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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockAyinger Celebrator Doppelbock

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,611 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4611
Reviews: 2174
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 10.11%


Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,611 | Reviews: 2,174 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by ablaze:
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ablaze

Alberta (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very deep ruby red colour with a nice beige head. Looks like a rich beer, that's for sure.

Scent is a very faint rose or potpourri, with a soft undertone of alcohol that takes a few sniffs to notice.

The flavours unravel very well, and every sip is different. Very spicy and fruity at first with lots of strawberries, then blackberries, and then a solid rye bread finish. Very nicely layered with a rich, lingering aftertaste. It's a delicious and sweet beer, like candy.

Feels silky in the mouth, and clingy, like it's coating your mouth before it goes down. Quite pleasing.

Definitely a special beer, and it's well priced. I could drink it in any kind of weather on any day, and it would cheer me right up (but what good beer doesn't?). 6.7% by volume, but very easy to drink, and the alcohol isn't noticable by taste.

Overall, it's very deserving of the praise it has gotten and it is very close to what I expected. I am satisfied, and will definitely be getting more of this in the future.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2007 00:31:29 | More by ablaze
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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
97 out of 100 based on 4,611 ratings.