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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,105 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,105
Reviews: 1,107
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 136
Gots: 112 | 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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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
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Boca-X, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

hansavijaticar, Sep 16, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1%

jafstl38, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

KenSpliffyJr, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

MNBeerGeek, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

SicemWT, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

mattreitz49, Sep 12, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a pint bottle into a glass mug

A - pours a deep chocolate brown with lots of clarity and a modest half finger of head hanging out on top.Leaves loose blobs of lacing that don't cling.

S - Malty sweet and roasty; lots of overtones of candied fruit. No hoppy aromas.

T - Powerful malt with little in the way of bitterness, and just a bit of earthy character. Lots of dark bread, dried fruit, and caramelized sugar.

M - Rich and full on the tongue with just enough carbonation to keep it from being syrupy. No alcohol burn.

Overall - the perfect breather for a palate that's hop-obsessed. Very filling too; one of these and I'm done for a good while. I recommend it though!

DannyS, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

EdwardK77, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

trxxpaxxs, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

CCutch, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Review according to BJCP2008 guidelines (style 5C). AROMA: strong sweet malt aroma. very slight plum aroma and moderate alcohol aroma. No hop aroma. APPEARANCE: clear dark brown with ruby tint. persistent medium head of beige color. head retention reduced maybe because of high alcohol content. TASTE: rich malt flavour with slight notes of dried grapes. smooth impression from alcohol and no hop flavours. very low bitterness with malt dominating the flavour. PALATE: medium body with moderate carbonation. smooth without astringency. OVERALL: a very nice doppelbock with a médium smooth body.

titvs, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

A: Pours a clear very dark reddish brown in color with light amounts of gentle visible carbonation rising slowly from the bottom of the glass and some moderate amber + cola brown highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a medium to large sized finger thick cap surrounded by a thick film and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of sweet bready malts as well as some moderate aromas of dark malts. There is also a light aroma of dark fruits (figs and prunes).

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of sweet bready and dark malts with just a hint of toasted/roasted/slightly burnt malts. That is followed by just a hint of bittersweet dark chocolate and light flavors of dark fruits (figs and prunes). Minimal amounts of earthy hop bitterness in the finish which fades quickly.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Rich and smooth, almost creamy.

O: This is an excellent beer and one that I am glad I finally had the opportunity to try (I seemed to miss picking it up year in year out). Wonderful flavors and a really great beer from an excellent brewery. Easy to drink and enjoy with well hidden alcohol.

dbrauneis, Sep 06, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev 0%

sirhc3034, Sep 05, 2014
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JDM44, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Igormatos, Sep 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

k3ve, Sep 01, 2014
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
92 out of 100 based on 2,105 ratings.