Maudite | Unibroue

4,594 Ratings

Brewed by:
Quebec, Canada

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL caged or corked bottle. Poured into a gaudy Timmermans glass.

Pours cloudy, browned bronze colored body full of mysterious bubbles. The head stays around practically forever.

Smells of an array of malts, from the lighter caramel side to the darker toasted levels of roast. Deep quality caramel and dark sugar are prominent as well. Just a touch of hops.

This beer nails the style. Deep layers of complex malts and caramelized sugars form the body of the flavor, with well integrated accents of Belgian yeast and subtle notes of the remains of hop flavors blended in to complete the complexity of this excellent flavor profile. After more sipping I find that there have been notes of dried fruit along for the ride the whole time but I didn't quite notice them until now. Awesome.

The mouthfeel is almost dry and not very heavy, but also has ample carbonation which contributes to the lighter feel. Overall this is a full bodied beer- maybe 7 on a scale of 1-11.

Conclusion: An excellent and worthy example of a style I don't often try but always enjoy.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice deep rich brown color
Smells of a slight citrus, and very nice malt aroma
Taste is a great blend of spice and slight sweetness
Mouth feel was a little off of what I was expecting a little lighter then I would have thought but a good finish.
Great beer recommend!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark orangish/amber color w/ a nice one finger off-white head. Good lacing on the side of my snifter glass. Orange highlights when held up to the light. The nose, while not bad, is a little on the light side for me. I get malt, orange, pear, plum, spices, and a hint of caramel. The taste is a little bit better. In addition to the nose profile, the yeast is present in the taste. Like all Unibroue beers, this one isn't quite up to the best from Belgium. It's too dry, and not complex enough in the flavor profile for me personally. Still, it's a solid beer. Feel is medium, with a nice malt backbone and good carbonation. Overall, a good beer- but in a tough style category... you can easily find better. Cheers.

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Maudite from Unibroue
4.17 out of 5 based on 4,594 ratings.
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