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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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4.34/5
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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:
#364
Reviews:
2,445
Ratings:
6,536
pDev:
9.91%
Bros Score:
4.69
 
 
Wants:
564
Gots:
1,004
Trade:
19
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Photo of mothmanscott
4.69/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear brown so deep as to appear black. Ruby highlights appear when held to the light. The pour produces barely 2 fingers of mocha, foamy, tight bubbled, shortlived head that leaves little lacing. Aroma is pumpernickel, toast, toffee, molasses/burnt brown sugar, baked sweet potato, dark chocolate, dark fruit & a hint of earthy hops. Taste is fronted by toasted dark bread, roast, dark chocolate, molasses, baked sweet potato, raisins, figs & roasted nuts. Finishes with a little earthy hop character & a hint of peppery spiciness among the molasses, baked sweet potato, bread & light booze. Aftertaste is earthy, char, sweet potato, dark chocolate & dark fruit mixed with a hint of hop bitterness . Mouthfeel is full bodied with moderate carbonation, smooth, extremely creamy & silky, lightly chewy, with a nice spicy prickle in the latter half of the sip. Very rich but also very drinkable. A fine example of the style & my go to dopplebock when available.

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Photo of BarleyAndBrett
3.88/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.7/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pure_guava_
4.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best doppelbocks there is

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Photo of Jrosso
4.06/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dazedman
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HoodviewBrew
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had at BJ's Oktoberfest dinner 2017 so took no notes. It was my favorite beer of the 9 I tried though. Strong dark winter lager.

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Photo of Cameo64
4.11/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent Doppelbock with great flavor. Its just bitter enough to be satisfying, with a nice roasty flavor. Not too sour, not too sweet. In my opinion, I opened the bottle ice cold, but the flavor improved as it warmed a bit. The bottle's presentation is also entertaining.

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Photo of Willvoll
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The best dopplebock around, drink it

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Photo of godawgs
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MilaMila
4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MinerBob
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great beer. Pours dark with a tan head. The smell is raisins, dates with a hint of chocolate. The flavor is fruity raisin but extremely smooth. Overall a great beer!

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.57/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It pours dark brown with a two finger head. The aroma is fairly sweet, with caramel and molasses. The taste is boozy and sweet with a late bitterness. Medium body and some noticeable carbonation.

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Photo of dandy14
4.56/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of SirFolmarv
3.92/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BobW696
4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AFunHobby
4.56/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Taste is creamy and sweet with curious molasses undertones. A fine brew indeed.

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Photo of matthewrdale
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerqa
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft from local German Restaurant. Dark brown with head that disappeared quickly but was aromatic and pleasing while it lasted. A dark fruity smell that matched its smooth rich taste. Sweet, fruity, chocolate taste with a touch of bitter. Not a frequent repeat at $8 a tall glass but definitely memorable.

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from fridge temp. Pours a nice dark brown with good head (and retention). Nose is figs, plums, bread, nuts, and caramel. Taste is divine. Beautiful mixture of figs and plums, with a hint of sweet and bitter. Lingering notes of toffee and chocolate. This is so great. Mouthfeel is medium, but really coats the mouth and sticks around.

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Photo of cuy50
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Commandophile
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.97/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a dark ruby brown with a modest head, soon reducing to thin ring. Malt and raisins in the nose...and mouth. Enjoyable, but my bottle may be a little old as it is not stellar.

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Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 6,536 ratings
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