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Maudite - Unibroue

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4,047 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,047
Reviews: 1,845
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 154
Gots: 351 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

best before 11/3/12

A: pours into a duvel tulip to a reddish brown with a slightly off white head and good retention
S: fruitiness and a slight tartness, not expecting that a bit of phelolic alcohol and slight caramel sweetness
T: dark fruits, caramel swetness, a bit of spiciness, slightly tart but not sour, a bit sugary. swallow brings a bit of alcohol caramel and dark fruit
M: medium body and a soft but vigorous carbonation with a drying finish
O: this is one of my favorite beers but the first time I've had it with this much age on it. it's quite good and has aged very gracefully.

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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank from a 1pt. 9.4 fl.oz./750ml bottle purchased at Colonial Spirits, Acton, MA
Best before 10-19-14
Served in a tulip

The beer poured a hazy, dark crimson-amber and was topped by a four-finger, fluffy, light tan crop of froth. The head dissipated to a thin film and eventually turned into a lasting ring. Streaks of lacing trickled down the sides of the glass.

The nose was amazingly interesting and unique. I can always spot this beer from a mile away. Super spicy and phenolic. Tons of clove and allspice. Fruity. Strong Belgian yeast notes. After a few minutes, the nose turned incredibly powdery and dry. As the head dissipated, the powdery notes subsided and the spicy and fruity qualities again dominated.

Compared to the nose, the taste was a bit of a letdown. Bready, toasty malts appeared on the front end. Good amount of yeasty, spicy and phenolic notes. Touch of tartness in the center. As the beer moved along the palate, the flavor profile became a bit empty. The beer finished crisp, dry and slightly bitter with a surprising amount of earthy hops.

The mouthfeel was astonishingly light and fluffy on the palate. Once the liquid hit my tongue, it quickly turned into an effervescent fizz.

Maudite has always been one of those beers that I recommend to people who want to delve into the craft beer world. This is a really solid offering available at a remarkably affordable price.

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3.58/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a hazy amber with a fluffed white head. Head laces well. It also retains its height with confidence.

S-Yeast, ester and dark fruit. Not really that intense. Bruised apples. Raisins. Brown sugar. A flick of spice.

T-Malty and yeasty. Dried fruits. I get dark and pale fleshed fruits, which is pretty cool. Cloves. Maybe a tickle of pepper. Complex but not assertive.

M-Smooth carbonation. Medium body. Goes down easily.

O/D-Cant believe I haven't had this up until now. Doesn't really fit into my flavor niche.

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A: Dark amber with a modest tan head and no lacing.

S: Fruit, brown sugar, a bit of a yeasty tang. Not super-strong.

T/M: Lots of rich, sugary fruit up front: apples, raisins, very cidery and sweet. This is balanced by bready Belgian yeast and spices.

O: A great Belgian, very flavorful and complex.

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Maudite from Unibroue
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