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Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock - Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

793 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 793
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 65
Gots: 27 | 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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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-14-2014 15:24:59 | More by Lehighace06
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Vonstein15

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 18:27:32 | More by Vonstein15
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uspmdmc

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +21.4%

02-07-2014 04:41:41 | More by uspmdmc
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%

02-06-2014 02:55:32 | More by whatname
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.51/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Received as part of a “Beer of the Month” gift from my children. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

I really like this beer. Lagers can be complex and as satisfying as a big ale. A beer I will keep in my cellar. 4.5

A – Pours a cola colored/reddish brown, clear (but opaque in the glass), with a half-finger light brown head that quickly dissipates.4.75

S – Malty, some sweetness, bread crusts, prunes, molasses, some vinous grape-like qualities. 4.75

T – Malty with a good bit of sweetness balanced by the alcohol, some slight spiciness and roastiness, low bitterness, a bit of alcohol breaks through. 4.5

MF – Medium-bodied, a bite of alcohol, with a sweetness in the finish. 4

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 02:56:44 | More by Sludgeman
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GTB

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9%

02-03-2014 03:09:24 | More by GTB
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SnifterLifter

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

02-02-2014 14:29:15 | More by SnifterLifter
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BradC

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours an opaque dark brown to ruby red with no head.

Smells of plum, raisin and dried fruits.

Lots of malt, Tastes of dried fruits, dried plum, raisins sweetness masks any alcohol. No hops here.

Heavy, full bodied mouthful, light carbonation and almost oily on the tongue.

Overall, great Eisbock, this may be my very first one but not my last.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 00:48:03 | More by BradC
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

01-26-2014 02:04:34 | More by superdoopersauce
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tneenan1

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-26-2014 01:34:16 | More by tneenan1
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alelover

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-25-2014 19:17:01 | More by alelover
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MikeDre

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

01-25-2014 19:04:59 | More by MikeDre
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mlm5641

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

01-25-2014 06:23:39 | More by mlm5641
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bump8628

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-20-2014 01:55:18 | More by bump8628
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ninaturner

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

01-19-2014 23:15:35 | More by ninaturner
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John_Squires

New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

01-18-2014 03:36:08 | More by John_Squires
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Ingjald

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

01-14-2014 02:57:56 | More by Ingjald
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very dark brownish red with no head at all.

The smell is dark fruits and sweet malts. Extremely pungent.

The taste is very sweet, big malt flavors and dark fruits with a little alcohol.

The mouthfeel is actually pretty light with medium carbonation.

Overall a superb eisbock, very rich and flavorful. Could only really drink one in a sitting though.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 06:00:44 | More by Dave1999
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Knuckles_Nuclear

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

01-11-2014 00:53:08 | More by Knuckles_Nuclear
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -27.2%

01-06-2014 17:41:15 | More by sneezye
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ThirstyMavros

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9%

01-06-2014 00:10:42 | More by ThirstyMavros
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.84/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a snifter
9.2% ABV

A - Piercing ruby highlights shine through the deep mahogany beer underneath the glacier of steady ivory foam. Dots of lace leave their mark on the glass as legs of alcohol cascade around them.

S - As classic as can be, Kulmbacher's Eisbock has the quintessential aroma of a well-lagered, malty German brew. It's infectious deep maltiness penetrates the soft, warming ethanol aroma to reveal an abundance of sticky raisin clumps and date with smooth caramel finishing out.

T - Velvety smooth maltiness washes over the tongue with sublime simplicity leaving morsels of underlying dark fruit and caramel sweetness complexity to ponder.

M - The beer's intense maltiness lends itself well to being full bodied but, soft and warming alcohol also adds a little dryness while thinning the balanced profile out for a fantastic finish. Lagered to perfection, this Eisbock is totally clean with just a trail of sweetness on the back end.

O - The originators of certain styles always seem to maintain their beer's status through the ages, especially when it comes to German breweries and Kulmbacher Eisbock, the original Eisbock, is no exception. This heavily malty beer pulls off a "big" beer with little awareness that it's a big beer. The alcohol level just over 9% slips by almost unnoticed as does the fullness of the beer, due to it's complex but relaxed profile of dark fruit, caramel sweetness, and bready malt. Kulmbacher is a beer that effortlessly warms the bones on a cold winter day.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 14:48:31 | More by BeerFMAndy
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hockeypuck

Maine

4/5  rDev -2.9%

01-04-2014 23:10:40 | More by hockeypuck
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Josievan

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

12-28-2013 20:55:05 | More by Josievan
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -9%

12-22-2013 04:06:01 | More by CB2maltygoodness
Kulmbacher Reichelbrau Eisbock from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
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