Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockAyinger Celebrator Doppelbock
BA SCORE
94%
Liked This Beer
4.34 w/ 6,520 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
Ranking:
#367
Reviews:
2,440
Ratings:
6,520
Liked:
6,126
Avg:
4.34/5
pDev:
9.91%
Alströms:
4.69
 
 
Wants:
558
Gots:
992
Trade:
19
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,520 |  Reviews: 2,440
Photo of HardyA
4.09/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nace4
4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chasegator
4.89/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of louiebianchi
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tracker83
4.07/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Raime
3.78/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Calraven
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ICTguy21
4.07/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deep dark brown with a thin head and no lacing. Faint sweet malty smell. Taste is malts with a bit of chocolate and dark fruit. Overall this is a good beer, meal in a glass is an accurate description.

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Photo of Jcbroome
4.62/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RDW
4.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GlendonTT
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sethcroisant
3.76/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trllte
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

hoo dang, yum

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Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of akolb
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StormAles
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rufus1
4.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a deep dark chestnut with ruby highlights into a fifteen ounce mug the same temperature of the beer. Two and one half fingers of amber/brown head that lasts to the bottom. Sticky clinging lacing everywhere.

The nose finds a wonderful blend of sweet malts and dark fruits. Add to those some English walnut and raisins. Bready and rich. Some spicy notes.

Tastes of Heaven. Dark whole grain nutty bread combines with huge sweet malts and dark fruit. Maybe plum? Sweet. Touch of hoppy bitterness but still finishes sweet on the palate. Heavy body. Thick and chewy. Mild carbonation.

A wonderful example of the Double Bock style. The best I've had by far. World class indeed! Cheers!

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Photo of joshautry
2.96/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Motozappa
4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TurboBrew
4.85/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of ADG2995
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a black/brown colored body with a slim half finger white foamy head that quickly dies and barely leaves any lacing. The smell had a roasty rich maltiness, light chocolate, and a little bit of molasses, some toffee is noted as it warms a bit. The taste was mainly sweet - malty sweet that is, malty aftertaste, dry finish. On the palate, it sat about a medium, and was slightly sessionable. Carbonation is felt - kinda sharp. ABV felt right. Overall, I say this is dessert in a bottle, and a damn nice one!

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Photo of OlaB
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: pours a deep dark brown color with a thin brown-white head. Sticky lacings on the sides off glass.

A: Aroma off roasted malts, caramel,dried fruits like raisins and figues, and some hints off dark chocolate and coffee.

T: Mildly roasted malts and caramel with mild fruty notes inn the back, more bready inn the middle, then finishes off bitter and roasted with a long lenght inn the aftertaste. Quite malty but also fruity and sweet as well.

M: full bodied with medium carbonation. creamy and smooth mouthfeel, nice complexity inn the flavours.

O: A really delicious doppelbock. Malty and delicious. I really enjoyed this one

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Photo of andrewh995
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black with barely any head which dissipates within seconds. Smells of roasted malts, yeast, and some chocolate. Taste follows the nose almost exactly. Medium in body and medium-high carbonation. Overall this is a great doppelbock, about on par with Weihenstephaner and maybe a little better

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Photo of archero
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 94% out of 100 with 6,520 ratings
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