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Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

864 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 864
Reviews: 568
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 67
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TXHops on 04-03-2003

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Photo of gruss004
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ohiovania
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RonaldTheriot
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Kulmbacher Eisbock has a very thick, beige head, thick lacing rings, and a clear, dark, ruby-brown appearance, with lots of rapid bubble streams. The aroma is of rich, dark-roasted barley malt, chocolate powder, cream, and a faint odor of coffee grounds. Taste is of very rich, sweet chocolate, chocolate powder, dark-roasted malt, dark fruit, brown bread crust, and there is a slight hop bitterness. The alcohol really shows itself here, especially as it warms down the throat. Mouthfeel is mostly medium and smooth, and Kulmbacher Eisbock finishes dry, sweet, and boozy. Overall, this is just fantastic, and I rate it world class! RJT

Photo of seedyone
4.37/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

06/19/13 At Rattle N Hum, NYC, from bottle. Very syrupy. On the malty side. Nice balance of sweet & bitter. seems to have a long aftertaste of strong coffee, Viennese style, strong, bitter, refined. Definitely a cold weather brew but since I've never come across it, now was the time. Grab one when you can. Superior drink but not for the faint of heart.

Photo of Franck
5/5  rDev +21.1%

Sugar cane and dark berries with hints of alcohol. Small traces of coffee beans.

Photo of Jetlag767
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Smooth, distant chocolate tones with a nice finish and a light lacy head.

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of zestar
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of brandon911
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of BEERMILER12
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a dark mahogany color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to nearly nothing after a few minutes

S: A bit of syrupy sweetness along with dark fruits and a deep maltiness. Some caramel, toffee, and molasses all provide the base for the deep malty/syrupy notes. Alcohol nowhere to be found

T: Starts off with a deep complexity. Notes of molasses, caramel, dark fruits (including, but not limited to, cherries, figs, and raisins) come through with a wave of mellow sweetness. A nice woody note breaks up the sweetness. Finishes with a range of fruitiness and very light sweetness

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Not as syrupy as expected, which is a plus

O: Very nice and complex with plenty of different notes. Everything seems a little intensified because of the freezing process, which of course makes sense. Definitely gets me interested in other beers in the style (even if some people consider it a pseudo style because of the freeze distillation and thus not even a true beer)

Photo of casadebia
4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EdwardK77
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of YobroitsJoe
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Shveta
4.84/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of clausr
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Jame515
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 5/23/2012. Pours crystal clear dark reddish brown color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big caramel, toffee, molasses, toast, brown bread, cherry, raisin, prune, fig, light chocolate, and toast/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and dark fruit notes; with great strength. Taste of big caramel, toffee, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, raisin, cherry, plum, fig, light chocolate, and toast/yeast earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toffee, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, raisin, cherry, plum, fig, light chocolate, and toast/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and robustness of dark/bready malt and dark fruit flavors; with a great malt/fruitiness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent eisbock style. All around great complexity and balance of dark/bready malt and dark fruit flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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4.7/5  rDev +13.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
92 out of 100 based on 864 ratings.