Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

BA SCORE
96
world-class
6,508 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:
6,508
Reviews:
2,435
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
9.93%
 
 
Wants:
559
Gots:
988
For Trade:
19
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,508 |  Reviews: 2,435
Photo of trllte
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
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 -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of akolb
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StormAles
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rufus1
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
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 -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Motozappa
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TurboBrew
4.85/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of ADG2995
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev -7.6%
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 +0.2%
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 +0.5%
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 -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MHJeff06
3.75/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dubnation
4.14/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scott_McCool
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LumpsRGood
4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbehlar
3.65/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of igl
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bluesyasian
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marvicsin
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PMarcy78
4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

L: Poured into a glass. Dark brown. Thin head. Nothing exceptional. I drank most of it from the bottle, which looks cool. Has a goat pendant.
S: Musselman's Applesauce. No joke.
T: Rich, malty, lots of dark bread, maybe a bit of chocolate. Fruity. No applesauce taste; that's good. Bitter finish.
F: Creamy. Mild carbonation. Very nice.
O: Well done. Glad I tried it but I doubt I will buy again considering the cost of this beer. I have had better for 1/3 of the price.

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Photo of -steve-
4.51/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer! Smooth mouthfeel and malty goodness. So difficult to slow down and appreciate this beer. Wanted to guzzle it! Recommended this brew to many people and nobody was disappointed. Look forward to it's arrival every year.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.33 out of 5 based on 6,508 ratings.
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