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RATINGS: 933   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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3.4
TBone (18548) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2009
Bottled 75 cl (Bs, ABV. 8.2%). Dark brown, almost opaque, nice creamy beige head, lace. Aroma of molasses, vanilla, coffee and oak. almost like a whisky barrel-aged beer ... oak chips added? Quite light and mild palate for over 8% beer. Flavor has coffee, sweet molasses, toasted malts. Simple flavor which is a bit similar to some foreign extra stouts.

2.7
jtclockwork (17604) - , 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
FatPhil (17334) - 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.

3.3
yngwie (17284) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2010 Bottled at Horsens Beerfestival. Hazy brown with a small beige head. Earth, mould, caramel and dried fruits in the aroma. The flavor is mouldy and sweet. Medium to full body. A nice one. Rating: 7-3-7-3-14-3.4. 061028

Bottle. It’s a clear, brown beer topped by a dense, beige head. Brown sugar, some tea and roasted malts on the nose. The flavor is of the sweet kind, with roasted malts, brown sugar and some tea. Medium to full body, quite sweet. A decent beer indeed, but nothing extraordinary. Sort of mixes with the crowd. 091127

3.6
Ferris (17070) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle - Dark malts and candy sugar. Deep copper with a light brown head. Candy sugars, dark malts and lots of raisin. Decent.

3.6
Benzai (16917) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2011
Bottle at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Nice dark amber / dark brown color, beige head. Smell and taste decent. Nice carbonation, medium body.

3.8
Dedollewaitor (16539) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2007
different label. BB 02/09. Pours dark brown with a red hew fine lasting head. Aroma is sweet of dark fruits - Rasin & plum. In the taste there is notes from roasted malts - coffee & caramel. Slight bitter roast. Good lacings. Smooth mouthfeel. Soft palate. Very nice!

3.5
Scopey (16226) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottle aged for a couple years thanks to Fergus. It pours darkest red - brown with a thick light tan head. The aroma is sweet, spicy, toasted nut, walnut, treacle, rocky road, varnish, old wood, dried fruits and fruit cake. The taste is bitter - sweet, toasted nuts, earthy, dried fruits, treacle, D&B, sticky, earthy, toffee and spice with a warming finish. Medium - full body and high, foamy carbonation. Decent.

3.4
MiP (16054) - 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.

4
bhensonb (15963) - 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.


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