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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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6,535 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Germany
ayinger-bier.de

Style: Doppelbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#365
Reviews:
2,444
Ratings:
6,535
pDev:
9.91%
Bros Score:
4.69
 
 
Wants:
563
Gots:
1,004
Trade:
19
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Pours a huge beige head with stout-like action. Retention is excellent. Brew appears a solid black, but when held up to the light, reveals garnet and brown highlights and some translucency. Nice but scattered lacing.

Nutty, bready, fruity aroma: dark fruits (prunes), yeast, dark bread. Yummy. Smells like a lighter, yet sweeter, Belgian Dubbel.

Tastes like one, too! Very, very sweet, almost syrupy; liquid bread with a huge prune and yeast presence. Slightly boozy. Some caramel malt presence.

Mouthfeel is light and very drinkable, a clear indicator of the style, despite the huge flavor profile. Again, a little boozy on the back-end, despite being only 6.7%.

This is a nice, super-drinkable dark beer that goes down easy.

No bottle date I could detect.

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Ayinger Celebrator

Poured into tulip glass

A: Pours a deep dark brown with a himt of ruby highlights when held against the light.
(This should be interesting)

S: Fig, raisins, roasted malts and some other dark fruits.

T: Very intense deep dark fruits up front. Followed in the end by a nice, pleasant sweet touch on the end . . . Probably from fruits.

M: Full bodied and crisp to thick feel in this one.

O: A good spring brew. A tried and true German favorite. Would not hesitate to pick this up again.

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330ML bottle with no date, poured into my Troegs mug...

A - Dark muddy brownish/black color with a perfect one finger head and nice tan head. A sticky lace holds throughout consumption

S - Caramel and malts are predominant for me. Very good aroma that makes you crave it

T - Dark fruits, caramel, toffee, butterscotch and with a malty backbone. Absolutely perfect for the style

M - Smooth, medium body with a low carbonation. Ultra smooth finish

O - Doppelbocks aren't usually my thing but there's no way you can't appreciate how great this beer is. The 6.7% masks amazingly well. I could crush this beer so easily. The unique flavors meld perfectly together. This is absolutely world class and I'm kicking myself for continually passing it up time after time

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 6,535 ratings
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