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Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Doppelbock
Kulmbach, Germany

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RATINGS: 976   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This world-famous beer has the character and richness to stand in for fine sherry or port. Just the right degree of sweetness - never cloying; wonderfully aromatic and warming. EKU 28 is the one whenever something good and strong is needed.

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3.5
Grumbo (3456) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Bottle. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. Source not recorded. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

3.7
BrewBrain (185) - Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2017 Aroma of caramel and honey and nuts and alcohol . slightly hazy amber pour with minimal head. Flavor is sweet caramel, honey, prune, alcoholic . Thick sticky body with low prickly carbonation. Sharp sweet and alcohol finish. The type of beer that should come in 7-oz bottles.

3.1
phfyysik (1365) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2017
Pours amber with light off-white head. Aroma is caramel, hay, some berries, alcohol, raisin, some fat, light toffee. Taste is creamy, thick, alcohol, sugar, some berries, warming, liqueur, fat. A lot of alcohol in aftertaste. Drinkable, but not the whole bottle.

2.3
GSAP (755) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2017
Olie-achtig in de mond, alcohol brandt in de huig en een licht verslavende sherry smaak, wat voller zelfs. Aroma van een goedkope 15% drank, en smaak kan dat niet geheel wegspoelen. Rustig drinken, maar lang genieten is het niet.

3.5
loscovar (594) - Trieste, ITALY, Villeneuvette, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2017
Bottle from supermarket. Really strong duppelbock, i was surprised but i kind of like it

3.6
nybol (2280) - DENMARK - JUL 10, 2017
En stærk smag, meget bitter. God smag, men ikke en man skal have mere end en af.

3.7
davedrinkinbeer (18) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2017
A very strong doppelbock. I am amazed that this is not considered an eisbock, but still a good beer. Sweet beginning at the mouthful, then alcohol warmth comes across. Minimal carbonation, and is definitely a sipping beer.

3.6
ozzy70 (1211) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 10, 2017
11.2 oz. bottle. Pour was copper, off white head. Aroma of bread dough, raisin, plum jelly. Taste was moderate sweet, raisins, apple, clove, alcohol.

1.5
MMR (776) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2017
This wasn’t too good. Beer with a strong alcoholic taste just for the taste of alcohol...

2.1
Acaro (296) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 23, 2017
Aroma: Strong caramel and toast notes with an alcoholic touch. Appearance: Red amber color with hazy liquid and minimal white head. Taste: Heavy sweet touch with light sour notes. Palate: Full body with sticky oily texture and flat carbonation. Long sweet and alcoholic finish. Overall: The kind of beer you like or not, there is not a middle point. I have tried beers with higher alcohol percentage with less alcoholic feeling.


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