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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,953 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,953
Reviews: 2,197
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 297
Gots: 306 | 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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leansean88

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-29-2012 01:07:44 | More by leansean88
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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-28-2012 23:47:29 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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henryhampton

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.8%

09-28-2012 21:11:17 | More by henryhampton
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

4.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle served in a mug.

Review nr. 500 deserves a worthy beer!

A: Pours a clear deep and dark amber color. Nutty. Forms a big beige and bit creamy head when poured. Medium retention and only few lacings formed and left in the glass

S: Very toffee. Roasted malts, brown bread ans Lager yeasts. However, it's quite fruity with notes of raisins and figs. Oak. Lovely

T: Sweet upfront. Toffee, roasted malts, caramel malts, brown bread, Lager yeasts. Notes of chocolate. Light hoppy/roasted bitterness in the end

M: Medium body. Slightly molasses. Medium to low carbonation. Aftertaste is roasted and light bitter

O: Excellent drinkability. State of art German Doppelbock

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2012 18:32:06 | More by eduardolinhalis
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codyhaskell

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

09-28-2012 17:12:30 | More by codyhaskell
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falconxman

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-28-2012 07:26:58 | More by falconxman
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-28-2012 02:55:36 | More by ChopsMeister
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meaghan2k

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-27-2012 17:49:33 | More by meaghan2k
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Hazy

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-26-2012 02:44:39 | More by Hazy
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MisterE

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-26-2012 01:52:35 | More by MisterE
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-25-2012 20:57:07 | More by Davepoolesque
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-24-2012 19:14:23 | More by CitizenGrain
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-24-2012 17:20:39 | More by comfortablynirm
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nickfran

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-24-2012 15:38:10 | More by nickfran
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Incredibly dark brown, looks black until held to light. Minimal carbonation and head. What head does form is off-white and creamy. Clear and still. Some nice deep reds as well.

Smell: Cocoa, chewy, nutty, roasted malts. It's liquid bread. Nice roasted character with some nice caramel malt sweetness. Incredibly bready. Fresh-baked brown bread. Backing bite of alcohol. Raisins and figs. Some minor grass. Fruity and malty.

Taste: Fruity esters mix with bready, sweet caramel malts. Cocoa, some milk chocolate, and a touch of nibs. Apple, caramel, alcohol, and roasted malt. Mild toasted edge. Some fig and plum. Brown bread. As it warms the alcohol becomes a bit more pronounced with the sweetness. Caramelized malts.

Mouthfeel: Minimal carbonation. Smooth and creamy with a medium body. Nice and clean.

Overall: You could live off this. It tastes of a meal.

Bready and delicious. If I had to drink this as my only meal, I think I could manage. Drinkable and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2012 01:14:21 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Jwren5

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-23-2012 23:33:50 | More by Jwren5
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T100Mark

California

4.68/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 ounce brown bottle. There was a small plastic goat tied to a string, hanging off the neck of the bottle.

Appearance - Dark brown/amber color. Light tan colored head that never entirely disappears.

Smell - Burnt marshmallow. Steak on the grill.

Taste - Black liquorice. Portobello mushroom. Teriyaki. Tobacco.

Mouth - Full bodied. This is not a shy beer.

Overall - Where do I start? This beer overwhelms the senses. Even by Doppelbock standards, this is a complex beer that is loaded with personality. I really enjoyed this lager.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 03:12:41 | More by T100Mark
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours pure black with no head and some bubbles fizzing on the surface.

The smell is dark rich malts, plums,rasins and treacle. There also a sweet smokiness to it.

The taste is much like the smell, rich and malty with dark fruits, raisins and plums. The depth in taste increases with every sip.

The mouth feel is quite thick and chewy with some slight carbonation.

Overall a decent beer but I think there are other dopplebocks just as good at a lower price.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 02:27:37 | More by Dave1999
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alelover

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-23-2012 01:58:14 | More by alelover
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-22-2012 01:41:09 | More by mrebeka
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Beelzebeer

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml, purchased Fall 2011

A - Black, with light mocha head. About an 1", dissipates kind of quickly

S - Slight sour, tons of roasted malts. Coffee grinds, raisin, some plum for the top end.

T - Roasted everything. Some sourness at the beginning which I taste less as I drink it.

M - Dense, but quickly evading. Low carbonation, could do with a touch more.

O - Very nice. One of the best. Not my favorite style, but if someone was wondering what a doppelbock tasted like, this would be it.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 00:20:24 | More by Beelzebeer
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khirasaki

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-19-2012 01:18:38 | More by khirasaki
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-18-2012 16:38:44 | More by hansgruber
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

09-18-2012 05:26:14 | More by twelveinches
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jisom123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-17-2012 23:33:00 | More by jisom123
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,953 ratings.