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Maredsous 8 - Brune - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

Maredsous 8 - BruneMaredsous 8 - Brune

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,062 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1062
Reviews: 614
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zerk on 01-07-2002)
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goschool

California

4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: The pour is dark copper with a large tan foamy head that eventually rescinds to a large island covering most of the surface are.

Smell: The nose is extraordinarily phenolic. Other aromas present are sweet caramel, clove, bananas, cherries, blackberries, Belgian yeast, a bit of black pepper, and a tiny hint of Fabreeze from the alcohol.

Taste: As expected, the flavor profile is heavy on phenols, with plenty of molasses. It's not as fruity as it is in the aroma. In place of cherries and blackberries, are figs. There is also a little Hadley's date shake going on here. There's quite a bit of clove, Belgian yeast, black pepper, and a dash of bananas to round it all out.

Mouthfeel: This is medium-bodied and very dry with a sticky finish and lively carbonation.

Drinkability: The alcohol is really only apparent in the nose. I could taste it and I'm barely feeling it. This is a lovely dubbel with great character.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2008 08:55:07 | More by goschool
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Caramel brown to mahogany & a 1cm, foamy white head with great retention & a creamy texture that leaves good lacing too.

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Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
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