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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BStigz (23) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2002
If you can find it on tap, itís even better than in the bottle. Iím a big fan of La Fin Du Monde but Iím starting to dig this one even more. A great beer after a steak dinner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2618) - FinspŚng, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2002
Reddish brown, hazy colour. Medium head. Somewhat yeasty aroma with a little bit of toffee and citrus. Sweet and warming flavour. A pleasant but not outstanding beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2002
I was so surprized to see I hadnít rated this one. A nice beer that is like a spicy double. Some nice soft fruits and sour/tart elements are mixed with clove and other spice. Alcohol is present but not overwhelming. Easy drinking and enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
delacerveza (166) - Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2002
vinous and could taste the strength of it. very, very sweet and sort of flat. nice spicy aroma, lovely ruby color (ok, i confess, i tried it in a clear yellow plastic cup at my MILs so i donít know exactly what color it was) i think i would need to try this again considering all the rave reviews. but for now, consider me not raving.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faulstich (25) - Davis, California, USA - OCT 22, 2002
I drank one of these straight from the bottle - didnít even notice at the time how good it was. Definitely better poured! Very flavorful! You can taste the alcohol, but the beer makes up for it. I will definitely try this one again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 22, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2005 Damn...This is my 100th beer rating. This is one wicked brew. When I poured it out and took a first whiff, I was overwhelmed by all of the different aspects of the aroma: Apples, grapes(as in wine), almost a nutmeggy spicy type note. The beer travelled down very well. Flavor loses a point because the alcoholic taste was ever present. Appearance and texture were outstanding. Very pleased to have been fortunate to find this hidden in the dark recesses of the beer cooler in the liquor store!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2002
Much smaller head this time. Maybe not quite as luscious or exciting as the previous rating. Still nice and spicey and has a very smooth palate.
First rating 3.9 Awful looking murky brown-yellow colour with huge fine bubbled light-beige head that frothed up all over the place and made a real mess of my auntís expensive table cloth. Wonderful fresh aromatic, hoppy fruit, rasins, cider aple and some yeasty and faint sugar candy malty aromas. Medium bodied and very smooth on the mouth and tongue with softish malty, reasonably sweet and some bitter palate and medium almost soft drink-like finish but with a lingering alcoholic after kick. Surprising - I quite like it! (Rated 22/5/02; Dolomite Alps; Italia)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
presario (4877) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 20, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2003 750ml bottle. Smaller glass. The first glass was almost golden. The second dark orange/bronze looking more like the image from Michael Jackson's book. Both had plenty of carbonation and a full, lasting bubbly head. The first one definately had warm alcohol notes and was definately smooth and Duvel like. The second glass was darker and cloudier and if the first glass was good the second was great with all the flavour imagined. Even the bottom of the bottle was great. The best part about this beer is it's lack of lasting or overpowering sweetness. In my mind a much better bevereage than Chimay Red or Blue. This is addicting. If I wasn't over .08 I would rush out and get another.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kevbo99 (149) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2002
Very good. simalar to chimay grand reserve. in my opinion its better than chimay. i drink chimay grand reserve at least once a week but it look like that will change. congrats to unibroue!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2002
Has a fruity aroma, cloudy copper color, large lasting white head. Wow, very fruity flavor with high carbonation, I like this one a lot. Clean, crisp, somewhat sweet finish. Nice.

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