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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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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium red / brown color with a average frothy fair lacing off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, burnt, chocolate dark, coffe strong, light yeasty, licorice. Flavor is moderato to heavy sweet and mderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. Very nice ;o))
Earlier Rating: 1/20/2007 Total Score: 4.2
Bottle. Clear dark brown / red color with a huge fizzy excellent lacing light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roated / burnt, brown sugar, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet, moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbunation is sift finish is ligth alcoholic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 30, 2008
33 cL bottle, thanks to Grovlam. Pours dark and dense brown with a dense and tan head. Sweet cornish and mild roasted malt aroma. Flavour is mildly roasted malt with a mild fruity note. The alcohol certainly helps to lift the flavours up. Light breadish note before and into the finish. Quite malt dense yet light fruity sweet too. Light sharpness in the finish with a light roasted bitterness.
Earlier Rating: 11/21/2007 Total Score: 3.8
50 cL bottle. Pours see-though brown and reddish, has a lacing brown head. Roasted malt, sweet and with a mild fruity tone. Flavour is sweet with a heavy bredish and roasted tone. Has a very oldish fruity note, but it works out nicely. Finish holds a hardroasted malt flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2007
Bottled. A deep red beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel, straw, and malt, as well as hints of alcohol. The flavor is very sweet with notes of caramel and alcohol, which burns slightly in the throat, leading to a dry bitter and alcoholic finish.
Earlier Rating: 4/3/2004 Total Score: 4.4
The aroma is strong, sweet with notes of prunes, brown sugar, citrus, coffee, malt, and bitter chocolate. The color is deep red-brown and it has a beutiful lasting light brown head. The flavor is sweet malty with very strong roasted notes; coffee, roasted bread, combined with caramel, alcohol, citrus, and more - great complexity. The alcohol runs prickling over the tongue and gives it a good palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of tbone_. Pours a clear, dark, orangey brown with a beige head. Fat, sweetish aroma of roasted malt and overripe fruit. Very full-bodied with sweet notes of caramel and overripe fruit. A slightly oxidized edge without being faulty as such. Solid German bittering hops in the finish. 201107
Earlier Rating: 6/9/2005 Total Score: 3.4
(Bottle 33 cl) Dark - almost black - beer with a reddish tint and an impressive, tall and sturdy head with a light brown color. Spicy, smoked with notes of caramel but actually quite dry. Not nearly as sweet as a typical Doppelbock. Actually quite stout-like - but a lot more potent. 050703

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20516) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2007
Bottle as Ayinger Winter Bock. Clear red brown coloured with an off white head. Malty aroma of caramel and rye bread with notes of dried fruits. Sweet flavour of caramel, rye bread and dried fruits. Nice.
Earlier Rating: 5/13/2006 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle. Clear red brown coloured with a lasting off white head. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel, grain and rye bread. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel and rye bread.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 12, 2005
’Bottled. Very dark amber/blac kcolour, huge longlasting brownish beige head. Not much aroma except for sweet caramel, almost barley wineish. Flavour is malty with roast and a bit soap. Also some hints of dark chocolate and block coffee in it, especially in finish and aftertaste. A bit sticky palate.
Earlier Rating: 5/4/2005 Total Score: 4
Bottled. Dark brownish red colour with small brown longlasting foamy head. Lacing. Syrup and caramel with hints of alcohol in aroma. Roasted malt with fruitish notes in flavour. Some notes of syrup also present, especially in finish. A bit sticky palate. Very nice beer!

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2002
Medium bodied, rather sweet, a bit chocolatey. Not malty enough for my liking. Slightly metallic. I’m not impressed.
Earlier Rating: 3/7/2002 Total Score: 3.8
Dark brown. A good malty double bock. Full bodied, chewy and flavourful. Doesn’t have the outstanding malt chraracter of Andechser though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear deep amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity spicy caramel and dark fruit aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel dark fruit finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14297) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2010 2010-12-26, old bottle, (9-10 years old perhaps), 8-4-7-3-15=37
A big gusher, 1/5th of the bottle floes out before reaching the glass; nevertheless, as expected, there is almost no head; the color is deep brown, close to black. The aroma is deep and nice, with caramel, malt, and a shade of oxidation. Dark caramel flavor, with roasted malts and roasted nuts; the body is weaker, but silky; it still has some bitterness. Good, interesting, but without excitement.

2010-01-31, new bottle, bb Dec 2009, 7-5-8-4-16=40
Dark colour, almost black; with a generous creamy head. Mild aroma of roasted malt, then light aroma of cereals. Average body structure; good chocolate flavor; not complex, but the bitterness, higher than the older bottle, gives an extra bite to this beer. Very good.

2010-01-31, old bottle, bb Apr 2002, 9 years old, 8-5-7-3-14=37
Dark color, almost black, with a generous creamy head. Aroma or caramel, roasted malt and chestnut honey, then some oxidisation. Medium body structure; there is dark caramel and chocolate flavor, with light dust and ash feeling; light oxidisation too; low bitterness and a soft alcohol warmth. The dryish and lean final reminds me that it’s an old beer.

2002-07-10, 8-5-9-5-17=44
Brown colour, just a bit darker than the fresh bottle, big creamy head. Very nice (stout-like) aroma, of malt, roasted malts, caramel; deep, harmonious. Full mouth, good body, malty, perfect balance; caramel and light roasted malt; sweet in the front, dryer in the end; a hint of liquorice. Long and well balanced palate. Let’s age it a few years…

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2013 Bottle at home ... Deep brown ... thin off white head... woody toffee meaty malt nose ... deep rich toffee ... and id confirm the teriyaki hints how very odd but it works very well ... smooth and soft ... little alcohol in back but only a little... Tap at brewery bar... Light copper brown... Thin white head.. Soft frfruits... Soft togfee malt... Juicy roast... Light fruits... Nice over fizzy but i will forgive it once and stick at 3.8


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