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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budedou (353) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - MAR 31, 2014
Very good belgian ale with a taste I loved!!! :) Troubadour is really good brewery

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EyeAmBaldman (187) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours a dirty water brown, opaque, with a thick tan head. Aroma is prunes and alcohol. Taste is straight up rot gut alcohol and prunes. Apparently I’m not a fan of Belgian Strong Ales. Just not my thing. A lot of raisin in this beer. Not good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Had with Posey on Brew day. Pours a dark amber brownish. Thin tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and lots of dark fruit. Sweet aroma. Flavor follows very sweet. Not much roast. Very nice beer.medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle - Dark Brown in colour. Malty; lightly roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, hint of coffee. Spicy and Yeasty. Fruity; dried fruits. Hoppy; slight hop bitterness. Good malt/fruit/hop balance. Sweet roast malty and fruity throughout with a dry slightly bitter finish. Easy drinking. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MonsterMagnet (149) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle. Very dark ruby brown with a huge tan head. Roasty, basement aromas, some spices, chocolate. Taste: Caramel, syrup, chocolate, a bit woody. Body is somewhat watery, fairly sweet with some bitterness that lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2272) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2014 Flaske fra Belgisk Bryg: mørkebrun farge og med et skum som belgierne er eksperter på - højt og med gode kniplinger. Aroma og smak av mørkt kandissukker, svisker, rosiner, elegante krydderier og et snev av brente mandler. Farlig god. 0,33 flaske, en god stridsrasjon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchMark (127) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2014
ok dark ale. Looks great in the glass with a beige creamy head. Flavor is of burned malts, dark fruit and syrup but a bit weak. Aftertaste is of nice bitter hops. It is good but not very interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1137) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle in De Groote Witte Arend. Deep red brown colour, thick head. A dark Belgian ale (why all the controversy trying to label this on the thread, it’s pretty clear what it is?) with expected sweet syrupy malt, chocolate fruit and spice. I actually found this one a bit bland and unexciting, could have done with a bit more balance of hop and/or bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerViking (2292) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle, deep dark red-brown with a fine clingy beige head, nose is old wine barrels, a little caramel and a touch of peppery hop. Palate is initially sweet with sultanas and burnt toffee, then turning lightly tart with winey notes, and finally notes of chocolate and spicy hops coming through.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1359) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
On tap Glob Beer Tap Collection, Delray Beach, pours a deep dark brownish black color with a small tan head. Nose is sweet and honey like with syrupy malts. Taste is sweet as well, with rich malty flavor, and heavy toffee.The alcohol hides behind the deep malt and sweetness. Drinks easily and finishes on the sweet malty notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

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