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RATINGS: 856   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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LomYst's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LomYst (695) - Rotterdam, - APR 12, 2012
very nice troubadour again... it is in everything the darker part of the Magma... aroma full of hops (early on), roasted malts and hints of chocolat and coffee... nice balanced bittersweet taste... the magma is better because of it’s fuller body

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (605) - Nyborg, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2016
God og spændende øl. Gode smagsnuancer, men savner lidt bitterhed. Flot farve og skum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MindSlip (15) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2016
Backlog from 1-8-2014 and re-rated on 5-10-2015
Dark fruit, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some hops.
Dark ruby brown with a firm and frothy beige head.
Roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, raisins and some hop bitterness. Dry and bitter ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (8356) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is toffee, funky, chocolate, taste is sour, sweet toffee, roasted, bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1765) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 20, 2015
hazy brown colour, moderate sized beige head; aroma of dried plum, cherry notes, maybe some figs, cocoa powder and liqueur notes; taste of dried cherry and plum, cocoa, herbal liqueur,and burnt woody notes; good Belgian strong ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1574) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle at Doerak, during Nederlandse Bieren Festival Delft. Wordt hier niet heel blij van. Backlog from 2015/06/28.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (4891) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle share at Moeder Lambic as ’Troubadour Obscura’. Very dark brown, opaque, still, small foamy brown head, dotted lacing. Aroma is liquorice, mint, sweet malts, slightly sour vibe, alcohol. Body is light, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is soft molasses, caramel, candi sugar, earthy, bread crusts, soot, minty pine. Overly sweet for me. Just OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scooterbub (936) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - NOV 29, 2015
11.2 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a three inch tan head that lasts. Taste is of chocolate, roasted malt, raisins, yeast and fruit. Similar aroma. Has a decent body with a boozy finish. Overall, pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_persik (616) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 29, 2015
Dark brown color, medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, light spices. Sweet lightly dry taste, mildly bitter hoppy finish and aftertaste. Medium body and good carbonation. Nice ale, quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15008) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle split at Moeder Lambic St Giles, 20/11/15. Black with a decent tan covering that retains well. Nose is sweet malt, dark fruit rinds, light smoke, toffee fudge. Taste comprises soured dark berry fruit, lactic tinge, spice, brown bread, yeast, treacle. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok for style.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VincentL (287) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Une de mes bière préféré, mousse onctueuse, belle robe noire, odeur légérement chocolaté, légère amertume, malté, boisé. crémeuse.

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