Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Chambly, Canada


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RATINGS: 1490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerfest5 (1125) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 27, 2014
Very easy to drink, or should I say dangerously easy to drink. No booze burn which isn’t easy when your over double digits abv. Went extremely well with the spicy Indian dish for dinner, and used their recommendation for an after dinner drink. Dark fruit, mulled wine flavor, nice easy carbonation, smooth like velvet.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
NIckNoiseux (4) - mirabel, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 21, 2014 does not count
Wow la surprise elle vaut le prix très réconfortant et à boire avec modération elle cogne

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aumax1 (221) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
Bouteille 750ml de noire avec une belle mousse bien dense. Arôme de cerise, de réglisse, de cassonade. Arôme complexe et enivrante. Au goût on retrouve des notes de cerise, un peu d’acidité et d’amertume avec une présence d’alcool. Elle est assez douce malgré tout et un peu sucré. Très bon produit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (527) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Aroma of malt and sour mash, dark ebony colour with a creamy head. Taste of malt with a hint of caramel and peppery palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (802) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 Poured from a room temperature bottle. Dark brown color, medium off white head. Medium mash and malt aroma. medium caramel malt with pepper accents and a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
brewballs (190) - USA - JAN 3, 2014
It’s sad to say but I finally am not wowed by a brew from Unibroue. Everytime I pass a bottle of the Maudite I salivate. I tried this one. Dark caramel color. No head. High carbonation. Welch’s grapejuice, Sunday communion sensiblity. Lacks body. Seems too simplistic, like some first draft of a brew or first batch gome awry. Floral, fruity but lacking the booziness. But then again every brewery is entitled to at least one brew you are not thrilled about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
electrotype (200) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Un nez aux notes de vin mousseux/champagne. En bouche, les cerises et autres fruits rouges agés font leur entrée, dans une corps plutôt pétillant. L’alcool est très bien cachée et c’est étonnement raffraichissant pour une bière à 10.5%! Unique!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mpuntmuts (137) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2013
Dark brown pour with small tan head. Chocolate malty smell, caramel toffee and burnt sugar and a hidden alcoholic nose. Mildly sweet and a pretty huge alcoholic warmth. Chocolate and dark roasted coffee beans and some apple/pear like aftertaste. Medium bodied with quite the carbo bubbels. Really really love it! From a trade with Alehunter, thanks a lot for this brew Dominic. My first Canadian beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (580) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
Aroma: Pleasant fruity aroma Taste: Rich fruity taste paired greatly with a dark maltiness, finishes with warm smooth alcohol finish Appearance: Dark clear amber with thin white bubbly head

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (373) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2013
(750mL from the LCBO, aged 1 year) Pours a very deep brown with mahogany highlights, like a strong cup of coffee, with a big pale tan head of fine bubbles, lots of lace. Aroma is dark fruit (seems figgy), dark candy sugar, very bready yeast, a bit of cherry note and maybe slight toast in there too. On the palate there is dark grape juice, candy sugar, some other misc. dark fruit character, slightly toasty/nutty but not very much. Yeast character throughout the sip. There is some currant/grape character in the middle and a definite dry/bitter character to the finish with persistent yeast/fruit. There is decent concentration of flavour, but it’s not shockingly intense. There is a fair amount of alcohol warmth in the finish, but probably not enough to match the ABV. The palate is medium full and would be slightly sticky without the high, prickly carbonation. I like this, it’s a good Belgian strong dark, but maybe just lacks the complexity to kick it into that top rank.

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