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Troubadour Westkust - Brouwerij De Musketiers

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

27 Reviews
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Reviews: 27
Hads: 136
Avg: 4.12
pDev: 22.82%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers
Belgium | website

Style | ABV
American Black Ale | 9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tdm168 on 07-27-2012

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3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass black with a HUGE white head. The head retention is AWESOME. The Lacing . . . seriously, I don't think I've ever seen lacing down the glass like this. The retention and lacing alone deserves the 5, it's literally a "hey, look at this" moment.

I have a lack of scent, and really can't point anything out on the scent of this beer.

The taste has alot of coffee, cocoa, and carmel. There's alot of dark roasted flavors in the palette. Not much Belgian yeast flavor that I would expect.

I agree with the previous review, this really is more like an Imperial Export Stout. Mouthfeel has about that much body, not thick like an IRS, but not like a IPA either. Carbonation is good.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at World of Beer Raleigh. Served in a snifter.

A - dark brown with a thin white head that has great retention

S - coffee, chocolate, toffee, roasted malts

T - chocolate, roasted malts, charcoal, coffee, bitter finish

M - full bodied, well carbonated

This is a really solid offering. It's labeled a Belgian Style Black IPA, but this drinks like a really smooth Imperial Stout. It has great flavor, it's complex, it's balanced, it is definitely worth trying.

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Troubadour Westkust from Brouwerij De Musketiers
90 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.