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Tröegs Flying Mouflan - Tröegs Brewing Company

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1,293 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,293
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 151
Gots: 214 | FT: 12
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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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HopFace

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -63.8%

08-05-2012 23:20:06 | More by HopFace
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MoMaMe

Maryland

4.95/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I absolutely LOVE this beer... it's my new favorite.

My other favorites are Guinness Foreign Extra and Gorden Biersch's Winterbock... I like strong, dark, heavy beers with a lot of flavor.

This beer has everything! It's very strong, with a crisp, strong flavor, but more refreshing than a Guinness, but not as smooth. The aftertaste is great, and it has a more robust flavor than Guinness.

I give it a 5 star rating. The only reason I gave it a slightly lower rating on mouthfeel is because it's not as smooth as some stouts I have tried, but it was still very smooth.

My only complaint is that it is very hard to find this beer. Not many people have heard of it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2012 21:35:45 | More by MoMaMe
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threeviews

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle (bottled on date: 5-01-12) into a 10oz Brandy Snifter

A- Pours a deep ruby red/bronze color with a little over one fingers worth of a kahki colored head.

S- True to the brewery's description of FM, the aroma is very reminiscent of Nugget Nectar: pine and citrus hops that haramoniously mingle with sweet, malty notes of caramel and chocolate. As the head subsides to a mere surface film, the malty aromas blossom give rise to notes of raisins, molasses and vanilla. Later on, as the brew warms, alcohol becomes evident in the nose.

T- A good dose of sweetness from the caramel & chocolate malts are followed by pine and citrus hops that grows until your palate is left dry. Alcohol heat is left in the back of the throat once swallowed. Tons of both hop and malt flavor without going overboard in either direction...a complex offering. Although the correlation was not immediate, FM reminds me a lot of Stone's Arrogant Bastard Ale with a bit bigger malt component...no surprise as both feature substantial Chinook hop additions.

M- Fine carbonation allows this medium-heavy bodied beer to coat the palate, but it is far from cloying. The dry finish just keeps you wanting more.

O- Although there is certainly nothing bad about FM, I remember enjoying it more last year. However, that is not to detract from my review, as this is an excellent beer on an absolute scale. Final thoughts: Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to at least one bottle of this seasonal offering.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 20:35:40 | More by threeviews
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cowboy83

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

08-05-2012 03:52:37 | More by cowboy83
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

08-05-2012 03:11:07 | More by mattparsons
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-05-2012 02:19:31 | More by TonyTalon
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dorianmarley

Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is ruby brown with a very thick, tan heand and nice lacing.

Nose is a lot of caramel malt, winter spice, piney hops, and grapefruit.

Taste is initially very smooth and buttery. The malts are rich, very similar to a Trippel. The hops are full and candied like an Imperial IPA. There are notes of dark cherry, complex dark chocolate, oak, and pine. Crusty bread finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth with a good amount of carbonation. Almost chewy from the bread.

Overall, I wouldn't equate it to Nugget Nectar as Troegs suggests. The malt is the main star here. It is thick, chewy, and has plenty of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 01:43:07 | More by dorianmarley
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

08-04-2012 13:33:51 | More by atone315
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bhir

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-02-2012 19:05:19 | More by bhir
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Brutesling57

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-01-2012 02:10:02 | More by Brutesling57
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MattDbach

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-30-2012 00:43:58 | More by MattDbach
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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This brew pours with a three finger mocha head which lasts for several minuets and lacing remains on the glass throughout.
The brew is dark brown, almost black.

The smell is citrus and floral hops along with some chocolate, some fruit, maybe pears.

The taste is hops from start to finish, both floral and citrus hops are present. Lite sweet malts and some fruit, maybe pears. There is also heavy chocolate taste and the alcohol leaks through but only bearly.

The mouthfeel is biscuty, bready and a little chewy.

Troegs advertises this brew as Nugget Nectar pushed off of a cliff and then rolled in chocolate. The chocolate is there but the hops, though present in strength, are not as complex or as satisfying as Nugget Nectar. Even with the strong hop presence this brew is too sweet; the flavors compete rather than balance each other out. The strong alcohol presence, combined with the hops, does create a warming effect.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2012 22:30:30 | More by microbrewlover
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-29-2012 14:43:51 | More by ms11781
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Freemark


4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-28-2012 21:58:10 | More by Freemark
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BoOmerG

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-28-2012 21:36:56 | More by BoOmerG
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I'm a big fan of barleywines, but this may have just been a tad too sweet/strong for my liking. Medium bodied, decent mouthfeel.. but a cloying sweetness and alcohol heavy aftertaste ruin it a bit for me. Still an above average beer all around, but for a specialty 22 oz beer I'm not sure I'll be coming back to this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 19:52:33 | More by oriolesfan4
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-28-2012 14:12:41 | More by Odysseyalien
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 22oz bomber served in a weizen glass

A - hazy copper amber with 1.5 finger with ecru foamy head with great sticky lacing and excellent retention

S - dark fruits, raisins, caramel, grassy meadow

T - Very sweet start with molasses'dark fruits, caramel, dates, then to malts, and next to a bit of bitterness a touch of earthy and grassy hops, mild bitterness and some spice. Quite a bit of alcohol warming.

M - full body, moderate carbonation. Smooth a bit chewy.

O - excellent barley wine, a bit too much alcohol and a bit sweet' but quite complex. Very bold, but well designed. The hops in this are a godsend for the barley wines as a style and I'd love to see more breweries emulate this beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 22:30:44 | More by williamjbauer
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gamanley

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2012 01:13:39 | More by gamanley
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NoLeafClover44

Delaware

3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle poured into Allagash chalice. Bottled 5/1/12.

A - Pours dark mahogany with ruby highlights in the light. About a finger of off-white head dies quickly. Complete lacing lines the glass as I drink.

S - Raisins, molasses, pine, pumpernickel bread.

T - Big on the malts with a candied plum sweetness. Some piney hops work to counteract the caramel malt. Trace amounts of citrus, although that is not the focal point of this beer, unlike many others of the style.

M - Full bodied with good carbonation. Very smooth, but it is definitely a sipper.

O - While this one is very good, it is not as good as some of Troegs other offerings. It has a unique malt character with a good pine bite. Alcohol isn't noticeable, but I would have been satisfied with one 11 oz. pour rather than two. Nice value compared to some of the other Barleywines out there.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2012 03:23:19 | More by NoLeafClover44
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juliusseizure

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-22-2012 02:00:24 | More by juliusseizure
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-22-2012 00:20:48 | More by lccrunchy
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Googs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-21-2012 04:10:57 | More by Googs
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RichH55

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-21-2012 03:31:19 | More by RichH55
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Aschap

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-21-2012 03:13:33 | More by Aschap
Tröegs Flying Mouflan from Tröegs Brewing Company
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