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Weihenstephaner Korbinian | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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4.2/5
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2,694 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Korbinian, the full-bodied, dark Doppelbock with light brown foam, wins beer-lovers over with a balance of fruity hints of plums and figs, a dark malt aroma - reminiscent of toffee, nuts and chocolate. Its roasted flavour goes well with smoked meat and fish as well as venison and poultry. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,081
Reviews:
1,245
Ratings:
2,694
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
4.05
 
 
Wants:
229
Gots:
328
Trade:
0
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Photo of Holderness
4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L -- Pours a dark filtered ruby amber body with a two-finger light tan head produced with moderately aerated pour. Some retention and good lacing. Love the bottle design
S -- Toffee, caramel, fresh baked banana bread, molasses, dark roasty malts, chocolate, and a hint of smoke
T -- Largely follows the nose. Semi-sweet, with a hint of astringent hoppiness on the finish. Slight metallic aftertaste
F -- Medium mouthfeel, medium carb. Feels a little watery around the edges. Slightly fluffy
O -- Nice, fairly hefty Weihenstephaner offering that is a great example of a classic doppelbock

81/100

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle, it pours brown with a light brown head that sticks around for a good while. Scent is malty with dark fruit scent. The mouth gets dark malts and dark fruits (again). Yum!

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Photo of Lockster
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tcsox
3.88/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
3.96/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of constantine_272
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured dark brown and fizzed a bit but went still afterwards. Looks like flat cola. Smells of bread yeast, dark rye bread and dry chocolate. Taste has a chocolate syrup start with figs and nutty cashew. There is a old white oak on here too. Turns juicy, again like cola, with a long cold steel finish. A dry tangy chocolate zucchini bread finish nicely tingly and tart yet still sweet.

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Photo of MilaMila
4.04/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiernan
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Odysseyalien
4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.79/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OzmanBey
3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a really good doppelbock, smooth, chocolate notes mixed with some fruit, plum, a hint of caramel, just a very pleasant drink that leaves a very nice aftertaste as well. If you enjoy beers with flavor then this is a beer you gatta try.

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Photo of BobW696
5/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dustin22martin
3.87/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SayBoom
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarbageMan10
4.17/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.6/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very smooth and delicious doppelbock. No heavy alcohol bite yet had strong delicious burnt toffee flavor. One of the best doppelbock I ever had.

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Photo of Vidblain
4.81/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cuvtcuv
3.57/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tigerbrau
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Red5StandingBy
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 16.9oz bottle into Pilsener Glass. Date that I do not understand just says 7236.

L: Pours a deep dark mahogany, that looks quite clear, two fingers of tight, khaki head that retains pretty well.

S: Smells very similar to a Ayinger Celebrator (which I love) so very malty, with dark fruits, dark bread, yeast, chewy dough, caramel and toffee. Delectable.

T: Again a definite malt-bomb, toasted dark bread, dark fruit, caramel, wheat bread, some peppery spice and earthy hop that adds good bitterness yet still a mostly sweet palate. Very tasty. Not Ayinger quality but damn near.

F: Super creamy mouthfeel, Medium-full body, crisp carbonation.

O: A superb beer and magnificent Doppelbock.

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4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A bottle from "BEERA" store in Sofia.

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Photo of crimsonfloyd
4.42/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Brown with tan head. Smells of honey and crackers. Taste is stellar with fig, caramel, and apple. Later, some cola flavors come through. Body is smooth and full, yet drinkable. Overall, a highly recommended beer.

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Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 2,694 ratings
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