Maredsous 8 - Brune | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

BA SCORE
89
very good
1,420 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
Ratings:
1,420
Reviews:
665
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
198
For Trade:
0
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Photo of WDJersey
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PorterPro125
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type: 330 mL Bottle

A- Pours a clear dark brown that is a beautiful ruby colour when held up to a light source. Topped with a fluffy cream 2 finger head. Incredible retention. Thick rings of lacing.

S- Sweet caramel malts and dark fruit (prune, raisin mainly)

T- Definitive flavour of dark fruits, caramel malt, and a slight spice (I'm thinking coriander). Little bit of a metallic taste on the finish.

M- Creamy medium body and moderate carbonation.

O- Maredsous Brune is a beautiful beer: gorgeous appearance, great aroma, good flavour and a creamy yet refreshing body.

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Photo of Omniwar
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stortore
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cmurkar
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown amber in color. Thick light brown head, very foamy. Lots of lacing. Smell is caramel and rich malt, with yeasty finish. Taste is sweet, with notes of fruit, spice, and caramel malt. Refreshing mouthfeel that leaves slight warmth.

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Photo of Dzu
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle.
L: turbid dark brown with a weak foam head.
S: plums, pears, apples.
T: caramel, apples, pears.
F: medium body and medium carbonation.
O: may be more saturated will be better.

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

Photo of jesusfgcadiz
3.56/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of burnstar
4.69/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed in "J's Great Beers of Belgium",.
Reviewed also in Roger Protz' CAMRA classic "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"
Also in the "1001."

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Photo of tbaumer
4.48/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stanzy1
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Color is like iced tea. Taste is like a subtle dark ale. Very well balanced. Not too sweet which I like. No heavy taste of alcohol. Tamarind flavor. Not trying too hard. Enjoyed it very much.

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Photo of RobinLinde
3.87/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Poured into a a tulip. Has a very dark brown body with a thick light brown foamy head. Moderate retention with good lacing.
Smell: A very nice smell of roasted malts.
Taste: A bit spicy with a toasted taste which matches the smell perfectly.
Mouthfeel: Quite high carbonation. Has a refreshing mouth feel.
Overall: A nice brune, with more toasted smell and taste compared to most brunes.

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Photo of Sweffin
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.07/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On draft at BJ's. Pray for Belgium and Respect Beer.

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Photo of connecticutpoet
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

L: gives of a a dark brown color, gives of a small top of head that frankly disolves to quickly , decent lacing on the glas

S: the yeast is very dominant , i also can sense dark fruits like plum,raisin,dates , i also hint banana,caramel malts and burned sugar, a very sweet note on the aroma

T&F : Much as the smell , very first taste, the dark fruits is the first i notice,very sweet notes in the taste , aftertaste is slightly bitter aand i also think the malts make this one exiting .Gives of a immediatelly warnin feeling in the first sip.A very good balanced taste

O: A good dubbel but far from extrordinary, an enjoyable beer and easy drinking. It sure is better belgian beers out there but this sure did the job. I would sure try it again if i get the chance
But i could sure drink this again if i got the chance

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Photo of Heeenrik
4.21/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of GameOfBeers
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chiefbender
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of windowside
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GOBLIN
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Maredsous 8 - Brune from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4 out of 5 based on 1,420 ratings.
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