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RATINGS: 725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Troubadour Magma is an amber colored beer with the bitterness of an American IPA but balanced with the fruitiness of a Belgian Triple. Enjoy the explosion of fruity aromas from the dry-hopping. -- A Triple IPA wich Czech bittering hops and Simcoe for Dry-hopping. Made by De Proef for Drie Musketeers, Ursel.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirstyrabbit (1361) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle. Light orange body, tall head. Aroma has sweet strawberries and some overripe oranges. Messy fruity taste with a limp rotten orange peel zest and some sweet malt. Finish has some cough syrup. After the excellent Obscura it’s a real letdown. Triple IPA? In terms of bitterness, even Double IPA is a stretch for this. However, the semi-rotten tastes distract the alcohol relatively well so if you’re into that sort of things I say go for it!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (267) - MOns, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2015
Robe ambrée. Beau nez de houblon frais, note pétrolée, touche fumée et gingembre. Bouche superbe d’équilibre entre l’ampleur d’une triple et la tension d’une IPA, bel équilibre en finale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cnesta (22) - grand prairie, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2015
It doesnt have the mouthfeel or maltiness that is typical of a double IPA nor the hop aroma. Due to this, it is decidely easier to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Puppet_Master (2) - FRANCE - MAR 13, 2015 does not count
Un nez extraordinaire une belle couleur. Suave en bouche bien parfumée. Une très belle amertume. Une très bonne IPA

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (211) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy amber with large head, good retention. Typical IPA aroma of citruses and hops, some pine needle. Taste mote bitter-sweet than the aroma would suggest: appricots, grapefruits. Finish mainly bitter. Medium body, the high ABV doesn't show too strongly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
poech73 (255) - BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2015
@Palais du Houblon. Bière ambrée au caractère d’une tripe un peu plus forte en alccol et en houblon. Les houblons aromatiques, surtout ceux infusés à froid, envahissent les narines avec de fortes senteurs fruitées : du citron, de l’ananas, des herbes sauvages, le tout accompagné de fort relents de levure, et du sucre d’orge. En bouche, le maltage est panifié légèrement toasté mais avec un fini laissant le palais légèrement pâteux; le tout accompagnée de cette levure fruité aux accents mielleux. Je dois dire que c’est assez pesant en sucre et en alcool, j’ai l’impression d’avoir un bonbon amère en bouche. Dommage, ce fort accent régionaliste. Heureusement son houblonnage prépondérant sauve le produit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyReynolds (1037) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Cardboard. It has been stored at room temperature too long. Some citrus still comes through, I think a little aging will do it some good, but this one may be a goner. Some honey comes out in the taste.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MMR (483) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Very nice Triple IPA with the most remarkable aroma of fruity hops, caramel and chocolate. I’m getting more and more impressed by the Troubadour-beers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2552) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Tap at Ashley’s. Burnt amber pour with a big rocky head that fades very slowly and leaves great webbing. Aromas are peaches, butterscotch, mild cheese, banana, light pine, and flowers. Taste brings a bunch of peaches. Moderately bitter. Some butterscotch and fruity esters. Medium body. Somewhat foamy carb gives a bigger mouthfeel. Fairly unique and pretty enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (1918) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle from Hippo Beers. Hazy golden body with lots of yeast flecks floating around. Thin white head. Faint lacing. Aroma of rhubarb, toffee and grass. Flavour of zesty orange, nuts and a finish of spice and yeast. Medium body with an oily texture. Llively fizz. Rough around the edges.


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