Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany


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RATINGS: 3666   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   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 years 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.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
OldFritz (1) - GERMANY - JAN 5, 2005 does not count
Hmmmmmmm Yummy! For me, this is one of the best beers ever made in germany. Aying is also one of the best brewerys! DELICIOUS

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Chestnut brown pour with a fluffy tan head and very good lacing. Very sweet aroma with roasted/crystal malt overtones. Interesting combination of maltiness, fruit, and rummy alcohol in the flavor. Surprisingly clean and dry finish with some peppery spice. I really liked this beer and would gladly serve it to other beer geeks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Padron4KM (808) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JAN 1, 2005
11.3 oz bottle. This bottle is over 1-1/2 years old. not quite sure on the age, but it was bought as a single out of a six pack, and these come in 4 packs now.
Pours out dark reddish brown with a 1", quickly disapating head. Head settles to a thin cap. alcohol visible floating on top.
Aroma is malty, fruity, rum, brown sugar, mollasses.
Flavor is fruity, raisin, prune, burnt sugar. nicely balanced bitter/sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyBunny (88) - Temptation, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2004
Dark pour, fluffy head.Soft malty smell, has a nice hop flavor to it and almost a thickness in its taste. It does have a dryness to the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChrisPants (317) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2004
Pours dark brown/amber with admirable head. Smooth, caramelly, nice quiet hops, gentle palate, slight maltiness. very light coffee aroma. Aftertaste is somewhat sour and boozy. A very good beer, and Id definitely try it again, but I wasnt as wowed as the rating numbers tell me I ought to be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbx540 (19) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2004
Lot of expectations on this one, but it couldnt quiet fill them. I like Andechsers better. This has a nice nuanced long lasting flavour. Thanks to Dixen for lettin me sample it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2004
Poured brown with a small cream colored head. Aroma was malty and fruity. Sweet, brown sugar, raisins, prunes, and figs. Flavor continued with the fruits and added mild roastedness, light smoke, and alcohol. Light to medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 28, 2004
bottle. good stuff indeed. nice thick aroma and palate. ripe fruits, figs, sweetness with warm alcohol undertones. plus i like the little doo-dad that comes around the neck of the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2004
(Labeled Winter-Bock. Bottle bought in Berlin)
Pours a beautiful dark brown with a nice velvet head. The velvet continues in the palate - this is the softest beer I think Ive ever drunk. Chocolate and roasted malt in the taste and a pleasant malty aroma. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odeed (1802) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 27, 2004
poured into a stem galss.ive had this before but never rated it,so here goes.dark red almost black body with a creamy head.the aroma consisted of liquiorice,figs,and plums.i really liked the flavor as it was well balanced and easy to drink.the flavors i could grab were hints of smoke,hops,and malts.very good but a bit overpriced.

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