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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,254 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,254
Reviews: 2,216
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 339
Gots: 417 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

sDon, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of KYGunner
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown to black with a ruby irredescence this Doppelbock presents itself quite elegantly. The head was quite fizzy and fleeting, though.

The scent is of raisin and molasses, sweet and dry. Theres a Hint of malt in the back but the molasses wins out.

This is smooth on the tongue, smoky sweet and dry. There's a nice burnt malt flavor but offset by a sweet prune or raisin. The burnt blends well with the sweet and creates a tasty well balanced bock.

KYGunner, Jan 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

dmorgan310, Jan 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

alysmith4, Jan 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

bgibbard, Jan 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

KrisDLSmith, Jan 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Ikorus, Jan 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

noblittjared, Jan 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

domtronzero, Jan 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

ygtbsm94, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of sevenarts
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown, somewhat transparent when held up to light, with a slight ruby tinge. Modest tan head, not much retention and no lacing.

S: Bittersweet malts, soy sauce, sugar.

T/M: Sweet, smooth malty goodness. Some caramel along with that distinctive soy sauce-like flavor. Sweet and sugary up front, followed by some dark roasty notes and a lingering bitterness on the followthrough. Very sweet and malty with just enough edge to make it interesting. Goes down easy and really tasty.

O: This is my first doppelbock and it seems to be the staple of the style, and it definitely lives up to its rep. A really good and interesting beer.

sevenarts, Jan 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

oglmcdgl, Jan 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

CORKSCREWFISH, Jan 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Harvey98, Jan 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Franch, Jan 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

DevonTheUsurper, Jan 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

acelin, Jan 08, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle into a snifter

A: Pours a very dark amber/brown color with two fingers of dense off white head. Retention and lacing are superb.

S: Roast, love, prunes, and a hint of banana. Rather mild for the style. As the beer warms, prunes come out more and more.

T: Similar to the aroma. Roast is interestingly quite strong, particularly for a style it's not really expected in. Bready malts are also quite strong - this reminds me of having a rye bread. Raisins and clove come out behind the roast and breadiness, though they are mild.

M: Medium to thick mouthfeel with creamy carbonation.

O: Not exactly what I've come to expect for a Doppelbock, but I really enjoyed this beer. It has a distinct roastiness and breadiness that is quite nice, but I could have used more fruitiness and caramel flavors. I also en

coreyfmcdonald, Jan 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

AntLeatherface, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

andthevolcano, Jan 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

benoit917, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Sludgeman, Jan 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Nolegirlmitch, Jan 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

thlayli87, Jan 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

corneliustoad, Jan 07, 2013
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 5,254 ratings.