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RATINGS: 869   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14732) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2004
Bottle. Roasted, malty aroma. Very dark brown colour, semi-dodgy looking head. Malty, slightly peppery flavour. Hint of fruit and yeast. Burnt malt notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2006
Very dark brown colour. Light roasty, chocolatey character. Light body for size. A bit of soy sauce note to the fairly intense malt profile. No particular roast. Decent. A revisit is in order, though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14131) - DENMARK - MAY 24, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown with medium tan head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, little bitter, chocolate, fruit and a little liquorice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (14036) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, röstig, dunkles reifes Obst. Geschmack röstmalzig, stark malzig, überreife Früchte, Karamell.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (13799) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2006
Bottle at Horsens ølfestival.Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is yeast, roasted, alcohol. Flavour is yeast, roasted, cellar-notes, dried fruit.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13516) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 26, 2006
Aroma of rich dark fruit. Really fantastic. Deep reddish brown with a truly significant tan head. Starts with plum, moving to toasted malt, notes of chocolate, always an edge of sour. Substantial mouthfeel. There’s sweetness, but more caramel/toffee than malty. Well balanced with bitterness. Definitely not a Belgian candy treat. Just fantastic. I repeat myself. Justified.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12994) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown color with a large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate roasted sweet dark friut aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Medium sweet balanced flavor with a bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable complex beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12845) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2010
Pretty strong for a "mild stout". Biting aftertaste reminds me of a sour milk stout. Definitely notice some brown sugar and earthy tones in this one. Rated 9/20/08

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12784) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2006
(draft) Clear, dark red-brown body with beige head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate-covered cherry. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, chocolate, some anise, light alcohol that provided pleasant warming. Medium body with low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (12723) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 12, 2008
UPDATED: APR 11, 2008 Rating is a composite of two tastings.
(7-4-8-3-14=3.6)
750ml bottle (Poirotti, Helsinki)
Very dark fruity aroma. Slightly alcoholic. Full dark roasted malty taste.
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(6-4-7-4-14=3.5)
Bottle (ZBF2008)
Almost black with a healthy thick tight beige head. Big burnt malty aroma. Full bodied creamy thick stout body. Long burnt finish, but not astringent. Hides 8.5% wery well.


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