RateBeer
overall
92
88
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
No commercial description


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (2407) - Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Dark pour. Belgian spices, some banana, nice meduim body. Drinks smoother than you might expect froma 9% belgian. Tastes like every other Unibroue - Trios Pistoles, La Fin.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sikash (240) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Poured from a bomber into a tullip glass. Pours a nice dark color with a fizzy light tan head that doesn’t last too long. Aroma is spicy, some malt, herbal, dark fruit. Flavor is very dry, notes of cinnamon and alcohol with a dry bitter finish. Mouthfeel is full and heavy carbonation. Decent overall, will see how it ages.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3085) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Pours black/brown, tan head. The aroma is spruce and a bit of floral hops, chocolate, fruity, pepper. The flavor is cherry, other fruits, cocoa, pepper. The finish is clean, slight booze warming. Medium in body. Nice,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1787) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Tj’s 2012 VA pours a rich black brown with a very firm head of mocha small bubbles. Nose is spruce and a bit of floral hops. Some alcohol and banana on the scent as well. taste is just a hint of cherry or other red fruit, that is lightly sweet. there is a hint of cereal like earthiness in the middle. Finishes clean with just a bit warming heat. Body is fluid with just a smidge of bubbles. A very nice belgian again this year from Unibroue.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGB (578) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Pours black with a nicely laced brown head. Nice aroma of biscuit, prune and brown malt. Nice taste with some light spice. Very nice palate too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2430) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2012
750ml->stem. Deep brown with white head. Aroma has anise, spices, fruits. Taste of banana, spices, nuts, other fruits. High carbonation. Complex, good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asmithbeer (71) - California, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Bottle - Black with little ivory head. Aroma of prunes, cloves, and toasted grains. Taste of banana and clove, good mouth feel and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5062) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2012
Very dark brown. Aroma has some aniseed and spices. Lots of complex dried fruits. It’s quite sugary. Also rich and warming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2012
I am not the biggest Unibroue fan but this was pretty respectable and well-balanced. Lots of roasted malt and yeast on the nose. Decent belgian taste to it (dubbel-ish). Some nice complexities too of dried fruit and some spice. I was pleasantly surprised. Not the greatest by any means but enjoyable. I’d be interested to see how this cellars. Well done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3603) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
750mL bottle. The aroma on this has the distinct Unibroue yeast profile - very fruity with hints of pineapple and passionfruit. There is a light underlying spiciness, which seems more along the way of nutmeg. Light toastiness, too. Fairly straight-forward aroma. Modestly transparent mahogany-colored body present with a large, fizzy, light tan head. Good head retention. Starts with a sharp carbonation. Becomes a little sweet with some toffee-like flavors, before this becomes a bit spicy (white pepper). Some of the fruity, pineapple yeast esters then follow, before this finishes with a little bit of metallic flavoring and a little anise. Entirely overly carbonated for me, but decent nonetheless. Curious is all of these vintages are identical, though?


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 10 11 12  13  14 15 16


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50