Quelque Chose | Unibroue

BA SCORE
85
very good
535 Ratings
Quelque ChoseQuelque Chose
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
535
Reviews:
393
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
15.53%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
49
For Trade:
0
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Photo of JonnyBeers
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spinrsx
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Matt for this. The bottle was a little too old, even though the BB reads 2021. An interesting flavor to say the least.

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Photo of Whatup14
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mambajahamba
2.98/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of atigerlife
2.84/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I've had this beer for quite while...not sure how long. Unfortunately, no brewed date on the bottle, only a "best by" date of 2021. While I appreciate having that date, having the date it was made would also be handy. I suspect mine might have been better if it was fresher.

Pours ruby red with light brown hints. No head. No carb rising. Clear.

Aroma is musty, cherries, funky background aroma that I can't quite place.

Taste is cherries. Cloyingly sweet.

Mouthfeel is lightly dry. Mildly cleansing. Light mouthfeel.

Overall, nothing offensive but nothing that makes me want to drink another...or even finish this 750 ml. Too bad.

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Photo of cadaugherty
3.06/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ElGallo
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Intlpostman
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tkdchampxi
4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Unfortunately, i never had the opportunity to try this beer fresh.

Cracked open with a best by date of 2025, this beer was seriously flat - which was too bad because I imagine it would be pretty great if it were fully carbed up.

Taste is great - sweet, a little tart, with some nice depth of character. Cherry flavors are there, but there is some dark fruit character, too.

Also, this is a beautiful deep pink color that is really just great.

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Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Magister_Beav
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of harpus
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stortore
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into a tulip glass. Best by date of 12/31/2025.

Pours a good looking brown, with a reddish tint. Yes, it certainly isn't carbonated. I saw a bubble and it was like sighting a whale. Smells strongly of cherries, some cinnamon and oranges, a little malt underneath. Taste follows the nose with the cherries, along with cinnamon, cloves and vanilla, which seems to give it a slightly oaky taste. Very sweet, not a lot of malt. Considering the lack of carbonation and lesser malt, it has a pretty good body, not thin feeling.

I liked this, it has great flavor- although it wouldn't be your session beer. Did not try it warm. Wish I had purchased a second bottle to let age for a few years, to see how it changed. If you can still find one, try it.

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Photo of MattMorin
4.4/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of geryeb624
4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waddellc2
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chinchill
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 750 ml bottle with a wire and cork seal into a goblet. Bottle has BB date of 31 Dec. 2025 -- so more than 10 years before the BB date!

A: Medium ruby with no head and no lacing.

S: Cherry cobbler with a touch of cherry liquer.

T: Cherries!. Lightly sweet with bit more sour.

M: Medium+ body is a bit syrupy.

O: following the brewer’s recommendation, I tried the last oz hot... increased bitterness and not recommended. The other odd recommendation, on the rocks, seems more appealing.

Overall: features a pronounced sweet and sour cherry, leanng towards the tart side.

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Photo of InspectorBob
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AuntBea
4.75/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer smelled great and has a beautiful dark color when pouring. Not much carbonation, which I'm fine with. Loved the taste. I could taste the spices but, also the cherry. Very good flavor, nice combination.

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Photo of vess
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of bnes09
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Fig brown color. Zero head to speak of. Sweet sweet cherry flavor. Hint of cough syrup. At first I thought my bottle had a bad cork site to the lack of carbonation, but I read a few reviews and it seems this was intentional. Heavy, sticky body. Descent brew overall.

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Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Quelque Chose from Unibroue
3.8 out of 5 based on 535 ratings.
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