Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale)
Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale)Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale)
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Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
Belgian Pale Strong Ale
Ranked #129
Ranked #20,500
3.77 | pDev: 10.61%
May 02, 2023
Mar 09, 2011
The Cuvée des Trolls was created in 2000 in the tanks of microbrewery Le Brasse-Temps, which was established in Louvain-la-Neuve by Brasserie Dubuisson.

It is an unfiltered blonde beer with a natural cloud. The beer is produced using only yeast, malt, hops, sugar and water and has an alcohol volume of 7%.

Thanks to the addition of dried orange peel during the boiling process, the beer has very pleasant fruity aromas that are in beautiful harmony with its delicate, fully rounded taste.
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Rated: 3.41 by DOCRW from Kentucky

May 02, 2023
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

3.19/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3
Drinking a 2013 in 2021...
Look - pretty thick syrup by this point and it only gets a 4 for the age... copper and thick
Smell - smells like sugar water with orange peel and slight belgium spice
Taste- more orange peel than anything else with that sugar water
Feel - syrup
Overall - not a fan
Nov 19, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by JuiceMan818 from California

Apr 23, 2018
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Reviewed by babaracas from Florida

3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours a very slightly hazed lighter amber with big soapy white head that settles to a one-finger thick cap, with a few islands of lace sticking around. Smell: lemon, dried orange, pepper, a little grass; non-specific stone fruit sweetness, maybe green plum-esque. Taste: green/white plum sweetness upfront is quickly overwhelmed by spicy and slightly citric hopping, into a sugary and mildly peppery cereal grain finish. The end of the sip brings to mind Saison Dupont, but lacking in body and depth. Light-medium body; carbonation looks aplenty, but has a languid feel. Sticky finish. Solid hop-forward lower-abv BSPA, though maybe not so speciale.
Jan 12, 2018
Rated: 3.94 by bump8628 from Oklahoma

Mar 07, 2017
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

4.09/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Hazy light golden with nary a foam cap to be found. Aroma of yeasty pepper, orange, coriander and wheat. Flavor tends toward wheat even more with the same accompaniments from the nose. Finish is kind of nice, more balance with a touch of sweet and fairly clean. Maybe a bit boring overall.
Dec 11, 2016
Rated: 4.37 by JohnTurano from Florida

Nov 06, 2016
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Reviewed by GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured gently into a Ommegang glass. A Hazy, slightly white hue for color. Dense, towering foam monolith rises from the white-gold liquid.
Peppery, herbal and wheat aroma. Nice, herbal funk with plenty of varied yeast effects.
A very light, hate to say....watery flavor. An herbal, dry, grassy kick after, but still kinda subdued. Tastes of a light farmhouse, more for a session than for sipping. However, the abv. Is 7.5. So, a short session if you're rating beers.
A pool-side, easy drinker, very refreshing in feel and flavor. Just lacking a bit in complexity.
Very light in hop charechter, sits in the backseat with the yeast and li g t malt driVing the bus.
Jul 08, 2016
Rated: 4.1 by STLine from California

May 15, 2015
Rated: 2.5 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Dec 05, 2014
Rated: 4 by Poppellian from Florida

Aug 17, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by bird_soul from Netherlands

Aug 16, 2014
Rated: 4 by bobv from Vermont

Jul 11, 2014
Rated: 4 by MQ3867 from Portugal

Jun 19, 2014
Rated: 4 by ricecracker420 from California

May 23, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by WynnO from Florida

Feb 27, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by KindaFondaGoozah from Wisconsin

Dec 29, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by dcmchew from Romania

Nov 01, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by GraduatedCashew from California

Aug 29, 2013
Rated: 2.75 by AlaskanYoung from Arkansas

Aug 05, 2013
Cuvée Des Trolls (Speciale) from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 47 ratings