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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,993 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,993
Reviews: 1,095
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 126
Gots: 87 | 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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4.55/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Dark chestnut brown with red and orange hues; translucent. Two finger beige head when poured; head died down fairly quickly leaving an uneven coating of foam on the surface of the beer and a little lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell - Malty, slightly sweet, some chocolate with a slight smoke quality. Made me want to drink the beer.

Taste - Smooth taste. Starts off malty, progresses on to be sweet with rich flavors of chocolate and coffee then finishes with a mildly bitter finish. Full of flavor. I found it delicious.

Mouthful - Medium towards heavy body; chewy. Lots of very light carbonation with tiny bubbles. Velvety feel with an ever so slightly dry finish.

Overall - An absolutely delicious beer that I would love to drink again. Due to being dark and on the heavy-side, I would see this a more of a winter beer than a warm weather beer. Almost a desert quality. I will be purchasing this beer again for sure! A great value for the money; I believe I spent less than $4 for the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2014 00:33:35 | More by sprat1960
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4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I had a Salvator and loved it so I wanted to try more of the style.

A - Nice brown color almost chestnut with hints of red. Very clear for a Weihenstephaner. Fine off-white head that seemed to stay.

S - Full of malt and caramel notes like Salvator but maybe a little more almost chocolate hints. Lighter alcohol and lager tones.

T - A full flavored brew of malt, caramel, and lager flavor. No real hops to this beer just the malty flavors come through. The characteristic lager flavor is also present but isn't as predominant since it is mostly masked by the full malt assault. Almost no bitterness but it isn't cloying and definitely on the sweet sided making it a good desert beer or as the monks used it, liquid bread!

M - Medium mouth-feel but it should be heavier with the malt bill but the lager yeast really smooths it out. The substantial body and sweetness make this beer not something I could drink more than a couple of but would enjoy it up until then. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, a very good beer if you want a sweet beer that has an amazing lineage. Similar to Salvator but a little sweeter and with less of the "lager" flavor. It's definitely a great beer but I probably wouldn't pick it over Salvator just because of the price difference. I would recommend this to anyone as their first double bock or as a person trying to branch out from more "American" beers.

Glass- Imperial Pint

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 15:13:18 | More by dmgeng
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 1,993 ratings.