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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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5,360 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,360
Reviews: 2,221
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 354
Gots: 445 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001)
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

LSUPT, Feb 25, 2013
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4.89/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

By far, my favorite beer. It pours a dark brownish-red and smells of malt, chocolate, and raisin. The finish is smooth and malty, a tad chewy, and flavorful. This beer requires several sips to appreciate all the flavors. It's quite impressive how much Germans can do with four ingredients and this beer is testament to the strength of the Reinheitsgebot.

jmendels, Feb 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

VALIS666, Feb 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Jordantb313, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

So, I've made it to the big leagues....

Bottle poured into chalice, three finger golden brown head.

Smells of chocolate, malt, and coffee. As the night continued, and the brew warmed, more and more of its character became present.

Tastes of chocolate, coffee, grain, and alcohol!

Mouthfeel: Thick, like a bock should be.

Overall, this is a beer that will warm you up on a winter's night. This beer's dark brown body screams warmth and comfort. Let the two billy goats on the label show you a beer to be proud of, better yet...

Let them show you a celebration.

BierStein711, Feb 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a pint glass

A:poured a dark black color with hints of red almoast no head and no lacein

S: smells like a dark choclate cake with hints of dark fruit,verry strong malt smell

T:sweet choclate malts with a nice balance verry crisp and refreshing

M: nice and sweet with a real nice crispness

Overall: a realy good brew to me its like a desert in a glass its kinda sweet with hints of choclate I realy like this as a night cap

Live life drink beer!!!:-)

dertyd, Feb 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

hoffa0922, Feb 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

DeanCHS1980, Feb 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Radome, Feb 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

BoosPackage, Feb 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

FlakyBiscuit, Feb 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

bigbadmatt, Feb 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

JonnyBeers, Feb 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

jlindsey, Feb 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

phranCISCO, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

yancot, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

sansho, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Ammon, Feb 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Kunstman, Feb 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

JMS1512, Feb 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jmatthews, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of WilliamAlbrecht
4.84/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Ayinger's Celebrator is definitely a fantastic brew. I must admit, I love doppelbocks. This is a TRUE bock. Definitely tasty, not too heavy, and great to behold!

Appearance: Poured into a Ayinger Celebrator 'chalice' and certainly looks great. Pours a darkish brown/bordering on black like color. One and a half fingers of nice, delicious, puffy, creamy head!

Smell: Wow. Smells great. I smell raisins, figs(for sure!), toffee, and perhaps vanilla in there as well!

Taste: A very very rich flavor. This is one of the best doppelbocks around. I must admit that I have yet to encounter a doppelbock that can stand toe to toe with the original, Paulaner's Salvator, but this is a fine brew in its own right. The taste is incredible and the carbonation is not too heavy..in fact, it's not heavy at all! No bitter aftertaste in the least bit!

Mouthfeel: Wow..very creamy, very full bodied!

Overall this is a fantastic doppelbock. I would recommend anyone that loves quality beer to get a hold of a "four pack" of these. Whereas they are rather pricey..it is TOTALLY worth it.

Nice touch on the goat(bock) on the bottle. Save them! They look great!

Celebrator is a great winter time beer. It goes great with a t bone steak, with a sirloin steak, round cut steak..in fact, it goes great with meat period! I would also recommend having a few as a dessert. Heavy on taste and quality, definitely worth a purchase!

WilliamAlbrecht, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

outrage213, Feb 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

clay23, Feb 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

VaTechHopHead, Feb 19, 2013
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
97 out of 100 based on 5,360 ratings.