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Unibroue Irrésistible Noire

Formerly brewed at Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian Ale
Chambly, Canada


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
(Brewed for the "Metro" supermarket chain); In an abbey great and towery, lived brothers talented in brewery. Ale this heavenly, alas!, led to drinkery...and now its rediscovery! Can you resist temptation?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2007
A very beauitful and very dark amber. Almost non-transparant. Great color. It has a fruity, malty, slight alcohol smell. Very well balanced and great. Just beautiful. Looking forward to this. Wow, very nice. Malty, fruity and a littel alcohol taste. Just like the smell. But a little more complex. At least to me it is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2005 I really liked this Belgian Ale. Surprised its rated so low nothing earth shattering or ground breaking but, still good brew for the style. Roasted malts, sweet, and yeasty flavors. Finishes clean, crisp, and dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (23513) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2004
Bottled. Almost black, small head. Aroma of chocolate and fruit.Lively with sparkling mouthfeel. Estery with lots of flavours. Fresh and complex. I really like this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 26, 2006
Pours an opaque dark brown with a big rocky tan head. Smell is yeasty, fruity apple, spicy (clove and cinnamon). Tastes of ripe banana, clove and yeastiness. Sour apples and hints of lemon. Mouth is lighter than you would expect but still lightly sticky. Pretty damn good. The stronger big brother of the Irresistible Blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2008
Aged for about a year. Very deep brown in color, different dark fruits going on like plum, prune, and raisin with fig and nut. Somewhat spicy very smooth finish. Thanks to Boutip for a trade long ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (25392) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 21, 2009
Bottled (from lahoublonnaire.be). Very dark brown colour with minor head. Aroma is raisins, some mild alcohol, spices, yeast, dark berries and licorice. Flavour is caramel malts, dark berries, some slight oak barrel, mild licorice and some slight alcohol. Gets better the warmer it gets. At room temperature very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sebletitje (9313) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2009
33cl bottle. pours dark brown, off white head quickly becoming flat. Aroma, darf fruits, strong malt/caramel nose, some roast and forward notes of licorice. Taste, malty, caramel are just strong and very enjoyable, dark fruits, raisins/prune, candi sugar light chocolate and just prominent licorice/réglisse mouthfeel. Interesting and complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 12, 2004
Deep ruby in color with a small white head. Aromas os dark fruit,yeast and taosted malt. Flavors of sweet toasted malt,dark fruit and caramel/toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11180) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2004
Molasses colour, smell and taste.Big long lasting tan head. Much superior overall to the nauseating blonde. Some malt and flavorings that overcome mid-sip syrup and yeast. Carmel malt brown sugar. Something different from Unibroue. Spice is moderate. This was interesting for after supper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2004
nez:tres fruite,melasse comem dirais les autre aussi. gout:frutie,gout de caramel,alcool. J’adore cette biere une des belles reusites de unibroue.

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