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Troubadour Obscura - Brouwerij De Musketiers

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BA SCORE
87
very good

366 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 366
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 13
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 09-21-2003)
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$ 5.29/11.2 oz bottle at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
Undated bottle at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of milk chocolate
Head large (6 cm), light brown, frothy, very slowly diminishing to 3 mm ring and layer
Lacing excellent – centimeter wide complete rings of tiny bubbles
Body dark brown, opaque
Flavor of milk chocolate; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.5, Palate 4.25, Overall 4.3125. Final weighted score: 4.3375
Very much a milk chocolate stout, sweet, flavorful, quite good.

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip. Nice chunky head. Looks dark brown almost black. Smells like coffee, chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, roasted malt, wood fire. Medium body, low carbonation, tastes like burnt candy, bitter chocolate, brandy-like, a little like Guinness but better. A lingering coffee finish. Powerful dark flavors that shadow the alcohol. I would drink it for breakfast if it wasn’t so strong

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Troubadour Obscura from Brouwerij De Musketiers
87 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.