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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Weihenstephaner KorbinianWeihenstephaner Korbinian

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BA SCORE
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1,852 Ratings
THE BROS
91
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Ratings: 1852
Reviews: 1083
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.03%


Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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hawks10

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9oz. bottle poured into a pint glass...

Pours a clear "rich mahogany" with a two finger off white head, leaves a film on top of the brew for the whole drink with a bit of lacing...

Very malty aroma, some dark fruits, very sweet overall, prunes mixed with burnt sugar/caramel smells...very complex and quite nice...

Malt bomb...very sweet and bready up front, some biscuit flavor, dark fruits and very little hop presence...a bit of that burnt sugar from the nose makes an appearance on the tongue...

Very slick and creamy, not much carbonation and a tiny bit of alcohol presence...

Easy to drink, probably not as fresh as I would like, would definitely be interested in trying fresh on tap for maybe more of a prickly/carbonated mouthfeel...

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2010 04:10:35 | More by hawks10
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Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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