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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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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown almost black color with a firm beige head. Nose is roasted with chocolate (dark and bitter) and coffee, some hops as well. Taste is roasted and malty with coffee, chocolate truffels (the ones that are rolled in cocoa) and raisins. Rather bitter hoppy character as well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown and reddish with a diminished off-white head. Mild fruity aroma. Flavour is mild chocolate malty for a base giving a smooth flavour to the mild dried fruity notes. Ends with a mild chocolate malty note.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29110) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2008
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin tan head. The aroma is sweet mlaty with notes of caramel and yeast. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of roasted malt as well as medium notes of caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2007
(Bottle 33 cl) Hazy, dark brown with an orangey hue and a dense, creamy, beige head that leaves laces. Sweetish aroma of dried fruit and roasted malt. Quite full-bodied with plenty of roasted malt, fruit, dried fruit and overripe fruit. Soft and smooth mouthfeel, but no bitterness to speak of. 281107

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2005
Bottled. Hazy brown coloured with a beige head. Aroma of malts, spices and dried fruits. Sweet flavour of dried fruits and spices.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 15, 2008
Bottled. Deep brownish amber colour, not much head. Aroma is plum, spices, yeast and sweet malts along with some breadyness. Flavour is very plummy, quite alcoholic, sweeet malts as well as some dark dry fruits and chocolate. Though the alcohol is quite apparent, the beer is very wellbalanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2005
Bottled. Dark ruby, rich head. Loads of butterscotch lasting from the nose to the finish, accompanied by lingonberries and soil. Sweet with full to medium body and a cottony/velvetty mouthfeel with lots and lots of caramel. Salty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14442) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2011
1st June 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Rich dark beer but doesn’t have a thick palate. Not bitter. Rich malty finish. Easy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14328) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 14, 2004
Dark amber to brown color; big creamy head. Nice aroma, malty, with light roasted malt. Good mouthfeel, good structure, malty (and a bit sweet) with an interesting roasted malt touch, very light smokey, and an original woody (sour) character. Very good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2008
Bottle at Oude Arsnel ... Deep black ... yeasty malts ... rich roast mats ... over fizzy ... quite sweet ... lots of mellow chocolate ...


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