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Maudite - Unibroue

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4,005 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,005
Reviews: 1,841
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 146
Gots: 336 | FT: 2
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 mjtiernan
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured into a Chimay goblet. Bottled J30091405Q (September 30, 2009) and best before 9/30/12.

A: Large pillowy white head sits atop a hazy mahogany body. Lots of carbonation activity.

S: Some caramel, citrus, chocolate, raisin and fig. A touch of mustiness. Smells like it’s on the sweeter side.

T: Very nice. Mellow..the flavors from the aroma mesh together beautifully. I imagine that a little age has been kind to this one. More plum than raisin...roasted caramel...a little grape.

M: Drinkability is pretty high for a beer with this much going on with it. Drier than I anticipated from the aroma which I like. Alcohol is detectable, but well hidden. Body medium, carb on the high side.

O: Another great beer from Unibroue. I thought that Trois Pistoles had more complexity, however, I don’t think there is a great difference. Maybe I'll do a side by side someday.

mjtiernan, Aug 28, 2012
4.25/5  rDev +1%

SLUGLIFE, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

thegrifter, Aug 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

tommyd313, Aug 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Melomanemusher, Aug 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5%

Cris4545, Aug 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

bosoxfanme1966, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of micromaniac129
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours with a super fluffy off white head. The color is a rich deep amber. Carb's are excellent as is the lacing which coats the glass.
Aroma is spicy with wit beer aromatics and is also quite malty with toffee hints.
A good beer with depth. It has sweet spices similar to a wit in my opinion but is also richly malted with hints of toffee and fruits.
Feels smooth and soft and is a really good beer.

micromaniac129, Aug 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Stevez455, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of psuKinger
3.63/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

25.4 ounce bottle, corked and caged, poured into the Maudite tulip that came with said bottle.

A: Pours a cloudy medium-brown hue that changes crazy shades as it's thrust in and out of the light. A thick bone white head, 2+ fingers worth, rested on top. Minutes later, a still-present pinky's worth remains.

S: Malty-sweet, candied sugars, with yeasty breadiness and a touch of lemon zest on the nose.

T: Taste follows the nose. Lemon zest and grassy earth tones are more present on the palate than in the nose. A touch of raisin and fig rises up from underneath, and becomes more pronounced as the beer warms. Bready yeastiness rolls through on the finish, with a touch of an almost-pepper-like spice on the back end completes the picture.

M: Exceptional here. Great carbonation, good creaminess, dry, sour/tart finish.

D/O: An alright offering, but not as "dark" as I like my "belgian darks" to be. I prefer a little bit more of a deeper malt presence, dark fruits, candied sugars, and a little bit less yeasty/bready/lemony notes. A fine beer, I wouldn't mind having it again sometime, but I don't love it.

psuKinger, Aug 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Beeradelphia, Aug 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

DeezGunz14, Aug 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

tonyclifton36, Aug 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Huntingtonbasser, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of Bouleboubier
4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

huge, foamy tan head - sizzles then pops (bottle-conditioning degradation?) - reddish amber, somewhat burgundy color of liquid - relatively un-cloudy - an appealing sight

spicy and fruity estery aroma - actually fairly bready as well, similar to sweet honeyed rolls - almost a dark-grape vinous quality - vague, soft notes of powdered cocoa nibs

finding similarities to their Quelque Chose - is there wheat in this recipe? (or am i mistaking that flavor with yeast byproducts?) - black-cherry-like flavor through the middle - mildly spicy/smoky and floral finish that lingers long and warm on the tongue

perhaps a tad more dry or thin than it should be - pretty spritzy and dry - often a different, rounder feel on draft - still one of the more immensely drinkable products in their lineup

Bouleboubier, Aug 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Renegrenade, Aug 21, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

ryko, Aug 21, 2012
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2/5  rDev -52.5%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Shawkabukoo, Aug 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

mklisz, Aug 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

ajs4bd, Aug 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Hanzo, Aug 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

plateoshrimp, Aug 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

harrylee773, Aug 15, 2012
Maudite from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 4,005 ratings.