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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,952 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,952
Reviews: 1,149
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 142
Gots: 425 | 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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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 14:18:37 | More by sideshowe
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 06:56:23 | More by ej285701
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 03:33:31 | More by rjvanston
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kenzak

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-16-2011 03:32:53 | More by kenzak
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JoeBartender

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 03:32:22 | More by JoeBartender
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dorianmarley

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Appearance is deep, ruby red with gold hints. Nearly no head and no lacing.

Nose is a sweet blend of cherries, malt, and hops.

Taste is lots of sweet, caramel malt. Cherry is surprisingly (and excellently) nuanced. There are also cashews, medium alcohol, and biscuity yeast.

Mouthfeel is very smooth, but the finish leaves an unsavory, murky astringency.

Overall, well-made like all Troeg, but is held back from being great by a tough, murky finish.

11-16-2011 03:27:29 | More by dorianmarley
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 02:20:16 | More by plumcrazyfx
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BierBliss

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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evilgeniusluke

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -9.8%

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Enjoyed at home with studying for the BJCP exam. Great appearance, a nice Cherry/Amber color. The nose smelled of honey and cherries, with a slight hint of a clear alcohol scent. The taste is balanced and smooth, with robust fruit and honey flavors.

11-16-2011 01:53:54 | More by evilgeniusluke
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KGarrett

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2011 01:03:40 | More by KGarrett
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Bigtimmy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-15-2011 22:57:17 | More by Bigtimmy
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richbrew

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.3%

11-15-2011 22:49:48 | More by richbrew
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Jpriano

Delaware

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-15-2011 22:49:03 | More by Jpriano
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Ohio

5/5  rDev +29.5%

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dhuebsch

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-15-2011 19:15:14 | More by dhuebsch
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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randomdanger

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-15-2011 15:00:49 | More by randomdanger
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scott2269

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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patm1986

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-15-2011 06:14:16 | More by patm1986
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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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mjtiernan

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-15-2011 05:51:18 | More by mjtiernan
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +29.5%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.5%

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wfpalm

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-15-2011 03:56:04 | More by wfpalm
Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,952 ratings.