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Tröegs Scratch 104


Brewed by Tröegs Brewing Company
Hershey, Pennsylvania USA
Style: Belgian Strong Ale | Ratings: 4 | Alcohol: 9.1%
The flavor of Scratch #104 originates in the unique Belgian Golden Ale yeast strain, which is fermented at a slightly higher temperature than normal for ale. Slightly fruity with a well-rounded mouthfeel and semi-dry, lingering bitter finish, this alluring Triple Golden Ale is steeped in the tradition of strong ales originally brewed in Belgium. The addition of cane sugar bolsters the alcohol considerably but adds plenty of sweetness to mask the significant alcohol content. Take heed! Scratch #104 is quite stealthy and smooth for a 9.1% ABV ale.

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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