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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,956 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,956
Reviews: 2,197
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 297
Gots: 308 | 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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Ratings: 4,956 | Reviews: 2,197 | Display Reviews Only:
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Mcwill51

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-17-2014 04:32:30 | More by Mcwill51
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eulerthegrape

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-03-2013 20:58:02 | More by eulerthegrape
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jtw5877

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep brownish red with a decent tan head. Smells like malty goodness, deep chocolate, coffee, caramel, tastes and aroma. Straight Up solid tasty one heck of a beer. At a time in my life when I feel like a slave to hops its nice to have malt sneak up and slap me across the face. A really good beer. My gratitude goes out to StevieW for turning me on to this stuff.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2002 17:09:56 | More by jtw5877
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Wackyfoot

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle from Market of Choice in Eugene. Beautiful reddish-brown pour with a nice tannish head. Very malty but in the best manner, very nutty and sugary with a mild hop presence. And it comes with its own little goat on a string! What more could one ask from a beer?

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2008 02:48:43 | More by Wackyfoot
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pinnser

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

04-07-2014 22:10:04 | More by pinnser
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KimenTshom

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-21-2012 23:39:53 | More by KimenTshom
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-23-2013 18:33:48 | More by tdmccarthy
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tykechandler

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-19-2014 04:02:19 | More by tykechandler
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lampshadedude

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-29-2012 16:08:04 | More by lampshadedude
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-01-2014 07:32:35 | More by YamagamiTravis
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BoosPackage

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-23-2013 20:40:16 | More by BoosPackage
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target88

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-05-2013 23:18:58 | More by target88
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diverite

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-16-2012 17:57:02 | More by diverite
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-27-2013 23:14:10 | More by Kingcurio
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sinistermadman

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This brew pours an ominous dark brown while creating a herculean head which sticks around throughout the drink.
Smell: molasses, raisins, grain and bread crust. Smells very earthy and natural.

This brew grows on you. The first taste is underwhelming. Subsequent tastes unleash a myriad of flavors which are subtle yet so complex. Biscuit like malts and mellow hops linger a bit after drinks, but definitely not an intrusive taste. Very well balanced. Not an in your face brew. Very drinkable, although the mouthfeel is a little resinous and chewy. Delicious. A good session beer in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2005 00:58:10 | More by sinistermadman
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-25-2014 17:23:12 | More by NewGlarusFan
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commune


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-13-2012 00:52:32 | More by commune
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-12-2012 00:58:58 | More by MaddDogg84
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robmoak

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-13-2012 17:18:12 | More by robmoak
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-09-2013 19:37:30 | More by Ragnarok88
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Bumpon10s

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A thanksgiving gift from my father, due to be opened for a little holiday cheer.

A - That deep dark glassy color in a great dopplebock with the red hue against the light. No head, and a dash of lace.

S - Nice and sweet with a malty body to it. Perhaps a little bit of licorice also.

T - Rich and malty up front with a bit lighter of finish. I am used to seeing (tasting rather) more body in the closing, but not so much. Not to say it's watery, but needed just a little more "oomph" at the end.

M - A beer with a body without being pushy. It gives you a mouthful with a sip, but still slides right down, exceptional mouthfeel.

D - Drinkability is great, not decimating for a dopplebock and keeps you wanting the next sip after the one before.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2005 05:02:53 | More by Bumpon10s
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a dark cola brown with a fluffy tan head of about 1 cm that fades to a thin edge layer. ARoma is some dark sweet malt with toffee, brown sugar, and caramel and a little bit of dark fruit.
First sip reveals an average body with silky smooth texture and very fine tingly carbonation that coats my palate on each sip.
Flavor is as the nose advertises, lots of sweet malt with brown sugar and some toffee, I also get a bit of dark fruit and the finish is a little sweet and some roasted notes.
There isnt much of a hop character anywhere and the alcohol is well hidden too.
This beer is great and I am drinking it very easily this evening. Worthy doppel for certain, dont overlook this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 03:51:39 | More by sulldaddy
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vegassommelier

Nevada

4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers I have ever had.
Immense and complex flavors of cola, semi sweet chocolate, molasses, nutmeg cocoa powder and pumpernickel bread. Finish lasts for days with a great bitter sweet finish.
This is the beer that has me trying every doppelbock I see these days...

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 06:42:22 | More by vegassommelier
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rarbring

Sweden

4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A black beer. A warm off-white head, good lacing and good curtains.

Sweet smells, dark fruits, raisins, Christmas spices.

Black sweet bread, licorice, brown sugar, dried fruits, dates, sherry and spices.

Little carbonation, soft and sticky, a light dry finish.

Very potent, very sweet and a good dessert.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 19:58:24 | More by rarbring
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AgentMunky

California

4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 33cL bottle into a brandy snifter. No visible date marking.

A: It pours remarkably dark, like molasses mixed with blood. Opaque, with the merest ruby glints in direct light. Almost black in the shadows. Thin head disperses quickly.

S: Big, boozy, and full of grapes (and other fruit). Sadly, once the first sip is taken, all the allure of the nose vanishes.

T/M: Delicious! A really great doppelbock, a perfect example of the style. Thick and almost syrupy, dripping with dark fruits and full malt. Very little bitterness; no hop presence. A smooth mouthfeel with a touch of carbonation that prevents the sugary fruits from being oppressive.

O: This beer is very highly rated, and deservedly so. A really excellent German beer, dark and sweet, and highly recommended. Would drink again. Easy drinking and rewarding.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2012 04:19:25 | More by AgentMunky
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,956 ratings.