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Troubadour Imperial Stout - Brouwerij De Musketiers

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BA SCORE
88
very good

106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 09-30-2011)
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Ratings: 106 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-05-2013 23:04:59 | More by dmorgan310
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SourinQns

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-05-2013 04:22:43 | More by SourinQns
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-02-2013 16:06:08 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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SanAnMan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-15-2013 01:26:17 | More by SanAnMan
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sprucetip

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-13-2013 23:50:31 | More by sprucetip
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bob_d_j

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2013 22:08:45 | More by bob_d_j
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.4/5  rDev -13.5%

Bottle: Poured a deep black color stout with super large dirty brown foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of light roasted malt with light sweet notes and a Belgian yeast finish. Taste is dominated by medium dry roasted malt notes with light sweet notes and with some black chocolate notes with a fruity Belgian yeast finish. Body is bit light for style with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not enough complexity for the style.

02-04-2013 03:36:01 | More by Phyl21ca
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Chrily

Norway

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-14-2013 11:52:03 | More by Chrily
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s4s

California

2.75/5  rDev -30%

12-28-2012 01:56:58 | More by s4s
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-27-2012 00:59:17 | More by smithj4
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lndsy

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

12-08-2012 21:54:39 | More by lndsy
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FlyingKelly

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

11-29-2012 02:10:29 | More by FlyingKelly
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abex44

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-27-2012 14:45:07 | More by abex44
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gshak

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-20-2012 21:22:04 | More by gshak
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-13-2012 19:36:54 | More by ilikebeer03
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-29-2012 22:09:24 | More by reitzbrewing
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Stoutsman

Kansas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

10-15-2012 17:34:11 | More by Stoutsman
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-15-2012 10:32:45 | More by IPAFrankieH
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Zorro

California

3.6/5  rDev -8.4%

Clear dark brown with a all and thick brown head.

Smell is rich. Strong chocolate and toasted bread with a slight licorice scent. Coriander and spice mostly green cardamom.

Starts out moderately sweet with a lot of chocolate and a little charred malt. Tastes much like it smells except no spice flavors. This is all chocolate and char with a little toasted bread flavor. Alcohol is completely hidden as are any real hop flavors.

Mouthfeel is average.

Overall a tasty beer but not really what I would call a RIS. There needs to be a category for the Belgian version, call it "Belgian Stout."

10-14-2012 00:53:43 | More by Zorro
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

4.13/5  rDev +5.1%

A - Dark garnet body with a massive 3 finger head that forms a middle mountain of curved mounds that last throughout the glass. Sticky 3D lacing is splattered allaround the glass. Good looking stout.

S - Clean chocolate, toasted sweet bread, coffee comes through with notes of caramelized toffee, sweet cream, and loads of chocolate.

T - Awesome dairy chocolate flavors, creamy, roasted malts, sweet with a spicy bitterness that wicks away most of the the sugary sweetness, roasted malts. Some bitter dark fruit, dried prunes and pears are the main fruit players while a chocolate covered banana flavor comes through at the end. Finishes with a grassy and roasted bitterness.

M - Full body, moderate creamy carbonation, lush and full feel with a dry finish.

Awesome stout here. Very creamy and decadent while keeping excellent balance. This reminds me of my wife's Christmas hot cocoa. Very nice Impy stout. Decadent chocolate flavor with a robust and balancing roast. Pick this up if you see it.

10-13-2012 02:04:52 | More by StaveHooks
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

10-10-2012 01:22:39 | More by zonker17
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

09-24-2012 02:05:49 | More by russpowell
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wordthief


4.68/5  rDev +19.1%

I am a stout fan above all. This beer has a gorgeous head. The aroma is chocolaty and so refined it is more like a wine to appreciate. The color is a dark caramel which is almost black but creates a malty, chocolaty colored head. The pour has a crisp sound of flowing malt.
The bottle came with a netting over it, giving it quite the appearance. The flavor is deep with many secondary notes which are good to the middle and back of the tongue. This is indeed a wonderful beer which I rate at the top of my favorites; Left Hand Milk Stout, Young's Double Chocolate Stout, Bellhaven Stout.

09-22-2012 08:16:22 | More by wordthief
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

09-17-2012 02:46:03 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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Durge

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev +14%

Found on tap at Decicco’s in Brewster, NY this imperial stout is awfully black, solid as night with a big oatmeal colored head and good lacing. The aroma is an edibly beautiful roasted nut-toasted malt combo with a woodsy, near peat deepness that is mellow and inviting. Not real obtuse, but just nice. The flavor comes on with a pleasing roasted malt and licorice grass. It’s so smooth and nearly full bodied but it has a mild carbonation and virtually rolls over the tongue like good water. Roots and leafy hop hints really work together beautifully. While you can sense a little alcohol, it does not suggest 9% at all. The malt character leans to the leafy side to make this pretty unique. It’s pricey but it earns the right. A quality brew worth trying.

09-12-2012 17:53:15 | More by Durge
Troubadour Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Musketiers
88 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.