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Cuvée Des Trolls - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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BA SCORE
80
good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 230
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 7
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-29-2003)
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Bryn, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Satyr179, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of biboergosum
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

250ml bottle, a so-called 'loan' from a friend's 6-bottle, 1-glass gift pack. Not really sure how this one differs from the "Speciale" listing on this site.

This beer pours a very hazy, finely sediment-strewn medium golden straw colour, with two fingers of thinly puffy, foamy off-white head, which leaves nothing but a low wash of shoreline lace around the glass as it rather quickly abates.

It smells of semi-sweet grainy, bready pale malt, earthy yeast, very mild generic citrus pith, and some understated floral, leafy hops. The taste is fairly consistent, with a sweet grainy, somewhat toasty malt, laid-back yeast, a subtle fleshy orange fruitiness, and somewhat perfumed leafy hops.

The bubbles are rather sedate, the body a decent medium weight, and generally pretty smooth. It finishes off-dry, the bready pale malt still most prevalent, as the yeast and hops dwindle to a dull echo.

A pleasant enough BSPA, one whose alcohol and yeast are kept well in check, which makes things all the more agreeable to this camper. I may have to bogart another of these little bottles from my source.

biboergosum, Dec 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

GRUUMSH, Dec 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Balz360, Dec 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

laurastradford, Dec 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +42%

NOLANDMAN, Dec 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

SocalKicks, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

250ml served in a Leffe chalice.

A: Pours pale a light cloudy yellow color forming a medium white bubbled head. Low retention and only very few lacings left

S: Sweet grains and bread. Flowery hops and a little bit of alcohol in the very end

T: Follows the nose. Sweet and grainy upfront. Notes of honey. Stingy hoppy bitterness in the end. In overall, a dry beer

M: Quite light body to a Strong Pale Ale. Medium carbonation. Aftertaste is a combination of sweet grains and light citrus hops

O: Medium drinkability but I was expecting more from a Dubuisson beer

eduardolinhalis, Nov 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

peagasus, Nov 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Marius, Oct 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Dwarf, Sep 13, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

brentblack1, Sep 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

t0rin0, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -36.1%

Jose9e, Jul 30, 2012
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

served in perhaps the coolest glassware known to man, this is a very light bodied stronger pale ale. pours hazy and pale, almost white in a dim lit pub, with a lasting white head, sexy looks. smells is less sexy, standard malts and belgian yeast, a little fruity, wheat, lemon rind. flavor is balanced but rather subtle for such a strong brew. its not watery in feel, but the flavor is very light, grassy and drinkable, but largely unexciting. feel is great, classic belgian effervescence and a less than medium body. plenty sessionable in my opinion, despite the invisible 7% abv. overall its a very well made beer, lacking somewhat in flavor, but could be good with a hearty cheeses and breads course. not bad at all.

StonedTrippin, Jun 20, 2012
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3.4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly murky yellow with a white head that settles to a thin cap. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spices, grape juice, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with a mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but it tastes better than it smells in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Louski, Jun 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

ant1, Jun 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

samEBC, Jun 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Anacross, Jun 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

OriolesFan1008, May 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

rekel, May 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

justiceavocado, Apr 20, 2012
Cuvée Des Trolls from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
80 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.