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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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5,363 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,363
Reviews: 2,221
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 355
Gots: 445 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001)
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

gutbuster, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

fellowrs, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

KeKeKumba, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of TheDM
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

This is my favorite style. I could not have planned this better! This brew formed a medium light brown head of medium to small bubbles. It has a very nice malty aroma and a beautiful opaque dark chocolate brown body. It has a chocolaty flavor with a hint of coffee. It was very smooth and very much to my liking. Now this is a brew I can drink all night! But still not as good as the memory of the Andechs doppel bock dunkel!

TheDM, Jul 09, 2003
Photo of cnally
4.6/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer came as a recommendation from one of the beer aficionados at the great Indianapolis establishment, Kahn's.

The Celebrator! Okay then, I shall begin celebrating. The beer poured out with a deep brown hue. We are talking Midnight Brown. Light has trouble getting through, and when it does, it picks up that brown visual with a touch of red. The head evaporated pretty quickly. The scent is a subtle nutty, woodsy aroma with some mocha. Caramel is the first flavor, which quickly settles into a convocation of coffee, mocha, molasses & almond flavors. Really deep complex flavor, where all the pieces come together one-by-one, creating a new experience. There is a bit of alcohol burn in the back of your throat if you don't watch it, but the beer is smooth enough. Absolutely a pleasure to drink and attractive in more than one sense.

cnally, Aug 02, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

rogerthegill, Jan 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

terence, May 12, 2013
Photo of silverking
4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a clear mohagany with a sturdy tan head. Head retention is fantastic, as is the lacing. Lots of bubbles rising in the glass. Very nice to look at

S- Aromas of malt, figs, hops, spices, and cocoa come together beautifully.

T- malt with hints of Molasses. Slightly spicy towards the middle with notes of cocoa and ripe cherry and plum. The finish shows dark cocoa in the back of the palate with a slight bitterness.

M- Medium bodied and silky, with lots of carbonation. The carbonation really helps to bring this beer to life. It dances across your tongue on an bed of Co2.

O- Big surprise here. Seriously awesome

silverking, Mar 25, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark, dark beer. Tan head that will not go away. Looks slightly intense. Smells of dark fruits, and coffee and chocolate- it's hard to get, have to take a big whiff, even when warm. Light hops and malt in there- just so hard to find.

Taste is stouty, lots of coffee and roasted flavors in there. Chocolate and caramel complete the background, with a hint of hops somewhere in there. Tasty. Mouthfeel is chewy and bubbly and full, and I'd say this is decently drinkable- it's a solid beer, but a tad too heavy to drink a lot of. Still, a tasty concoction, one I'd have again.

scooter231, Aug 23, 2005
Photo of TheKingofWichita
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep dark black color with a thick brown head and tons and tons of lacing. Smells of roasted malts, vanilla, and coffee. Tastes is a little different. Plenty of tasty roasted malts, vanilla, dark chocolate, and only slight hints of prune, plum and coffee. Mouthfeel is thick and oily with a mild carbonation that springs life into the palate. Drinkability is very high.

TheKingofWichita, Nov 22, 2010
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3.7/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

very dark red/brown colour. good amount of tan head with some nice lacing that sticks around for a bit.

smell was nice - sweet, fruity, and some roasted malts.

taste was similar but not quite as good - roasted malt, sweet/fruity, bit of molasses. wasn't the best thing i've ever tasted but definitely still a good beer, i enjoyed trying it.

fostachild, Nov 17, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jpaulsen, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

MightiestBeard, Apr 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

strohme2, Feb 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Bobbydigi, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

goalie33, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Goobastic, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of HoustonTX
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Deep brown, with a reddish tint. Good sized cream head, with excellent lacing.

S - Coffe/Malt/Hops.

T - Taste upfront is a nice deep rich godiva chocolate taste. Chocolate caresses the palate while deep american hops come in to balance everything out. Delicious.

A world class Doppelbock.

HoustonTX, Jul 31, 2006
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4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a very dark brown with red highlights and a two-finger tan head. The smell is rich with a large amount of toasty-smelling malts and a slight hint of freshly baked dark bread. There is also a slight sweet smell that is slightly reminiscent of raisins. The taste is starts off a little sweet with a little bit of caramel and molasses taste with a malty undertone followed by a slight hint of hops that reminds me of unsweeted cocoa or bittersweet chocolate. The alcohol taste is present but not overpowering. The mouthfeel is slightly-chewy and perhaps a bit oily in a way that isn't at all unpleasant. This is definitely a beer worth savoring.

TheTrevor, Nov 04, 2007
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Jules11788, Mar 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Xzfgiimtsath, Jun 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Xandrose, Nov 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

domtronzero, Jan 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

miadw3, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Hefewiseman, Jun 20, 2013
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
97 out of 100 based on 5,363 ratings.