Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany


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RATINGS: 3201   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 yearís 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.

cthomas2390's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cthomas2390 (219) - Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Dark brown pour with a tight, tan head. Toasted bread hits you right away with a bit of dark fruits vanilla. Taste progresses from a malty vanilla character to a bitter dark chocolate to a dry, smoky roast, finishing with some subtle hops. Full and creamy on the palate. Phenomenal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (768) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours a dark caramel brown with a tan head. Toffee, malt, toast, biscuit, earthy, wood and slightly sweet aroma. Toffee, malt, caramel, toast, biscuit, wood, earth, slight dark fruit, nut and ginger flavors. Full body and average carbonation with a toffee, biscuit and malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
melush (625) - SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en una tienda gourmet de Bejar. Color negro. Sabor a malta tostada, regaliz, ligeramente a lupulo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (203) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 27, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan frothy head. Malty, oatmeal aroma with some hoppy notes. Taste begins quite strong but quickly balances out. Noticeable roasted taste in the end. Smooth mouthfeel, soft carbonation, quite enjoyable feeling. Itís pretty good even though Iím not sure if I like the roastiness in this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrJoller (56) - ITALY - AUG 26, 2014
Black pour with a slightly beige head. Aroma is really woody and sweet, at taste various notes of wood, syrup, candy, licorice, coffee. Mouthfeel is great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Roser (30) - Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Appearance- dark, dark, dark mocha/mahogany brown. Big, tan, frothy long lasting head. Very little lacing (if any). Smell- nutty, chocolate, ginger, caramel. Taste- deep dark chocolate (very much like high % cacao), fig, coffee. Sweetness up front, bitter on the back. Mouthfeel- smooth, silky, medium body. Overall- outstanding! Excellent! A great Dopplebock. Would absolutely recommend. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schnabelhund (69) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2014
Pours black with a beautiful tan head of medium lifetime. A dark amber hue shines through when held against the light. The nose is brimming with notes of dark cane sugar, caramel, nuts, and butteriness. Surprisingly, the roastiness of this beer doesnít come off as strong until it makes its appearance on the mid-palate following the not-too-sweet maltose front. It then stays, in form of a gentle coffee note, well into the dry finish. Medium carbonation and a full body combined with a slightly astringent tannic quality make the mouthfeel pleasant. A refined brew with a big yet down-to-earth flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HammerTroll (460) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 22, 2014
Completely black, canít even see red hue when light is behind the glass. Small to medium sized off-white head. Roasted malts, chocolate and coffee aroma. A bit smoked. Some sweetness, some bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation, kind of creamy. Well balanced.
(Pivoljub 0,33l bottle)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CaptainAirfix (9) - Colchester, Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Treacle? Great beer, and a new favourite -must get more. Beautifully crafted, and a true original...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (181) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is dark fruits, roasted malts. Taste is raisins, dry chocolate, something ashy yet creamy. A wonderfully rich yet completely session-able concoction. A go-to German beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (99) - - AUG 17, 2014
Cor marrom escura com espuma marrom amarelada de alta formação e média persistência; lacing razoável; Aroma maltado de pão e melaço; Sabor de início maltado de melaço com final amargo comportado; retrogosto duradouro amargo mais intenso e leve toque alcoólico com tons licorosos; corpo leve e baixa carbonatação.

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