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RATINGS: 913   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (774) - SPAIN - NOV 3, 2016
Pours a dark colour, huge head with medium retention that leaves a nice lace. Aroma of chocolate,dark fruits, licorice, cinnamon, overripe fruits. Medium body, creamy palate, carrbonation is OK. Taste of dark fruits, chocolate, pepper, coffee liquor. Excelent.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turboninja (705) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2016
[email protected] Thick, strong with slightly sour, overaged fruits mostly blackberries.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Orange_times (263) - UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
Pours in dark brown colour with small brownish head. Aroma caramel, honey, cream soda. Highly sweet, lightly bitter, MO sourness. Medium body, thick feel, burned caramel aftertaste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
puredelusion (363) - Lviv, UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
0.3 bottle. Pours dark brown color with thin, off-white head. Aroma of caramel. Flavor is high sweet, light bitter with alcoholic notes. Finish is medium long and sweet. Full body with large body particles , average carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (2297) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (3215) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (1132) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
Drank 24-9-16 during my leftover/goodbye tasting. Liked this beer. Well balanced malt, sweetness, chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eastwood (305) - Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 17, 2016
Tomada en Cerveceria Kraken, Oviedo. Cerveza tostada, potente. 85. Toques amargos iniciales y licorosos al final. Merece la pena.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
allanmb (248) - 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1555) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, 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 !


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