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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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5,254 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,254
Reviews: 2,216
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 339
Gots: 417 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001)
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

kayrex, Nov 26, 2011
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4.68/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this as a first choice at the local pub. And a good choice it was. this beer always comes through, and if you've never tried a doppelbock before, this is about the best introduction you can get.

A: dark brown, not quite as black or oily looking as imperials or the like, more amber colors and a very modest off white head.

S: malty, hints of raisin or maybe chocolate in there. Notable sweetness along with toasty malt smell.

T: a cornucopia of dark, toasted, syrupy flavors. Complex and interwoven so that its hard to pick out the individual elements. Mild bitterness in the finish. Wonderfully drinkable.

M: creamy, full and smooth. Goes down so easily. Carbonation is gentle.

O: buy this beer. Drink it. Enjoy. What most beers should aspire to be. Only avoid this if you can't stand anything dark, or lagers.

psychosisgnome, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

YogSothoth, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Mashedbrotatoes, Nov 26, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

clydefromiceland, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

BeerBodisafa, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

tpauer, Nov 25, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Caterwaul, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

deapokid, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

JustinQ, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Joecaddie, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

PunkFloyd, Nov 24, 2011
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4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: a very deep copper, with some ruby hues when see thru light, the body presents a good clarity, large, creamy persitent head, it shows a tan color, waste on the glass

S: nutty, caramel, a little alcohol, sweet malts, slight chocolate

T: is an explosion of flavours, sweet and bitter, warming on throat, rich malt flavour, it has an impression of attenuation

treque, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

PEIhop, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

GHeinze89, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

pgofman, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Exiled, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

cbanker, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

livewire78, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

nopucophop, Nov 22, 2011
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4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle from Pearl Specialty Market and Spirits poured into an Aventinus weizen glass. The bottle came with a small plastic Celebrator goat wrapped around the neck.

A – Pours a deep dark brown with a big 2 ½ finger creamy tan head. Very good head retention. The finally mellows out to a nice thick ring of cream around the glass that leaves noticeable lacing behind.

S – Caramel, molasses and dark bready malts come out. Some slight chocolate notes seem to float around in the aroma. Dark fruits also play a part here. Perhaps raisins or dates.

T – Pretty close to aroma. The first things that hits my palate are the dark breads (similar to dark rye or pumpernickel) and molasses. The flavor becomes roasty and malty as it makes its way to the back of my palate. For some reason I'm not able to pick out any chocolate. The dark fruits seem to be less present in the taste. I do, however, pick up the slightest bit of bitterness as the beer exits.

M – Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. It's rich and chewy with a dry, clean finish.

O – This beer is everything a doppelbock is meant to be. A big, rich beer that definitely fits the "liquid bread" moniker. A damn near perfect example of the style. That being said, it's not my favorite doppelbock but I respect it for its characteristics.

Mahlik, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

RepMichigan, Nov 22, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

rab53, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

ElGallo, Nov 21, 2011
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,254 ratings.