност& до 07.06.17. (Bottle 0,5/ 7,4%)

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EmersonBeer (8) - ARGENTINA - SEP 16, 2016 does not count
Excelente oscura, robusta, balanceada, mucha banana, chicle, aroma levemente ahumado. Mucha personalidad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vodokanal (1) - MOLDOVA - SEP 3, 2016 does not count
500ml bottle from averibeers.com. Dark brown with a low head. Aroma is dark, brown sugar, raisins. Taste - caramel, walnut confiture, with rather sweet aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayaron (1393) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - SEP 1, 2016
Draught at Biergarten 1040, Tel Aviv. Deep amber with beige head. The aroma has notes of prune, cookies, caramel and dried fruits, a bit creamy. Sweet flavor with lots of prune, dried fruits, caramel, raisin, some spiciness, bitterish, very complex. Medium to full-bodied. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1375) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2016
Aroma is quite nice, figs, licorice, dark fruit, malt, caramel, more in your face than Celebrator. Appearance is dark dark brown, light brown head, too dark to see through. Taste is figs, caramel, roasted malt, toffee, then a weird wheat, dark fruit, good. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, weird wheat and dark fruit aftertaste. Overall, it’s real good but just a touch off point.


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