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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: 1706   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Korbinian, the full-bodied, dark Doppelbock with light brown foam, wins beer-lovers over with a balance of fruity hints of plums and figs, a dark malt aroma - reminiscent of toffee, nuts and chocolate. Its roasted flavour goes well with smoked meat and fish as well as venison and poultry. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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3.7
Giochaurand (530) - FINLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle. Pours clear brown with low head. Aroma is brown sugar, malts. Taste is sweet, with notes of sugar canes, roasted malts, and smoothness

3.7
HerrBierkoenig (1438) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 10, 2017
0,5l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, Pours dark brown liquid, small creamy tan head, Aroma: plums, raisins, molasses, caramel, cocoa, Taste: heavy sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, very malty, raisins, plums, caramel, slighlty metallic off taste, Palate: full body, soft to flat carbonation, oily mouthfeel, medium long caramel fruity aftertaste, Overall: fine, enjoyed.

3.8
MrTipple (4782) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2017
Intense caramel, dark, sweet, roast malts, light cough syrup, biscuit, molasses. Clear, very dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Medium sweet. More, dry, caramel malts, biscuit, dark malts, lively carbonation, medium bodied, dry and bitter finish. Nice Doppelbock, great aroma, rich and intense malts. Bottle from La Botica de la Cerveza, Malaga.

3.8
popiela (860) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 28, 2017
Butelka 0,5l. Barwa mahoniowa, ładna piana. W aromacie świetnie, karmel, owoce, głównie w kierunku śliwki i wiśni, bardzo przyjemnie. W smaku karmel, chleb, ale nie aż tak przyjemnie jak w aromacie.

3.9
Beerhammaren (1792) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2017 .5l bottle @Harry?s. Pours deep dark reddish with medium head. Aroma is syrup, dark malts, dried fruits, plums. Flavor is mostly same. Well balanced. Niiiice!

3.9
JuanFlk80 (244) - SPAIN - FEB 11, 2017
Cańa BärBerlin (Oviedo) Aroma maltoso, oscura color marrón, fuerte pero con final dulce

4.6
cervezadrinker (68) - MEXICO - FEB 8, 2017
bottle poured in mug. Dark color with creamy mildly tanned head that lingers a little. Aroma are toffee, nuts, well balanced with caramel and roasted malts with a sweet presence. Taste is sweet, barely bitter but intense, toffee, coffee, caramel. Full bodied. World class beer really. first Weihenstephaner i’ve tried, gonna look for more for sure

4.2
superspak (5497) - Michigan, USA - FEB 4, 2017
500 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 2/16/2016. Pours crystal clear dark reddish brown color with a 1-2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big caramel, brown sugar, toffee, molasses, toasted biscuit, brown bread, nuttiness, light chocolate, raisin, plum, fig, date, apricot, apple, herbal, light pepper, and roast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of huge caramel, brown sugar, toffee, molasses, toasted biscuit, brown bread, nuttiness, light chocolate, raisin, plum, fig, date, apricot, apple, herbal, light pepper, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/spicy hop and roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, toffee, molasses, toasted biscuit, brown bread, nuttiness, chocolate, dark fruit, herbal, light pepper, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light increasing dryness from lingering bitterness as well. Amazingly clean lager flavors, with minimal yeast notes present. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky, and lightly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is awesome. Alcohol is well hidden with a mild warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic doppelbock. All around outstanding complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth and easy to drink for the ABV. Rich malt complexity with complimenting underlying fruity notes; and balancing noble hop character. A highly enjoyable offering, and classic style example.

3.8
john44 (3048) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle. Dark Reddish-Brown in colour. Very Malty; lots of toasty/roasty bready malts, caramel, toffee, chocolate, hints of coffee and nuts. Very Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Spicy. Hoppy; some grassy hops. Warming alcohol. Sweet toasty malty fruity throughout. Very drinkable. Nice beer! (2011-12-29)

4.4
Pallleon (328) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2017
Sötét, vörös árnyalatú sör. Illata kicsit a szőlőre emlékeztet. Íze szerintem fenomenális. Az édesebb sörökhöz tartozik. Igazán harmonikus kis sör.


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