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

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RATINGS: 1557   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (1109) - West Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2009
Leo’s South Point, OH - What do you get when you brew a dark beer in the Belgian style? Something La Terrible...but really tasty. A plum, grape, and alcohol infused nose rises from a Cherry Coke color body giving the beer a smooth, yeasty, and nicely carbonated flavor and body. For a "Dark Belgian," this beer doesn’t disappoint.


3.9
GregMooreNH (395) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 11, 2018
Pours nearly black with a thick, foamy head that recedes quickly. Aroma is dried fruit and spice (cinnamon, plus something else - maybe clove). Taste is at once plum and brown sugar, warming to various spices, especially clove, as well as some light roast. Finish is where the Belgian yeast shows up. A really tasty beer.

4
brownaler (751) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2017
Cinnamon spices with prune like Belgian malts licorice on the back complementing a fizzy finish.

3.8
ametras (1821) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2017 341ml bottle. Black with a thick foamy beige head. Flavors are yeast, bread, banana, raisins, spices, licorice, chocolate and alcohol with herbal notes. Full body, good carbonation, oily texture.

3.8
Mindwarp (323) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 4, 2017
Pours Black with the big tan head. The aroma is of dark fruit and the flavor is more of a spice taste. Cloves? Overall a pretty good quad not my favorite though.

4.3
sinfull (1875) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2017 Dark brown with big, off-white head. Aroma of Belgian yeasts, raisins dark fruits, toffees , malt an hint of chocolate. Rich , moderately sweet taste . No signs of alcohol. Great.

3.9
coachd (1002) - Missouri, USA - OCT 13, 2017
Spicy aroma that also contains dark malt, some plum/fig and booze. Dark brown color with a tan head. Very pleasant to drink, well balanced and slightly sweet on the aftertaste. Just a tinge of booze heat but in this instance it serves to balance things out. A bit light on the palate. I would never have believed that this beer is 10.5% ABV. Quads are not usually my thing but Unibroue knocked it out of the park with this one.

2.5
TEJA (3399) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2017 bottle from monks cafe sveavägen. very short head. clear dark brown color. oxidized caramell malt aroma. nice caramell and fruit taste with a tuch of mint. low bitterness.

3.7
PhillyCraft (8322) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2017
Backlog, bottle. Pours a dark brownish black with a medium beige head. Notes of fig, roasted malts, belgian fruit, cocoa, coffee roast, misc nuts, and random spice Medium to heavier body with a long, warming, close.

4.4
azzurro (542) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2017
I wanted to finish my 150th with a great beer. I got this one as a trade with a friend, bullseye.

4.3
partchapol (143) - Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Smell of yeast, caramel, date, roasted malt. Come in black dark brown with thin cream crown. Taste of balanced sour yeast and sweet bitter malt, with some raisins. Close to Belgium quadruple beer but with less spice for commoners like us. Could experiment more on that. Overall it’s very good beer.


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