La Trouffette Brune
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Brewed by Brasserie de Bastogne
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Sibret, Belgium


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerWatcher (10) - Arlon, BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2012
Got this 75cl bottle from Belgian Beer Station. La Trouffette is a series of very typical beers from Brasserie de Bastogne. La Trouffette Brune pours a very clear and very beautiful red brown beer topped with a fizzy, moderate and beige head. It leaves little lacing on the glass and it reduces quickly to a thin layer. Very fine carbonation. The smell very malty with touches of spices and fruits. The taste is complex, malty with hop bitterness. The aftertaste is bitter and fairly dry. Minty effect. Sweet touch and a clear alcohol presence. Overall a nice beer. It has less character than the other Trouffette beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5505) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(750ml bottle best by August 11 thanks to bu11zeye) amber/caramel colored pour with a tan ring of fine bubbles. Nose of caramel, bit of honey, dry grain, mild richness. Taste is a bit vinous, unsweet grain, tine of alcohol, lightly tart and linger of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Bottled, thanks to bu11zeye, reddish brown in color with white soapy foam, aroma of nuts and toffee, creamy vanilla, nutty flavors

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2011
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear amber body with medium cream head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, nuts, and toffee. Flavor of chocolate, yeast, caramel, brown sugar, and coconut.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 22, 2011
Botella. Hazy amber brown. Sweet malty caramel spiced bit infected like aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Flavour has dark malts and caramel with yeast, spice and has signs of infection, not that good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6602) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 20, 2011
Draft @ Festival brassicole de Tournai. Brune allant vers le cuivre, col est soyeux ocre. Arôme est léger pour un malt/caramel qui se fait un peu discret, note de levure avec qcq épices et un houblon fleuri. En bouche, une bière avec un très bon profile malt grillé et note biscuitée allant vers le butterscotch et qcq fruits noirs. En arrière-goût, une fine couche houblonnée et de levure qui confère à la bière une note épicée. Ce qui me plait le plus est ce malt biscuité qui est léger mais donne un très bon fini grillé/caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10736) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2011
cloudy brown, small white head. nice belgian yeasty and spicy aroma, spicy notes from hops. flavor is belgian yeasty, nicely hopped, faint roasted grains, faint yellow fruity, faint dark fruity. complex and very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
meerbier (1473) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2010
Bottle@Home. Grains, black berries and a hint of tobacco in the aroma. hazy, brown, fizzy off-white head, fair lace. Light sweet, light bitter, light herbal, light medicinal, hint of toffee. Amateurish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (9335) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 26, 2010
@Mondial de la Bière 2010, Strasbourg - slightly hazy brown coloured with a solid beige foam left; malty and biscuity aroma with a touch of ginger; rounded palate and a medium malt backbone; slightly dry and short malty finish; a hint of grapefruit and a buttery tone in the aftertaste - a nice balance

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (4436) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2010
75 cl. Bottle The aroma has caramel, light roasted malts with dried fruits/raisins. Hazy, brown coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is sweet, caramel malty and has dried fruits. Bit dry in the end. Nice & typical Dubbel.

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