Maredsous 8 - Brune | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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89
very good
1,431 Ratings
Maredsous 8 - BruneMaredsous 8 - Brune
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Belgium
duvel.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by zerk on 01-07-2002

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1,431
Reviews:
667
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
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Photo of LennyBound
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lu26
3.48/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brilliant and foamy dark beer. Walnut-like smell.
The taste is more cocoa-like. There is a good balance between the bitterness, the sweetness and the ABV.
Nice beer.

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Photo of trllte
4.36/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

yep, yum

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Photo of needMIbeer
3.86/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shelby415
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of unclekeith
4.07/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PprBurke
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bruno74200
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I really liked this one. A lot on the chocolate and the caramel. Good balance. The hop presence is quite nice. It's a bit estery but not as some other belgian dar ales. Very nice

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Photo of wiescins
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of golf4collet
3.1/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of JustinSparks
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of citizencane
3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark ruby red with solid lasting Head into bottle. Taste is of bready malts, a slight hint of caramel and clove. Also a touch of tart wood and cherry in the background. Feels refreshing and a touch heavy. Not bad but not too memorable.

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Photo of steverx8
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mishi_d
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yaron73
3.83/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

At ellis Gourmet Burger in Brugge.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pixarnick
3.49/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mothmanscott
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, dull brown that becomes deep amber with red highlights when held to the light. Produces 2 fingers of creamy, tan, moderately lasting head that leaves clumpy rings & strings of lacing. Aroma is sweet, bready dark roast, dark fruits, Belgian yeast & a hint of spice. Taste is sweet brown bread, dark cherries, nuts & a little wet hay hit. Dark fruits & spice pop up in the latter half of the sip which finishes faintly bitter. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium plus carbonation, creamy & smooth.

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Photo of Tomesco
3.71/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - A dark mahogany red.

Smell - Dark malts and raisin.

Taste - A breadyness with hints of caramel.

Mouthfeel - Thick and coats the mouth with a medium body.

Overall - A decent dubbel. Some interesting flavours but nothing memorable.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Victoire in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a moderately dark brown, clear, with a small head, and no lacing.

Smells kinda weak, but what's there is nice, caramel, raisin, and breadiness.

This is definitely a tiny bit watery, which is unfortunate. There's no booziness, which is nice, but I'd wish for a bit more rich maltiness here. There's light caramel, a definite fruitiness, and a good breadiness, but it all seems a little reticent to me.

This is medium bodied, with a watery finish and a decent level of carbonation for the style.

This certainly isn't bad, but it doesn't do a whole lot to actually stand out.

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Photo of Bombelsky
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml bottle poured into a snifter. Reddish brown and hazy. Nice off-white, frothy head. Lasting with excellent lacing. Malty notes upfront and plenty of berries. Some chocolate notes. Medium sweet malty notes and bit of sugar sweetness. Light bitterness. Medium bodied and creamy. Soft carbonation. Spicy phenols. Long lasting, medium dry finish.

Too much of berries for a dubbel...

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Photo of Greasy
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gemery554
4.54/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4 out of 5 based on 1,431 ratings.
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