Cuvée des Trolls spéciale 10 Years – Brasserie Dubuisson freres, 7% ABV, (Pipaix, Belgium)

On the back of the bottle:

“Brewed in limited quantity, this 10th anniversary edition accentuates the delicate qualities and fruity aroma of Cuvée des Trolls thanks to the bottle refermentation.”

My Notes:

  • My Rating: A-
  • Why I like it: solid balanced fruity-malty-bitter-hoppy beer
  • Where I got it: Brewery Creek (?)
  • How much: $10, 75cl
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: No, don’t love it enough
  • Would I recommend this to beer afficianados: Yes

Tasting Notes: pours cloudy amber yellow, decent sized foamy head, layer of micro CO2 retention, sticky lacing all around, plentiful active CO2 streams. Sugared malts on the nose. Drinks with an extremely smooth and creamy mouthfeel, apricots, grapefruit tang/bitterness, malts, 6/10-sweetness level, finishes clean with a slight warmth. Minor alcohol detection throughout. Medium complexity, med-high depth, short-med length, good carry, good transitions, excellent drinkability. Superb quality beer.