Weihenstephaner Korbinian | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Weihenstephaner KorbinianWeihenstephaner Korbinian
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Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle. A deep amber/brown with a couple fingers of rich light mocha head. Foamy retention with loads of spotty lace. Smells sticky and burnt with fresh floral notes and earthy citrus flavors that emerge as this is agitated. The nose has a nice robustness to it. The taste is sticky sweet initially with notes of cocoa, caramel, dark roast and nuttiness. Citric hops really gives this a green tightness that then begins to take over the profile and leaves this dry and bitter on the finish but the sweetness does pick up again as this warms. The feel is medium to fuller with a firm sharpness up front and then more of a smooth texture the rest of the way. Tiny bit of warmth but this drinks nicley for 7%+. This was a really nice Doppelbock with the type of rich flavors and smooth feel that I look for in the style.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bomber poured into a tulip glass

A- Pours a beautiful deep brown color with hints of red where the light comes through. Clear in color with about two fingers of light tan head.

S- A nice roasted nutty smell with hints of toffee and chocolate.

T- A sweet malty taste with roasted nut flavors. The alcohol is pretty well covered here by the sweetness. No real hop presence.

M- Medium bodied and overall quite smooth. Medium carbonation with a crisp finish.

O- I enjoyed this beer but I probably wouldn't have more than one at a time. It is very sweet and in my opinion is a good after dinner beer. The ABV% can certainly pack a punch and a 22 oz bottle can leave you with a nice buzz.

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Weihenstephaner Korbinian from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 92.5% out of 100 with 2,681 ratings
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