Maredsous 8 - Brune - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
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4.58/5 rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A: Dark ruby/brown with a 2 finger foamy tan head that settles slowly and leaves very nice lacing.
S: The aroma jumps out of the glass. There is earthiness, prune, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and some red fruit notes as well.
T: Brown sugar and toffee flavors mingling with tart red fruits up font then some bitter chocolate/coffee and prunes in the finish.
M: Medium to full body, that is almost creamy and has a nice roasty caramel flavor linger on the finish.
D; This is easily becoming a favorite beer of mine. It is a nice nightcap or substitute or go along with for dessert.
Serving type: bottle
09-28-2008 23:25:42 | More by Biscuit033
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4.1/5 rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
330 ml bottle into chalice, best before 8/2014. Pours slightly hazy reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, plum, cherry, fig, caramel, molasses, toast, brown bread, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and dark/bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big raisin, plum, fig, cherry, caramel, toast, brown bread, molasses, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Light yeast spiciness/tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of big raisin, plum, fig, cherry, caramel, molasses, toast, brown bread, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast and dark/bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and lightly slick/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent dubbel style. All around nice complexity and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast and dark/bready malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.
Serving type: bottle
07-13-2014 22:47:49 | More by superspak
Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
90 out of 100 based on 1,141 ratings.