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Raftman - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
87
very good

624 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 624
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 44
Gots: 29 | 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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BrooklynPanch

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-27-2014 17:29:22 | More by Necronomad
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

Maine

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.

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-22-2014 23:09:51 | More by aasher
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BREWS4LA

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-22-2014 22:28:34 | More by BREWS4LA
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-19-2014 22:56:30 | More by kjkinsey
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 3/6/2016. Pours lightly hazy deep orange copper color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big peach, apricot, pear, apple, light banana, clove, caramel, toast, bread, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity and balance of fruity/earthy yeast and moderate dark/bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of apricot, peach, pear, apple, light banana, clove, caramel, toast, bread, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of peach, apricot, pear, apple, light banana, clove, caramel, toast, bread, herbal, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 5.5%. Overall this is a damn nice Belgian pale ale. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast and moderate dark/bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

06-18-2014 21:47:00 | More by superspak
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -10.6%

Bottle best by 3/16/16 at 45 degrees into snifter
Aroma of yeast and over-ripe fruit
Head average (2.5 cm), off white, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring and partial layer
No lacing
Body medium yellow, hazy
Flavor is subtle, with yeast and a hint of smoke, and a slight spiciness. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl.
Palate is light to medium, watery, lively carbonation

A complex, light-bodied and low alcohol offering from, IMHO, one of the best breweries in Canada. I can see drinking several of these in a bar or restaurant, without getting drunk.

06-18-2014 13:57:07 | More by Ozzylizard
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-17-2014 23:19:58 | More by Canada_Dan
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3/5  rDev -22.3%

06-16-2014 21:49:47 | More by irishgreensoda
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-14-2014 10:18:24 | More by Snellgg5
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monketeeth

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-13-2014 02:45:01 | More by monketeeth
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Maillard

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-10-2014 06:56:35 | More by Maillard
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maclean25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-10-2014 05:24:01 | More by maclean25
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-08-2014 22:40:22 | More by Texasfan549
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George2744

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-04-2014 00:06:29 | More by George2744
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-02-2014 23:51:43 | More by JohnK17
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-02-2014 22:54:50 | More by wonothesane42
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-01-2014 18:58:50 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Raziel313

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-01-2014 04:57:16 | More by Raziel313
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timmy2b

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-31-2014 02:09:35 | More by timmy2b
Raftman from Unibroue
87 out of 100 based on 624 ratings.