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Weltenburger Kloster Asam-Bock | Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

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BA SCORE
4.09/5
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531 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Germany
weltenburger.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 05-06-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,436
Reviews:
325
Ratings:
531
pDev:
10.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
53
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 531 |  Reviews: 325
Photo of unclekeith
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of patre_tim
4.59/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown with a ruby tinge, moderate, harmoniously rising carbonation, and topped with a finger of beige head.

Smells of caramel, molasses, deep and malty goodness. It smells lot like rye bread.

Tastes sweet with a dark, smooth, rich maltiness, molasses, rye and pumpernickel breads.

Rich and smooth body, with a perfectly complimenting foamy carbonation that makes a rich beer go down smoothly.

Got this one sent up from Bangkok, and I'm drinking it at home this Nov 9th, 2017. Excellent brew, my new favourite for the style.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 2beerdogs
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Misanthropy_Sipping
3.97/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I've had this one sporadically for over several years now. Probably a good sign... It's a nice one to come back too.
Look: Has that nice, very dark ruby/rust color to it. Has a very light tan head that dissipates quickly and settles into a subtle ring around the edge of the glass.
Smell: The smell goes a long way, I poured it in the glass and stepped aside to grab something off the counter, returning and reaching to it I caught a soft wisp of toasty malt and raisins. Closer inspection, has a bit of caramel, maybe some dark stone fruits.
Taste: A nice sweetness over medium toasty malt. A hint of caramel, a pretty firm grape and raisin presence. A hint of dark cherry. A bit bready. Maybe has a little black tea on the end.
Feel: A touch of creaminess accompanies the medium to light body. Not a sticky bock, but more of a dry one, which is very nice in my opinion. Sometimes the stickier mouthfeel of bocks gets a little unpleasant at times. It's cool this one avoids that.
Overall: Well, I think this should all sum up why I grab one of these on occasion. It's a pretty solid doppelbock. Well made and has some interesting marks (such as the lack of stickiness on the mouthfeel) that help it stand apart from the crowd.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.17/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle, it pours a ruby brown with a nice tan head. The head lasts. Scent is definitely nice, with some plum and cherry. Taste follows nose, with a nice malty taste with hints of plum. Great texture as well, medium body overall. Yum!

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Photo of chebode2
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.34/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephens101
4.37/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark brown (near black) in color. The tan froth fizzles away. Aroma is deep and rich with plum, brown sugar and cherrry. Taste is just as complex as it is deep with prominent notes of chocolate and plum preceding other notes of brown sugar, caramel, roasted malt, taint tannin and nut. Substantial in body, but never heavy. Complex but balanced. This is just what a doppelbock should be, and makes all the searching and kissing frogs well worth it.

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Photo of prost2hefeweizen
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drmeto
3.97/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

L:
-pours a clear ruby-brown with a medium,foamy,beige head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-syrupy,coffee,malty,licorice,nutty,bready,raisins
T:
-syrup,coffee,nutty,raisins,bready
-high bitterniss for the style
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
-slight alcohol noticeable
O:
Has some similarity to the Ayinger Celebrator, but it's not quite as complex

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Photo of kingjohnh
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BKotch
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Casey_L
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.46/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - The poor was a murky brown color with off-white bubbles clinging to the side of the glass.

Smell - The nose is a bouquet of dark fruit and prunes.

Taste - At the front, I get dark fruit and sweet prunes. Caramel, graham cracker, and big chewy malts round out the profile. The dark fruit continues to the end.

Mouthfeel - The chewy malts are definitely mirrored in the mouthfeel.

Overall - I love a good German doppelbock and this is top-of-the-line.

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Photo of cryptichead
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yuno
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 911CROFT
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.81/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Duff27
4.02/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mishi_d
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Color is dark dark brown but is burgundy when held to the light. Thin frothy off-white head dissipates steadily leaving no residual head or lacing.

Smell has notes of dark fruits, dried raisins, plums and dates. Some bready malts come through on the nose. Bit of alcohol on the back end.

Taste follows the nose with those dark fruit flavors and a nice bready malt backbone coming through. A tad sweet - with a coca cola like flavor. Bit of bitterness on the back end from bittering hops that quickly mellows into a bready/oaky lingering flavor on the tongue.

Feel is light and drinkable. Prickly carbonation.

Overall a really nice doppelbock.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gooljd
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 531 ratings
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