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Unibroue 17 - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

337 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 14
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AlexF on 02-12-2008)
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look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Poured from 750ml bottle into Chimay goblet.

A - Deep amber brown pour, no head.

S - Apple wood and toffee on the nose. A slight wiff of bready yeast.

T - Apple cider, leather, caramel. Definitely not a strong dark, more like a mulled apple cider.

M - No carbonation, watery.

Deeply disappointed, this is terribly mislabeled in style.

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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dec 2010 bottle

This one has been sitting around in my cellar for a while, so it's time to go....

Pours a deep caramel, slightly turbid. Off tan head, rocked up then settled to thin collar

Sweet aroma. Apple and caramel, some toffee and hints of molasses. The lack of anything Belgian spicy shifts the style to something else than a strong dark Bel. Reminds me more of an Old Ale, which is one of my favorite styles.

So,on the flavors. Caramel, deep and rich, but not overly sweet. Light leather. Toffee in the back. Lighter than it sounds, but certainly no Belgian spice. Maybe time took this away, but no matter, it's still dark good. Overripe apple, but not rotten. Darn good beer, lost a little carbonation while in stow

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3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
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Bottle pour at the bottle share held at Chloe's inside Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy orange-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small dots form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, spice, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel, toffee, and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that has aged quite well to this point.

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Unibroue 17 from Unibroue
93 out of 100 based on 337 ratings.