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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,117 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,117
Reviews: 2,207
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 325
Gots: 366 | FT: 16
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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5/5  rDev +15.2%

paulys55, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of rand
4.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tap to stein glass

A: Pours dark brown, maybe a shade lighter than black, with a vibrant dark brown head. Little lacing remains under the weight of this viscous brew.

S: Notes of molasses and bready malts up front. A rich bouquet as touch of ripe fruit plays with the chocolate and alcohol notes.

T: Malt forward with flavors of molasses and toffee prominent. Rich, chewy, layered, the ripe fruit in the nose plays a bigger role here. A touch of hop astringincy adds balance, and all of the flavors work in harmony.

M/notes: There's a reason dopplebocks work as meal replacements, and this brew highlights why people can go weeks consuming nothing but this beer. The flavors are delicious, the complexion is satisfying. I try to keep this around as much as possible.

rand, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

FievelGoesWest, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

jc85, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Carrickfergus, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Wally1912, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Britton, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

bacher468, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

bigdaddypolite, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

KGarrett, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

lakersfan16, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of liamt07
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle from the LCBO, into a tulip. Best before March 2012.

Poured a dark burgundy/brown, almost opaque. Fairly dense dark tan head, a thick collar sticks around with a thin head. Nose has some dark breads, caramel and toasty malts. Taste has some toasted dark bread/cereals, some chocolate, toffee and light grain notes. Loads of malt flavour. No alcohol on the palate but catches up after a couple of bottles. Smooth, sticky and drying body and finish. Opens up and really becomes something else at around room temp. Didn't understand the comparison to liquid bread until I actually got into this. Really warming and essential drinking for the cooler months.

liamt07, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

ALLISON01, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

CellarGimp, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

thearsenal, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown almost black and opaque. A small tan head dissipates into a wisp after a few seconds.

Aroma is some sweet bready malts maybe a bit of raisin.

Malty bready sweetness assaults the taste buds. Hints of raisins and fig before finishing with a little spicy hoppiness.

Not terribly thick on the mouthfeel so it doesn't get cloying.

I generally don't like more malt forward brews so I doubt I'll go back to this one often, but for the style it is pretty good. I was expecting a bit more complexity, but it's still good.

jmarsh123, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

mrzazz, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

cgise22, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

banjofred101, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

MikeDre, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

cpinto6, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

BeerArchivist, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

sweatervest, Nov 18, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jjheinrichs, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jmdrpi, Nov 18, 2011
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,117 ratings.