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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,136 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,136
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 138
Gots: 120 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

LouieBreschi, Oct 16, 2014
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arlingtonjoe, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Brutaltruth
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A most excellent dopplebock. Pours a thick brown with red highlight and a HUGE rocky white
head that lingers around and leaves astounding lacing as it dissipates to a thin layer. Nose of
toffee, chocolate, and breaded goodness. Flavors of sweet caramel malts, almost brown sugar
like, with hints of toffee and fresh bread on the back. TONS of flavor. A delicious malted bomb
for any season. For being more commercial this one packs a fantastic punch with smooth
mouth feel and moderate carbonation. An A plus!

Cheers

Brutaltruth, Oct 14, 2014
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mletten, Oct 11, 2014
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jwswigs, Oct 06, 2014
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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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clausr, Oct 04, 2014
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Franck, Oct 04, 2014
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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
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 2,136 ratings.