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La Terrible | Unibroue

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Quebec, Canada

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-15-2002

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Consumed Nov. 19, 2011 at Inaugural Bottle Share. From notes. Thanks Nicole!

A deep brown beer with light lacing. Roasted notes on the nose with a hint of belgian funk / barnyard. The body has a sweetness that lingers with a touch of roasted and oddly enough, though enjoyable, a corny sweetness. Crisp carbonation with a sweet finish. A tasty belgian beer, but nothing to differentiate itself from an average belgian beer. Not bright and it needs a little more subtlety to be great.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best Before Jan 30, 2016.

Beer is black. Faint reddish hints are observable on the edges. A beige head of moderate size results from a vigorous pour, starts to recede fairly quickly.

Smell is quite fruity- cherry, raisin. Toffee or caramel is present as well, slightly reminiscent of a caramel apple. Brown sugar. Faint cocoa scents and some Belgian yeast. Good smell. Not as strong as I would have expected.

Taste is a bit of a surprise. Fruit flavours are lighter than expected (in flavour, not intensity). I can taste strawberry pretty clearly along with the raisin and plum flavours that are more expected. A bit of a bubble-gum flavour as well. Caramel flavour is present and very nice. Alcohol is incredibly well hidden- only a slight bit of heat. A little bit of spice. Excellent.

Mouthfeel is very good. Moderate to low carbonation level, very smooth. Nice full body.

Overall, just an excellent beer.

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La Terrible from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 2,234 ratings
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