Troubadour Imperial Stout | Brouwerij De Musketiers

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153 Ratings
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by OWSLEY069 on 09-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
153
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
12.21%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
28
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Ratings: 153 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of janubio
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Almost black colour, with a thin diminishing head that leaves a good lace. Smell of dried fruits, tobacco, some coffee. Medium body, viscous palate. Taste of coffee, dried fruits, tobacco notes, chocolate. Not exactly the best. one, but it's OK.

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Photo of deac83
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3.14/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ChrisL24481
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mack
4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Dicers
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tejon
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best stout i've ever tasted.

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Photo of StoutBoi
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BoljaBoy52
4.31/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cramerican
4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NeverSettle
2.3/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Not good. Musty smell and taste.

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Photo of hayesjw
4.33/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Kerrie
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.19/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served from tap in a snifter at Beelow's.

A new beer on tap means a new beer in my glass, especially in the time between the end of a shift and the impending beginning of a movie. This stuff pours a very deep black-brown topped by a finger of tan foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, mild coffee, a hint of treacle, and a few bits of cocoa powder. The taste generally brings in more of the same, though from about the middle through the finish an intense roast- and coffee-based bitterness overpowers all else, literally causing a gradual recoil reaction (it takes a moment to realize what's happening in your mouth). The body is a stolid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a solid stout that just overshoots things with that unnecessarily powerful blast of bitterness.

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Photo of TheSleepyMonkey
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of deadliest
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of mtbdonn
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Brutaltruth
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Imperial stout from Belgium pored from 750ml bottle. Deep dark brown with a little black in
there. Nice thick dark tan head and amazing frothy lacing. Nose of dark chocolate, sweet
Belgian malts, dark ripe fruits like plum and sweet cherries. Flavor is very nice with chocolate
and Belgian candy coming through on all sides, a dark fruity aftertaste like dark pie cherries is
present on the aftertaste, along with a nice mild hops coming through as well. Silky mouthfeel
makes this sipper a real treat. No burnt grain flavors, all just a nice moderately sweet stout
with a Belgian twist.
NICE! CHEERS!

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Photo of DaveRinn
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of dannyboygaga
4.36/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Big_Dave
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Troubadour Imperial Stout from Brouwerij De Musketiers
3.93 out of 5 based on 153 ratings.
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