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Troubadour Imperial Stout

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Imperial stout, refermented in the bottle,roasted malt and strong bitter finish, contains barley malt.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (505) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Nose is malt, slight smoke, licorice, slight dark fruit. Taste is yeast, some soft fruits leading, smoke, toffee, a little chocolate, a little resin in the oddly bitter finish. Very thin for an imperial stout It has a funny taste profile for an imperial stout and is very forgettable.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chimpgibbon (361) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Keg at Earl of Essex. Very smooth very chocolate. Little coffee little hop funk. Very tasty very drinkable very Troubadour. Only slight bitterness as the bar try to claim. This is medium sweet and creamy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fkoolen (419) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
15cl taster at Brugs Bierfestival. Very dark brown, beige creamy head. Roasted malts, resinous hoppy tones, creamy soft malts. Dry (!) finish. Medium carbonation, good body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4372) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Keg at the Earl of Essex. Clear reddy caramel brown coloured pour with a thin creamy tan coloured head. Atoma is choc, wood, orange, some hot alcohol, seeet caramel. Flavour is composed of, caramel, bit of apple, Belgian yeast, wood, some unrefined sugars and dark choc. Palate is medium bodied, semi dry finish, moderate carbonation. Lingering warming alcohol and dark choc.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (12583) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Keg at the Earl of Essex - London. Pours deep red-brown with a creamy tan head. The nose holds lots of toasted brown bread, toffee, caramel. Big sweet flavor with more toffee, dried fruits, slight earthy bitterness. Medium I full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly warming finish with sticky burnt sugars, more caramel, dried dark fruits. Simple.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shark_Pants (321) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2015
Inky with large frothy tan head. Dark chocolate in the aroma, with some coffee, rye bread and a nutty character. The taste has lots of roasted meat, some coffee, dark fruits, cardboard, bread, molasses. Something seems off in the balance though. Full bodied and creamy but the disappointing taste detracts overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6774) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2015
33 cl bottle.
Pours black color with a large off-white head. Ripe dark fruits and yeast on the nose, mild herbal notes and wood, grains and malts too, not your typical IS aroma. Sweet ripe fruits, caramel and mild toffee notes on the flavor, molasses, faint wooden notes and subtle hints of cocoa too. Medium carbonation. More of a Belgian Strong Ale than an IS. Decent but somewhat of a disappointment.
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moolesen (268) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle 75cl. Black wi a beige head. Aroma has hints of toffee and coffee. Flavours of roasted malt, coffee and a nice bitterness. Rich and full bodied. Really nice. Long finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (410) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JAN 15, 2015
330 ml bottle from Beer-Shop.gr, Athens Greece. Dark brown body with a beige head. Aromas of hops, some coffee, maybe cacao. Taste is caramel, some bitter chocolate, coffee. Aftertaste is bitter, not long. Medium to full body with a bit more carbonation than needed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1373) - PORTUGAL - JAN 9, 2015
33cl bottle. Coffee, malty and roasted aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is bitter with a nice dry finish. Overall, a very good beer.


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