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La Terrible - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,789
Reviews: 894
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 90
Gots: 178 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2002)
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1000lbgrizzly

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4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark almost to the level of an Imperial Stout but less viscous, with an off-white head with good retention and lacing. A tiny bit of light permeates the top but is quickly snuffed out.

S: Powerful, with strong aromas of warm spices (clove, nutmeg), dark cherries, plum in an appetizing way, a tiny bit of alcohol. I wish they made a cologne of this.

T: Grape, prune, those spices, dark malt, some burnt toffee with a dry finish, and almost tannic. Slight alcohol burn that is welcome in this wide array of flavors. Excellent, complex taste that begs for another sip to try and discern the rest of its profile.

M: Low viscosity, good carbonation, with that slight drying effect. Very drinkable.

O: Didn't know what to expect from the bottle's description (Dark ale on lees with spices added), but very pleasantly rewarded. I daresay it beats out some of Belgium's better Strong Dark Ales. Huge complexity, extremely well balanced, and ultra satisfying, it can be consumed on both on a cold winter night and on a hot summer day. Highly recommended. Unibroue can do no wrong in my eyes.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 04:13:45 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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La Terrible from Unibroue
93 out of 100 based on 1,789 ratings.