Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany


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RATINGS: 3613   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (835) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2016
Flaska från SB. Mörkt brunröd med mycket ljusbrunt skum. Doft av malt och karamell. Smak av choklad och karamell med trevlig beska.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
portwood (143) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: molasses, chocolate, prunes, hint of smoke. Taste: smooth mouth feel, blackberries, caramel. Finish: coffee, fruity esters, light hoppy bitterness, ashy. (no date on bottle, probably ~2015, tasted 04/03/16)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ehaak26 (74) - - JUN 24, 2016
Pours nearly black with a thin tan head. Aroma is bread and coffee. Finish is slightly bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jukkar (114) - FINLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Aroma has bread and coffee in it, also reminds me of Finnish "mämmi". Really dark color, almost no head. Quite sweet taste which I am not fond of. Palate is fizzy and lively, finish is long and lightly bitter. Overall, quite good experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eripe323 (63) - SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget. Deep dark Brown/red with a bit beige head. Aroma of mixed malts, toffee, chocolate, hints of mocca. Taste is a bit rosted, coffee, dark dried fruits, chocolate. A nice sweet bitterness, especially in the aftertaste. Fantastic!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blastomorpha (57) - - JUN 12, 2016
A lot of roasted malt and caramel, but no traces of fruitiness. The finish is way more bitter than expected. Some smokyness too. It reminded more of an english beer (I’d say a stout) that a german one, but I’m pretty sure that mine was an unlucky bottle as the beer had neither the aroma nor the taste as strong or complex as I read almost everywhere. Wiil try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1702) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2016
How: bottle Appearance: dark brown with a small tanned head. Aroma: brown sugar, coffee, milk chocholate, prunes and bread. Palate: full body, medium to low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vexorgtr (29) - Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Rich, Full of flavor... a benchmark of the style. Looks great, smells great, Nice rich flavor.. Ayinger has a winner on their hands here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
UncleKorm (1220) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Bottle poured a clear brown hue w/ large creamy tan head. Moderate malty bread aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are molasses, brown sugar, dark breads, roasted marshmallows, and chocolate malt balls. Creamy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (4850) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2016
Tap at Beergeek. Very rich malty beer, balanced. Dried fruits, woody, caramel, dark fruits. On the malty side but does not seem cloying. Quite good, excellent.

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