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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,056 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,056
Reviews: 2,203
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 312
Gots: 348 | 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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Ratings: 5,056 | Reviews: 2,203 | Display Reviews Only:
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strohme2

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-01-2014 04:04:09 | More by strohme2
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-18-2013 16:32:38 | More by athomasPSU
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core42

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-18-2014 17:46:30 | More by core42
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Number3red

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-25-2012 14:09:11 | More by Number3red
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jordanmckell

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-17-2013 02:49:24 | More by jordanmckell
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-18-2014 21:09:20 | More by PaulsBrew
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Stoneman78

California

4.7/5  rDev +8.3%

Poured into a Duvel Tulip glass
A- Pours a dark brown to black hue with garnet highlights, head is tan and frothy that is mostly diminishing, minimal lacing
S- Very rich and complex aroma captures tones of dark fruit, roasty and caramel malts, some breads and hints of alcohol
T- Initial taste is bread and caramel malts mixed with dark fruits, coffee and syrupy molasses, light smoke and pepper and a hint of bitter hops in the background, slight alcohol presence in the finish, wonderfully balanced with different levels of flavor as the drink progresses
M- Medium-bodied beer, good carbonation, oily texture coats the mouth and tongue
D- Smooth and rich doppelbock that is easy to drink at almost 7%abv, this is a well-known offering with a great reputation that is well-deserved, I would definitely pick this up again in the future

10-23-2007 06:17:19 | More by Stoneman78
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Sinewave

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-18-2011 04:24:57 | More by Sinewave
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iceball585

New York

4.35/5  rDev +0.2%

A- Very dark brown molasses color w/ thin tan head when poured

S- Roasted and bready malt aroma, strong hints of chocolate

T- Chocolate, nuts, raisens, roasted malt flavors w/ a smokey finish

M- Medium bodied and creamy, fairly hardy feel

D- The flavors hide the alcohol well making this very easy to drink for anyone

Very very good beer. Haven't had a beer this complex in a while. Definatly recommend trying this beer, in fact I'm kind of wishing I had bought more than just one of these.

08-23-2007 21:02:55 | More by iceball585
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buffs9

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-10-2013 19:59:03 | More by buffs9
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gkunkle

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

Pours a dark ruddy brown with a small white head. Smells of dark malt and dark fruit. I am curious to see how this will turn out now. Taste was a bit of a punch in the mouth for me, the smell got me going, but the taste didn't land for me. I found it to be thick and rich, definitely a lot of flavor, with the molasses and dark fruits coming in strong. Overall, I don't think I'll seek this out again until I have a greater appreciation for it.

04-09-2011 22:20:50 | More by gkunkle
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev -3.7%

Pours a deep mahogany with tan head. Decent retention and some lacing.

Smells of sweet malted barley bread. Also of freshly mowed grass, and molasses.

Sweet molasses followed by malty mouth feel crisp grass freshness, and finishing with grape wine notes slightly dry. A very nice double bock.

07-22-2011 23:32:47 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -30.9%

05-21-2013 15:43:10 | More by canders0927
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BryantForestry

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-26-2013 00:31:51 | More by BryantForestry
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russwilliam

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-26-2014 03:55:34 | More by russwilliam
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wesside89

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-23-2014 22:41:46 | More by wesside89
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sacfly

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev -6.7%

Pours a dark brown color with a frothy brown/tan head. Smell is malty and sweet with just a hint of basement smell. Smooth full body. Tastes just like it smells- only stronger. Very enjoyable. Just the right amount of ABV for this beer. Alcohol is not noticeable at 6.7%. Would defiantly enjoy having more of these!

11-11-2004 21:58:34 | More by sacfly
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fx20736

New York

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a goblet.

Poured yielded a 1 inch cratered khaki head that dissolved into a foamy ring after 1st sip but leaves some nice lacing. Color is beautiful, almost black and seems opaque until held up to a light where it turns into a deep garnet that barely allows light to seep through.

Aroma is bready malt with a very muted fruitiness that becomes very pruny as the glass warms. No Hops detected at all.

Moutheel is slippery, almost buttery.

Taste: Mein Gott in Himmel! Where do I begin? The overall impression I get is a burnt malt smokiness followed by a syrupy sweetness full of prunes and dates and figs. This is a lager? With it's fruity, maltiness, it's seems more like a Porter or a Tripel.

This is definitely a warmer, a way to pass the evening when snow is still on the ground and the baseball season is a ways away,

It's amazing that when I review a beer it disappears so quickly as I try to analyze it's taste. I am sad as I only bought a single 12 oz. bottle. At $ 3.95 a bottle it is not a beer to buy cavalierly and as it is Summer not really seasonal but the reviews of this beer so beguiled me I had to try it.

This Doppelbock will make an entry into my basement this Winter.

I can hardly wait.

06-26-2011 23:47:24 | More by fx20736
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scottiethebody

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-30-2012 23:12:49 | More by scottiethebody
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djcira

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-17-2012 15:14:46 | More by djcira
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Honus1

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-18-2014 17:28:27 | More by Honus1
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Getalegup

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-23-2014 03:47:14 | More by Getalegup
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Beerzebub

California

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured in a big wine glass at 54 F/ 12 C.

Dark red-tinged brown, creamy dense beige head, latticed finely textured lace. Head looks solid, but then does not stick around for long.

Rich malty aroma, like Grape Nuts, caramel, honey, and chocolate.

Tastes malty and sweet, with balancing roastiness and a faint herbal hop flavor. Grain, caramel, honey, chocolate, prune. Lingering chocolate and mild alcohol.

Rich smooth texture. Quite drinkable.

Tasty expression of the malt.

11-05-2008 07:25:42 | More by Beerzebub
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jeffthecheff

Connecticut

3.43/5  rDev -21%

Pours a dark, reddish brown with nice head into the celebrator glass. Edges of the brew are lighter red and middle is black. I love when that happens.

Very nice strong smell of dark dried fruits from the malt.

Taste is not exactly my cup of tea, although I give it credit for its strong complex flavors. Licorice and burnt malt flavors come through. Keep this one out about 45 minutes before drinking, as its much better when its warmer.


Heavy mouthfeel with a bit of acidic aftertaste. I'm not digging the aftertaste so much, which also affects its drinkability. I sipped on this one for a long time, and I didn't feel like grabbing another. But if I liked the taste more this would be a good, easy drinking.

12-03-2008 01:50:37 | More by jeffthecheff
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InebriatedJoker

Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured from 12 oz bottle -No best by date visible.

Poured into Duvel tulip, poured a deep dark brown almost black , two finger head that dissipated quickly leaving a thin lacing,good carbonation .

Smell - Ripe fruits with toasted malts.

Taste - Sweet fruits with a toasted malt backing ,slight caramel , molasses with chocolate hints .

Drinkability - Very drinkable Doppelbock the tastes seem to come together well and has a nice aftertaste with a fruity finish,well blended and balanced beer.

01-29-2011 19:32:48 | More by InebriatedJoker
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,056 ratings.