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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,098 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,098
Reviews: 1,106
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 135
Gots: 111 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Allegue04, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

goast8127, Oct 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

dmberger, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

rjholcomb, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

lmaduells, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

jwswigs, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of With_a_B
4.85/5  rDev +15.5%

A. Deep, dark brown with a retentive frothy off-white head and thick lacing.

S. Richly malty and breadlike.

T. Malty with chocolate notes, some nuttiness. Very nice.

M. Lightly carbonated, creamy and almost syrupy.

O: Roasty sweetness. Other reviews have compared the aftertaste to syrupy malt followed crusty banana bread, which is spot on in my opinion. Wonderful.

With_a_B, Oct 05, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

M_C_Hampton, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

clausr, Oct 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

Franck, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of Phocion
4.45/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle poured into a pilsner glass. Deep, dark brown with ruby highlights and a very retentive frothy off-white head. Thick strings of lacing.

Very richly malty nose; Munich and Caramel are very present. Rich breadiness and a toffee sweetness. Dark fruit ester: plum, fig, etc. Syrupy/brown sugar caramelization.

Overall the flavor follows the nose. Still extremely malty, but with the addition of a heavy chocolate flavor. Malted milk balls. Slightly burnt toast, caramelized brown sugar. Not as heavy on the fruity esters as in the nose. A bit nutty with an ever-so-slightly earthy finish. Minimal hop presence.

Thick, creamy mouthfeel with a medium-full body. Moderately carbonated. Very soft and no signs of astringency. Slight alcohol warmth which probably makes the mouthfeel feel a little thicker than it really is.

I haven't had a doppelbock in some time, but this beer is so wonderful. One should never doubt a Weihenstephaner product, and this is no exception.

Phocion, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

admiral, Oct 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Lucnifter, Oct 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Sellen, Oct 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Mikeluzzjr, Sep 30, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +5.7%

howdiz, Sep 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Smileitsfreetobehappy, Sep 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

BrianBeers1030, Sep 28, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -2.9%

JC333, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

jmich24, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Bieniek30, Sep 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.6%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

Poured from a pint bottle into a tumbler on 01.19.14.

A: Black. Almost as opaque as a stout, but not quite. Some lacing.

S: Roasty banana bread.

T: Lots of malt. Banana bread. Complex.

M: Creamy.

O: The roasty malt comes in sweet then a slight crusty banana bread takes over. The alcohol is completely hidden. This and Salvator are my favorite doppelbocks.

WAbeerfiend, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

DeanCHS1980, Sep 22, 2014
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 2,098 ratings.