Tröegs Flying Mouflan | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Flying MouflanTröegs Flying Mouflan
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Tröegs Flying MouflanTröegs Flying Mouflan

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Spring

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Added by mcallister on 03-01-2009

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours muddy brown with a tan head than disappears. Almost opaque and... yeah brown is the only color it can be called.

Smells boozy with roasted malt and chocolate nibs. Very sweet smelling, as you'd expect from a 9.3%. Not much hops

The hops come out much more in the taste, accompanied with syrupy sweet malt and again, cocoa nibs. The chocolate sits well with the sweet composure of the beer. I really enjoyed drinking this one, the flavor was concentrated but tasty.

Mouthfeel has low carbonation, as expected and pretty much leaves a film layer of taste in your mouth. Not for chugging, certainly, but wonderful for sipping.

Overall this beer is great, and tastes like it will get better and better with age. If given the chance it will smooth out further and probably decrease the hot alcohols, not that they were a problem with this beer.

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3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

got this beer from mrandypandy! Thanks!

poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: Murky brown bodied beer with a thin cap of white/tannish colored head.

Smell: Toffee, carmel, and buttery smells. A hint of spicy alcohol; mild citris and pine hops bitterness.

Taste: Caramel, butterscotch, butter rum and dark fruits from the malt profile. This beer is moderately sweet. The alcohol appears in the middle and finish of the beer; it is spicy and slightly warming without any burn. Hops are subtle and found in the aftertaste; mostly tasting of pine and grass.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied beer with carbonation on the lighter side of moderate. Its a smooth malty barleywine and the hops add a clean finish. Nicely balanced too.

Overall: This is a solid american barleywine. I think that I prefer barleywines with less hops, but the hops from this barleywine add nice degree of complexity without going over the top with the bitterness.

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4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to rowingbrewer for sending me this "Want" after winning his "Guess My Stats" LIF. A 22 ounce bottle, born on 04/05/2011 (Batch 110221) and mortally wounded this evening in a Deschutes tulip...

Pours a murky, almost hazy brown color with some caramel hues near the edges. Two finger’s breadth of foamy, sticky, tan head develops and lingers. Generous patches and strands of bubbles lace the glass. Some nice legs in this one after the head has subsided.

Aroma is of toffee, hazelnut, some cocoa nibs, piney hops, some earthen notes, and faint citrus zest. The essence of the American Barleywine condensed into the glass.

Tastes similar, the caramel, toffee, hazelnut, and cocoa dominating the front of the drink in a manner similar to the English variety. Subtle bittering hops appear at the end, bringing a citrusy and earthen character from behind the malt. Rather complex and certainly delicious.

Mouthfeel is crisp on the tongue, and finishes with a warming alcohol sensation. Great for this colder evening.

Overall, a great American Barleywine; it doesn’t outdo itself in the hops, but uses them subtly and masterfully, setting itself apart from others in the style.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to shrek086 for sending me this one!

Pours a murky dark brown with a 1 inch puffy khaki head that fades to a small cap. Thin rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of citrus zest, citrus fruit, and some malt aromas. Taste is of citrus zest, citrus fruit, malt, and some subdued cocoa powder on the aftertaste. A mild hop bitterness sticks to the palate after each sip. This beer has a good carbonation level with a crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good barleywine with a nice balance of hops and malt.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle courtesy of joshdykema, thanks again!

Pours a deep amber, almost brown color with a small off white head.

Aromas are spicy, malty, and caramel like. There are also notes of hoppy earthiness.

Taste is really malty up front, lots of dark stewed fruits, caramel, light cream, and mild bread and spiciness. Finish is warm, a bit boozy, with a really earthy and pine hop bite.

Mouthfeel is crisp, clean, biting, and with good body.

Overall, this is a tasty and well made barleywine. It tastes like one that could be enjoyed both fresh and with some years under it's belt.

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3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bottle into snifter.

Aroma: An unexpected light, piney hop note at the start. Then, the anticipated soft carmelly malt profile with a touch of alcohol.

Appearance: Slightly hazy golden-orange body. 1/2 finger off-white head falls quickly. Minimal lacing is left on the inside of the glass.

Flavor: While not to the level of an IIPA/DIPA, bitterness is prominent, and out there in front on this one. A robust sweet maltiness quickly accompanies, and then succumbs to a bitter hoppy and slightly boozy finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body, medium low carbonation, and a bit of peppery heat, which warms the throat.

Overall: This one solidified my preference for English-style barleywines. While Mouflan is true to style, and is highly-rated, I don't find myself wanting to finish a whole glass of it. Nonetheless, if you like American-style barleywines, please give this one a shot!

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Tröegs Flying Mouflan from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89.8% out of 100 with 1,406 ratings
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