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

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RATINGS: 2727   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Strong Belgian type ale similar to a Port wine ! Is as dark as can be, mellow in taste with an aroma of ripe fruits. It can be compared to an old porto and is brewed from well roasted malt.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
popkow (299) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle pours dark maroon with thin tan head. Looks and smells like cherry coke. Taste of port with spice and malt. Nice even balance with quick finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
venettafields (10) - - FEB 21, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle with best by date 12/03/16. Quite dusty, not sure how old this one is. Enjoyed Thanksgiving night. Pours a dark maroon/purple, ruby highlights on the periphery with a nice collar. Looks like a highly carbonated cola to be honest. Smells sweet. Fruity smells from the yeast, dates. Taste follows the nose. Slightly metallic, don’t know if that’s from the age. But dark fruit all over. I have to say, for a beer this dark, I was expecting something much heavier, but this thing was so light in the mouth, maybe from the carbonation, maybe just the style. Not bad, but not quite next level.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
two7offsuit (332) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Pours black with a light beige head. Aromas of malt and pepper. Similar flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jannick13 (139) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark opaque brown with large head. Aroma of caramel, peper and candied fruit. Taste of grapes, caramel and light peper. Dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emeister84 (1447) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Aromas of purple grapes, cherry cola, subtle peppercorn, some caramel, cooked sugar. Hazy deep dark red, off-white head retains very well. Fruity, nice herbaceous spicy notes. Medium bodied, fluffy carbonation. A dangerously drinkable beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GraffitiVandal (125) - Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 1, 2015
ENG: 750ml bottle from Liquor Mart Winnipeg. Poured into the tulip gives a very dark brown, iridescent color with orange highlights. Dark beige, medium head and a bit of lacing. Aromas of wheat, bananas, citrus, lemon grass, champagne and hints of yeast somewhere at the end. Taste is very sweet, banana-like, sweet champagne-like with it’s booze, and a bit sour. There is strong yeast presence. After some time I can feel caramel notes too (probably I cooled the beer down too much and didn’t wait long enough after taking it out the fridge). Medium to high carbonation and medium bodied. Overall very nice, sweet wheat, although I am not a big fan of a style.

PL: Butelka 750ml kupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg. Przelana do kieliszka, ciemno-brązowa, opalizująca barwa z pomarańczowymi przebłyskami. Ciemno-beżowa, średnia piana i nieco lejsingu. Aromaty pszenicy, bananów, cytrusów, trawy cytrynowej, szampana oraz nuty drożdżowe gdzieś w tle. W smaku dość słodkie, trochę jak banany, trochę jak słodki lub półsłodki szampan, także nieco szampańskiego booza, a także nieco kwasowości. Mocno daje się odczuć drożdże, a po pewnym czasie również nuty karmelowe (prawdopodobnie za mocno je schłodziłem, a po wyjęciu z lodówki nie odczekałem wystarczająco). Średnie do wysokiego nasycenie oraz średnie ciało. Podsumowując bardzo dobra, słodka pszenica, pomimo że nie jestem jej zagorzałym fanem.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2719) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 27, 2015
For a big beer, its rather discreet, not hinting initially at its elevated ABV or heaps of fruit esters. Dark, sweet, dried fruit come through in the aroma. Dark, cola brown with active foamy head, which quickly dissipates. Taste brings more fruitiness, some wood, some molasses, all which finishes quickly with only a hint of warmth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deepeary (271) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
27 month old bottle from TBS. Pours a deep and murky reddish brown. Nose if full of fruity esters, plum, citrus, pineapple, grapes, apples. Taste follows the nose, lots of complex mingling fruits. Sweet and wine like. Lingering fruity finish. Slightly warming. Fantastic stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (1984) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 13, 2015
I love port. I love heavy abv beers for the same reason - for ruminative sipping late of an evening and this fits the brief. This beer was mahogany in colour with plenty of hazy but also a mousse-like head that left patchy lace down the side of the glass. A nose of dates and overripe plums, some carob (I hate carob) and brown bread in a body that was silky and sweet with just a subtle bitterness that only really comes forward as it sits on the palate for a while. Speaking of which, this finish is enduring and becomes more chocolately as it sits.


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