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RATINGS: 887   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij for Musketiers.

Troubadour Obscura is a Belgian Dark Strong Ale with 8,5 % alc. and refermentation in the bottle. Poured in the special glass, Troubadour Obscura has a nice creamy foam head. The beer has a malty character with a nice little roasty flavour. Troubadour Obscura has a mild bitterness, which is a bit stronger in the aftertaste. Troubadour Obscura has a mainly malty aroma. The smell of roasted, burned wood is completed by a light chocolate touch. Troubadour Obscura is produced with 4 different types of malt, hops, yeast and water.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KoNrRiI (1215) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016

0.33 bottle.
Hazy, very dark brown color and a humongous, thick, tanned head leaving some lacing. Aroma of dark malts, sugar, fruity syrup, dark fruits, some roast, delicate wood, and a bit of fig liquor. Taste is almost as complex, roast, wood, and syrups take the prime but other elements still remain in the mix adding slight gimmicks. A medium body, a somewhat creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish swerves between fruity and malty flavors as it progresses, a pleasantly varied mix. Overall the beer is splendid; its alcohol content could be better hidden in an ideal scenario but it does not offend and its warmth can be enjoyable. The only real blemishes are its delicately watery character towards the end and a complexity also diminishing with time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Flanfl (620) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2016
Clear deep ruby body. Medium white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, fig, candied orange skin. Flavours of multiple caramel layers, dried fruits and candied orange skin. Medium caramel and toasted malt finish, slightly bitter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xstream (242) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2016
Geur is niet heel sterk. Wat mat. Het ruikt eerst wat moutig, als geroosterd brood, Caramel kruidig en later komt t wat meer los met wat rood fruit. In de mond zoet, nectar achtige body. Afdronk is kruidig, koffie en caramel en later duikt er wat rood fruit op. Geur valt me tegen. De dronk is lekker. Mooie balans van krachtig en fris. Fijn bier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kapusil (1179) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 17, 2016
0.33l bottle. Hazy dark orange body, huge orangish head. Aroma of caramel, toast, orange zest, biscuit and some roasted malts. Taste of orange zest, toast, roasted malts, raisins and some floral hops. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5976) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Rustico Alexandria. Dark ruby brown with beige head. Aromas of tart berries, cherries. Tastes of berries, light oak, light wine. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilman (121) - Taverny, FRANCE - JUN 5, 2016
A very nice one, I thought it was surprisingly light in mouth with a tasty head. You’d recognize directly the belgian origin, a tradermark that can’t trick you in any way, with a very specific taste but beside that, i’d recognize this one more than some others, which is a good point. APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Icedwarf (1272) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2016
Donkerbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig en zoet, karamel, iets van geroosterde koffie en toffee. Bier is erg actief, bij openen komt het spontaan naar boven.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2785) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2016
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, torkad frukt, brunt socker och choklad. Stor sötma, fina smaker, bra balans, fin skumkrona och bra efterbeska.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (663) - BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2016
Donkerbruin bier met beige wandklevende schuimkraag. Geur: brood, moutig en wat rood fruit (framboos). Smaak: zoetig - bitterig, wat geroosterde mout. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Afdronk: iets bitterig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AssKicker (224) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - APR 15, 2016
Bue à la bouteille. Plutôt torréfiée au nez, dotée d’une belle mousse, mais douce en bouche, ce qui est du coup assez surprenant. Grosse rondeur qui masque bien le haut degré d’alcool. Grosse présence des malts caramels, houblons totalement absents. Bière agréable.

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