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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,923 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,923
Reviews: 2,194
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 290
Gots: 300 | 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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Givemebeer

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-28-2014 15:38:57 | More by Givemebeer
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chossboss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-17-2013 04:36:04 | More by chossboss
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yankeeheel

Maine

4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nearly opaque brown with lots and lots of tan head. Smells very earthy with some plum. Looks very pretty sitting in that pint glass.

The taste is hard to bring to words. It's a huge chewy bite of fruity fermentation goodness. You get a big rush of plum and grape with some wonderful subtle nutty and coffee undertones. It's an exceedingly complex and well balanced beer. It's such a big beer that I think it takes away from it's drinkability somewhat, but one or two is probably all you need.

Stellar.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2003 00:50:45 | More by yankeeheel
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ezperkins2

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-24-2014 17:10:13 | More by ezperkins2
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Nutwood

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

10-06-2012 16:39:56 | More by Nutwood
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teraflx

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-04-2013 19:05:57 | More by teraflx
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-14-2011 16:29:13 | More by cbeer88
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goldbot

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep brown color with dark ruby hues on the edges. A medium tan to brown head. Decent visible carbonation for how dark the beer is. Good head retention with some lacing on the glass.

Lots of malt going on. Some sweet breadiness up front with a definite roasted character and some caramel as well. Hints of chocolate towards the end.

Slightly sweet, lots of bread and biscuit flavors and plenty of roasted character. Also a strong raisin and other dark fruit flavor. A hint of hops towards the end but still mostly malty and sweet.

Rich, full body and rather sweet. A powdery, almost chewy mouthfeel. Overall a big, complex, and very malty beer. A great showcase of what malts can really do for a beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 14:22:27 | More by goldbot
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-14-2013 00:35:09 | More by bigpoppa67
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BitteBier

Indiana

4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours with uniform darkness and compact head that lingers longer than expected, though not for too long. Smell (toffee et al.) is exceptional and complex, and the taste is even more complex. Flavors are numerous but well-balanced. While this is a characteristically heavy beer, I found myself saying "one more drink" (over and over) just to decode what is so wonderful about it. To date, this is my single favorite beer. One more drink...

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2002 19:39:25 | More by BitteBier
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orangemoustache

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours brown deep and dark with some crimson highlights around the edges,thick brown head dissapates slowly leaving small thready lacing.The nose is malty and sweet,with fruits and malts being the most noticable.This Doppelbock is quite special on the tounge,it starts with burnt cinnamon toast flavors(almost cinnamon toast crunch like),dark fruits,most note worthy are the rasins,the middle is slightly hoppy and the finish is pleasently smokey and sweet.A strong body and near perfect carbonation make for a smoothe mouth coating warmth that continues to the stomache.A nice sipper or a couple back to back could be just as enjoyable,either way this is one fine brew!

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2008 03:31:32 | More by orangemoustache
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

06-10-2014 23:23:36 | More by wvbrewcrew
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-09-2013 03:39:28 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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GregoryMo

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

10-02-2012 07:29:40 | More by GregoryMo
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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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pinnser

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-07-2014 22:10:04 | More by pinnser
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nollie77

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

04-16-2013 03:55:05 | More by nollie77
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Flashyspoons

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-22-2012 22:57:09 | More by Flashyspoons
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wellsnb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-24-2014 00:39:56 | More by wellsnb
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-26-2012 17:06:07 | More by Buggies
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-08-2014 00:55:23 | More by MeisterSmudge
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twkirkby

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-08-2012 00:42:53 | More by twkirkby
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ThrashMaster

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

08-09-2013 18:46:48 | More by ThrashMaster
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goz

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark ruby with a nice creamy tan head. Aroma is huge, with sweet malts, fruit, and a little roasted malt, too. Flavor was equally big - raisin, brown sugar, molasses, and hints of chocolate. Feels really full in the mouth, and the flavor sticks around for a while, too.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2003 09:16:08 | More by goz
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musicforairports

New York

4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks black but is ruby-brown up to the light. Big head gives way quickly but leaves some lacing.

Smells like burnt sugar, dark fruits, other maltiness.

Flavor is very smooth and robust. Thick fig-like malt flavors, some raisin, caramel/burnt sugar--but not sweet. Finish is smooth and a bit creamy. Very little alcohol. A lot going on for how crazy smooth this is.

Medium-heavy mouthfeel seems appropriate for the robustness of this beer. Not like a stout or anything, but it sure isn't crisp.

This is a great beer that tastes delicious and is incredibly easy to drink for how robust it is.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 01:22:19 | More by musicforairports
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,923 ratings.