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Weihenstephaner Korbinian - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,138 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,138
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 139
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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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

WritersBlock, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

an outstanding doppelbock, one of the best in its class. pours a nice frothy amber brown color with some off white patchy lacing. it smells wood aged, but i dont think it is, lots of oaky tones amongst the sweet german malts and biting alcohol. a nice caramel and musky flavor is memorable in this beer, but it also has traces of smoke and peat, a really complex and warming brew. its got a great feel as well, velvet smooth, big body, and subtle but adequate carbonation. this is a perfect fall season beer, brilliant with grilled food, cigars, and college football. id recommend this baby to anyone who likes big malty gernam beers, this one is impressive.

StonedTrippin, Sep 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

WynnO, Sep 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Paige, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a deep brown pour with 2 fingers of head and nice retention. smells chocolatey sweet, honey, coffee. tastes of chocolate, sweet walnuts, caramel, coffee... this is an excellent tasting dark beer. medium body, sweet on the cheeks, nicely carbonated.

this is a great beer overall. great flavor, generous abv, great looking.. no reason to not try it at least once. (shocked it actually took me this long to finally try it)

facundoCNB, Sep 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

strongaf, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

AllHailBeercules, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Dieck, Aug 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Beeradelphia, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Momar42
4.35/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml into Weihenstephaner Weiss glass

A - Deep mahogony brown with redish highlights. This creamy off-white head. Beautiful looking beer.

S - malty and roasted malts. Smells like a doppel should.

T - sweet malts, creamy, luscious if that makes sense. dark fruits, chewy raisins, figs? Like nearly everything they brew, this one is fantastic.

M - medium to full. Creamy, dense smooth. Coats the tongue with little carbonation to stand in the way.

O - this is a style I've not had in awhile but the ones I have had were quality beers. This offering from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan is certainly among them. This is my first time having this (dont know what has kept me) but it will certainly NOT be the last.

Momar42, Aug 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

KegsAndEggs, Aug 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

beerpadawan, Aug 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

InfernoBoss, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

RES, Aug 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Tragilgas, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of mscudder
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.

A - An opaque dark brown with a massive tan head. Beautiful thin lacing throughout. True to the brewery.

S - Big malts, dark fruits, roasted notes and some sweet caramel on the back end.

T - Wow! Rich dark fruits are the best words to concatenate this beer. Some bread, brown sugar and malts really make this one a treat.

M - A aggressive medium body with a nice smooth-creamy composition. Rich and frankly: perfect.

O - This beer is true to the brewery; first class. The only other beer in the style in contention is Ayinger's Celebrator, although it may be in second place...

mscudder, Aug 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

hayesjw, Aug 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

FreshmanPour77, Aug 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

jwat, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

EigenBeer, Aug 20, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500 ml into a stein mug

Pours a dark roasted coffee brown with a full khaki color head

Heavy yeasty malts, coffee bean, and a stout like roasted aroma hits as soon as you pour

Malt flavor is abundant along with dark fruit.

Pretty light mouthfeel and the 7.4 abv is well hidden. Great value

ikantspel, Aug 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

tclapper, Aug 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

jhhollier, Aug 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +19%

Auraan, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

diverite, Aug 16, 2012
Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
94 out of 100 based on 2,138 ratings.