Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,474 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,474
Reviews: 2,235
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 370
Gots: 506 | 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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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

330mL bottle poured into SA Perfect Pint glass. No dating info to be found.

A - Some hissing on the pop of the cap. The tan head fizzled out just as quickly as it wasformed. This one looks like coke in color and head behavior. What gives? I thought bocks were supposed to have rich, fluffy heads that stuck around for the entirety. No lacing at all. Maybe there is something wrong with my bottle?

S - Sweet caramel and considerable fruit notes. Cherry, fig, and boisenberry all come to mind. A little bit savory. Roasted barley and nuts counteract the sweeter components. Not bad.

T - Deliciously malty on the start with roasted grain, sweet toffee, and bitter molasses. Cream soda flavor follows. The finish is clean with some grain and mild sweetness.

M - Smooth feel with light carbonation.

O - I was very disappointed by the appearance. The pour yielded some of the quickest dying head I have ever seen with no lacing. Luckily, it was all uphill from there. Beautiful display of malts in the aroma and flavor. I can imagine drinking this stuff out of a large dimpled mug at Oktoberfest. Good stuff.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A: A dark brown body with a three finger mocha colored head that hung around for a long time.

S: Deep roasted malty aroma. There are dark fruits in there as well.

T: A rich malt flavor. There is a spicy belgian character in the back of this beer as well.

M: Nice heavy body with a decent carbonation.

O: A great beer. Well worth picking up.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pitch-brown color with a thin toffee colored head that sticks around for the duration of the drink. Coats entire glass and leaves a nice latticework. Smells of burnt sugar, maple syrup, toasted bread, phenols (a bit medicinal), and of dark fruit, perhaps dates or figs. Tastes boozy on the front of the palate but it is balanced nicely in the middle by the malted sweetness of residual sugars and caramel, followed by a bready hopped twinge at the end but it finishes smooth and stays thick throughout the whole tasting experience. The balance and body are perfection. So smooth on the palate. Sticky, chewy until the swallow. This brew is world class. I haven't had many doppelbocks, but I could tell from the first sip that this was something special. It's very complex as the esters, phenols, malts, booze, and hops balance perfectly with a thick, chewy body on the palate.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,474 ratings.