Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 - Galaxy | Brouwerij De Musketiers

Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 - GalaxyTroubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 - Galaxy
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Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 - GalaxyTroubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 - Galaxy

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by samEBC on 10-16-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 49 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of josanguapo
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From Belgium in a box. IN Teku glass. Playing Magic Duels. BBF Jul 16. Very foamy. Although old, galaxy hops still provide a nice bitterness that compesates the excessive fruityness of the normal troubadour magma, making it a more enjoyable brew. It could have been great fresh.

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Photo of InspectorBob
3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.53/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jsh420
3.69/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mtomlins
3.8/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of spinrsx
3.9/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of drpimento
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Freaking fantastic! Appearance is a sick fall me billowy off-white to cream-colored long-lived head with some lace and a slightly hazy orangey-ish to apricot Amber color. Aroma is neat volatile blend of hops malt Caramel sweet grapefruit yeast . Flavor is like aroma plus there is some carbonic tanning sweetness becomes somewhat subdued and bitterness becomes more prominent all of all the whole package mellows after a bit. Palate is perfect. Outstanding beer although with its bold bitterness and Rich maltiness it doesn't go well with all foods so I would suggest palate cleanser.

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Photo of Franck
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of DaveRinn
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Ahh-those Musketiers. Ale pours a thick, rich, cloudy orange. Unfiltered goodness. Beautiful
thick white foam head dissipating down to a thin layer of foam and leaving fantastic lacing.
Nose of pineapple, banana, citrus hops, Belgian candy sugar, and yeasty earthy goodness.
Taste has an excellent citrus hop flavor up front and on the sides. Pineapple and Belgian
candy interplay on the back with earthy sticky hop goodness and candy malts. Light alcohol
warmth on the back and smooth carbonated yet silky mouthfeel makes this one of the BEST
of the hopped Belgians I have yet to try. Would be a nice one to lay down for another couple
of years. Fantastic.


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Photo of papajohn56
3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of Vixie
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of ryanpj
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of polopaul20
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of RichH55
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.42/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a hazy orangey color ale with a large pure white foamy head with excellent retention and some perfect lacing. Aroma of tropical fruit with some mango notes is quite nice. Taste is a great mix perfect some flora notes of tropical fruit and mango with fruity ester and a solid Belgian malt backbone. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. I really enjoyed this beer with great notes of Galaxy hops and a solid malt backbone which mix in very well.

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Photo of neckbeered
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of Boski
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of freemanj
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Anvilfarm
3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of beholder_pl
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: hazy amber with a big, thick white head, that's slowly dropping and leaving nice lacing on the glass

Aroma: huge, intense aroma - there's caramel, bread, pineapple, resin, flowers, pine... Everything!
Taste: sweet, fruity and citrusy. Also some toasty notes. Alcohol is present, but makes everything taste even better. Medium bitterness, could be higher I guess.

Mouthfeel: full bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall: this is a big beer. And not just because it's in a 750ml bottle (the bottle is superb, beautiful etc., I love it and I'm gonna keep it). I don't usually drink sweet IIPA's but this one is great, because there's so much more to it than just the sweetness. Highly recommended beer!

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Photo of DustinSWB
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Anatole
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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Beer rating: 91.8% out of 100 with 49 ratings
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