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Maredsous 8 - Brune - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,142 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,142
Reviews: 621
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 55
Gots: 61 | FT: 2
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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mrasskicktastic

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - A rich brown with a slight burgundy hue. A big three finger head with decent retention. Small specks of lacing everywhere. Nice look for a dubbel.

S - Caramel malt, cherries, candied sugars, prunes, and light malt. A nice Belgian aroma.

T - A lot of malt, blanced between caramel and light flavors, with some additional fruity sweetness, mild cherries, plums and black currants. That aftertaste has a nice malty bitter finish with some lingering cherry. The flavor is great for a dubbel.

M - Smooth, thin, the carbonation is not strong, but subtle, actually making this more quaffable. Extremely refreshing. Pretty much ideal for a dubbel.

D - For years I have dreamed of a better dubbel. I tried many I enjoyed, but they all came up short. Here we have the immaculate exception. All around this beer is just great. My only complaint is that I started drinking it when it was too cold. An amazing dubbel, quite possibly the best (there are still a lot I have to try, but this is far above the rest to date). I will have this again (although having loved the ten and eight, I want to find the six). It is absurdly drinkable. A must try.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2007 02:20:24 | More by mrasskicktastic
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Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
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