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


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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Beautiful orangey-amber colour, with a generous head. Very effervescent. Notes of citrus, spices, caramel in the nose. Very complex. Sometimes vanilla. Full bodied and complex, sweet, followed by and explosion of flavours. Clearly the best.

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BrewWhatIWant (296) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2017
Pours copper colour with a big tan head. Aroma is nutty malt. Taste is slightly sweet, with a mild bitter finish. There are notes of candied walnuts, caramel, bananas, and earthy hops. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. I’ve had a number beers from unibroue, all of them good, but this is probably my favourite.

cattaneopapa (419) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2017
341ml bottle from the Beerstore. 7.5% alc./vol. Pours an opaque deep amber colour with a small lasting head. Lacing clinging to the side of the glass. I get a strong Belgian yeast aroma on the nose with notes of pears, banana, and toffee.Taste matches the aroma with caramel in the middle and finishes on a citrus hop note. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. This is another fantastic offering from Unibroue and if you ever find a bottle of it I think you should try it, The flavors mesh well together the aromas are nice and the carbonation is very strong yet creamy. I really enjoyed this.

Brettsky06 (523) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 22, 2017
Orange pour. But of a caramel aroma. Not much else going on. Taste is very complex. Some spices, banana, caramel, dark fruits and boozy flavors really make this an interesting beer

PhillyCraft (7937) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, Bottle shared with PatrickFannon, Found these vintage treats at Canals in Mt Ephraim with dust on the bottle, few years old. Pours brown with a medium to large whitish head and impressive lacing. Aroma of toffee pudding, granny smith apples, figs, prune, plum, and ready malt. Medium to fuller bodied with average carb. A touch hot in the finish but not as bad as others from these guys. Solid belgian from Unibroue

pumpkinhead2 (953) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 22, 2015
Bière orangée brunâtre, parfaitement voilée, effervescence plutôt faible, et surmontée d’un col beige plutôt étroit et moyennement dense, mais tout de même assez persistant. Arômes de pain frais, malt mielleux, léger caramel et abondant fruits du verger (surtout de la poire, aussi un peu de pomme, pêche…). Effluves de levure belge, esters fruités (encore de la poire, mangue…) et un peu de phénols épicés (clou de girofle, poivre…). Nez agréable, mais complexité et intensité qui laisse un peu à désirer. En bouche, pétillement assez élevé sur la langue, breuvage plutôt mousseux, onctuosité plutôt faible au palais. Au goût, pain frais, malt mielleux, léger caramel, beaucoup de poire, autres saveurs fruitées (pomme, pêche, mangue…), esters fruités, phénols épicés… Domination de la levure typiquement belge (et typiquement Unibroue!) en bouche, houblon difficile à cerner, probablement principalement floral, peut-être un peu herbacé, amertume assez tranchante en finale, un peu âcre, mal intégrée. Goût moyen, complexité plutôt faible, mais intensité bien élevée en bouche. Il s’agit tout juste d’une bonne bière. Je l’ai toujours trouvée plutôt faible pour les standards de Unibroue…

Crockett (1127) - Southampton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Deep amber pour. Big fizzy quick dissipating faintly off white head Vegetable on the nose (slight creamed corn). Caramel, citric hops. Sweet. Hate the term "tangy" but it’s in there. Lots of sweet fruit sitting on a grainy backbone, that tastes like a scotch ale. Finish is light. It’s alright. Very very fizzy even with this cellared bottle.

alexsdad06 (10818) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2015
750 ml bottle from notes. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, citrus and dark fruit, dates, vanilla, mild spices and the usual Unibroue yeast.

Beardbeerman (343) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Pours a hazy deep copper topped a roughly structured tanned head showing nice retention and lacing properties. Carbonation is moderate. The nose is surprising. Caramel/toffee paired with clovy and spicy features with a certain fruity and earthy aspects from Unibroue’s signature yeasts. The taste brings the elements in the nose through a medium body and a light finish. Overall pertty good so if get a chance to spot give it a try. Cheers!

cyrenaica (1159) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2014
750ml bottle
7.5% ABV
RBC Plaza Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
July 2, 2013
The beer pours a slightly hazed brownish=-red coloiur with a generous rocky tan coloured head. Aroma is yeast, dark fruits, caramel, and spices. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. Flavour is sweet malt, fruity, and yeast. A very good beer.

geologyguy (1662) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Dark flavor smell...plum...but off ...taste is of plum..too sweet...nothing beside sweetness...meh

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