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Tröegs Flying Mouflan - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,328
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 151
Gots: 220 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

comfortablynirm, Sep 04, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber, bottled on 05/01/12, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours a dark copper color/maroon color, produces a finger of beige head that fades to a thick wisp, leaves spotty lacing.

S- Very malt forward, a nice sweet caramel and toffee aroma, some sweet dark fruit (dates), and some booze. Some citrusy hops are lingering in the background.

T- Lots of grainy, bready malt, caramel, toffee and dark fruit. Hops provide some orange and grapefruit, more hops than in the nose. Some fruity, rum-like alcohol.

M- Medium-bodied, creamy feel, a bit of alcohol warmth.

O- A very nice, drinkable barleywine.

WillCarrera, Sep 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

RMoeNay, Sep 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

William123, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of RblWthACoz
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a real nice barleywine. Good balance. Nice sweet tones with just a touch of noticeable malt presence. The only drawback is a bit of a burn of alcohol. But it really isn't that much. Too often barleywines just aren't there, but this one is nice. I'd go for this any day.

RblWthACoz, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

emceecue, Aug 29, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

JeffTheJuice, Aug 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

SFC21, Aug 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

bostonryan, Aug 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

allhaildracula, Aug 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

JakeRyan, Aug 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

mendvicdog, Aug 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

JimmytheSaintPSU, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Rutager
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Mrbubbler!

Appearance. Pours a hazy rust colour with a finger of thick, light orangy-tan head.

Smell. Piney hops and sweet citrus juices, some caramel and toasted grains.

Taste. Sweet toffee, candied orange rinds, sweet concentrated grapefruit juice, a bit of pine and wood, some well-roasted light grains.

Mouthfeel. Full body, slightly sticky but it works with this beer. Medium-low carbonation.

Overall. One of the better barleywines I've tried. Hoppy, sweet and quite enjoyable.

Rutager, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

TrickkyGangsta, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Powerstroker90, Aug 20, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

ajs4bd, Aug 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

troegaarden, Aug 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Dontcounttoday, Aug 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Gehrig13, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

CaptDavyJones, Aug 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

danwho, Aug 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

DonFrap, Aug 14, 2012
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4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ba Review #208
Served On: 08/11/2012
Glassware: Snifter
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

I paired this one with some bbq beef brisket and Cajon coleslaw at the new Tröegs brewery in Hershey. They have a ‘snack bar’ in the taproom, but trust me – it offers way more than your typical snack bar.

Look: Arrived with a thin tannish head. Color was a dark cloudy bronze. Carbonation bubbles powered through the thick body. Lacing was impressive given the high ABV.

Smell: Rather smooth aroma of toffee and candied apple. A hop bouquet suggested an aggressive hop profile. The obvious alcohol warmth became noticeable about the second or third inhale.

Taste: First off were heavy notes of toffee and floral hops. The dank body definitely made this one a sipper. The middle had a quick citrus bitterness that mixed with some winter fruits and an interesting molasses to offer a well crafted balance. The finish was a lingering brown sugar with bitterness returning with some dryness.

This was an amazing Barley Wine and probably surpasses SN Bigfoot by a small margin. Paring the beer with the brisket was probably one element that added to the enjoyable experience. I snagged a 22oz bomber for my cellar.

CraftBeerTastic, Aug 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

GaryMarkle84, Aug 12, 2012
Tröegs Flying Mouflan from Tröegs Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,328 ratings.