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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,878 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,878
Reviews: 2,194
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 279
Gots: 290 | 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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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-25-2012 20:57:07 | More by Davepoolesque
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-24-2012 19:14:23 | More by CitizenGrain
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-24-2012 17:20:39 | More by comfortablynirm
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nickfran

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-24-2012 15:38:10 | More by nickfran
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Incredibly dark brown, looks black until held to light. Minimal carbonation and head. What head does form is off-white and creamy. Clear and still. Some nice deep reds as well.

Smell: Cocoa, chewy, nutty, roasted malts. It's liquid bread. Nice roasted character with some nice caramel malt sweetness. Incredibly bready. Fresh-baked brown bread. Backing bite of alcohol. Raisins and figs. Some minor grass. Fruity and malty.

Taste: Fruity esters mix with bready, sweet caramel malts. Cocoa, some milk chocolate, and a touch of nibs. Apple, caramel, alcohol, and roasted malt. Mild toasted edge. Some fig and plum. Brown bread. As it warms the alcohol becomes a bit more pronounced with the sweetness. Caramelized malts.

Mouthfeel: Minimal carbonation. Smooth and creamy with a medium body. Nice and clean.

Overall: You could live off this. It tastes of a meal.

Bready and delicious. If I had to drink this as my only meal, I think I could manage. Drinkable and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2012 01:14:21 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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Jwren5

Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-23-2012 23:33:50 | More by Jwren5
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T100Mark

California

4.68/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2 ounce brown bottle. There was a small plastic goat tied to a string, hanging off the neck of the bottle.

Appearance - Dark brown/amber color. Light tan colored head that never entirely disappears.

Smell - Burnt marshmallow. Steak on the grill.

Taste - Black liquorice. Portobello mushroom. Teriyaki. Tobacco.

Mouth - Full bodied. This is not a shy beer.

Overall - Where do I start? This beer overwhelms the senses. Even by Doppelbock standards, this is a complex beer that is loaded with personality. I really enjoyed this lager.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 03:12:41 | More by T100Mark
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours pure black with no head and some bubbles fizzing on the surface.

The smell is dark rich malts, plums,rasins and treacle. There also a sweet smokiness to it.

The taste is much like the smell, rich and malty with dark fruits, raisins and plums. The depth in taste increases with every sip.

The mouth feel is quite thick and chewy with some slight carbonation.

Overall a decent beer but I think there are other dopplebocks just as good at a lower price.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 02:27:37 | More by Dave1999
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alelover

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-23-2012 01:58:14 | More by alelover
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-22-2012 01:41:09 | More by mrebeka
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Beelzebeer

Newfoundland (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml, purchased Fall 2011

A - Black, with light mocha head. About an 1", dissipates kind of quickly

S - Slight sour, tons of roasted malts. Coffee grinds, raisin, some plum for the top end.

T - Roasted everything. Some sourness at the beginning which I taste less as I drink it.

M - Dense, but quickly evading. Low carbonation, could do with a touch more.

O - Very nice. One of the best. Not my favorite style, but if someone was wondering what a doppelbock tasted like, this would be it.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 00:20:24 | More by Beelzebeer
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khirasaki

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

09-19-2012 01:18:38 | More by khirasaki
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hansgruber

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-18-2012 16:38:44 | More by hansgruber
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

09-18-2012 05:26:14 | More by twelveinches
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jisom123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-17-2012 23:33:00 | More by jisom123
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MonkeyStain

Florida

2/5  rDev -53.9%

09-17-2012 13:22:17 | More by MonkeyStain
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Miike


4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-17-2012 01:34:06 | More by Miike
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tree777

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-16-2012 23:25:52 | More by tree777
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, poured into a pokal glass.

A- Pours a dark brown color with ruby highlights, produces a thin khaki head that leaves spotty lacing.

S- Nice toasted malt aroma with caramel and some fruit and raisins.

T- Big malty sweetness, toasted grain and caramel, some hop bitterness becomes more evident towards the finish, considerable booziness lends some sweetness as well.

M- Medium to full body, carbonation is nice but the feel could be better.

O- Doppelbocks aren't really my thing, if you like them then you'll probably like Celebrator, it's not a bad beer but there's something about it that isn't clicking with me.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 20:03:54 | More by WillCarrera
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stortore

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-15-2012 04:29:40 | More by stortore
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flyersfan900

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

09-14-2012 20:25:15 | More by flyersfan900
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griffinxi


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-14-2012 19:03:19 | More by griffinxi
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Beezee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-14-2012 03:37:04 | More by Beezee
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Aleforme

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

09-13-2012 21:32:53 | More by Aleforme
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Holland

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: deep brown color with a sizable tan head that leaves some froth.

S: banana and dark fruits along with sweet malt

T: again fairly heavy on the banana, but has a nice sweet and malty taste to go with the roasted flavors.

M: medium-heavy body with a pleasant carbonation that is just perfect for me. Not overwhelming or harsh at all, but gives the body a bit of a lift, still leaving it feeling smooth.

O: excellent beer, but I'm not a huge fan of the style. For the price, there are better beers to be had. Had this one at a bar on a chilly night, and it was great.

Serving type: on-tap

09-12-2012 22:23:30 | More by Holland
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,878 ratings.