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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,119 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,119
Reviews: 1,158
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 183
Gots: 510 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 15
Color (SRM) : Ruby Red
Availability: Seasonal, 12 oz. & 3L bottles, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs (contact your local retailer to pre-order)
Malts: Pilsner, Munich, Chocolate
Hops: Saaz, Hallertau
Yeast: Spicy Yeast
Pennsylvania Honey West Coast Cherries

(Beer added by: WilliamPhilaPa on 12-14-2002)
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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Troegs is by far one of my favorite breweries, they are consistent with their beers and they know how to do things different. The mad elf is no exception. Very strong with booze and fruit in both the nose and the taste. I usually dont like the overly fruity beers but whatever type of cherries they used in this are amazing. At 11 percent you can definately get warmed up by this one. i love winter warmers, i love beer
CHEERS

FLOglida, Nov 08, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: 8.5
Clear reddish color, hardly any head, light lacing

Smell: 9
Caramel, malt, cherry candy

Taste: 8.5
Up Front: Sweet, malty, cherry, spicy. Finish: Toffee, candied fruit, chocolate, slight alcohol

Mouthfeel: 8.5
Smooth and dry

Drinkability: 8.5
I'm not a big cherry fan; it kind of reminds me of cherry cough syrup, without the medicinal taste. Almost taste like a light cherry brandy. Almost no alcohol taste, and at 11%, this is definitely a one and done.

Overall Impression: This is Troegs Christmas offering and it is a very unique brew. It's not cheap for the budget conscious, but it is worth a try. After sipping this Mad Elf, I'm one happy Elf!

BeerGodz, Feb 28, 2010
Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,119 ratings.