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Unibroue La Bolduc

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

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With La Bolduc, Unibroue recreated an "Old Style" beer reminiscent of the 1950s. A natural and refreshing beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
snowtiger (106) - Brighton, Colorado, USA - JUL 28, 2004
Cool bottle. Pours a pretty gold color with big, white, quickly dissapating head. A malty, somewhat grainy clean lager aroma. Flavor is very smooth, with just enough hops to balance, finshies dry with a slight kiss of hops. Probably the besy canadian Pilsner I have tried, although there is not much competition. I liked it better than U2.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OKBeer (1171) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2004
Deep gold colour with a frothy white head. Grainy, fruity, and cidery aroma. Grainy and cidery flavours with a lightly fruity bitter finish. Fizzy and wet mouthfeel, medium bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (4775) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2004
Bottle: Poured a dark yellow beer with a huge bubbly head that disappeared a bit too quickly for my liking. Aroma is a mix of usual Unibroue malt and not much else. Taste is again characterized by Unibroue usual malt with a nice little touch of hops. Better then some other pils out there but nothing too good for a brewery who can do a whole lot better.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2004
Pours a clear straw colour with a big bubbly head. Malt and floral nose with a bit of grass thrown in. Grain flavour with a little bit of hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crockett (1009) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2004
Pours clear golden, with lots of carb and a little sudsy head. Soft malt and hop nose with some roasted nut, yeast, and charcoal aromas. I would have expected to find more hops, but they are balanced with the malts as far as flavour is concerned. Grainy, mild lemon and unibroue yeast. Caramel and salt in the medium dry finish. I don’t think Unibroue was trying to make anything remarkable here.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChazyRPh (583) - Chazy, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2004
Pours a clear blonde with a medium off white head. I smell corn on the cob, not a good 1st impression. Hmmm tastes like corn on the cob also. A little hop to finish, unfortunately tastes like a lot of macro brews. This is the 1st unibroue beer that does not impress me (except for the bottle).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DYCSoccer17 (3330) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 10, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2010 Bottle. Aroma is light, grainy, grassy, and of corn. Pour is a tranparent blonde with a light off-white head. Not much going on here, lots of corn flavors with a little hop kick at the end. Not much better than your typical macro. I thought this was going to be an Old Ale, not a Pilsener. Cool bottle, too bad the beer is poop. This beer will not be missed when Sleeman cleans house...or will they keep it around because it appeals to the masses? (3/4/4/3/8)-----& at the depanneur down the street from DDC. Aroma is very metallic with some grassy hops and sweet, sugary malts. OK. Transparent golden body with a small white head. Minimal lacing. Starts a little metallic before it becomes a bit doughy in the middle. Finishes with a little astringency and grassy hop bitterness. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2004
Bottle pours translucent straw, HUGE puffy white head, good lacing, and with a decent amount of carbonation.   Sweet malts on the nose, slightly corny too.   Up front I get a lovely sweet malty taste that lasts throughout.   Nice body too.   Finishes even sweeter, with a nice malt profile.   This one was quite enjoyable!   Thanks goes out to radiomgb for the trade!


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8726) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2004
This beer has grown on me to where I look forward to popping one to complement and give appetite to an ordinary meal. Pleasant pale gold colour and mild form. A light sweetness like honeydew that lingers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raindog (560) - Evansville, Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2004
Lively,golden,beer. Frothy,white,head. Good pils aroma,floral,malty,slightly yeasty. Fizzy,well carbonated,good body. Flavor is malty,but not enough,with slight yeast flavors. Long hoppy,malty finish. As it loses carbonation,the malt is much more evident,and tasty. Lots of floral hops,with lingering malt. Pretty tasty pilsener,IMO.


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