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Maudite - Unibroue

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4,009 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,009
Reviews: 1,842
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 148
Gots: 338 | 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%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

olradetbalder, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Cresant, Nov 14, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +5.5%

headstash, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

SteveD082791, Nov 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

JDW4195, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of Taybeh
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

From a single into a NB globe glass
A: some kind of glowering ruby tinged brown-orange. 2 finger head that subsides slowly.
S: bready, earthy spices (including some clove), a little fig, other dark fruits
T: follows the nose, but even more complex and excellent. the spiciness pleasantly provides a little pop on the tongue, the sweetness has some breadiness, some caramel notes, and some more sugar candy notes; at the end, some earthy hops along with some subtle tartness.
M: finishes fairly crisp, but also really smooth. Nice and complex and a real pleasure to drink.
Overall: Really good. Hides the alcohol very well.

Taybeh, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

Matagal, Nov 12, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +14%

LostandBound, Nov 11, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%

WholeLottaTricks, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

nullbort, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

linnymtu, Nov 08, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -8.8%

RyanStelzner, Nov 08, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1.2%

bigtunk, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of DenisKolkin
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

341 ml bottle served cool into a pint glass. Purchased as part of the Unibroue tasters pack. About $2.25 CDN per bottle.

Appearance - amber and honey brown in color, topped by a monstrous multi finger head even with a gentle pour.opaque with a tremendous amount of bubbles. The head is ever lasting. Cascading lacing just drips down the inside of the glass.

Smell - yeasty and spicy, some orchard fruits and has some notes more reminiscent of a tripel or saison, rather than a strong dark ale. Nice, but I'm not blown away by this aroma. Some caramel or candied goods as it warms.

Taste - smooth delicate, candied sugars, sweet caramel, some sweet fruits such as cherry and a touch of chocolate. Delicious and alcohol is hidden so subtly.

Mouthfeel - smooth, amazingly light body, with a high carbonated feel.

Overall - a delicious representation of a great style. It doesn't get much better than this.

DenisKolkin, Nov 07, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

Unibroue delivers pretty consistently, and the maudite is no exception. It's not quite a La Fin Du Monde, but it's still great in taste and class. A dark amber color, but the taste is crisp and clean, well carbonated. Sweetness is present as well. I found myself enjoying it and will have another.

avwrite, Nov 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

Kyrojack, Nov 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

PatB1987, Nov 06, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +0.7%

Y2kbug, Nov 06, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -3.6%

I picked this beer up, even though I was convinced I had it before, on this most recent trip to the store. I thought it was an amber ale, it was not until I read up on it that I realized it was a Belgian Strong Dark. Regardless, side poured with appropriate vigor from the bottle into a Chimay chalice.

Appearance - Pours a beautiful, muddy amber brown color, kinda like muddy river water but obviously thicker and not as gross. Bubbly one finger head dissipates relatively quickly and leaves little lacing. Carbonation continues to rise up from the beer to the head for some time.

Smell - Dark fruits, raisins being the most prominent. Spices, such as cloves and maybe coriander, also make themselves apparent in the nose. Caramel as well.

Taste - The dark fruits are the first and most distinct on the palate. Black cherries and raisins combine with a light syrup sweetness, caramel, and the spice notes to form a complex, distinctive, and enjoyable brew.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated, finishes clean, smooth, and tart. Very appealing finish, probably the best part about the beer, in contention with the appearance.

Overall - This is a good beer, although not as good as its rating suggests in my opinion. If you really want a good example of the BSDA, go with Chimay Blue, Brother Thelonious, or even Rochefort 8. This was certainly worth trying though, and is a quality beer. Condor recommended and approved.

TheCondor, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

DaftPatrick, Nov 04, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +2.6%

HKFrostyLips, Nov 02, 2014
Maudite from Unibroue
94 out of 100 based on 4,009 ratings.