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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 3168   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Celebrator has a creamy head of tight bubbles contrasting beautifully with its profound dark robe. It is full-bodied and velvety from half a year’s aging. Although it is strong, it is not overpowering. There is a wonderful and complex balance between the various malts, the alcohol and the subtle hops. A complex fruitiness of roasted malt and whole hop flowers make Celebrator great as a party drink with friends and family at celebrations. Despite its richness, it has a faintly smoky dryness in the finish.


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BeerLvr13 (17) - Iowa, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Roasted malts notes and yeast additions are very strong tasting, with hops far in the background. Coffee and chocolate pop off your tastebuds with every sip, and no acidic "twang" from smokey malt flavors. Light carbonation, not too "spritzy." Palate feel is fuzzy, and every flavor going on quickly all amounts to smoky sweet chocolate/bananas/coffee. Looks like a stout, pours like a stout, tastes like a finely crafted Dopplebock.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jagad5 (65) - - MAY 13, 2014
Pours a rich, dark brown with a short, tan head. Smokey and smooth. Sweet and malty. Good to the last drop

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
saintjulien (86) - - MAY 8, 2014
cereal, resin, leather, raisin, black, hazy, medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, full body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (212) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
330 ml bottle. Dark brownish red colour with a large and dense tan head. Aroma is sweet with notes of malt, coffee and licorice. Flavor is roasted malt with some fruity notes, alcohol and a bitter coffee finish with a hint of smoke in the background. Best doppelbock out there.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RosieOK (1) - - MAY 3, 2014 does not count
Living in Bavaria I have tried many excellent beers but this is by far the best. Celebrator is like a fine wine compared to normal beer- the flavour is light but satisfying, delicious and long lasting. Ayinger is an unpretentious but outstanding brewerey-we are proud to have come to live here and consider it our ’local’!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frlrv1020 (88) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2014
A caramel circus! Lots of malt, caramel, and prunes in the aroma. Not at all boozy. More dark fruit in the taste. Creamy, medium body. Great any time of year.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anfractuosity (115) - - MAY 2, 2014
Very nice beer, dark treacle type flavour.........................................

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yingwait (51) - - MAY 1, 2014
泡沫濃厚棕色&#

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
knutole (72) - Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 30, 2014
aroma: toffee, coffee, caramel, malty appearance: dark black colour, nearly no foam taste: coffee, sweet, malty, no clear hop aroma, very drinkable for this kind of beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1225) - Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2014
Draft at crunchy’s. Deep garnet with a beige head. Molasses, brown sugar and prunes. Rich dark fruits and toffee at the end.


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