Maredsous 8 - Brune | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

Maredsous 8 - BruneMaredsous 8 - Brune
BA SCORE
4.03/5
1,437 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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,050
Reviews:
669
Ratings:
1,437
pDev:
10.67%
Bros Score:
4.27
 
 
Wants:
99
Gots:
203
Trade:
0
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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dandy14
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lwillitz
3.84/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

25.4-oz bottle into Stella Artois chalice

A - 3 fingers khaki foam over transparent body of copper, high visible carbonation, very nice lace

S - nutty and grainy, hint of dark fruit; not doing much for me

T - caramel-sweetened bread, spice, dark fruits

M - creamy medium body, high carbonation

O - I'm not particularly familiar with the style. This one is a bit dry for me, but the complexity of the taste is enjoyable.

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Photo of ScAreCr0w
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpongeHop
3.16/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L - Dark red-brown, clear, with solid beige foamy head.
S & T - light brown bready malts, candi sugar sweetness. Not much else. Quite disappointing considering the 'world class' score on here...
F - nothing off.

O - a very forgettable beer. Very little to no complexity. Quite flat in terms of flavor tones. Just a lot of malt and candi sugar. There's nothing really 'off' about it, but it's just so generic and commercial-tasting I think I'm gonna pass on Maredsous beers from now on.

Wouldn't recommend this one.

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Photo of LennyBound
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lu26
3.48/5  rDev -13.6%
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 +8.2%
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 -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shelby415
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of unclekeith
4.07/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.69/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PprBurke
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bruno74200
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
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%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of golf4collet
3.1/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of citizencane
3.78/5  rDev -6.2%
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 -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mishi_d
3.77/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yaron73
3.83/5  rDev -5%
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 -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pixarnick
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 1,437 ratings
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