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Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

814 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 814
Reviews: 556
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 65
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-23-2003)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

monkeybeerbelly, May 04, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle marked 2249362 at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of roasted malt
Head average (4 cm), light brown, creamy with some rocks, rapidly diminishing to a 2 mm ring and 1 mm layer.
Virtually no lacing
Body dark brown, clear
Flavor predominantly malt, very sweet, with some hints of date (?) or fig (?). NO hops noted and the alcohol is well hidden until the stomach afterburn. No diacetyl.
Palate is medium to full, creamy, with soft carbonation.

Overall, a good example of the eisbock style, very easy to drink. Thank you Shelton Brothers for importing yet another excellent beer.

Ozzylizard, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Whiskeydeez, Apr 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

RyanTheLion13, Apr 11, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 3/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of yeast, alcohol, sweet malt, slight roasted malt, slight caramel malt, hint of syrup, hint of hop, and. Fits the style of a Eisbock. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, alcohol, yeast, slight caramel malt, slight hop, and hint of pale malt. Overall, malt-centric, balanced, the alcohol warms to a pleasing degree, and another good brew from Kulmbacher.

Tone, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Rick778, Apr 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

ZCW, Mar 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

BSuter, Mar 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

BYOFB, Mar 14, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This is Korbinian with a slightly better mouthfeel. I just can't get into the dark fruit doppelbocks anymore, and this one is par for the course, ho-hum doppelbock. Taste isn't very exciting, nothing different vs. Korbinian or Celebrator, and this is an Eisbock with a relatively low ABV.

BoulderBarrovecchio, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

lupercmda, Mar 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

brianmandell, Mar 04, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter.

A - Beautiful brown, foamy head. Rich black color.

S - Dark fruits, syrup.

T - A tad sweeter than Aventinus, but many of the same dark fruit and malty tastes. Slight sugary taste, maybe more to brown sugar.

M - A tad thin, but nothing too off-putting.

O - This is a solid and tasty eisbock. Not as good as Aventinus but who cares? It's still enjoyable and worth seeking out if you're in the mood for this style.

Beer-A-Lot, Mar 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Juice-O, Mar 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

sabitu, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Jakep2021, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

geaux750, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

InspectorBob, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

brother_kenneth, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Lehighace06, Feb 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Vonstein15, Feb 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

uspmdmc, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

whatname, Feb 06, 2014
Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
92 out of 100 based on 814 ratings.