Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

BA SCORE
96
world-class
6,486 Ratings
Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockAyinger Celebrator Doppelbock
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,486
Reviews:
2,430
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.93%
 
 
Wants:
552
Gots:
976
For Trade:
19
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of vkv822
2.96/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle into tulip snifter.

Pours a very dark brown, near black. Deep red edges when held to light. A foamy light tan head, leaves some lacing.

Dark fruit, raisin or prune perhaps, with some light caramel and faint cocoa.

The taste follows the nose pretty well.

A medium body with a fair amount of carbonation.

A decent beer I suppose, but the dark fruit notes were a bit dominate for my liking in both the aroma and taste.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Pdu8s
4.01/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Little head, very dark color. looks delectable

S- light smell, not overwhelming. Chocolate, almost vanilla smell

T- starts with an alcohol taste, almost fruity at the beginning. By wow how it finishes! It becomes a light chocolately flavor that ends roasty/malty. Caramel notes pervade throughout.

M- starts slightly thick, but goes down smooth. A great compliment to how it tastes.

O- there is a reason this is a world class beer. It is very tastey and the consistency in one's mouth matches the taste. top-quality dark beer. a must-try!

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of CaptDavyJones
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a really dark shade of brown from an 11.2 oz bottle, with ABV printed on the label. Couldn't find a date of bottling or freshness date.
I used a Duvel glass for this one, and ended up with two fingers worth of off-white foamy head that dissipated slowly.
Aroma is predominantly malty, lots of caramel, sweet esters, dark fruits and some notes of alcohol.
Taste is slightly sweet upfront leading to a massive malt backbone that completely coats the palate. Wow, some alcohol burn in the finish. Completely unexpected from a double bock, but it is a pleasant finish. Lots of flavor packed in this bock.
Not a lot of lacing, but the mouthfeel was very good. Silky and feels almost full-bodied for a bock.
A delicious brew that lives up to it's name. One of the finest doppelbocks around.
Definitely worth a try and comes highly recommended. Cheers!!!

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a dark black with amber highlights and a thin brown 1-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves a wispy lace and a slight trail down the glass.

S: Sweet caramel aroma with a great malty scent.

T: Smooth, dark, rich ale with a generous sweetness and a dominate caramel flavor. Great toasted malt background and mild hop bitterness.

M: Very strong and boozy. Medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Awesome dobbledock. Smooth and flavorful and went down way too easy.

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very pure and dark brown with a slight lighter brown head. Awesome color to this beer. Aroma of burnt sugar, molases, vanilla, toffee. Just a bunch of malty goodness. Flavor surely follows. Molasses, burnt sugars and caramel malts lead the way. Some more subtle dark fruit notes and a hint of earthy hops close this one out. Really malty, really sweet, but strong without being overpowering.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.33 out of 5 based on 6,486 ratings.
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