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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,937 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,937
Reviews: 1,149
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 141
Gots: 422 | 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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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

on tap at the Deer Lake Pub, Deer Lake PA, last Saturday. From a barrel that had been held back over the winter for the "Xmas in July" feature. Not a big fan of this beer, but wanted to see if the age smoothed out the spices a bit.

Came to the bar in a 5oz snifter, which I appreciated, since I was a bit wary of this one. ($5.00 tab was less appreciated) Cloudy amber color with a thin off white head. The head persisted well, and left some very nice lacing.

Smell was of yeast, sweetness, banana, and a hint of booze. Wasn't getting too much in the way of spices.

Although the spices were muted, and only faintly present, the beer seemed to me to be all sweetness and booze, with a good wash of Belgian yeast. I wouldn't say it was unpleasant, but just didn't do it for me. I know others rave about this as a holiday beer. Just not my cup of tea I guess.

Mouth was a quite a bit above medium, with a syrupy feeling to it.

Overall, a good one for those who like the style, interesting to revisit it, but wont be on my Xmas shopping list.

08-12-2014 16:54:25 | More by MikeWard
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Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,937 ratings.