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Maudite - Unibroue

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3,720 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,720
Reviews: 1,825
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 126
Gots: 227 | 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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4/5  rDev -5%

04-03-2012 00:26:55 | More by jmbraxton
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-02-2012 02:55:05 | More by Jhatwig
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4/5  rDev -5%

04-02-2012 01:51:49 | More by Magery
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New York

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

Best before 7/28/14. Poured into a tulip.

Appearance. Slightly hazy amber in color. Pours with 4 fingers of gorgeous head, which dissipates unevenly giving it a hilly look.

Smell. Very clovey and spicy, dominated by the yeast. Some dark fruit sweetness in the background.

Taste. Starts out with a slightly bitter cherry. This is followed by some more berry like fruits, which linger for a while. Some coriander spiciness takes over along with warming alcohol. The finish has a wine like dryness, but with the cherry again.

Mouthfeel. This one is dry throughout giving the bounty of fruits in the taste. The carbonation goes from prickly to smooth.

A lot more dry than other BSDA's that I have had. An enjoyable sipper, but a little too much clove in the yeast for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 01:13:11 | More by jtingue
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-01-2012 22:56:36 | More by pastafarian
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-01-2012 22:48:39 | More by agreenman19
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New York

4.68/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a snifter (as labeled on the bottle).

Appearance: Cloudy dark amber-brown. Head is gentle with maybe a 1/3" settling to nothing in a matter of a sip.

Smell: Wow, this beer is true aroma, you want to inhale it just by taking a sniff. Berries, yeast and yum.

Taste: Complex at it's finest. Incredibly built feeling of yeast, wine slight bitterness.

Mouth: Smooth, with a medium body.

Overall: It is a blessing to drink a beer called "Damned", I recognized the word because it looked like the spanish spelling. I will buy this again without hesitation, I hope you will love it as much as I do....Salud!

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2012 04:37:05 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

04-01-2012 03:07:44 | More by tsulli
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap at the Shanghai Tunnel in Portland, OR. Reviewed from notes.

A- Poured in a 7 oz tulip glass. Minimal head. Dark brown color and cloudy.

S- Nutty. Both boozy and caramel tones are present. Quite a potent and dark smell.

T- Dark, slightly bitter malts. Nutty and spicy. Bitter hops in the first taste, malts in the finish.

M- Medium bodied and heavy carbonation. Bitter, sticky linger.

O- Crazy Belgian beer. Yummy but very strange taste.

Serving type: on-tap

04-01-2012 01:53:01 | More by Murrhey
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

03-31-2012 20:35:09 | More by TheResidentialOP
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District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-31-2012 13:53:20 | More by jacewg
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3.63/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy amber, with a hint of orange. Head was one-finger high, with fair retention. Lacing almost non-existent.

S: Yeast it strong here. Background citrus and spice. Maybe some wheat?

T: The spicy notes are first (which is unusual, in my experience). Next comes sourdough bread flavors, then more tartness. The yeasty flavors dominate the finish, with a mixture of phenol and mild fatty acid. Bitter hops are an afterthought.

M: Crisp and very well-carbonated. Moderate, late astringency.

O: Passable, but not a winner in my book. I'm a little surprised at how high others rated this, and have to wonder if my bottle was not representative...

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2012 00:10:12 | More by TappaKeggaBrew
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New York

5/5  rDev +18.8%

03-30-2012 18:50:32 | More by mrfreakybig
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New Brunswick (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5%

03-30-2012 04:24:25 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a goblet, best by date of 05-06-13. This pours a nice slightly hazy brown color with a short lived white head. The smell is of dark ripe fruit, toffee, brown sugar. The feel is medium with high carbonation. The taste is good, brown sugar, dark ripe fruit, plum.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 02:06:10 | More by DavidST
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4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice auburn color with lemon hues at the bottom, hazy also. Thick, soapy head forms then recedes quickly. Lacing attempts to form than slides down the glass.

Aroma of plums, toffee and Belgian yeast. Very intriguing.

Flavor is sweet overall with caramel, plums, toffee and dates. Hops add a subtle, herbal and soapy bite to the mix. Yeast flavors come in the end to round out the experience. Alcohol is well hidden.

Medium bodied and crisp. Dry finish from the alcohol. Lively carbonation brings the flavors to the palate.

Good stuff. This brewery delivers a winner once again!

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2012 01:53:32 | More by bnes09
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New York

4/5  rDev -5%

03-29-2012 22:34:25 | More by jk3
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

03-29-2012 19:57:12 | More by gleemonger
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-29-2012 06:01:41 | More by KevdoggNasty
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4/5  rDev -5%

03-28-2012 23:21:37 | More by JDizzle
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-28-2012 22:03:18 | More by CypriotPhilosopher
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

03-26-2012 14:36:53 | More by Squancho
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4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a hazy orange amber with an off white head that forms a solid cap as it dissipates.

Nose is bubblegum, a hint of sweet mild orange, lemon, the slightest hint of sweet toffee. Banana and clove as well.

In the taste the spices collide with the nose. Nice yeast characteristics mixed with light citrus wheat and slight barnyard characteristics. As it warm the spice mellows and a mild caramel taste brings some balance to the previously spicy effervescence. Finish has more bubblegum.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side but velvety with a very present effervescence.

Amazingly balanced and nuanced amber belgian style.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 04:41:31 | More by natemort13
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-26-2012 00:01:56 | More by oliverwren
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4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I wouldn't say Maudite looks much better than other BSDAs, but it's definitely is appetizing. The head disappears a little quickly for my liking, but it's got a nice reddish-brown colour. The smell, however, is very complex - hints of sour cherry sit atop a strong yeast component with nice malt base. The taste is incredible and very closely follows the smell. It's perfectly balanced. Wow. The mouthfeel is great too - very dry, yet creamy. I'm lucky to have this brewery so close to my house. Since it's so prevalent around here I'll definitely be buying this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 23:27:54 | More by Intrinsic
Maudite from Unibroue
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