Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Chambly, Canada


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
La Terrible is a dark brown beer on lees and is part of a collection of exotic and refined Unibroue beers brewed using 100% natural raw materials. It may be drunk as an aperitif or as an after dinner digestive. It is equally a perfect accompaniment to the above-mentioned dishes or a pleasant alternative to coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 30, 2003
This brew pours with a very dark brown body topped by a thin fizzy sodalike head that disappears almost instantly. It looks alot like a coke or pepsi. The aroma is slihgtly sweet yet bitter and malty with a nice spiciness and a touch of alcohol. The flavor is malty yet bitter and salty with a slight sweetneaa, a good spicy notes, slight roasty coffee notes, a touch of yeast and a touch of alcohol. Medium to full bodied yet watery smooth with a slight warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sloth (2814) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2003
Large brown head that quickly settles into a thin topping on this black brew. Chocolatey, fruity nose. with some hints of licorice. Medium body, slick mouthfeel. Taste banannas, dark malts, plums. Finish is medium sweet. Not so terrible i,d say.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2003
dark porter brown, like leather shoes after a walk in the rain; the root beer head rises in cordial responce to it's new setting--the glass-- but it went dead flat in a minute. a glass of milk has more lingering lace. bright aroma is hard to pin: ginger and leather maybe? sassafras and devil's food cake; with it's watery texture and yet sharp carbonation, this is what dr. pepper would be if it were made by trappist monks. spicy roots from rich black loam, with grape, chocolate and graham. when the carbonation chills it's youthful fizzy overemphasis, it becomes creamy by bottle's end. still it remains sweet with fudge and with the bitterness of double-steeped tea. grand? sure. 10 bucks a bottle? well, it does have a way of bribing it's influence into your rating with it's very compelling ablility to get you drunk. but is that right? no. it's terrible. and according to the lingo, terrible is baaaad. which means good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnp22 (698) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2003
RE RATE: First tasted August 8th, 2003 at TFOB. Current tasting Nov 29, 2003 from LCBO. 750ml bottle, in Chimay trappist glass. Colour is deep dark brown almost black with little or no light passing through. The head after pour begins big, but quickly dissolves to very thin white wisps. Laces glass well, but remains very slight indeed. Aroma is stock full of fruit - incredibly intense plum and raison aroma. Befits the colour. Slight hint of alcohol. Slighty sour finish in the aroma also. Deep dark and intriguing. Flavour is, impressive to say the least. Rich plum beginning, yeasty bread like tecture with a malty sweet balance in the finish. Oh my. I am rating the flavour as a 9 only because a 10 may disqualify my vote as a Canadian judge. Palate however, is a 5. This beer is absolute heaven.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brodie (540) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2003
Pours very dark brown, like a porter, and has a wispy beige head. Aroma is classic Unibroue - fruity, lots of plum, a little raisin, malt and peppery alcohol. Flavor is fruity, malty and spicy. Balance is close to even, finish is dry. A very good Belgian-style ale, but nothing extraordinary.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WabashMan (1024) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - NOV 29, 2003
Probably the darkest Belgian I've seen with a large tan head. Aroma is very fruity and has some yeast notes to it, as well. Some definite rich, dark fruits present in the flavor, and a nice warming finish that lasts quite a long time. Certainly one of Unibroue's best offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2003
A really dark ale. Looks great. Plum, raisen aroma. What a nice beer, sweet malt flavors that warm the body as you drink. A perfect balance of fruit malt and alcohol that is very well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Very dark. Pours with a good solid head you'd expext from a belgian, starting brownish and finishing more cream colored. Spicy, and slightly more carbonated than I expected. The end of the 750 was better than the beginning...showing the benefits of warmth and breath. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2003
(Bottled Sept/9/2003) Big fruity yeasty nose. The palate is very flavorful; loads of fruit and candi sugar, with mild notes of coco and coffee. The finish goes on forever. I like this ale it is very clean and well made. A great digestif.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Cest terrible. I read the label and I still did not believe it would be this dark. It is. And it's good: a nice fat fruity nose. But the body is slim. Nicely balanced sweetness with all the various Belgian ale flavors I would expect.

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 « 140 141 142  143  144 145 146 » 157

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50