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RATINGS: 839   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Silvan7 (863) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle @home. Schiuma beige fine e persistente. Colore ramato carico riflessi aranciati. Aroma di frutta secca, nocciola e mandorla, tostatura, lievito belga, zucchero filato e un poco di liquirizia. Gusto dolce abboccato, poco amara, di cacao con retrolfattivo di nocciola. Poco sapida, un pelo metallica. Molto crposa, un po’ astringente, abbastanza carbonata. Equilibrata ed abbastanza armonica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
Colour dark brown. Some malty notes in aroma. Liquorice, sweet and quite malty flavour. Caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
StoutHead (852) - DENMARK - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours ruby red with a long lasting light-brown frothy head. Aroma really sweet, fruity and hoppy. Taste of malt, hops, sugar and all sorts of fruits. Very sweet with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Reminds me a bit of Chimay Bleu, but sweeter and fruitier. Not bad, but I think I’d prefer a Chimay. ;-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (848) - CROATIA - AUG 22, 2014
Cloudy brown color, big brownish head with reddish hue and low retention. Lots of lacing. Aroma of caramel, roast and ripe fruits. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bomber from Supermarket Liquors; 2013 vintage. Appearance: 4 fingers tan head, brown color, cloudy, good lacing, head lasts.Aroma:molasses, chocolate, earthy, light floral hops, light dark fruit. Palate: medium full body, average carbonation, thin alcoholic texture, light dry finish. Taste: sweet malty molasses and chocolate, with light dark fruity sweetness, into a bit of booziness, finishing with light backbone of floral hops. Very nice, good balance unique.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TeamTrappist (830) - 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 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bp (823) - Queens, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2007
Draft at Tria in Philly: Pours a dark redish brown, aroma of chocolate and roasted malt, taste is malty with dark chocolate and a bitter finish. Good stuff, certainly worth another try if I see it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (819) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 24, 2014
Black color with some brown glow, huge tan head. Caramel, brown sugar and malty aroma. Heavy sweetness. Noticeable presence of alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation. Not bad.
(Dobro Pivo Pri Ščurku 0,33l bottle)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
omikr0n (803) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark cloudy brown to red with nice creamy light brown head. Aroma is wood, candy, malt, spices, cognac. Flavor is malt, candy, alcohol, wood, nuts. Quite sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fantti (791) - FINLAND - JUN 23, 2014
Kaatuu lasiin tumman punaruskeana ja kirkkaana, 3 sormen paksuinen vaahto jättää vahvaa pitsiä. Tuoksussa on vahvaa marjaisuutta, makeaa tummaa hedelmää, paahdettua sokeria ja hiven mausteista yrttisyyttä. Maussa jatkuu sama marjaisuus ja tummaa rypäleisyyttä, joiden alla on yrttisyyttä ja lakritsista juurisuutta. Makeaa otettakin on, muttei liikaa. Suutuntuma on melko täyteläinen, makeahko ja yllättävänkin helposti juotava. Enemmän vahva belgi kuin portteri, marjat ja rypäleet eniten esillä. Pelottavan helposti juotava.

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