Troubadour Imperial Stout | Brouwerij De Musketiers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Musketiers
Belgium
troubadourbieren.be

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by OWSLEY069 on 09-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
156
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.24%
 
 
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Photo of BenBreeg
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lmaduells
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer producer makes beers correct but not extra-ordinary. They are beers that are left drinking, because they have a good drink but they leave you with little desire to repeat the beer. Imperial Stout is an example of this. Beer correct but improved.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dzu
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle.
L: dark brown with a weak foam head.
S: cocoa beans, chocolates.
T: chocolate, vanilla.
F: medium body and carbonation.
O: Above average Belgian ris

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Photo of rarigney
4.37/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephenlee
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpfrush
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrDell
4.62/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.45/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown color with ruby hues, brown head. Aroma is really estery and fruity. I get lots of dark cherries. Taste starts bittersweet, like a roasty quadrupel. Estery with dark cherry liquor notes. Heavy body with medium carbonation. Not bad but it's too Belgian for my taste.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacMalt
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a stout glass. It is not nearly as dark in color as most Russian Imperial Stouts I've tried before. It's more of a dark cola. It poured an enormous, frothy, ecru-colored head and extensive lacing that persisted throughout the pour. It features a the usual RIS smells: chocolate, coffee, and roasted grain but it has a lot more smell of dark fruit than I anticipated. It's a very pleasing aroma. It also has a very different flavor - something between a RIS and a Belgian Quad. Its tastes include dark chocolate, burnt coffee, vanilla, tobacco, raisin, and dark cherry. It has both sweet and sour notes at the finish but very little hop presence. It's a medium-bodied stout, not as viscous as some of its popular American cousins, and it is highly carbonated. It really hides its 9% ABV. Overall, it is a very good stout, combining elements of two of my favorite styles. I like a dark fruit presence in an Imperial Stout and Troubadour has lots of it.

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3.62/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very smooth and silky, nice lasting fluffy beige head. Dark brown cloudy body, light chocolaty aroma, taste brings in some roast grain, burnt toast smoky flavors. Some sweet molasses notes on the finish.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of desint
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.24/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antyk
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rivoire
3.62/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Troubadour Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Musketiers
3.92 out of 5 based on 156 ratings.
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