Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany


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RATINGS: 3707   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thealcoholic (104) - Hilbert, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2003
Another great beer that i've had by Ayinger. I recently tried this at a pub in Munich while visting some friends in Bavaria. It has a somewhat licorice taste to it with good head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PowY (595) - AUSTRIA - APR 29, 2017
From tap at Salon Piva, Bratislava. Clear dark brown color with a beige head. The aroma is malty, sweet with caramel, brown sugar, ripe apples and pears. Medium to full body with a medium to medium-heavy sweetness and a light bitterness. Flavor of lightly roasted malt with notes of caramel, cacao, honey, ripe fruits, brown sugar and some noticeable alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
silencifobic (33) - Sabadell, SPAIN - APR 25, 2017
Shared bottle at Olut Sabadell. Darkish brown bright red. Almost no carbonated. Grilled veggies aroma. Oily and creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patita (25) - Sabadell, SPAIN - APR 25, 2017
Shared bottle @OlutSabadell. Reddish brown color. Smoky sweet aroma. Subtle dark caramel and liquorice notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewCaptain2 (13) - - APR 25, 2017
pours like pepsi with an off white head. caramel, chewy toffee, walnuts, brown bread and cloves on the nose. Smooth with light carbonation, lots of malt and caramel. not much bitterness. lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (1576) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2017
Coca cola with white head. Chocolate, hazelnuts, umami and toffee. Sweet, rich and light spicy finish. Great!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (1649) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 23, 2017
[email protected] Kleine Bierstube, Aarhus. Pours dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel notes, some fruits. Full body. Soft carbonation. Dry light bitter roasted finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (3118) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 22, 2017
Caa en Cimmeria 22..04..2017. (r3701). Color rojizo caoba oscuro, reflejos rubes oscuros con espuma beige que se queda en corona fina al poco. Sabores tostados maltosos y cereales con toques ligeros ahumados caramelos tostados y ligeros regalices. Cuerpo ligero a medio de 6.7 vol con ligera sensacin alcohlica seca y muy suave amargo final entre tostado y ahumado. Bastante buena refrescante y fcil de beber. Para repetir.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meccahh69lol (127) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - APR 21, 2017
I have had a few doppelbocks in my time and never really glommed onto them cause they were always too gloopy and cloying, but this one is far from that! It pours a rich black and the nose is a malty deep dive. The flavor is impressively smooth, somewhat dry, slightly sweet, and very well balanced with just the right amount of smokiness. Plus the bottle is covered in goats and you get a cute little plastic goat knickknack to cherish till the end of days (coming very soon! lol). Good for jamming to some sweet Jerry jams from 77 before endeavoring upon an evening of cuddles and audio-visual entertainments!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
matzou (176) - SPAIN - APR 20, 2017
Brown body with Ruby hue, 1 finger white head disappearing quickly. Aroma is some chocolate, light roastiness, some sweet tones, fruitiness. Sweet opening, balanced afterwards. Very good finish. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (957) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2017
Had the beer as part of the Saveur Bire easter set. The beer looks delicious. The color of the beer is a very dark brown. On the naked eye it almost looks black. A strong light reveals a nice nice dark amber glow. Nice. On top of the beer a nice rough layer of greyish-brown foam. The majority of the foam collapses rather quickly, leaving a thin drape. Nice. The smell of the beer is also nice. It is a proper bockbier. I smell nice rather sweet malt aromas, a bit bready even. There is also a nice aroma of syrup, plums, caramel and toffee and some alcohol. The smell is very warming. The smell is quite sweet, because of the strong lovely malt aromas, but there also is a nice slight bitterness of the hops. I also smell a nice yeasty touch, giving a certain doughiness. The smell of the beer gets stronger after the beer warms up. Where it was quite mild at the start, it is very warming and rich at the end. The taste of the beer also is nice. It contains a lovely warm maltiness. I taste plums, dark fruit, toffee, syrup, brown sugar and caramel. It tastes very full. I like the nice bitter hoppy touch. Not clear hops, but a nice bitter touch to break the mainly sweet flavours. The beer also contains a nice alcohol flavour. Very nice flavour. It is rich and sweet and full. Even though the beer is mainly sweet, it is not to sweet. The hop bitterness is able to balance out the sweetness perfectly. Very well done. I understand this beer is number one in its style. The palate of the beer is nice. Full body, smooth texture and a nice medium high bitterness. The finish is nice, and contains a lovely alcohol warmth and a nice hoppy bitterness, to balance out the sweets an extra time. Very well done.

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