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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,953 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,953
Reviews: 1,093
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.03%
Wants: 120
Gots: 77 | FT: 1
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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kaunshelly

Maryland

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-20-2011 02:13:49 | More by kaunshelly
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Ralphs66

New York

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-15-2011 13:24:27 | More by Ralphs66
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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-15-2011 03:39:00 | More by jheezee
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

12-14-2011 10:13:14 | More by Texasfan549
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beaubarnett10

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-13-2011 21:08:09 | More by beaubarnett10
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-11-2011 05:51:53 | More by PhatAtUT
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It's a very dark brown with a head that is about two fingers tall.

Aroma: Dark fruits, figs, raisins, bananas. Subtle hints of citrus hop along with black licorice way in the back.

Taste: A fairly chewy mouthfeel. In the front are bananas, dark fruits, and once again black licorice in the back with a touch of brown bread.

Notes: This is a great Dopplebock a dam tasty beer with a great malty backbone. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 00:37:41 | More by horshack7
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amcmaho1

New Mexico

4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Always keep some of these on hand for the colder winter nights...

Appearance: A Hazelnut dark brown body, with a thin off-white head. Very much the color of cola, like a Dr. Pepper especially, just a bit darker.

Smell: Really big notes of dark fruits initially, along with some great sweetness. There is some presence of alcohol on the nose, but not overly strong. I also pick up on some milder hop notes, as well as coffee and chocolate. The sweetness on the nose has a sort of vanilla tinge to it too...really great stuff.

Taste: Most of the same as the nose. Really great notes of dark fruits (i pick up raisin and plum), along with some nice dry coffee and chocolate notes to compliment. The bitterness of the hops comes through at the end of the taste, along with a slight warming from the alcohol. Mmm, as it warms I get more vanilla on the finish. Some earthier elements come out too, which are really great.

Mouthfeel: I feel that the activity in the carbonation takes away from this beer. If it were a little slicker and thicker, I think this beer would be spectacular, instead of just being great...haha. Complaining about the carbonation is just knitpicking, this is a great feeling beer.

Overall: I have enjoyed these for some time, and will continue staying stocked up. For the meager price you get an incredible, world-class German dopplebock. I deffinitely recommend this beer...and i really enjoy how easily it pairs with so many different foods.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 05:10:51 | More by amcmaho1
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LeoPanna

New York

4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Finally found this at my first trip to New Beer Distributors in Manhattan.. AWESOME place btw...

pours beautifully, huge creamy head, thick lacing, takes a while to get the bottle out.

mmm...the smell... godly...dark malts, raisins, cherries.. nothing but dark red smells..

tastes just like it smells... dark malts, raisins, cherries and some wood and chocolate..

mouthfeel is creamy and light... this is awesome...

overall a great beer. it's balanced, it fits the style, it looks great, smells great. what else can i say? buy a couple

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 00:24:34 | More by LeoPanna
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Dirtyrat91740

California

4/5  rDev -5%

12-09-2011 19:26:09 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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MarkBlackout

Indiana

4.55/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Das Korbinian! I loved this beer at one time, then I stopped drinking for awhile. Then I got the wheels greased again back about a 1.5 years or so, and never gravitated towards a doppelbock. it's not my favorite style.. i tend towards american ales of extreme flavors these days, and the occasional lambic or belgian pale or tripel crosses my lips. I remember liking it, but earlier in the evening i took a sip right after opening and was horrified! Having gotten home after a night out with friends, this tastes great. Not due to my intoxication level, but rather the pleasant subtlety of this beer. Good brown brew. Not a damn thing wrong with it, really. I could see the style being pushed a bit further (as is in the case of celebrator!) but this is an easy drinking, foamsizzling, malty, not overly complex brown beer that has a sturdy abv and a noble lable. Das Koribinian!

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 07:41:39 | More by MarkBlackout
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5%

12-09-2011 01:41:32 | More by jophish17
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kornkid8600

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-08-2011 08:11:58 | More by kornkid8600
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-07-2011 19:21:29 | More by bluntedboywonder
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-06-2011 18:53:16 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-06-2011 03:21:47 | More by Mtnbeerman
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev -5%

12-05-2011 03:41:12 | More by mjtiernan
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SRossman

Washington

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-05-2011 00:01:52 | More by SRossman
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charladam

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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kjkinsey

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.8%

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falcon1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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rekel

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +18.8%

12-01-2011 23:57:49 | More by rekel
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musicman575

California

4/5  rDev -5%

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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-01-2011 02:37:10 | More by brandoman63
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maxk

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

11-29-2011 12:16:55 | More by maxk
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 1,953 ratings.