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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,929 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,929
Reviews: 2,195
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 291
Gots: 298 | FT: 17
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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-08-2014 22:13:51 | More by CeeJayEl
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-09-2013 00:08:56 | More by RashyGrillCook
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-10-2013 04:43:03 | More by currysmegs
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-02-2013 17:51:10 | More by swierczt
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-01-2014 13:59:45 | More by SlothB77
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RootedFool

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 ounce bottle purchased at the North Coast Co-op in Arcata, California.

Had to pull back on the pour to prevent the head -- dense, frothy, tan, speckled with beehive-like clusters of tiny bubbles on the side of the glass -- from overflowing. Caught it just in time. Deflates neither quickly nor slowly, like a ripped air mattress. Ovals of lace cling to the glass. I've never seen lace so spare look so interesting.

As soon I started pouring, the smell slapped me lovingly across my face. A bloom of chocolate and sourdough bread. Avocado. Root beer.

The taste opens with a burly malt creature crouched in the background -- she waits a few seconds and then lunges with a sweet, rich open-handed shot of slow malt force, like peppery chocolates melted in velvet, across my palate. Aftertaste is slightly bitter, and the alcohol leaves my nose tickled.

Mouthfeel is, as I said, velvety. Just enough carbonation to curb flatness.

It's no wonder why this beer is so highly rated.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2004 02:41:51 | More by RootedFool
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BradleySig

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-16-2012 22:14:44 | More by BradleySig
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alanv

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-18-2013 21:29:26 | More by alanv
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North Carolina

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12-22-2011 16:56:35 | More by jak
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Connecticut

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Pennsylvania

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Maryland

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Florida

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Texas

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Morris729

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Saved for my 400th Review.
Pours a very dark brown garnet color with a thick and creamy tan colored head with a nice retention that eventually gives way to a heavy lace. Nose is dark roasted malts, molasses, and smoky charcoal. Full in body and slightly syrupy in texture yet still quite smooth. Taste is rich sweet dark malts and brown sugar up front followed by some espresso-like flavors and a touch of bittersweet chocolate. Towards the end, some raisiny notes and residual sugar sweetness express themselves while a hint of hop bitterness tries to bring some balance to the finish. Make sure you give this beer some time to warm after pouring to fully enjoy all of the complex aromas/flavors. This is a superb doppelbock.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2003 23:27:46 | More by Morris729
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow. So often when beer and wine come with little toys attached to the neck they're crappy products. In this case it's great.

Poured a 2" head which gradually dissipated to 1/4". Dark as coffee. It had a delicious dark roasted malt smell and taste with lots of chocolate and kind of a rye bread bitterness. Very flavorful stuff, including a long finish. I'd celebrate with this anytime.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2010 11:46:39 | More by MoreThanWine
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sabrills70

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep mahogony brown with a good 2 finger head, great longevity and equally great lace. Outstanding roasted malt aromas, hints of coffee and vanilla. Huge chewy malt flavors. Earthy. Bits of dark caramel and coffee. Thick and syrupy and smooth as any I have ever tasted. The mother of all dobbelbocks. I don't give out 5's as no beer is perfect IMHO but this is as close as you can get with this style. A beautiful beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2006 23:18:08 | More by sabrills70
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,929 ratings.