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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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Ratings: 4,954 | Reviews: 2,197 | Display Reviews Only:
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sneaks2210

New York

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-14-2012 21:36:16 | More by sneaks2210
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Crowbar

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-14-2012 14:46:34 | More by Crowbar
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BGdad

Iowa

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-14-2012 02:12:19 | More by BGdad
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tarheels86

California

3.58/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

355mL. Pours a deep deep ruby with lower carbonation and a small, dark tan, lingering head. Aroma is black cherries, coffee, minerals, coffee. Taste is less fruity, almost like a smoked beer with tobacco, chocolate, savory meat, cinnamon. Nice mix of roasted coffee and mild, sweet barbeque. Raisins, brown sugar, black cherry soda and caramel come through. Overall very drinkable, lighter palate, neutral aftertaste. Fairly decent, but again this is one of the few decent doppelbocks to be distributed stateside. Like almost all German beers, they don't hold up well in the bottle. Need to find this on tap or stick with local dunkels in Germany. Or better yet, pilsners/lagers.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 21:48:15 | More by tarheels86
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robmoak

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-13-2012 17:18:12 | More by robmoak
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-13-2012 17:16:19 | More by CurtFromHershey
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First time I'm rereviewing a beer, with a bit more experience and I think a better or fresher bottle of it.

It pours a dark ruby-root beer colored body with a finger and a half of persistent off-white head. The smell, while pleasant, is faint and is the beer's major weakness. The mouthfeel was chewy and perfectly carbonated at first. As the beer warmed, the caramel scent grew stronger, improving the aroma, but the mouthfeel weakened, becoming more watery and one-dimensional. If there's some perfect temperature sweet-spot where the two trends lined up it would be marvelous.
The taste is certainly the selling point. Leads off with a burst of caramel that drops off slowly leading up to an aftertaste of chocolate and toffee. These guys know their malts.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 16:00:37 | More by RichardMNixon
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GoPokes529


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-13-2012 01:59:16 | More by GoPokes529
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

11-13-2012 00:38:51 | More by Dave_Treat
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Jlk819


3/5  rDev -30.9%

11-12-2012 01:04:22 | More by Jlk819
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-11-2012 18:53:52 | More by SadMachine
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denver10

Kentucky

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

Pours deep brown with a nice thick, frothy khaki head. Smell and taste is pretty much straight up raisin bread, minus the cinnamon but add some molasses. Flavor includes a nice creamy finish with a splash of some cocoa. A medium bodied to fuller, creamy mouthfeel. Overall, very nice. Glad I finally got to try this one and I will definitely try it again.

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2012 02:24:01 | More by denver10
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-10-2012 10:15:23 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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RhodyNative

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-09-2012 21:48:58 | More by RhodyNative
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BigRedEye

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-09-2012 21:25:09 | More by BigRedEye
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JayCin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-09-2012 19:36:00 | More by JayCin
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hpeli


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-09-2012 15:28:29 | More by hpeli
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-09-2012 01:47:02 | More by OregonGrown7
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tt0027

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-07-2012 18:52:25 | More by tt0027
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anteater

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-07-2012 18:39:50 | More by anteater
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -30.9%

11-07-2012 02:35:07 | More by cfalovo97
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BanrionMAB


3/5  rDev -30.9%

11-07-2012 00:23:02 | More by BanrionMAB
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olliegaff

North Dakota

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-06-2012 23:35:21 | More by olliegaff
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-05-2012 20:00:41 | More by JakeDebus
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-05-2012 03:30:29 | More by grumpygerman
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
96 out of 100 based on 4,954 ratings.