Troubadour Blond Ale - Brouwerij De Musketiers
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Reviews by ultrasupergenius:
United Kingdom (England)
3.78/5 rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a .33l bottle, newer label than displayed, the name Troubadour in a script font, and a seal above with a lute on a blue background. No best date.
Wonderful and lively head, quite large, with a long lasting lacing.
Cloudy amber in color, light certainly passes through the glass but cannot see through it. Nice looking beer.
Strong on the aromas - fruit, pears, apple, floral.
Has a definite fruit and sweetness to it. Something on the finish that is interesting - but not wonderful - that I cannot quite put my finger (palette) on. Pectin?
Really full in the mouth with a great balance. Goes down easy.
Recommended - despite being in a crowded market of Belgian Blondes.
Serving type: bottle
11-26-2009 13:10:06 | More by ultrasupergenius
More User Reviews:
4.28/5 rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass, best before 2/7/2016. Pours lightly cloudy bright golden amber color with a 2-3 finger dense and fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with plenty of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, banana, clove, pepper, floral, grass, wheat, light honey, light bread, and floral earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of malt, hop, and yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, banana, clove, pepper, floral, grass, wheat, bread, light honey, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruits, banana, clove, pepper, wheat, light honey, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Excellent balance and complexity of malt, hop, and yeast ester flavors; with a great malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a smooth and crisp mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent Belgian blonde ale. All around great balance and complexity of malt, hop, and yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. Really enjoyed this one.
Serving type: bottle
08-20-2013 04:50:48 | More by superspak
4.29/5 rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Got this at the world of beer in milwaukee. served in a tulip.
A: is a golden yellow color, cloudy with a short off white head and good amounts of lacing.
S: smells sweet and fruity, bananas, plums, malts, yeast, hops, citrus
T: tastes sweet, wheat, fruits, malts, yeast, hint of hops
M: medium bodied with good amounts of carbonation, fairly balanced
O: overall this was damn good, a bit pricey but it was well worth it. would recommend it to anyone.
Serving type: on-tap
08-04-2013 04:39:15 | More by Mavigo
Troubadour Blond Ale from Brouwerij De Musketiers
89 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.