Maudite | Unibroue

BA SCORE
93
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4,575 Ratings
MauditeMaudite
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-26-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,575
Reviews:
1,926
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.55%
 
 
Wants:
237
Gots:
669
For Trade:
5
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Photo of SSGCujo
4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MSU_Swit
3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bit too much head.

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Photo of jcflorian
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brother_rebus
4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Satorn
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of -steve-
4.01/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of soundaurora
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhartley
3.74/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggtriksta
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenBreeg
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.63/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smbslt
3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - Huge, rocky, lumpy, off-white head floating on top of the beer with the color of old varnish. Concentrated nucleation point for the carbonation was hypnotic.
S - Dried fruit with hints of leather
T - Pretty straight forward "Belgian" flavor - run cake with characteristic spice and a little alcohol heat and banana at the end.
F - The bitterness created a pronounced salivary response after swallowing.
O - Very good but lacks the depth to be great.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Murky brownish color with off-white head. Aroma has mostly brown sugar and belgian yeast with a hint of dried fruits. Taste is quite balanced, slightly sweet at first but balances out towards the finish. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. Overall it's a tasty, well balanced belgian ale.

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Photo of Holderness
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Looks as lovely as all the other Unibroue offerings I've tried: hazy golden orange, robust natural carbonation, a three-finger pillowy white head, decent lacing, and great retention. Mild caramely and pilsnery malts on the nose, along with a strong doughy sweetness. Tastes like a farmhouse ale but with darker roasted malts. Very smooth, no weird aftertaste, well-balanced flavors.... there's not really much to complain about with this brew.

90/100

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Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasting sample from tap at double wide grill, South side, Pittsburgh. Not familiar with this style, but I did appreciate it. Maybe in the future I will try some others in this style.

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Photo of cwd
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of travelguy
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOhn_Molson
3.69/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of americancontrarian
4.85/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FrancisM12
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buschbeer
4.14/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a snifter
Bottled 4-10-2012

This beer pours rust colored with copper highlights. It is topped with an inch of tan head that leaves very little lacing.

The aroma is fruity. I get a combination of ripe red fruit along with dates and fig.

The taste has dates, fig, and brown sugar.

It has a fairly light body with plenty of carbonation.

It comes across as light and refreshing for an eight percent beer, although I do get a warming sensation to let me know that the alcohol is there. I has held up well for being almost two years past the best by date.

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Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lucaskowalik
4.84/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a snifter
L- Chestnut brown in color with a pumpkin hue around the bottom and a gorgeous, frothy white head on top.
S- Very complex, notes of vanilla, fresh herbs, citrus, floral, perfume, and chili's.
T- Initially strong flavors of spice, toasted nuts, and citrus-particularly ripe oranges-from the hops. Followed by more subtle flavors of vanilla, ginger, and even lime.
F- Perfect balance between creamy, bubbly, and weight of body with the perfect slight dry and spicy finish from the hops.
O- Not much else i can say about this beer other than being essentially perfect. It does a fantastic job of balancing itself between deliciously creamy while all the while not being too creamy. It also manages to blend together flavors that normally would not coincide so harmoniously. Overall, this is one the best beers i have had the pleasure of tasting.

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Maudite from Unibroue
4.17 out of 5 based on 4,575 ratings.
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