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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,859 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,859
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 135
Gots: 390 | 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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mrcotter

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-02-2014 00:20:44 | More by mrcotter
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-24-2012 10:35:26 | More by jrfehon33
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-19-2013 05:03:11 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-03-2013 20:41:10 | More by petermethot
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ksimons

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a clear red amber with a small amount of head that leaves a ring of lace around the top

S-sweet, a little tart cherry, and booze

T-very sweet, cherry, with huge warming alcohol. There is some malt in there though so its not cloyingly sweet

M-medium body, syrupy thick, low carbonation

D-the high abv and sweetness cut down on the drinkability, but its still a good one to try

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2010 02:09:02 | More by ksimons
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grannaniwa

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-30-2012 04:21:41 | More by grannaniwa
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-11-2013 23:51:20 | More by jaycar06
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IIKaRuII

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Half off at Arnolds carry out in willard ohio. Came with the mad elf tulip glass. ( very thin glass I might say )
pours a hazy iced tea color, that almost resembles rust. gets a fairly disappointing head that dissipates quickly. Slight retention.
smells of candied dark cherries. low honey and yeast.
Taste is a smooth cherry. Honey sits on the tongue and allows the alcohol to pass. I'm getting a slight banana in the background as well. yeast is surely there and seems to linger.
Has almost no carbonation and i personally think with as sweet as this is i expect some. drinks a little watery in my taste and the 11% doesn't seem present at all. The cherries seem to mask it well. honey doesn't really play a factor if you ask me.
well this one was a different one for me. I was expecting a lot of bubbles. and carbonation. with as sweet as it is this is a delightful ale. I would expect more from troegs personally, but non the less it was enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2011 05:54:13 | More by IIKaRuII
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Ecolello87

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-29-2012 04:25:10 | More by Ecolello87
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Illinois

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Ohio

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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mwarriner

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
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