Tröegs The Mad Elf | Tröegs Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
3,926 Ratings
Tröegs The Mad ElfTröegs The Mad Elf
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hop Bitterness (IBU's) : 15
Color (SRM) : Ruby Red
Availability: Seasonal, 12 oz. & 3L bottles, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs (contact your local retailer to pre-order)
Malts: Pilsner, Munich, Chocolate
Hops: Saaz, Hallertau
Yeast: Spicy Yeast
Pennsylvania Honey West Coast Cherries

Added by WilliamPhilaPa on 12-14-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,926
Reviews:
1,271
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
15.06%
 
 
Wants:
230
Gots:
1,141
For Trade:
24
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Troegs is by far one of my favorite breweries, they are consistent with their beers and they know how to do things different. The mad elf is no exception. Very strong with booze and fruit in both the nose and the taste. I usually dont like the overly fruity beers but whatever type of cherries they used in this are amazing. At 11 percent you can definately get warmed up by this one. i love winter warmers, i love beer
CHEERS

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A: A deep mahogany brown, and crystal clear. A nice slightly tan head to top it off. This is a pretty beer.

S: Fruity, yeasty, with lots of cloves, and some banana. Possibly Figs and warm bread as well.

T: Sweet and fruity.. A little bit yeasty, and at the finish there is a bit of a bite from the cherries, as well as the alcohol. Pretty tasty. There is something else in the finish that I am not sure if I am in love with.

M: A little on this thick and syrupy side, but only slightly. Carbonation seems to be about right.

D: One was good for me. A nice brew to try, but not something I am going to drink all night.. Would be very interesting in a tasting session.

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Tröegs The Mad Elf from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 3,926 ratings.
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