Unibroue 17 Grande Réserve | Unibroue

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Unibroue 17 Grande RéserveUnibroue 17 Grande Réserve

Brewed by:
Quebec, Canada

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
This French oak aged, bottle refermented dark ale has a remarkable and complex flavor profile. Its Grande Réserve appellation is a fitting endorsement of its exceptional aging qualities.

Added by MasterSki on 12-30-2011

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.72/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Very nice, deep brown/amber hue, cloudy. Medium head, very little lace.

S - Not too much there, some yeast does come through, toasted, a bit of barrel.

T - A heavy toasted taste, coffee, and malts. Surprisingly not overly boozy at all.

M - Little carbonation, fairly smooth going down.

O - Not my favorite from this brewer, but a decidedly nice strong beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. I poured it just over half way and at first the off-white head was thick. It thinned out but is still retaining. The color is a rich, consistent dark mohagany brown with reddish tones when held up against the light. No lacing.

N: I sense spices but nothing in particular. Raisins, malt, yeast... and a hint of Welch's sparkling grape juice?

T: Yeast, raisins, bread, malt, brown sugar? ...and some spices.

M: Good carbonation with an emphasis on malt and yeast.

O: Can't compare it to any other beer of this style, I think, so for what it's worth, I like it... a lot. I mean, A LOT.

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Unibroue 17 Grande Réserve from Unibroue
4.24 out of 5 based on 1,142 ratings.
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