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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2431   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
steprous99 (28) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2002
Sweet flavor, a bit stronger alcohol wise than most beers I drink. its a little too bubbly for my taste but other than thats its an excellent beer, can only drink 4 at most.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6814) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 15, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2008 Corked bottle 750 ml, purchased at LCBO
Appearance: murky dark amber with hint of red. Large frisky creamy pillow like top. 4+
Nose: Clean nose. Blend of yeast, caramel malt, assorted fruits, Belgian spice and smooth alcohol. 7+
Flavor/Palate : Medium full bodied. Lighter front with blend of raw green bitterness, yeast, alcohol. Together those parts cooperate gracely. Ending in smooth Belgian strong ale way. You know alcohol is present but itís not pushy as in many American Strong Ales. Solid brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
CapFlu (4910) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2003 One of my favorites growing up in Quebec. Strong flavour and gets the whole party drunk on minimal consumption. Lovely spice and citrus flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheTsunami (162) - Arizona, USA - DEC 13, 2002
Poured a deep hazy orange. Nose is full of citrus and flowers. VERY effervescent on the palate. Flavors of orange, clove and maybe a bit of cinnamon. Not too bitter. Very "even" drinking beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2002
Poured golden brown with a medium, bubbly head. Started with a sharper fizziness that mellowed later. Fruits tasted were grape and cherry in the malts and some citrus/orange peel and spiceyness/corriander. A nice hop contributed dryness and balance. This is devillishly good. (My 666th rating on Friday the 13. 12/13/2002)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Indra (2711) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - DEC 11, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2003 Incredibly appetizing fruity, musty, yeasty aroma. Tap version shows some even more pronounced banana and spice. Opaque medium red-brown color with some sedimentation and robust frothy head. Carbonation is quite suiting, just lightly bubbly and creamy. Initial taste is intensely fruity maltiness, followed by a slightly tart/spicy and fruity, yeasty aftertaste. Hops are somewhat subdued, leaving the malt blend to dominate. This is by no means a bad thing, the malt flavors are very nice and offer some complexity. Just a solid Belgian style beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Admiral (524) - Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2002
Another ridiculously rich and complex ale from the geniuses at Unibroue. Very spicy. Orange/gold, with a copious Belgian-style head.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SDquaffer (18) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 7, 2002
lovely layered citrus and spice. extrordinary and complex. Had the bottle first (impressive) then the keg (even more so). Kudos Unibroue!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CrimsonGhost1971 (188) - USA - DEC 7, 2002
What a wild flavor. Kind of citrusy with a sweet aftertaste. Smooth but not a guzzler. Definitely another fine product from Unibroue. ;)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 6, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2003 First off, all i can say is grapefruit. Would that make this a good morning beer ? Powerful, flavorful, perfect combo for a brew.

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