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Raftman - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
87
very good

589 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 589
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 46
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-06-2001)
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Reviews by kunzbrew:
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kunzbrew

Massachusetts

3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a hazy straw color with a nice side head that leaves right away leaving no lace behind. The typical smell of Unibroue beers. Hop aroma is moderate to high then a taosty malt aroma rises to the top of the glass.

A sweet caramel flavor is strong along with a citrus flavor. The hop flavor is moderate which is nice but not great, I would like a little more but it ok. As the beer warms a smokey flavor starts rise out of the beer. The medium body is good but I like a more body. The overall drinkability is good but I think it may be a little to sweet for my liking.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2003 17:34:35 | More by kunzbrew
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - The beer poured a golden yellow color with a big white head.

Smell - The wheat comes through in the aroma with certain dustiness.

Taste - On the initial taste, one detects the sweet wheat and some dry banana notes. It almost reminds me of a less than sweet banana Laffy Taffy. The carbonation brushes the taste away quickly, leaving a dry aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - A high level of carbonation keeps the taste from lingering. The taste is not overly potent, which makes the taste brief.

Overall - I was looking forward to this one, but was not overly impressed.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 16:21:46 | More by JohnnyHopps
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2014 13:44:27 | More by KevinGordon
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-12-2014 12:12:02 | More by TheBeerTrekker
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darnzy

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-12-2014 02:18:11 | More by darnzy
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-12-2014 00:37:25 | More by paleoplant
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Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-06-2014 00:05:37 | More by mmilyko
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Larz_73

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-04-2014 05:23:17 | More by Larz_73
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

- 5.5% ale brewed with whisky malt.

A: A glass consuming foam visual sits above a dirty, dense orange coloring. Head retention is very well lasting while leaving stratified rings of fancy lacing down the vessel. The crown in barley-beige in color, pitted foamy and cavenous on the surface, solid around the edges. Some quick release carbonation.

S: Wiff of whisky malt, dried cherries and dry grains on the nose. Finishes out with some dry barley.

T: Flavor had a toasted fruitiness, some apple-citrus, fresh barley, cherry-wood and toasted orange peel. Great belgian yeastiness, cantelope, wet pear slices highlighted by a sweet toasted grain juiciness. Soft rye-apple notes, leafy greens and a peppery-cola spicing on the finish.

M: Medium fullness for body, carbonation around the tongue's edges shows a mineral creaminess.

O: A 5.5% full of flavor and as usual , a great belgian yeastiness showing a wide spectrum of flavors. Unibroue never disappoints, they are the western worlds answer to Belgium beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2014 00:15:00 | More by beerthulhu
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sillyhed8

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-01-2014 22:14:00 | More by sillyhed8
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-01-2014 21:53:03 | More by outoffocus
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Jeremy0682

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-01-2014 19:11:02 | More by Jeremy0682
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hvy1

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-01-2014 10:06:00 | More by hvy1
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-01-2014 09:12:40 | More by zestar
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Illinois

2/5  rDev -48.3%

06-30-2014 18:11:59 | More by smartassboiler
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Kevinpitts

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-29-2014 03:43:20 | More by Kevinpitts
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BrooklynPanch

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-28-2014 21:12:10 | More by BrooklynPanch
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-27-2014 22:26:08 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Necronomad

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-26-2014 05:07:57 | More by kylehay2004
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-25-2014 19:25:27 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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lordofthewiens

Maine

4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the bottle poured into a tulip. A hazy amber color with a very large white head. The head dissipated rather quickly.

The aroma was boozy, vanilla. There was a lot of sweet malt.

The taste was very malt-forward. Lots of toffee and caramel. Vanilla still there, with a hint of whiskey.

Nicely carbonated, very pleasant. I had become bored with Unibroue, but this renewed my faith in them.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 22:16:40 | More by lordofthewiens
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-24-2014 02:51:56 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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aasher

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-22-2014 23:09:51 | More by aasher
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California

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Raftman from Unibroue
87 out of 100 based on 589 ratings.