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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,861 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,861
Reviews: 1,148
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
Wants: 135
Gots: 392 | 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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zackcamp

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-17-2012 05:59:37 | More by zackcamp
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Honus1

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-17-2012 04:30:07 | More by Honus1
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cliff1066

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-17-2012 02:11:32 | More by cliff1066
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jka0219

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-17-2012 01:07:51 | More by jka0219
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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huysmans

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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acp21178

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

12-16-2012 19:03:13 | More by acp21178
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Bguth

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-16-2012 07:40:00 | More by Bguth
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RobDB

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-16-2012 04:02:53 | More by RobDB
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Fantalek

New York

1/5  rDev -74.1%

12-16-2012 03:18:41 | More by Fantalek
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allensr

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

12-16-2012 00:02:18 | More by allensr
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-15-2012 19:25:22 | More by rcjennings
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jschwamb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Markito

New York

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

12-15-2012 15:32:23 | More by Markito
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KajII

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Trappist Glass]

The pour was a clear ruby red with a small (less than 1 finger) white fizzy head that dissipated rapidly, down to a small collar with a wisp of residue left floating on top and poor runny lacing.

The aroma was upfront with a nice cherry scent along with a light bread malt and a sweet yeast and had notes of honey, cinnamon, a bit of spice and a little more than mild alcohol tinge.

The taste was fruity sweet and a very lightly malty with a touch of cherry and honey throughout, with the finish becoming rather yeasty with a hint of cinnamon and a slight spicy alcohol ending. The flavor lasted a decently long time following the swallow, having a nice yeasty and fruity cherry taste along with a mild alcohol warming sensation left behind.

Mouthfeel was a few shades above light in body and dry in texture with an almost prickly carbonation.

Overall I found this brew to be exceptionally tasty with a good fruity flavor that was blended very well with the yeast and spices, allowing for a very good concealing of the exceptionally high ABV thus creating a superb drinkability. I do believe this is the best Winter Seasonal I have tasted to date, and I want more…

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Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 14:03:34 | More by KajII
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Ohio

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Maryland

2/5  rDev -48.2%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Illinois

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 2,861 ratings.