Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
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4.88/5 rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
A- Pours out a nice dark brown color. If you hold it up to the light, it reflects a ruby color. The head is nice, light, and lacy. It lingers for a bit, but fades after a few minutes to a thin off-white top.
S- Hints of malt come through along with "christmas-like" fruits. Plums, dates, a hint of cherry. A little bit of yeast spice comes through, but it's fleeting.
T- It starts out with a dark malt taste, but none of the bitterness of a dark malt. That note fades to more of a dark fruit flavor as the brew lingers on the tongue. The amount of flavor notes that come through is staggering. I'm sure people can write whole treatises on different flavors from this beer. It's a fantastically complex brew.
M- It's extremely light for a doppelbock. It seems to want to play on your tongue for an extended period and then vanish. You definitely always want more of this beer.
D- You could go through a whole case of this and enjoy every moment of it.
Serving type: bottle
12-22-2008 18:50:44 | More by RicoBrew
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4.84/5 rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
330ML bottle with no date, poured into my Troegs mug...
A - Dark muddy brownish/black color with a perfect one finger head and nice tan head. A sticky lace holds throughout consumption
S - Caramel and malts are predominant for me. Very good aroma that makes you crave it
T - Dark fruits, caramel, toffee, butterscotch and with a malty backbone. Absolutely perfect for the style
M - Smooth, medium body with a low carbonation. Ultra smooth finish
O - Doppelbocks aren't usually my thing but there's no way you can't appreciate how great this beer is. The 6.7% masks amazingly well. I could crush this beer so easily. The unique flavors meld perfectly together. This is absolutely world class and I'm kicking myself for continually passing it up time after time
Serving type: bottle
03-05-2014 23:43:55 | More by rjp217
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
97 out of 100 based on 4,486 ratings.