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RATINGS: 182   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.


MMR's rating

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MMR (284) - - NOV 18, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2013 Holy crap this is good. About one of the best beers I’ve ever tasted in my life. It’s aroma refers to coffee and dark chocolate. But most of all I was extremely surprised by it’s brandy-like aftertaste which is nothing less than a true treat. Someone put a lot of love into this beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2114) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2014
Bottled. Pours dark brown in color with a tan head. Lots of roasted notes in aroma, part coffee and part dark chocolate. Notes of sweeter chocolate and as well. Feels quite nice. Mild and soft mouthfeel. There’s that nice dark roasted malty feeling which feels like some bitter cocoa and some sweetish licorice in taste. Later on there appears notes of salty licorice as well. Easy to drink nonetheless.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
catface5326 (140) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 10, 2014
Full bodied dark brown pour with tan head. Aroma of coffee and taste of coffee and bourbon almost

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (1688) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2014
Bottle 750 ml at home, into a snifter. ABV 9% Very dark mahogany brown colour on the body, with a huge beige head, thick, with very good retention. Never collapses entirely, a thin line of foam remains on the surface. Light lacing left behind. Aroma of oats, liquorice, light milky chocolate after a swirl of the glass. Tastes pretty good, again oats and liquorice, just a hint of the alcohol. Thick and creamy body, soft carbonation. Overall another very good beer from this brewery, bearing the Troubadour name.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (722) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
A great imperial stout. Pours a muddy brown color with a super thick tan head, like a root beer float. Smells incredible, vanilla, cinnamon, and s'mores. Taste is creamy with cinnamon and vanilla, with some hops in the finish. Had in the bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swesson (132) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Poured from a bomber bottle. Black color and big, light brown thick head. Smells like molasses bread. Tastes of chocolate, heavy malt, and deep fruity goodness bitter finish. A great stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Swaroga (1108) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 8, 2014
75cl butelka. OCZY : ciemno-brązowy kolor ze sporą i wytrwałą pianą o kolorze beżowym. NOS : armaty świeżo zaparzonej kawy, czarnej czekolady, twarogu, śliwek, rodzynek, orzechów. USTA : piwo jest gęste i oleiste. Średnio gazowane. Jest to raczej słodki stout z nutami suszonych, ciemnych owoców i wanilii. Następnie cierpki i gorzki smak podobny do smaku kawy. Lekko anyżowy. Posmak przypomina czarna czekoladę z rodzynkami. ODCZUCIA : Jedynie podpalane nuty słodu i różnią go od typowego Quada belgijskiego. Pozytywnie podobny do FES Guinessa. OCENA : smak : 7/10 pijalność : 5/10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1810) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
On tap at Brugge beer festival 2014, Belgium. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, quite bitter. Quite good but ought to be more complex.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Anatole (86) - BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2014
Bouteille de 75cl. Café, chocolat, épices. Bon retour en bouche. L’alcool ne se ressent pas.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosbouw (812) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
Zwarte kleur bier met een volle crème kraag. Ruikt vol met chocolade, koffie, caramel, vanille. Smaakt vanille, melk, koffie, alcohol. Goede bittere nasmaak.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dado93 (123) - ITALY - FEB 2, 2014
Black color with creamy beige head, roasted and light hoppy aroma, in mouth is dry, roasted, with coffee and hop notes in aftertaste


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