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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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2,094 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,094
Reviews: 1,106
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 135
Gots: 110 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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4/5  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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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

JDM44, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

BobbyDigitali, Sep 03, 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
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2.72/5  rDev -35.2%

Hopperstreet, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +19%

cmbeddoe7997, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Mike-Harms, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

NJBeer265, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

16.9 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a large snifter. Bottle code is 4143.

Pours dark with a big beige head and lots of carbonation. Smell is yeasty, plummy/cherry, sweet.

Taste is not as overpoweringly sweet as I was afraid. Definite sweetness, but some strawlike or stale breadlike characteristic takes over some of that sweetness from the aroma. Fruity flash on the foretaste, slow dry finish.

Mouthfeel is dry and medium bodied. Overall, not my favorite style, but among my favorites of the style.

snaotheus, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

OldhouseRecs, Aug 26, 2014
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stogirelli, Aug 23, 2014
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browniewithnuts, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

TheBeerbarian, Aug 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Tomlin091744, Aug 21, 2014
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 2,094 ratings.