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RATINGS: 870   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2755) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2009
Bottle. Brown-red color. Big white head. Smells sweet choclate. Fruity and choclaty taste. Roasted flavors, but in a much sweeter way comparing to your regular imperial stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonfunck (149) - Waasmunster, BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2008
33cl bottle from hopduvel @ gent, i found a big resemblant with guldendraak, dark brown bier with good malty noise

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2008
A very creamy stout with a strong maltiness with a chocolaty element. Instantly one of my favorites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (19897) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 30, 2008
On draught. Deep ruby with scant brown head. Aroma of chocolate-flavored coffee. Taste of roasted malt and almonds, toffee late. Roasted chestnut finish, quite long-lasting. Good one, should age quite well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Hazy red-brown pour with a thin light tan head. Strong fruit flavor with cherries and chocolate. Some earthy rubbery funk with hints of bourbon. Very flavorful with chocolate, nuts, and fruit. Dry with wet leather earthy flavor. Under carbonated and flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thornecb (5318) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2008
Pours ebony into a snifter. Mocha head leaves sheet lacing. Pine needles, alcohol and fig aromas. Spritzy with sour cherry pit from front to back. Roasty finish. A nice warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TeamTrappist (832) - jericho, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Tap at the Sunswick. Poured brown with a thin brown head. This had a chocolate and stout nose. Flavor followed along those lines. Kind of a creamy mouthful with a medium body. Finish was slightly bitter. Nice belgian stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 25, 2008
Bottle enjoyed at Beveridge Place in West Seattle, WA--Poured a deep orange-brown body with a plush milky thick tan head. Caramel, yeasty, honey, molasses, brown sugar, toffee, nut, copper nose. Distinctly Belgian. Lingering metallic chocolate coat on the tongue.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1538) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2008
Pours a deep, dark reddish brown with a thick, light-tan head. Aroma is port wine with a bit of cabernet sauvignon, other sweet fruits and tart cherries, Belgian yeast and a whole heap of sweet malts. Flavor is pleasantly tart, like a good cab with notes of cherries, molasses and a touch of toasty wood to finish. Mouthfeel is perfect - good carbonation, but silky smooth. Wonderfully complex. I’m very impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3609) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2008
Brown bottle, 33 cl, bottle on June 30 2004, savoured on September 19 2008; eye: ruby with a golden caramel hue, clear, nice effervescence, creamy and voluminous beige head that remains, lacing; nose: molasses, liquorice, candied fruits, light smoke, alcohol, lots of wood; mouth: molasses, liquorice, candied fruits, enjoyable alcohol, light smoke, lots of malt spices, lots of wood, finale in malt-molasses with a good presence of hops, mildly bitter, lightly sweet, full body, slightly creamy texture, not much carbonation; overall: quite likable FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 33 cl, embouteillée le 30 juin 2004, savourée le 19 septembre 2008; œil : rubis avec une teinte caramel doré, claire, bonne effervescence, mousse beige crémeuse et abondante et qui demeure, dentelle; nez : mélasse, réglisse, fruits confits, léger fumé, alcool, beaucoup de boisé; bouche : mélasse, réglisse, fruits confits, alcool agréable, léger fumé, beaucoup de malt, épices, beaucoup de boisé, finale en malt-mélasse avec une bonne présence de houblon, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée, corsée, texture légèrement crémeuse, peu carbonatée; en résumé : bien aimé

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