overall
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99
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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: 1709   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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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
enotheque (25) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Delicious with generous layers of complex flavors: nutty, sweet fruit, bitter spice and a wonderful nose as well. One of the most interesting doppelbock’s I’ve ever tried, perfect for roasted meats.


3.7
ZodiacM (1190) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2017
LCI. Uit de fles geschonken. Lekkere doppelbock met smaken van mout, caramel, cocola en pruimen! Lekker!

4.1
kaserov (760) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2017
Color marrón muy oscuro, casi negro, rojizo si le da la luz, con capa de espuma de un blanco amarronado de tres dedos de grosor (buena retención, nunca llega a disiparse del todo). Carbonatación suave. Textura entre oleosa y cremosa. Complejo aroma a frutos secos, mucho caramelo, algo de chocolate, pasas, azúcar moreno, quizá canela y un ligerísimo toque ahumado muy interesante. En boca es dulce, con mucho caramelo, frutos secos (nueces y avellanas), pasas, canela y reminiscencias de chocolate. Final dulce, sin rastro de alcohol. Postgusto a pasas, canela, caramelo y frutos secos.

3.7
alex_leit (4125) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 23, 2017
Bottle 500 ml. Bronze-ruby color, slightly yellowish color foam. Aroma: very malty, dried fruit, caramel, bread. Malt taste, caramel, wine, raisins, sweet, dried fruits.

3.5
fantti (1018) - FINLAND - JUL 15, 2017
Pullo @ Alko. Kaatuu lasiin tummanruskeana ja "kirkkaana", noin kahden sormen paksuisella kuohkealla vaahdolla. Tuoksu tarjoaa makeaa limppuisuutta, paahdettua sokeria, ruisleipää, marsipaania ja siirappia. Maussa makeutta on huomattavasti vähemmän,nyt vahvimpana on limppuinen ja rukiinen leipäisyys, sokerisuus tulee sen jälkeen ja lopussa tuntuu marsipaania ja siirappisuutta, muttei niin makeana kuin tuoksussa. Suklaatakin on ihan lopussa hieman. Suutuntuma on makeahko ja suht täyteläinen, humalakin puraisee hieman. Makean puoleinen doppelbock, onneksi maku ei ole ihan yhtä äitelä kuin tuoksu, mutta jo muutaman hörpyn jälkeen tuntuu, että pullon tyhjentäminen voi olla urakka..

4.5
davedrinkinbeer (16) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 9, 2017
This is one of the best doppelbocks ever made. A very well balanced beer, mostly chocolate, toffee, and fruits are tasted. Mouthful is easy to drink and is refreshing.

3.6
DWestrick (758) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2017
bottle. surprised I hadn’t had this before in my doppelbock days. very good beer

3.6
smroush (281) - Michigan, USA - JUN 9, 2017
Aromas are very malty - a mix of several different aromas though all of them individually quite mild - bread, dried plums, roasted coffee, toffee. Very little hop presence. Color is a somewhat dark reddish brown. Large tan head. Mild to moderate sweetness; low level of bitterness. Medium bodied; average carbonation; slightly high alcohol level is not too apparent; finish is medium to long, sweet and malty. Overall it’s not bad - there are a fairly wide variety of aromas. However they are all very mild and they blend together in a bit of a muddled way.

4
Perun (204) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - JUN 9, 2017
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3.9
meccahh69lol (226) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - JUN 8, 2017
This one pours a real nice thick black with a medium head and aromatic notes of coffee, toffee, cocoa. The taste is smooth, malty and round with a lot of velvety chocolate flavor hanging with a little coffee bean and smoke. Great stuff. Good for making pickles in anticipation of Pickleas Cage XX: A 20th Anniversary Cage-abration while listening to thee best show, too.

3.4
tennisjoel (1460) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2017
Typical doppelbock aroma and flavor of nuts, toffee, molasses, and a little touch of iced tea. Clear brown in color. I’ve never been a huge fan of the doppelbock style, but this is a pretty good effort overall. Quite drinkable and clean palate.


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