Troubadour Magma | Brouwerij De Musketiers

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3.93/5
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514 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers
Belgium
troubadourbieren.be

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by richmof on 05-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,403
Reviews:
166
Ratings:
514
pDev:
11.7%
Bros Score:
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A - Pouring with a murky golden / orange / reddish hue, and a lacy white head, the look is great.
S - The smell is floral, resinous, and fruity.
T - The yeast and hops work together nicely without one overpowering the other.
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Troubadour Magma from Brouwerij De Musketiers
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 514 ratings
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