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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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5,129 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,129
Reviews: 2,209
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 328
Gots: 368 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

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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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. I have to say, it has one of the best bottle designs I've seen in a long time. Love the classic label with the goats on it to the plastic goat hanging around the bottle. Now on to the beer.

A - Pours a very dark brown with a creamy and bubbly thick tan head. Very good lacing.

S - Intense malt and fruit flavors. Noticeable smells of figs, raisins, bread and toffee.

T - Sweet bready flavors - complex mix of fruits and spices. Hints of bitterness after the sweet. Roasted malts also seem to be present. Unique and complex taste. The more I drink the more I discover on the palette.

M - Extremely smooth. Nice carbonation with a syrupy and chewy mouthfeel. Medium to thick bodied. Slightly sweet aftertaste.

O - Ayinger's Celebrator is an awesome beer - simple as that. Its sweet and slightly bitter full of interesting and complex flavors. It's a world class beer and an example of how great a lager truly can be. Run, don't walk to go pick this up!

WMEugene, Dec 09, 2011
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4.74/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Nice graphics on the bottle. The label has a very antiquated look that makes me think the beer inside is something special. It even has a little plastic goat hung on the neck (cute as bock is German for goat). I served it in a tulip-shaped glass (sans goat). The beer is very, very dark mahogany with relatively low carbonation and a head that, although thin, has good retention. It took me a while to get past the nose of this beer as there's a lot there. I get figs, brownies, hazelnut, gingerbread, and leather.

The taste is practically off the charts. A huge malt bomb of flavor greets you. It's extremely well-balanced. Sweet, but not cloying. Crazy complexity. Biscuity, chocolatey, figgy flavors develop to raisins, molasses, and hints of coffee. Every sip seems to bring something different. Nice little hoppy bite at the finish. Mouthfeel is just about perfect. Very firm, bordering on creamy.

I wanted to do something special for my 100th review. I think I made a terrific choice. What an awesome beer. Easily one of the best I've ever had. It's smooth and easy-drinking, but never boring. Definitely not a session beer. This baby is a dessert-in-a-bottle. It's meant to be savored.

deadonhisfeet, Dec 05, 2011
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,129 ratings.