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Maudite - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,939 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,939
Reviews: 1,834
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 141
Gots: 311 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998)
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Photo of davecavemaster
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a Belgian style ale that is spicy and fruity. The beer pours an orange/brown color that is cloudy, a product of the brewery's partial filtration. It has a slight head that is bubbly, and dissipates in a relatively short time with very little that clings to the glass.
The aroma is at first very yeasty, then gives traces of the fruit and malt.
Upon drinking you repeat what you smell, first tasting the yeast and then the spicy fruit and malt flavors. Great taste, although if you are not a fan of yeast, this may not be for you. The brew has a heavy feel in your mouth, and the carbonation is near perfect.

Fantastic beer!

davecavemaster, Jul 21, 2012
Photo of hiphopj5
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

hiphopj5, Jul 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

Hellblazer, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of evavro
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

evavro, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of Coastal_Brew
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Coastal_Brew, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of gamecock74
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

gamecock74, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of MJGTi
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

MJGTi, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of Swigit
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Swigit, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a cloudy, dark orange amber with a fluffy, off-white 2 finger head. Good retention. Resulting lace is thick and sticky.

Smell - Getting a fruity, creamy aroma similar to the Don de Dieu; almost like milky coconut.

Taste - Follows the nose, fruity with heavy cream; almost like an ambrosia salad. Hints of spice around the edges.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Really silky and creamy. Goes down incredibly smooth and easy.

Overall - Though the flavor is well good, it's the silky smooth mouthfeel that makes this beer great. Closer in flavor and body to the Don de Dieu than I would've thought.

TheSixthRing, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of JumpingSpider
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

JumpingSpider, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of mscudder
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a 750 after having been without one for around a year. Poured into a Duvel snifter.

A - A deep hazy brown covered by a off white head that dissipates rather quickly leaving little lace.

S - The trademark Unibroue yeast is in full form! Alongside I get lots of dark fruits as well as some sweeter malts. Nice stuff.

T - Follows the nose with an immense amount of dark fruits (which I love!). There is a bit of spice that with the alcohol makes this truly fantastic.

M - The pinnacle of the brew imo. The carbonation sets off the dark fruits and makes it refreshing while not sacrificing any drinkablity. I feel a traditional dark Belgian tends to be "watery" but the style is conquered her; forcing me to desire another sip after the previous has elapsed.

O - This is another great brew from our friends in Quebec. Short of La Fin Du Monde, this is their best offering (or perhaps their grande reserve).

mscudder, Jul 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

HopBrain, Jul 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

TheBeermin, Jul 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

sd123, Jul 09, 2012
Photo of jonphilipp
4/5  rDev -5%

jonphilipp, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Zack's Oak Bar in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a lightly hazy dark brown in color. The beer has a quarter finger tall beige head that reduces to an extremely thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet dark malts, dark fruits (prune and raisin), spices/clove, and yeast.

T: Like the smell, the taste of this beer has moderate amounts of sweet dark malts plus some caramel malts. Additionally there are flavors of dark fruits (prune and raisin) along with spice/clove, and yeast. The beer gets sweeter as it warms.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation.

O: There is little presence of alcohol that can be detected in this beer and it is very easy to drink. There is a nice amount of complexity to the flavor of this beer and it is quite enjoyable. Definitely a sipping beer and one that I will likely have again.

dbrauneis, Jul 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

dextermcgurk, Jul 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

MidloRapid, Jul 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Eureka, Jul 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Bryfind, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of raznug
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: This beer pours a hazy amber color and was topped with a solid 1½” of head that dissipated to a fluffy ¼” that sticks around very nicely.
Smell: This beer smells like a nice blend of malt and Belgian spices that seem to play well together.
Taste: I like the way this beer isn’t dominated by the spices. The taste goes along side the smell with a nice blend of malt and spices that play nicely off of each other and make for a tasty beer.
Mouthfeel: This is an easy drinking and medium bodied amber that most beer lovers will enjoy without being over powered by the spices.

raznug, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of bryehn
4.25/5  rDev +1%

bryehn, Jul 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

donzilake, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of SvenHayden
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: a nice amber orange, with a touch ruby garnet. 2 fingers of foam.
Aroma: mostly smells like a wheat. But with some tart, dark fruit, maybe plum.
Taste: full bodied, banana-wheat, with latent kick of plum. Spicy belgian yeast.
Mouthfeel: surpisingly creamy, fluffy.
Summary: Not as intense as it looks. Surprisingly smooth for a dark belgian. Like a Belgian take on a Dunkelweizen. One of the better offerings from Unibroue though.

SvenHayden, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of Alok
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Alok, Jul 02, 2012
Maudite from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 3,939 ratings.