Flying Mouflan
Tröegs Brewing Company

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From:
Tröegs Brewing Company
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
American Barleywine
Ranked #74
ABV:
9.3%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,922
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 10.17%
Reviews:
574
Ratings:
843
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 23, 2021
Added:
Mar 01, 2009
Wants:
  192
Gots:
  234
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Notes: This strong alluring ale is two beers in one. Cracking open a fresh bottle unleashes hops and heat with more than 100 IBUs emanating from three hop varieties and sweet burn of 9.3% ABV. Cellaring the Flying Mouflan in a cool dark place at 50 degrees for a minimum of four months will mellow out the hops and wash away the heat. If you can resist temptation you will be rewarded with two memorable beers in a single bottle.
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Rated by Newbeergeek1 from Maine

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Well worth the visit to Troegs.
May 23, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by parkwood from Pennsylvania

Mar 01, 2021
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Rated by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

4.83/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Yumz!
My favorite Tröegs beer.
It is a big beer but oh so good.
Oct 29, 2020
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Reviewed by vi11am from Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
First barleywine, not sure what to expect. It lands somewhere between an IPa and a sour. Great amber color, heavy barley and gras smell, very fresh. Somewhat carbonated
Oct 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4.08 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

May 24, 2019
 
Rated: 4.04 by ThatAmateurBeerDrinker from New York

Apr 26, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by teamwiggum from Wisconsin

Apr 09, 2019
 
Rated: 3.74 by CoasterGuy from Pennsylvania

Jan 23, 2019
 
Rated: 4.08 by edthehead from New York

Jun 05, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by rspauldi from Texas

Apr 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.1 by TheBeerdedCharmer from Pennsylvania

Feb 07, 2018
 
Rated: 3.81 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

Jan 17, 2018
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Rated by BEER88 from Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Sweet
Sep 05, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
The appearance was a nice golden amber to brown tobacco color with a decent half finger foamy white head that once it starts to die, there is a decent amount of adequate stringy lacing sticking finely to the sides of the glass. The smell was definitely of the English persuasion of sorts of a Barleywine as the typical "tobacco" smell and maltiness came out here. The taste was caramel malts with a nice coating of the tobacco coming through as well. On the palate, it sat about a medium to heavy with a decent boozy edge to it. The alcohol is well noted and I know that was not from the tryptophan from the turkey we had that night. Overall, pretty nice English barleywine worthy of coming back to.
Jun 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.15 by Spoda1983 from Pennsylvania

Jun 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

May 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by jrfehon33 from Pennsylvania

Apr 05, 2017
 
Rated: 3.82 by Kurmaraja from California

Mar 03, 2017
 
Rated: 3.71 by Timtac from New Jersey

Mar 01, 2017
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Reviewed by buschbeer from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
1 PINT 6 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a snifter
Bottled 050112

This beer pours a deep rust color with garnet highlights. It is topped with an inch of tan head that leaves some decent lacing.

There are aromas of caramel, dates and fig.

The taste is much the same although it is not as sweet as the aroma lead me to believe. I taste caramel, toast, dates, fig and brown sugar. With all the malt flavor it never gets too sweet. There are enough residual hops to balance the flavor.

Thick and syrupy mouthfeel

This has held of very well for almost five years. It is an enjoyable beer that is keeping me warm on a mild winter night.
Jan 19, 2017
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Reviewed by tbryan5 from Louisiana

4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
This is one of the best barleywine so have tried, barrel aged or not. Pours a deep, deep ruby that almost looks brown or black. The smell and taste are a very rich combination caramel, toasty bread, and some fruitiness. A little pine and hop aroma and bitterness. One of the finest, most balanced, and well rounded barleywines that I have tasted.
Dec 05, 2016
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Reviewed by LAp from Ohio

4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured into a Kuhnhenn XV tasting glass at a barleywine tasting. Hoppier than I would have initially anticipated (certainly hoppier than Lower de Boom, which we directly compared it to prior), but the palate develops well into grape, blackberry, and boysenberry. Avoids going overboard with cherry, dates, raisins, or figs. A solid American barleywine, though hard for me to compare generally, only because I tend to favor the English side of the style.
Sep 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.13 by nobledust from New York

Sep 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.9 by ConnorSimpson41 from Pennsylvania

Aug 09, 2016
 
Rated: 4.09 by Rizzy17 from Pennsylvania

Aug 06, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jul 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4.07 by Dogleg from Pennsylvania

Jun 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.58 by mikepcarney from Ohio

Jun 19, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by krome from Illinois

May 25, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by jgunther71 from Illinois

May 25, 2016
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Reviewed by colts9016 from Idaho

4.46/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
This brew is 6 years old. Time for its reveal. Poured at 52 into a tulip glass.

This is one dark monster, like over used motor oil. The color is dark brown like a stain on wood. Carbonation bubble dance to and fro from the murkiness. The medium tan colored head is a one finger thick and rocky; furthermore, the head tatted some beautiful lacing around the glass. The head does not have the best retention. This is an awesome showing.

A huge malt bomb ripe with caramel and toast aided with biscuit and yeast notes. Pine, resin, and grapefruit round off the hops. The aromas are not as intense as fresh barley wine, it is just refined.

A barleywine this refined with age is just heaven. The malt is rich with caramel, and toast A warm alcoholic touch, bready, yeasty, biscuit with subtle pine resin floral, grapefruit and perfume.

The mouth feel is warming and coating.

This is the reason why god made barleywines. I have tasted some awful to harsh barleywines, the age on this is has made this awesome.
Apr 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.39 by yeaprolly from Washington

Mar 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4.46 by ogman from Pennsylvania

Feb 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.22 by alcohline_trip from Pennsylvania

Feb 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by kvgomps from New Jersey

Feb 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by Griggsy from Colorado

Jan 31, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by SkiBum22 from New York

Jan 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4.09 by reebtaerG from Maryland

Jan 01, 2016
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Reviewed by stephens101 from Oklahoma

4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Thin and bubbly tan froth atop a dark brown brew. Fresh-baked brown bread, cherry, plum and pine to the nose. The taste brings to mind melted caramel dripping off a spoon and mixed with brown bread, brown sugar, mincemeat and currants with a finely tuned resinous hop ending for good measure. Medium side of heavy and smooth all the way down with a creamy core and drier than expected finish.

Top tier.
Nov 15, 2015
 
Rated: 5 by Norvelljeff from Iowa

Oct 26, 2015
Flying Mouflan from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 1417 ratings