Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Chambly, Canada


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RATINGS: 2481   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
In November 1992 Maudite (the damned one), was the first strong beer to be distributed in Quebec grocery stores. Maudite is a mahogany-colored, rich-tasting premium beer that has a distinctive, complex taste. Because of the warmth it releases, this strong character beer must be served cool but not cold. Perfect with pasta, red meats, stews and spicy dishes, it also makes a good aperitif and after-dinner drink.
Maudite has a typically Quebecois name that is reminiscent of the legend of the Chasse-Galerie (the legend of the Flying Canoe). Legend has it that a group of lumberjacks struck a deal with the devil to fly home in their canoes, guided by Satan himself, to make it home in time for Christmas.
Gold medal winner in 1995 and 1996 and the Chicago Beverage Tasting Institute.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AleRider78 (672) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2016
341ml bottle. Poured an average size foamy, bubbly head and has a dark hazy amber colour. Thin layer of head sticks around till the end. Has the usual yeasty Unibroue aromas, very much citrusy. Flavours of darker malts and hops. Very tarty. Dry fruits. Hint of caramel. Not as strong as expected, and pretty smooth for a higher abv brew. But then almost to be expected coming from Unibroue. Great tasting, smooth and strong beer. Good stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (816) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes Aroma: caramel, dark fruits, nutmeg, raisins Appearance: clear amber with an off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Excellent brew, c’est formidable!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Adamsville (212) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2016
Apparence : Cuivrée, reflets rouges, limpide, effervescence élevée et rapide, beau col blanc cassé avec une bonne rétention et laissant une légère dentelle. Nez : Malt caramélisé, épices de la levure belge, légèrement fruitée de type fruits séchés (raisins secs ou encore dattes). Intensité acceptable. Goût : Même malt caramélisé avec les épices dominantes, corps sucré, petite amertume en finale. Sensation : Effervescence moyenne, corps moyen, chaleur d’alcool présente, légèrement piquante partout en bouche, finale assez longue amère et épicée. Bref : Bière Unibroue encore caractérisée par cet «équilibre» entre le malt caramélisé qui ne semble pas être mon préféré et la levure apportant des notes épicées dominantes qui ne me convainquent pas nécessairement non plus. De plus, elle est un peu mince. Malgré tout, c’est une bière qui est bien bonne et qui se boit bien. J’espérais peut-être seulement plus.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
portwood (169) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2016
Smell: spicy, caramel, toffee, fruity, very yeasty. Palate: slightly bitter, crisp/bubbly, coffee, hint of banana. Finish: spicyness lingers w/some hoppy bitterness and an earthy/peaty note. (bottle code A15162025Q)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUL 13, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are dark fruits, spices, and some caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle 34,1cl @ Cerveceria Internacional, Seville, Spain. A: Hazy dark amber. T: Malt, caramel, fruity, yeasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjplumer (1003) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Fruity Belgian ale aroma. Light hazy cinnamon color with an off white head. Sweet fruit spice taste. Hint of zing in the finish. Drinkable and refreshing for a darker beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrMeadMan (73) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Pours an odd brown-orange color with a thick tan head. Nice malty aroma. Good mouthfeel and great flavor. Malts predominate over hops. Definitely a buy-again brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bierdimpfe (327) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2016
Almost opaque dark amber copper color with average glass clinging activity. Extra foamy sparkly beige 3 finger island head, lasting around 15 minutes, with strong legs. Aromas of sweet fresh fruits like apple and a little metallic. Flavors of caramel, apple, dark fruits, clove, floral and herbal spices. Balanced sweet syrupy taste with a sharp smoky black peppery feel and slightly bready. Slick full body with perfect carbonation. Well intensified finish of medium length, ending with a slightly spicy clove like feel with a woody and cider like fruity mouth coat. Overall an excellent craft with super fresh delicious balanced flavors and nice intensity having no perception of alcohol. A true pleasure to drink!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
two7offsuit (449) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 20, 2016
Pours reddish brown with a thick off white head. Aroma of sweet malt. Similar flavor with a slight hop finish.

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