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Tröegs Flying Mouflan - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,341
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 156
Gots: 225 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mcallister on 03-01-2009)
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Photo of DoctorDog
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 22 oz bottle into a nonic.

A- Very deep copper to mahogany color, and translucent. 1 1/2 fingers of tan head, which fades slowly into a thin cap. Heavy lacing.

S- Big caramel malt, and big citrus/pine hop assault.

T- As indicated by the nose, lots of big hop and malt flavor. Pine and grapefruit, balanced by a fairly sweet malt pressence. Moderate bitterness. Alcohol is fairly present, though far from boozy. All comes together for an interesting blend.

M- Moderate carbonation. Fairly full body, though not syrupy. Smooth. Moderate alcohol warming presence.

D- Considering the 9+% ABV, excellent.

Future outlook: An interesting and enjoyable deviation of a barleywine that I will be happy to try again.

DoctorDog, Jul 12, 2009
Photo of Buebie
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to chcfan for this great extra.

Poured from a brown bomber into an oversized snifter. The pour produces a 1'' tan head slow to recede and leaving a thick meaty collar with assorted sized bubble islands. The color on this is an extremely pale brown, with very little light penetration.

Aroma is super biscuity with loads of sweet caramel and slightly burnt sugar. Loads of sweet caramel malts, cereal grains, grapefruity hops. This smells like the carmelised sugars and cream ontop of crembrulee, absolutely delicious.

Mmmm, the taste is to die for. It brings that caramel into the taste, with a bit of sweetness upfront. Becoming dramatically less sweet and more dry into the swallow. Hops come forward into the swallow also, presenting themselves more strong after some warming.
Mouthfeel is slick and sticky with a thick full feel, mixing with carbonation throughout. More burnt carmelised sugars after the sweetness runs its course. Some warm light alcohol booziness also present into the swallow.

Finishing dry with some raisins, dark fruit, a bite of bittering hops and still plenty of malt, but much less sweet now.
This is not somthing I could call traditional, based on what I've tasted in other American Barleywines, but its an exceptional take on the style and very enjoyable. Drinkability has a slite cut in it due to some of that warming. A little more sweetness after the swallow would have helped to mask that, helping this be a real easy drinker. It is definatly a sipper, but a great beer too.

Buebie, Jul 11, 2009
Photo of drgonzo3705
4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep deep amber color with a nice thick off white head that recedes to a ring around the glass but comes back to life with a quick swirl of the snifter.

S: Big all up in your nose hops. Burnt brown sugar, caramel maltiness, and a nice dark fruitiness. Very nice nose.

T: More big hoppiness and a big caramel backbone

M: Nice full bodied and plenty of carbonation. A touch of oiliness left behind as well.

D: I'd say this is a pretty drinkable barleywine. If you enjoy fresh Bigfoot this will be right up your alley. I can only imagine how well this would age.

drgonzo3705, Jul 10, 2009
Photo of maximum12
4.72/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to a fine trader, AdamDC, for swinging two bottles of this gem my way. Troegs barleywine with lots of hops? Where do I sign!!

Looks like murky, unfiltered, reddish stained muck, & I mean that kindly. The smell is richly sweet, with a nice touch of hops. My mouth is watering. As the Mouflan warms, the hops come out even more in the nose, almost like a good IPA. Wow.

Damn! The Flying Mouflan, whatever it might be, is chunky tasty. The sweet Belgian candy taste rattles my gums & make my fillings ache with happiness. The hops come in behind & keep the mouth-melting sweets from becoming cloying & overwhelming with a tart, dry bitterness that jumps like hoppy fire up into my nose to tickle my old man hairs (time to pluck!). The combination is just stellar. As it warms both sweet & hop become even more pronouned & dance like Prince & Sheena. You know what I mean.

I could drink this until I woke up having given my fortune to Bernie Madoff.

Wow. Spectacular beer & one of the best straight-up barleywines I've ever had - the hops just reload the taste into a different stratosphere. Grasping for a reason not to give this an A+. I simply can't find one. Wow.

maximum12, Jul 08, 2009
Photo of alovesupreme
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

very dark red with dark garnet when held to the light along with some floating deposits. A light yellow head hangs around for a bit before leaving.
Orange rind, clove, and an allspice finish. Hops lead the way with a hint of bread.
Orange, spice several of which are associated with christmas including allspice, and clove. Alcohol is present and hops contribute to the overall character.
Full body with good carbonation.
A good beer that would benefit with age.

alovesupreme, Jun 29, 2009
Photo of tai4ji2x
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. new release, but couldn't find any dating. tasted in late april/early may 2009.

dark brown amber. clear gemstone under the light. vigorous pour gives a huge, yellowish tan head. fades to constant thin layer. decent lacing in the 1st half of the glass, very little later on.

aroma: fresh, fruity citrus (orange and grapefruit, both fruit and zest), cherry and a backend of fresh pine. underlying dark caramel and brown sugar, but it's the very fruity and fresh hops that are center stage. occasional whiffs of alcohol.

taste: fresh hop assault continues, with richly caramelized malts to back it up, plus even a hint of cocoa. cherry sweetness meets the fruity hop, caramel malt and yeast esters. hops give bold and resinous bitterness, with the resins in particular lasting into the finish.

medium to almost lightly syrupy body, with some hop resins in the finish. mild to moderate carbonation. overall feel is actually creamy.

nice stuff, but eventually the resins will get to you, cutting down on drinkability.

tai4ji2x, Jun 27, 2009
Photo of CrellMoset
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Market Street Wine Shop, downtown location, Charlottesville, VA. Poured in to a 22 oz. snifter.

Appearance: Pours a deep, hazy mahogany, opaque though less so around the peripheries, capped by a relatively fast fading one-finger tan head. Carbonation is - though hard to spot - reasonably plentiful and fast. What's really impressive about the appearance of this brew is the lacing - thick swaths of delicate swiss cheese-like formations and smaller, crisper patches of lacing decorate the sides of the snifter, looking down on the thin swirls of dust that sit atop the surface. A very solid-looking beer.

Aroma: Musty, earthy malts, big caramel and toffee, fainter toastier notes, and a slew of fruity hop botanicals - pineapple, grapefruit, tropical fruits, and a few other stray hop notes. Swell.

Taste: A fantastic array of flavors. Intensely fruity at the outset and through to the finish is my first thought. Pineapple, grapefruit, orange, and cherries meld with other hop notes - light pine, faint mint, earthy, leafy presences. Thick waves of malt - caramel, toffee, faint chocolate, bubblegum overtones, and lots of earthy, rustic, wholesome bready notes - meld with a moderate amount of balancing bitterness, which has probably faded with age. Nary a hint of alcohol, either.

Mouthfeel: Probably not as thick as it should be, with a mild level of well-blended effervescence, coupled with a light, hop-induced prickle. Pleasant, and near 4.5 in its smoothness.

Drinkability: For the style? Fantastic. Absolutely no hint of the 9.3% to be found, though this one does have a little bit of age on it. The flavors are fantastic, the appearance very nice, and everything else solidly solid. Definitely recommended.

CrellMoset, Jun 27, 2009
Photo of ATPete
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle

Pours a dirty orange/brown color with a large tan/orange head, a crazy looking head indeed. Very aromatic hops grace the nose, booze soaked citrus fruits, pine, very sweet malt. Mild alcohol heat while tasting, bacon? Bready, boozy fruity yeast esters through out, some plum and mild spice lots of hops, boarder line DIPA rather than barley wine IMO. Lots of NN hop character, which is great! Good drinkability for the style, the bomber would be an ideal serving size, even for a beer of this magnitude. Highly recommended, especially for those new to the style, this is a great bridge between the world of DIPA into the world of Barley Wine. I would consume as fresh as possible...

ATPete, Jun 22, 2009
Photo of Floydster
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle received in a trade, thanks who sent this but I already forgot unfortunately, supposed to be nearly identical to the Scratch 4 beer they made a few years ago but seems to be slightly different, dark red with some brown mixed in, big one off white head, great retention, nice lacing at times too, smell consists of toffee, berries, caramel, pine, bread, plums, booze, raisins, floral accents, and honey, starts off with caramel along with other rich malts, mild sweetness and boozy fruits in the middle, pine and floral hops in the finish, nicely balanced like a good barleywine should be going from sweet to dry and vice versa, dry, sweet, and slightly warming mouthfeel, taste lasted a long time, medium carbonation, along with a medium body, pretty smooth for its style, could have probably drank the whole bottle, alcohol is hidden for the most part until the aftertaste, would drink again, glad to have a few in my cellar to experiment with, recommended

Floydster, Jun 21, 2009
Photo of ZimZamZoom
4.58/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Opened this bomber on a sunny and wonderfully breezy Fathers' Day afternoon (OK, just barely afternoon). Rewarded with a very clear deep red/chestnut colored barleywine, with a nice orangish-tan head that is thick and memorable. This baby takes a while to fade, and leaves no lacing of any kind.

The citrusy aroma of hops mingles with a strong bourbon-like alcohol, resulting in an almost orange-liqueur effect, but this is backed up by some big malt aroma as well. And don't get me wrong, there is a pleasant harshness to these hops, and only the subtle suggestion of citrus. I could go on about this aroma...dark and mysterious in its own way. Orange wedges soaked in Grandpa Herberger's own shine...use your imagination.

The taste wants to be medicinal, but it's not. Or at least not in the usual way. This is good medicine. A harsh hop bite accompanies this from the time it touches your tongue until minutes after the viscous red gold slides comfortingly down your throat. Alcohol is very prominent but does not overwhelm, instead complimenting. There is that liqueur effect, and though still in the background the sweetness of chocolate and malts unknown do their part to keep all the taste buds busy.

Big bodied, noticeably viscous in the glass. A very nice, and somewhat unique, American Barleywine. One is reminded perhaps of an RIS (Storm King comes to mind) or maybe another favorite style.

ZimZamZoom, Jun 21, 2009
Photo of gameface23
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The first bottle of a 4 bottle barleywine drinking extravaganza. Flying Mouflan ended up being my second favorite after 2009 Bigfoot (2008 Old Guardian and 2008 Old Crustacean ended the rankings, in that order).

A: Brown pour (I was expecting more of an amber hue, because I thought the recipe was Nugget Nectar turned to 11.)

S: Candy-sweet malts and nice hops.

T: It was like drinking candy in the "awesome-and-not-cloying" sense. The hops make themselves known as well.

M: Full-bodied

D: It was the lowest ABV barleywine that we drank and the alcohol was hidden EXTREMELY well. For the style, this is near the top.

gameface23, Jun 21, 2009
Photo of CHADMC3
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber to walnut in body with a BIG creamy tan head packed with dense carbonation bubbles patiently dissipating to a sticky foam lacing.

Big pine and citrus hop aroma with underlying grapefruit but also some sweet candied sugar as advertised. A second visit brings the malt aroma forward as well.

More pine or resinous hops, pepper like spices, a touch of vanilla, and chocolate malt. This is very complex in flavor.

Thick, chewy mouthfeel with medium carbonation, excellent palate balance, and a generous abv buried in the character of the beer.

This may be a new favorite! Extremely great drinkability, astonishing palate, great mouthfeel, nothing I would change. Try it if you have access.

CHADMC3, Jun 18, 2009
Photo of tgdigital
4.53/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Troegs describes this beer as "if you took nugget nectar and pushed it off a cliff" I would say that is about as accurate as you can get. This is considered an American style barleywine, and that it is. With 9.3% abv, it's not a beer you will be enjoying all afternoon/evening, but it does mask the alcohol flavor quite well. The beer itself is a light mahogany color with hops hops hops in the nose. This is one of the more hoppy barlywines I have had the pleasure of trying. The taste is complex with notes of vanilla and chocolate as well as balanced bitterness from the hops. The mouthfeel is nice with all of the flavors blending smoothly and finishing slightly sweet. Overall, this is definitely a beer worth checking out, and it's a must for hop heads.

tgdigital, Jun 17, 2009
Photo of soupyman10
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a solid brown with a nice deep maroon color when held up to the light. Smallish tan head that dissolves down to a fine film. Nose is strong spicy hops, fruity. Subtle malt presence. Flavor is similar, although a fair bit stronger. Sugary candy, with a spicy fruit hop presence up front. A touch of malt in there, but this is a hoppy beer (definitely more DIPA than barley wine, in my opinion). Body is fine - medium, appropriate for the brew. Nice carbonation. Overall, a solid beer that's good but not quite excellent (which I expect from Troegs's "bigger" beers, and especially a barley wine).

soupyman10, Jun 16, 2009
Photo of BEERchitect
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What an awesome Barleywine. The beer pours with a darker brown (less mohogany and ruby) than most, leading me to beleive a toasty melanoidin-rich Dopplebock malt profile awaits. Thick foamstance rises from the glass and provides a mousse-like barrier to plow through on my way to the first few sips. Serious malt aromas confirm the toasty, bready hints and provide dehydrated fruits of cherries, berries, apples, figs, dates, and raisons; but these all take a secondary role to the malts-- Think fruitcake. Flavors mirror the aromas exactly. Sweet but more malty keeps the beer from cloying or syrupy. The esters take on a rum-soaked taste and don't interfere with the rich malt flavors and textures. Hopped for flavor and bitterness, they provide more of a pine resin and orange zest taste. Very bready and becomming increasingly dry going into the finish, this beer is both well attenuated and creamy-rich. The malts take on an evaporative nature in the mouth, making drinkability a breeze. Hop bitterness accentuate the dryness in the finish and aftertaste. Perhaps a bit cleaner than the Bigfoots and Old Crustacian in the malts and esters, which makes this beer great at layering flavors and keeping confusion at bay.

BEERchitect, Jun 15, 2009
Photo of Globetrotter
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Hand delivered from Scranton to Vienna (thanks, Shannon!), the bottle is big and brown with a colorful label true to the picture here. No ingredient or freshness info, the label does suggest that cellaring is a good idea. I don't have the patience.

Pours a slightly hazy caramel brown under a dark tan one finger head that fades slowly to film and collar, leaving some nice lacing. The nose is lovely, combining sweet caramel and spicey hops in a very strong scent that invites from afar. The mouth is very prickly and quite sticky, almost to the point of being syrupy. The taste is marvellously rich, with equal portions chocolate and pine sap, blending across the tongue and lingering long after the swallow. Powerfully hopped, yet nicely balanced, the strength is also quite evident. This one might be too strong to finish a bomber alone, but Globetrotterette has already claimed the second pour for her own. As she does not normally like strong or hoppy beers, that is high praise indeed. Well done!

Globetrotter, Jun 13, 2009
Photo of johnnnniee
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a shade lighter than brown with deep copper/red highlights and a creamy off white head that dissipates to a cap. Right after I poured this the aroma was all hops. Resinous and floral hops. After a few minutes the hops gave way to slightly sugary, caramel malts, some toffee or brown sugar in there as well. Taste follows the aroma. Malty citrus bite up front, caramel and toffee peak through in the middle followed by a lingering somewhat dry resinous hop finish. Creamy mouthfeel, thick body, medium carbonation. Great Barleywine, quite hop forward ala Bigfoot. I wish I had bought 2 of these cause I'd love to open one next year.

johnnnniee, Jun 13, 2009
Photo of Kegatron
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle into an oversized tulip glass. I actually popped this one for review on the day that it was released at the brewery, on 3/13/09, so I was dealing with an ultra fresh bottle at this point.

Pours a deep, murky amber/almost brown/definitely a few shades from black, with 3+ fingers of stiff white foamy head. This simmers down into a thin layer of creamy retention that immediately blows up to almost a finger again when swirled, leaving just a mammouth cascade of foam back, which sticks in thick patches to the sides of the glass.
The hop aroma on this ranks right up there, being just lush with floral notes, and spice, and resins, and tropical fruits. It's so fresh and assertive in the nose, it's one of thee best hoppy aromas out there. There is also a deep and thick smelling underlying sweetness of bread and chocolate, as well as some additional fruit tones. A stiff undercurrent of warmth glides underneath the other flavors, imparting just the slighest sting to the nostrils.

Man, the taste evens out nicely as this warms. Big blast of hops right up front, which lingers with an intense resinous dryness. I'm loving the malt backbone, as it cuts down a bit on the big grains in lieu of thick chocolate, toffee, and toasted bread. A big flush of citrus pulls up the rear, mixing with the bitterness of the hops and residual malt tang. The mouthfeel is full bodied and creamy feeling with a good bit of heft to it. Fortunately, any real stinging holds off until the very end for the majority of this. For the most part, this was hugely quaffable for the size.

This is definitely one of, if not thee best American Barleywine that I've had. I love the duality of this, either being able to enjoy it has a huge hop bomb fresh or putting some time on it and letting the complexity of the malts emerge. Either way it's a winner.

Kegatron, Jun 11, 2009
Photo of hooliganlife
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

pours deep deep copper with dep hints of red. almost brown. light cream head that quickly fades. decent retention.

light scents of sweet caramel and floral hops. light candy. over all, very light scents.

a very hoppy barleywine. strong sweet malts up front quickly followed by very floral and slightly orange and pineapple citrus hops. light bitterness and sweet malts overall.

very full and slick, medium carbonation.

a good barleywine, very hoppy which personally appeals to me. quite rich so this is a slow sipper.

hooliganlife, Jun 10, 2009
Photo of Wasatch
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks goes out to indiapaleale for this brew.

Poured into a chalice a very nice golden brown color, nice carbonation, nice little fizzy tan head, with a nice big oil slick, and some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some hops, slight toffee, slight spice. The taste is slightly sweet, malty, with some nice hop notes, toffee/spice. Medium body. Very drinkable, this is a very nice brew, glad to get a chance to try it, thanks Brian.

Wasatch, Jun 06, 2009
Photo of mirish72
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked a bottle up a few months ago and just tried it last night. I wasn't sure if I should let it age or drink it as I had been told conflicting descriptions of what to expect, so when in doubt, just drink it.

It poured much darker than I would have thought. The aroma was hoppy, yet malty at the same time. I had consumed my last bomber of Nugget Nectar the night before and found that it was similar in some respects. Almost like NN with lots of malt and a bit more kick.

A little sweeter than other barley wines I have recently tried including SN Bigfoot, Great Divide Old Ruffian and Victory Old Horizontal. Next year I will definitely pick up more than one bottle.

mirish72, Jun 06, 2009
Photo of BirdFlu
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was unsure about whether to let this bottle age a bit or drink it fresh, as I only bought a single bottle.. So after about a month and a half to two months I gave in and opened.. What I found was a sort of Bigfoot-esque barleywine; very hoppy and very sweet. The pour was beautiful - much darker than expected, a deep burgundy, very red. Smells is very, very sweet hop aroma, but the smell isn't really too strong if smelled from snifter, you have to smell it right out of the bottle to get it. Very sweet backbone of sugary sweetness. The flavor is like a DIPA with a more potent sweetness, very citrusy as well. Mouth is fairly thick, almost chewy. A bit syrupy, but good. Its certainly delicious and nice to sip on. Could you session it? probably not. But its definitely great. I certianly wish I had a second bottle to try in another few months.

BirdFlu, Jun 05, 2009
Photo of IMincedTheKing
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque brown that lets a little light though at the edges. A small but sturdy head rests on top.

Smells slightly candied with dominant herbal and piney hop aromas. Mildly citric.

Moderately sweet as it goes in the mouth with a full, creamy body, but the hop character quickly washes it back. The malts and hops play in a wonderful balance, and a big cocoa flavor cuts through the middle. It fades out with a dry chocolate and astringent hops, thoroughly satisfying.

Bombers of 9.3%? I'll take one, but I think that's enough.

IMincedTheKing, Jun 05, 2009
Photo of Imstillthegman
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This pours out of the bomber as a dark reddish brown liquid. Thin, light khaki head is slow to form, but quick to fade. There is some light lacing cling to the glass.

The aroma is big on the caramel malts and light and the hops. Different from what I remember it being back when it was a Scratch beer. Definitely a sweet smelling barleywine.

The taste is again different from what I remember. Sweeter for sure. Malts stand out in this one. Citrus hops and alcohol follow them up. Sweetness turns to a slight sourness at the finish. Almost seems like a hoppier English style barleywine more than an American style one.

Solid, thick, slick mouthfeel. Lighter on the carbonation. Slightly bitter and sour aftertaste. Alcohol burn is noticeable, but not overwhelming. Decent brew, but not the jog down memory lane I was hoping for.

Imstillthegman, Jun 04, 2009
Photo of brewandbbq
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle at 56 degrees.

Pours clear mahagony with a ruby hue and a one inch head of off-white. Pleny of ripped lacework throughout the glass and a partial skim coat floated for the duration.

Aromatics lead off with a heavy dose of malt and grapefruit in the back. Hints of toffee and a trace of wet cardboard follow through.

On the full side of medium bodied with a chewy, sticky mouthfeel. Creamy and viscous.

Toffee, stale malt, and a bite of pellet hops start the palate. A firm bitterness builds a bit and wet paper steps forward. Grapefruit pith and caramel follow through along with a building warmth.

Finishes with lingering sweet malt, some harsh bitterness, wet cardboard, and warming alcohol.

This one was way past prime.

brewandbbq, Jun 03, 2009
Tröegs Flying Mouflan from Tröegs Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,341 ratings.