Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale) - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale)Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale)

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BA SCORE
84
good

38 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BDTyre on 03-09-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml Bottle from the Quebec SAQ for $8

Appearance - Slightly hazy golden yellow colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. There is a very high amount of carbonation showing and there is some decent lacing. The head lasted for around 4-5 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, clove/coriander, hops, lemons

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste breads/grains mixed with some lemon and some clove/coriander. There is also some hop and corn flavours. It ends with a nice balanced bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall - A well crafted delicious very drinkable beer. Had my bottle while sitting on a patio on a warm evening and it was perfect. I haven't tried the non special edition of the beer, so I don't know how much better it is.. but this is a winner for me.

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Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale) from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
84 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.