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


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RATINGS: 990   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gubihumle (584) - Nørre Aaby, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2015
Flaske. Farven er kobber og skumkronen er hurtig væk. Aromaen er nødder, portvin og appelsin, og smagen matcher duften. Der er dog en vis bitterhed i smagen, der går kontra på sødmen og det er absolut et plus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1590) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Clear , amber color . Medium-sized, off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt and dried fruits. Sweet, but not nauseous, malty taste. Warming finish. Great balanced, malty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brewhemia (297) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2015
Clear amber color with off white head. Vinous aroma of alcohol, cherries, raisins and port wine. Tastes of cherries as well, and I like cherries. Very sweet, but a nice tangerine sweetness. Hefty beer with lots of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (1748) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 8, 2015
330 ml bottle. Garnet color topped by a small beige cap. Nose is vinous malt with notes of toasted cinnamon Pop Tarts. Flavor is bittersweet malt with a hint of salted caramel and brandy. Faint resiny, herbal hops. Finishes dry with a warming alcohol burn. I first had this about 30 years ago when it was one of the strongest beers in the world. Quite unique back then. Not so much now. Still, an interesting tasting brew with whiskey-like qualities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
huineman (654) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 18, 2015
Pours dark ruby with tan head. Aroma is vinous, with hints of strawberry jam. Mouth is powerful, deep, slightly sweet. Long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (3429) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle at Appellation Wines. Pours clear amber. Nose is sweet caramel, dried fruits, malts, toffee, honey. Taste is very sweet, caramel, alcohol, light honey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kajser27 (1707) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 30, 2015
Copper colored, small to no beige head, non lasting. Aroma is of malt, candy caramel-fruity and dried fruits, pretty sweet, notes of alcohol. Taste is moderate+ sweet caramel and candied fruits, some nuts, toffee, low bitterness, alcohol and alcohol warmth provided. Medium to strong bodied and moderate carbonation, thick and syrupy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rod_beer (65) - DF, MEXICO - AUG 8, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2016 Clear amber colour, small bubbles white head that fades away quickly. Aroma of dried fruits, licorice, nuts, raisins, molases and caramel. Taste is intense sweet, a bit and subtle bitter at the end. Hints of caramel, nuts and hops. Strong alcoholic sensation with every drink, oily texture, medium body, kind of astringent. Is hard to drink, a very aggresive beer. My favorite doppebock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (2624) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 30, 2015
Pours a clear amber color, topped with a medium off-white head. Malty aroma, dark fruity feel and caramel. Taste is sweet and malty, lots of alcohol presence (too much), some bitterness in the finish and metallic a bit. Just not nice.

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