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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 3374   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.


DrnkMcDermott's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2881) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2009 Sampler from bottle. Odd that I’ve not managed to run across this until now in my rating career. But onward: darker in color than the standard Salvator. A lot of complex malt flavors; the other tasters in my homebrew club meeting suggest Special B and 90° crystal malt. Some raisiny notes. Not a lot of hops to stand up against the malt sweetness. Still quite enjoyable.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (252) - Bonn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2015
0,33 l bottle from craftbeerstore, bottled in december 2014. Clear, dark brownish red with a thin, creamy, slowly diminishing, tan head. Pleasant, sweetish-malty aroma of raisins, cane sugar and molasses. Sweetish-malty taste of raisins, nuts, molasses and cane sugar, followed by dark chocolate and a bit of coffee. Medium long, slightly bitter and minimally warming finish. Medium to full body, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Tasty, intense and harmonic doppelbock. Nice chocolaty touch and not overwhelmingly sweet. But the best German beer? Not for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PlinyDad1952 (62) - - MAY 31, 2015
IM GO TO STEVE HOUSE STILL EVEN THOU HE SCARE ME BAD LAST TIME TAK ABOUT SHOOTING ME AND CALLE ME GAY AND BAD THING’S HE USULLY SHARE BELGIUMS AND THESE THE TO ONLY TIME I CAN DRINK IT. THIS TIME I WAS SMART TOO NIT LEAVE MY RIFEL IN MY (FREEDOM 1ST AMMANDMANT RITES’) TRUCK STEVE IS MAD AGAIN OFF COURSE BUT HE HAS CLASSIC BELGIUM CELEBRATER AND LET ME TELL YOU ITS TASTE’S PRETTY WELL THE FLAVER’S OF A LITTEL FRUIT AND SPICE. ONE DAY IF I RETIRRE I CAN GO TO BELGIUM TOO DRINK THIS SECOND OF ALL I WILL FIRST GO BACK TO CALEFORIEA TOO DRINK AT PLINY (THE GRATEST BEER AMD BREWPUB IN THE HOLE WORLD) BUTT THEN I WILL VISIT BELGIUM.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hens (649) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - MAY 29, 2015
0.33L bottle. Pleasant kvass an toffee with caramel hop aroma. Dark brown color with tiny beige head. Really it tastes like old school kvass. Strong black bread with caramel note, light dried banana, prune, caramel, light spices flavours. Very enjoyable. Caramel mouthfeel. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (334) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle. Lots of dark chocolate in the aroma and in taste. A bit of black bread. Slightly sweet

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (3129) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAY 29, 2015
12 oz bottle from Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits - Muscatine. Deep brown appearance with ruby hues and a light, lacy tan head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, dark fruits, toasty malts, light floral and earthy hops. Similar flavor, complex, rich, malty, kind of vinous and lightly fruity with a touch of smoke. Moderately sweet and lightly bitter with a light dry finish. Medium body with a soft, creamy and smooth feel on the palate. A classic that I’ve been drinking on and off for years. Hard to believe I’ve never rated it.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JorgeLee (1377) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle from Kris Wines. Awesome bottle, label and goat. Deep brown colour, thick white head. Superb beer, thick chewy malts, toffee, bread, licorice, slight tar maybe treacle. Balanced well, enough hop to offset any sweetness. Alcohol present but not intruding. Lovely, and even better drunk after a 4-0 playoff victory at Wembley. Come on you whites!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nolabrewer (7) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
Very dark brown with ruby highlights. Dark tan head, very creamy. Smells of toffee and licorice, very bready. Mouthfeel is thick and silky. Tastes of dark caramel, hints of raisins. Really, really nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bullit (4130) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAY 24, 2015
Finally got around to rating this one. From bottle at La Vache Folle. Dark brown coloured, with a light brown head. Nose is caramel, slight smoke, liquorice, bread, maybe a hint of chocolate. Flavour is caramel and toasted malts, dried fruits, bit of spices. Medium carbonation. Fairly sweet. Finish is bready, fairly sweet, toasted malts. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (495) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Really nice might be buzzing.....:-P...:-o.............................

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BarleyandVine (50) - Stockbridge, Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2015
There is nothing as magnificent as this German Doppelbock! One of the most difficult beers to brew! Get a taste of this soon!


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