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RATINGS: 889   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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Hanoi's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanoi (849) - Greater Manchester, - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle: Nose is quite like a Christmas beer, cloves, almond, spice a little oak and lots of Belgian yeast. Taste is roast leading to Belgian yeast, a little white chocolate, berry, almond and a soft dry finish. It’s a very nice beer but a bit short in the finish with the dry note not quite right for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (2233) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Dark brown an initially soft serve looking head collapsing to a thick ringed crust and sticky lacing. Nose is thick sweet roast, lots of sticky honeycomb and brulee vibes. Initial taste is bright, engaging and not at all as dark as it looks. Rich, vibrant rasin and soft choc bread - an exceptional balance of light and dark without being roasty or quenching. Sweetness is easy going, mostly on the finish a neat Daim bar crackle and smoothness. Mouthfeel is little bit sticky but carbonation exceptionally smooth. Lingers out a soft choc tang (softer marmite) and the ABV is drowned out in smooth flavour. Exceptional.

Keg,Six Degrees North, Glasgow

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2767) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - OCT 9, 2016
33cl bottle from somewhere. Color is copper to dark brown. Head is thin and brown. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Aroma is malty, chocolate, high phenols, some light banana from esters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (1007) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
Drank 24-9-16 during my leftover/goodbye tasting. Liked this beer. Well balanced malt, sweetness, chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eastwood (158) - Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 17, 2016
Tomada en Cerveceria Kraken, Oviedo. Cerveza tostada, potente. 8’5°. Toques amargos iniciales y licorosos al final. Merece la pena.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
allanmb (191) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2016
Pours deep reddish Brown with aggressive beige head. Aroma of malt, hint of barbeque smoke and slight metallic finish. Medium carbonation and good mouth feel. Taste is toffee and Rye bread with banana, rumtopft Fruit, liquorice and a touch of honey at the end. Medium sweet and slight bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1272) - Airvault, FRANCE - AUG 28, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A dark sparkling brown mahogany opaque beer with a sparkling beige foamy head ; great retention ; good lacing. Roast, licorice, prune, light herb, sugar, caramel, candied fruits. Medium sweet, round, light dry bitter warming. Good body, average oily texture, average good carbonation, sweet warming spicy finish. Overall, a great beer !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle shared. Goes down well, like a lighter Chimay bleu, probably better with some rich food. Kind of had forgotten how solid the Troubadour series is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TrefwoordPunk (983) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a dark purple to brown with a small off-white head and an aroma of toffee, overripe fruits, roasted malts, chocolate, cinnamon and whipped cream. the taste is light to medium sweet with a mediumlong bitter finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mice (818) - FINLAND - AUG 2, 2016
Näyttää oleva nykyään 8.2% eikä 8.5% kuten OO kertoo. Tummanruskea, runsasvaahtoinen olut jättää kivasti pitsiä. Tuoksu paahteinen, lakritsainen, hieman marjainen ja mausteinen. Maku maltainen, marjainen, belgihiivainen ja kevyen mausteinen, aika makea ja pehmeä kokonaisuus. Melko täyteläinen ja kohtalaisen makea suutuntuma, mutta silti aika helppoa juotavaa. Toimiva.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geiserich (4140) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 1, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2016 Bottle: Aroma is fruity with a intensive cherry note, malts, roastiness. very dark brown color, brownish head. Flavor is malty, roasty, fruity with cherry and plum notes, dark chocolate, cocoa. Roasty, light bitter finish with notes oft cocoa powder.

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