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Raftman - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
87
very good

641 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 641
Reviews: 391
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 45
Gots: 33 | 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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MonkeyBread, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.53/5  rDev -8.5%

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.

JohnnyHopps, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

KevinGordon, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

darnzy, Jul 12, 2014
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mmilyko, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Larz_73, Jul 04, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

- 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.

beerthulhu, Jul 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

sillyhed8, Jul 01, 2014
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outoffocus, Jul 01, 2014
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hvy1, Jul 01, 2014
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Kevinpitts, Jun 29, 2014
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BrooklynPanch, Jun 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.24/5  rDev +9.8%

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.

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Raftman from Unibroue
87 out of 100 based on 641 ratings.