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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,954 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,954
Reviews: 2,197
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 298
Gots: 307 | 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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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-30-2013 06:11:56 | More by Paccamacca
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t_carterb

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-18-2013 17:34:44 | More by t_carterb
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silentjay

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

deep brown to black with a smallish light tan head that recedes to a nice film with some nice lacing.

nice aroma of brown sugar, molasses, and lots of sweet dark fruits.

flavor again is heavy in brown sugar and molasses, with some dark caramelized sugars and some prune juice, sweetened dark fruits, a bit of milk chocolate covered raisins, maple syrup. makes for a very sweet beer, yet some complex flavors. brown sugar sticks around on the back end for quite some time.

very syrupy mouthfeel leads to an overall medium body with a light carbonation that works well for the sticky sweet flavors.

drinks well. probably the best of the style I have tried to date. its sweet without becoming cloying. its complex without becoming a mess. the alcohol is barely noticeable and provides no harshness, just a slightly warm feel. though the style is not for me, and I don't see myself purchasing this too much, as viewed within the style parameters, this beer is wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2010 23:49:14 | More by silentjay
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RyanStelzner


4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-03-2014 22:33:06 | More by RyanStelzner
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-09-2012 21:01:10 | More by BMart
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Minnesota_beer_guy

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-16-2014 13:47:50 | More by Minnesota_beer_guy
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-07-2013 17:46:49 | More by mjw1200
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

01-09-2013 04:46:15 | More by oglmcdgl
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-24-2013 01:11:21 | More by Sparky44
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jdcooper88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-14-2012 23:31:39 | More by jdcooper88
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BeerSnobery

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-07-2013 02:36:25 | More by BeerSnobery
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kushlash23

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-12-2014 22:02:06 | More by kushlash23
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-24-2012 01:35:44 | More by mcsauter82
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-24-2013 16:06:51 | More by Casey3236
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ortie

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

04-25-2014 03:03:57 | More by ortie
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-25-2013 02:36:42 | More by derkfromwi
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lucas1801

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-21-2013 15:59:44 | More by lucas1801
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philaflava

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-30-2012 13:42:15 | More by philaflava
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Sturmthis

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-27-2013 23:04:13 | More by Sturmthis
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dgilks

Australia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dark, dark brown colour with a big, fluffy tan head. Good head retention.

Somewhat oxidised and metallic malt aroma with some melanoidins and roast. A touch fruity and earthy.

Bready and fruity. This is a very malty lager with a nice and slightly unusual fruit ester profile. I find that the fruit character is a nice touch.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. A touch fizzy for me and oddly light for a doppelbock.

I like this a lot. Unlike my favourite, the Andechs Doppelbock, this is distinctly fruitier and a touch lighter. It's good.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2011 10:11:12 | More by dgilks
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bainard

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bottle to tasting glass, though i've had it plenty times before.

A - deep brown with just enough head. come to daddy.

S - aromas of dark malt, caramel, maybe toffee?

T - beautiful. somehow everything good about lagers gets distilled, darkened, and concentrated in this german classic. dark candy sweetness, but not a whole lot of cocoa here, mostly caramel, toffee, molasses, that sort of thing. just enough residual smokiness to remind you of its german heritage. maybe a bit too much smoke on the finish, but really it's quite a work.

M - the lager-y effervescence is here, but with the thickness you'd expect from a beer this malty.

D - i don't know if i could drink this all night, but a full pint would certainly be doable. i'm normally a stout/porter/wee-heavy kind of dude, but this is an excellent alternative/addition to the dark beer offerings that i can foist on those that normally turn their noses at whatever i happen to be drinking. this is the gold standard of doppelbocks for a reason.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2008 23:42:20 | More by bainard
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Smarty_Pints

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-25-2013 01:51:49 | More by Smarty_Pints
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-06-2011 20:53:01 | More by schopenhauerale
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-07-2013 17:40:29 | More by srgj88
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-01-2013 14:59:26 | More by Johnny_Duck
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,954 ratings.