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Mad Elf

Mad Elf is a limited edition beer from Troegs Brewing Company. This Belgian-style strong ale is brewed with cherries, honey, and spices. It has a deep ruby color and a sweet, malty flavor. Mad Elf is available in December and January each year.

Mad Elf, ale brewed with honey & cherries by Tröegs Brewing Company

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Mad Elf
Brewery Tröegs Brewing Company
Type of Beer Ale
ABV 11%
IBU 15

Troegs Independent Brewing releases the Mad Elf annually at the holidays to ravage the hearts (and livers) of craft beer lovers across the United States.

You should serve this beer in a chalice, according to the brewers.

Tröegs Brewing Company Beer Description (on can)

The holidays at Troegs start with our inner Mad Elf momentarily taking over the brew deck. So blame "him" for this cheerful ruby red creation brewed with cherries, honey and spicy Belgian yeast reminiscent of cinnamon, clove and allspice.

It's time! The Mad Elf is here with its nuanced blend of sweet and tart cherries. Pennsylvania wildflower honey, chocolate malt, and a hint of mischief. Thanks to a spicy Belgian yeast, this ruby red holiday ale finishes with subtle notes of cinnamon, clove and allspice. It's not the holidays until you've had your first Mad Elf.

Cherry Types in Mad Elf

Hops & Malts used in the Mad Elf brewing recipe

Final thoughts on Mad Elf