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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,945 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,945
Reviews: 2,196
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 297
Gots: 304 | 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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Chugbot

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

05-06-2013 07:16:58 | More by Chugbot
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JonnyG

Maine

5/5  rDev +15.2%

04-21-2013 04:16:39 | More by JonnyG
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AAis4quiters

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just an all around great beer. This is just my opinion, but damn near perfect for a dopple. This is my new favorite. I had it in a local place that takes pride in their German food and beer. It was a recomendation from the bartender that he hit out of the park. Thanks!

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2007 05:37:23 | More by AAis4quiters
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TKepiro

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

08-30-2013 19:10:45 | More by TKepiro
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jrbeer

Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

10-06-2012 22:42:16 | More by jrbeer
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Geiseman

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

10-06-2012 18:26:44 | More by Geiseman
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-27-2013 21:46:18 | More by WOLFGANG
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MDTurk


5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-28-2014 17:36:36 | More by MDTurk
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bplzip

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-01-2012 09:31:21 | More by bplzip
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TongoRad

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Translucent saturated brown color with a thick tan head.

Aroma is rich, malty and complex with some spicyness and some dried fruit qualities but still solidly in lager territory. The effect almost comes across like a cross between dark bread and a holiday cake.

Flavor is amazing- it follows through on the nose and adds new layers of complexity- some molasses and just the right amount of bitterness to prevent cloying.

As close to perfection as you'll find.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2004 17:24:39 | More by TongoRad
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Farewell_Transmission

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-14-2013 19:30:08 | More by Farewell_Transmission
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-09-2013 04:56:23 | More by Chingringo
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cbanker

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-22-2011 23:08:51 | More by cbanker
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geo1267

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-08-2011 03:18:22 | More by geo1267
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trojankeg

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-17-2011 03:19:06 | More by trojankeg
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yemenmocha

Arizona

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Too bad U.S. craft brewers cannot emulate this style very well. It is simply unmatched, especially for this particular example.

At first I had this confused with the Optimator but then after a side by side, the Celebrator is much more roasty and coffee-like.

Brilliant dark amber-brown with light brown head. A true dopplebock.

Malty sweet "goat's breath" nose on this beer, whatever that means, with some light roasted coffee aromas too. Some chocolatey toasty notes too.

Medium to full bodied. Big Malt warmth, chocolate sweetness, slight hop tang but mostly a nice, earnest malt flavor profile.

Finish is very coffee like to me. Bravo!

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2006 03:17:32 | More by yemenmocha
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-07-2014 03:49:57 | More by BrandonOakes
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greenbeer29

Iowa

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-25-2011 19:08:23 | More by greenbeer29
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joerebman

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

10-23-2012 02:09:07 | More by joerebman
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-06-2011 18:52:43 | More by Rochefort10nh
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caahare

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

04-11-2014 02:37:09 | More by caahare
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-14-2011 16:29:13 | More by cbeer88
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jeffjfindley

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours with a nice head that gives way to lovely hazy clouds hovering above a perfect black violet mid-summer afternoon. Yeeah.

Smell: Goddamned outstanding. Like dark chocolate & Bailey's Irish Cream.

Taste: Just perfect. I mean, my goodness. What the hell is going on here? There is nothing remotely critique-able about this beer. Not terribly complex, if that's a problem for you. Just very malty & dark chocolate-molassessy with a nice spicy finish

Mouthfeel: Like a Norman Rockwell painting in your mouth. Makes ya feel all warm & fuzzy. Like freakin' Christmas.

Drinkability: Oh, I'm celabratin' alright. This is goddam awesome. I'm reinvigorated about German brews.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2006 05:18:11 | More by jeffjfindley
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Dogbrick

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Somehow I managed to find this beer on draught here in Columbus (at the Refectory). There simply cannot be a beer that I will enjoy more than this.

Served at a perfect temperature. Unbelievably easy to drink, with a light smooth malty flavor that was not too sweet. Balanced perfectly by the alcohol ratio. Just a whisper of chocolate in the aroma and flavor as well. Very dark with a medium thick beige head that diminished rather quickly, but who cares, because it was between me and this amazing beer. Now I am working on getting the Celebrator glasses from the restaurant after the beer is out of rotation.

Serving type: on-tap

09-23-2002 08:28:04 | More by Dogbrick
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hackedfly

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

04-12-2012 00:58:15 | More by hackedfly
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,945 ratings.