Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany


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RATINGS: 3283   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.

TH28's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TH28 (150) - - FEB 7, 2014
Appearance is clear, deep brown with ruby highlights. Holds a nice thick tan foam cap. Aroma is all malt. Caramel, licorice, cherries, and plums. Taste is caramel forward with less emphasis on the dark fruit and licorice. Distinct toasted character. Mouthfeel is medium with a slight creaminess and low carbonation. Finishes with a toasted malt flavor and leaves some lingering caramel flavor on the tongue. Hop character is minimal

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee (707) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Dark translucent amber pour, short tan head. Nose is currants and toffee. Lightly bitter, more sweet. Middle is dark sweet bread, dark fruit (plums?). Finish shows a dry coco. Balanced, beautiful brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (36) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2014
0,33l bottle courtesy of SinH4. An incredibly tasty yet complex German doppelbock, quite dry and short, but you could drink this one without stopping for hours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (361) - Maryland, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle to a pint. Deep Amber with foamy tan head and lacing. Dark fruit, spice and toffee. Smooth complex flavors, a beautiful beer for the holidays.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (181) - - DEC 14, 2014
Vol dun karamel schuim, mooie cola kleur idd. Ruikt licht droppig. Licht in de mond, lekker, zoetig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1528) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2014
Pours a cola ish brown beer with a tan head. Smells dried fruits, flume, sweet and malts. Tastes herbs, dried fruit and malta. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (773) - - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, dark fruits, and some earthiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (267) - - DEC 9, 2014
@OPP. Samea kahvinruskea. Tuoksussa paahteista mallasta, kahvia, tummaa suklaata. Maussa paahteista täyteläistä mallasta, mokkaa, tummaa suklaata, siirappia.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kadakas (42) - ESTONIA - DEC 8, 2014
Nice malty, sweet honey and little bit of chocolate aroma. Very well balanced, really creamy and soft. Kind of hard to believe it’s a doppelbock. It’s like a bite of black bread, no alcohol at all in it’s taste. Really nice sunday afternoon beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rollerton (97) - SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle from SB, chirstmas 2013. I remember that it was one of the best beer I had last christmas. Perfectly balanced and wonderfful aroma and taste. Strongly recommended!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mtu71 (116) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Tap. Small brownish head, layered lace. Redish dark brown. Dark malts and cyrup on aroma. Sweet, figues and chokolate. Very pleasant, balanced and matured.

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