overall
99
98
style
Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Chambly, Canada

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 1573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigHoss (171) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 17, 2013
The color is dark brown with a medium light brown head. I smell yeast, dark fruits and banana. I taste all of the same with raisins and sweet malt.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (3069) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2017
750 mL bottle shared by ebone1988 for the stupid book. The pour is a light black with a thick pillowy white head and a pretty soapy lace left behind. The aroma is a little metallic but pretty good overall. There is a Belgian malt and a sweet metallic finish to it. There is a spiciness about it and its just well balanced beyond the metal. The flavor is a little more complex. There is the metallic malts and a nice caramel and dark fruit with the spicy malt and some interesting sweetness on the back end. The mouth feel is light and a little watery with a brighter carbonation and a lingeringly fruity and caramel malts on the back end. Its decent overall, but definitely not my favorite thing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1659) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2017
Bottle shared with koleminer20. For the book. Aroma is raisins, wood, dark fruit, molasses, roasted, good. Appearance is dark dark brown, light brown head, opaque. Taste is dark fruit, woody, raisins, metallic, yeast, dry, slight booze, good. Mouthfeel is medium body, light bubbly carbonation, slightly metallic woody raisin aftertaste. Overall, its pretty good.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
OsuStu (241) - - FEB 5, 2017
Bomber. Pours an opaque coffee color with a dense bubbly and lasting khaki head. Malty aromas of nuts, prunes, cream, oats, and sweet dark bread. Very nice dark cherry, raisin, light chocolate, and clove flavor with a bit of leather. Medium body, medium carbonation. Silky creamy mouthfeel. Somewhat spicy finish. Alcohol is detectible but well hidden. Really, really nice beer. Opposite of the name and all that.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cattaneopapa (363) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2017
341ml bottle part of a taster pack. Pours an opaque deep brown colour with a small lasting head. Complex aroma with a dark fruit backbone with notes of figs, raisins, prunes, dark cherries, and licorice. Taste matches the aroma with some nutmeg and clove notes. Full-bodied with medium carbonation. It has a nice peppery finish from the booze, the alcohol is there, but its balanced against the flavours. Excellent quad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DomD (283) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2016
From bottle. Aroma of candied fruit and caramel. Pours almost black with tan head. Taste is medium bitter. Full bodied with a thick texture and a slightly bitter finish. Excellent beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tightslice (1140) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 5, 2016
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is dark sweet fruits (figs, prunes), mild chocolate, mild herbal aperitif, burnt sugar. Taste is figs, black cherries...but not quite leathery dried fruit (somehow both juicy and dry). Very rich dark fruit notes and then mildly herbal / bitter. Mouthfeel is pristine...great balance of fizzy and creamy. This beer is definitely on another level. Supremely classic.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ffbot (383) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 1, 2016
Smell of wood, licorice, maple, dense chocolate fruit, leather, and dark basement. Taste is licorice, maple, chocolate cookie, sweet fruitiness, and balanced well. In the glass it looks awesome, still black with a giant thick head that retains. If this doesnt get a perfect score I dunno what does

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brettsky06 (304) - Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 27, 2016
Pours a dark brown color. Aroma is cloves and spices. Taste has some dried fruit, spices and yeast. Very good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3932) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle pours brown with a off white head. This is a very good beer, enjoyed every drop.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3631) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2016
Pours a very dark brown with a medium beige head that leaves awesome lacing. Nose is of dark fruits, dark sugar and alcohol. Taste is not quite sweet and offers raisins, figs and candi sugar. Body is medium, carbonation moderate and mouthfeel while a little syrupy is never heavy. Overall a solid quadrupel but the mouthfeel is not even close to Rocheforts really and dark fruits flavors could be more upfront.


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