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Tröegs Mad Elf - Tröegs Brewing Company

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3,163 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,163
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 184
Gots: 533 | 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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3.88/5  rDev +0.3%

tatrabbit26, Sunday at 09:18 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

amazing and complex flavor, slightly sweet though the cherry flavor is rather subtle

Natanel, Sunday at 07:47 PM
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4.04/5  rDev +4.4%

Pitaliano, Sunday at 11:44 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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PaulSchneider, Sunday at 02:09 AM
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3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a snifter, the beer is a bright, vibrant, ruby coloring, with a slow flow of carbonation and a sparse, filmy, off-white surface coating of head. Aromas of very rich, sugary fruit notes of cherry, fig, date, as well as notes of bubble gum, cotton candy, a blend of nutmeg and cinnamon spice, rich honey, tangy caramel, and woody notes. There's an overall roast character dancing around in there, too. Flavors are rich and sweet forward, with an undertone of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Sweet flavors are caramel, an old-world fruit blend, cherry tart and sweet, rich honey, and earthy notes. There is a subtle booze warmth that builds as you drink. Solid. The beer is slick and light in mouth, despite all the heavy palate notes. There is a tangy fruit sweetness in the aftertaste, with some of the booze lingering around. The finish is slick, slightly oily, with a decent fruit and booze linger. Good beer.

GarthDanielson, Saturday at 11:58 PM
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Tröegs Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,163 ratings.