Dismiss Notice
Hello, is it beer you're looking for?

Learn more about beer. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for as low as 68% off the single issue price.

Subscribe now →

Scratch Beer (Naked Elf) - Tröegs Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Scratch Beer (Naked Elf)Scratch Beer (Naked Elf)

Educational use only; do not reuse.

13 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 13
Hads: 73
Avg: 3.74
pDev: 26.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: apintofknowledge on 08-12-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Naked Elf takes a hard look at the less-is-more theory. Ever since we developed The Mad Elf, we’ve speculated what it would taste like without the cherries and honey. So what lies beneath the fruit? Naked Elf is unfiltered, so the spicy yeast taste is more prominent in this strong, hazy orange ale. The combination of the Pilsner, and Vienna malts give a lot of body and minimal sweetness, but Naked Elf has a dry finish. Finally, the heat of the alcohol makes its presence known in the finish. The Naked Elf’s finest quality is the delicate balancing act between a lively yeast kick and a slight alcohol note that lingers in the back of the mouth—constantly reminding us not to overindulge in this complex, warming elixir.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 13 | Hads: 73
Scratch Beer (Naked Elf) from Tröegs Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.