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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,893 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,893
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 138
Gots: 405 | 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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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-09-2013 01:05:16 | More by Hermthegerm
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ONN8

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-08-2013 17:14:19 | More by ONN8
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-08-2013 03:47:31 | More by AntLeatherface
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Andrew61923

California

2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12 oz bottle into Portsmouth Brewery tulip. Sat out of fridge for ten minutes before opening. Picked this up a few months ago and figured it was time to drink it, even though the holidays have passed.

A: Pours a deep ruby with a quickly dissipating off-white head, which forms a thin halo. Lots of floaties in the glass, which I was not expecting. Not terrible, but I would have liked this to be more filtered.

S: Clove, bubble gum, and cherries. True to the style, but not things I usually want in my beer. It doesn't smell bad by any means, but I can tell this isn't going to be my favorite.

T: Sweet with the same notes of bubble gum and cherries. Again, not my thing.

M: The ABV is high and you can tell. There is a pretty substantial burn at the end of each sip down my throat. I had thought about sitting on this for a year and, while I doubt I would like the flavor that much more, this would have probably improved. As is, however, I'm not a fan.

O: In hindsight, I'm not sure why I bought this beer. I'm not a huge fan of the style and I tried as much as possible to enjoy it, but it's just not growing on me as I drink it more. At least I know to pass on buying it next year and I'm thankful I only got one.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 02:14:16 | More by Andrew61923
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-07-2013 04:32:38 | More by Eastside151
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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MrBoh

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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New York

2/5  rDev -48.2%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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TGERUS

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -61.1%

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pcitycat

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -74.1%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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marshmeli

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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iKasey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Mjohnescu

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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NearTheGrove

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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rmeller

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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cheribom

California

1/5  rDev -74.1%

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Mattyb79

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,893 ratings.