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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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5,622 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,622
Reviews: 2,268
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 406
Gots: 583 | FT: 20
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Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 ounce bottle poured into a snifter glass

A- The beer pours a near black color, There is blood red hints around the edges. It poured with a one finger off white/tan head that stayed around for a minute or so. Slight alcohol legs.

S- I get a lot of roasted malts up front, theres a hint of chocolate as well. This beer also has some dark caramel tones. A slight bitterness and fruity ester. Lager yeast.

T- The first thing I notice is that this beer fills your mouth with a unique creamy smoothness. There is a perfect balance of roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit and caramel. The flavor profile is not strong but is very nice and keeps you coming back for more.

M- This beer is extremely smooth and creamy, it has the perfect amount of flavor that keeps it drinkable. It has high carbonation which works well with the feel of the beer.

O- Superb Doppelbock, A textbook example of the style yet unique to many I have had before. I cant recommend this enough, this beer is without fault.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a mahogany color. Dark and deep but lets just a little light come through gently. It's got terrific garnet hues to illuminate the beer. On top sit s thick creamy tan head of foam that 's cloud like and loathe to fall. It finally does but leaves wet lace dripping down the glass with each sip.

Nose is intense. First the most authentic scent of blackstrap molasses. With that earthy little sour to it like if you had put your nose int he jar of it. Dark fruits and fresh plum. Behind that a treasure of dark dried fruits like raisin and prune. bit of caramel and a dark and breaddy malt that is toasted perfectly. Toasted bread and you can almost smell the crusts. There's a whiff of alcohol but it is not unwelcome and a light spice. Smells like a pastry made with lots of dark fruits and nuts.

Taste is fat chewy and velvety malt. Toasty and breaddy. Glides over the tongue with all that fruit and the creamy molasses. There's a touch of hops on this and they are bitter but not too much. Endless and smooth. creamy with dark sugars and toasted grains. There's a touch herbal in the drink and the body is round, full and fat. Finishes with a delightfully authentic aftertaste of molasses.

This beer is perfection in every way. it's rich and delicious. Smooth and forthcoming. It drinks sticky and has a complex palate that has just the right amount of sour and bitter to offset it's deep sweetness. The alcohol is warming int he drink and it's easy to see why this one is the best in the world.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I was fortunate to have this beer on-tap and have also had it in the bottle. Both are extremely good. This is by far one the best doppelbocks I have had. It has a nice dark color. You can definitely pick up aromas of caramel, coffee, and chocolate. It has a nice feel to the mouth-smooth but to not to thick. This beer has a lot of character for a 6.7% abv and is affordable.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown with a red tint shining through, when held up to a light. It had a small tan head
S-sweet malt smell with a hint of roast, dark fruit, and bourbon aroma
T-Malt but not sweet, and with a roasted taste that gives you a slight hop aftertaste with the hint of bourbon in the finish.
M-high carbonation, creamy, and medium body
O-nothing is overpowering. It just gives you a well balanced aroma and taste.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

What an intense noseful of beer! Classic "American" roast coffee with great beans to start with. Some really slow-ripening, high-elevation little coffee cherries roasted to dark tan perfection...still with all of their plant flavors: fruit, tartness and caramel...and that's the nose. The flavors are very sound, if a somewhat compressed version of what the nose offers. Sweet horse manure appears on the the re-whiff. Chamise texture. Pillowy and light. The finish is medium in length and simplifies as it goes. A beer to contemplate.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,622 ratings.