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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,031 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,031
Reviews: 2,200
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 301
Gots: 339 | 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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kattmunkel

Michigan

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-18-2012 03:44:56 | More by kattmunkel
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Kremlock

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev -5.5%

A: Pours a 1/2 inch off white head that then settles to a thin layer with good lacing. Colour is dark ruby red with a low visible carbonation.

S: Raisin, figs, dates (sort of like a good Christmas fruit cake), deep malt characters with a bit of booze.

T: Molasses, rum soaked raisins, malt, hint of bread and a very well balanced bitterness.

M: Low-med body, great carbonation that cleans up the palate. bitterness is well balanced with the malt.

O: This is a great dopplebock. The carbonation is great and would pear well with a fatty pate and/or cheese. Bitterness to malt is well balanced.

12-18-2012 01:56:36 | More by Kremlock
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KarlosT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

This is a very good Double Bock

Comparing it side by side against Samuel Adams Double Bock. I prefer this one over the Sams. Sams flavors are overly sweet, with simple molasses flavors. The Celebrator is a much more complex beer, far less sweet, nicer balance of hops and malts

aroma:
dark brown. tan head.

smell:
sublte aromas. smells of burnt molasses.

Taste:
burnt molasses. for a doppelbock, nice balance between the malt and hops. Not too sweet. Couldn't really detect the type of hops used.

Mouthfeel:
nice effevescense (sp?)

Overall:
would definitely have this Double Bock again. Reminds me of a slightly less heavy imperial stout.

12-17-2012 22:35:51 | More by KarlosT
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RobDB

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-16-2012 03:54:21 | More by RobDB
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priwen

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-15-2012 15:54:17 | More by priwen
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udouche

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-14-2012 22:33:39 | More by udouche
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CA_Infidel2o9


4.53/5  rDev +4.4%

Poured from a 12oz to a Tulip

A- near jet black mahogany, 1/4" quickly fading off white head

S- intense candied yams! Marshmallow, caramel, ginger, brown sugar, dark fruit, roasted, salty pistachios

T- follows the nose, but kind of watered down

M- low to medium body, average carbonation

O- sweet baby jesus this thing smeels glorious! Candied yams with all the toppings, roasted salty pistachios, and hints of dark fruit. The taste was much the same but sadlt was a bit watered down, mouthfeel was a little light as well. Could be an amazing session.

12-14-2012 20:06:19 | More by CA_Infidel2o9
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spoony

Colorado

4.53/5  rDev +4.4%

From an 11.2 oz bottle into a globe-type glass.

A-An agressive pour produced one finger of dark, tan head. The foam dropped pretty quickly into a thing ring. The beer is nearly opaque and black in color with only a glimmer of light getting through.

S-The smell is a complex mix of lightly sweet and boozy dark fruit (raisins, plums, and dates). The alcohol is a touch medicinal, and it integrates well with the fruity, lightly grainy smelling malts.

T-The taste is not quite a fruity as the smell. I get molasses, rum, tobacco, the aforementioned dark fruits, and just a touch of medicinal alcohol. The flavors are complex and long-lasting. There is just a touch of bitterness at the end.

M-The feel is medium bodied and surprisingly crisp for the style. This isn't to say there is a bunch of carbonation, because there isn't, but the beer is not heavy or syrupy, and the feel is perfectly matched for the flavors.

O-This is easily my favorite doppelbock. There is a great balance of fruit, booze, and earthy flavors here. All the flavors integrate well with each other and the beer is complex without ever getting gimmicky or unbalanced. The nearly perfect mouthfeel caps it all off.

12-14-2012 17:07:22 | More by spoony
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Spanstar


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-14-2012 04:52:02 | More by Spanstar
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dozier77

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-14-2012 02:12:11 | More by dozier77
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futurefjp

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-13-2012 15:30:56 | More by futurefjp
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BDavis_03

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-13-2012 05:20:27 | More by BDavis_03
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Envelopes

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-13-2012 04:57:00 | More by Envelopes
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trplx81

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-12-2012 17:49:15 | More by trplx81
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thesquire

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-12-2012 15:38:55 | More by thesquire
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mmikey8

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-12-2012 04:25:03 | More by mmikey8
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Revenant

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

12-11-2012 02:20:36 | More by Revenant
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PositivePest

New York

3/5  rDev -30.9%

12-11-2012 00:33:45 | More by PositivePest
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Hallce2

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-10-2012 23:01:54 | More by Hallce2
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Theshooster

Korea (South)

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-10-2012 05:35:35 | More by Theshooster
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cliff1066

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-09-2012 19:23:03 | More by cliff1066
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emdawg

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

12-08-2012 17:31:34 | More by emdawg
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-07-2012 22:06:01 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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Garrett092112

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

12-07-2012 02:22:08 | More by Garrett092112
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jcmagsino

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-07-2012 00:26:14 | More by jcmagsino
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,031 ratings.