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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,969 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,969
Reviews: 2,198
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 298
Gots: 313 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001)
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tlinner

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4.6/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I just realized I've never reviewed this gem. Nutty, roasted malt throughout. Very complex taste. Some notes of sweetness, but very "dark", like bread or dark fruit. Someone who hated it once told me it tastes like dead leaves. It doesn't, but that's not really far off, in a weird way. Nice substantial feel to it, like you're drinking a real man's beer. Absolutely on my Top-5 All Time list. Plus, the little goats make great Christmas tree ornaments.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2009 23:44:44 | More by tlinner
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Poured chilled into small snifter glass.

Appearance: intense dark brown like molasses. A quarter inch of head which dissipated quickly. No lacings around the glass.

Smell: while chilled, picked up some caramel and vanilla. As the beer warmed up, I picked up whiffs of root beer.

Taste: sweet malt with a touch of bourbon. As it warmed up, noted flavor of Cola. Whiskey flavors became a bit more prominent. Finishes slightly burnt, maybe a little bit of ash. Not a huge malt bomb, I'd say more balance with the malt sweetness and finishes burnt. It wasn't overpoweringly sweet like I expected.

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Overall: The flavors are well balance between the sweet maltiness and the burnt finish. Not as complex as I hoped it to be but still outstanding.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,969 ratings.