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

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RATINGS: 2360   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Hazy copper color with a fluffy off-white head. Dark, sweet malty aroma with hints of fruit. Flavor is rich and malty, slightly sweet with hints of fruit and spice. Easy to drink. Another outstanding offering from Unibroue.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregorymconway (31) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
341ml bottle from The Only Cafe. Amber body with frothy off white head. Aroma of plums, caramel, slightly bready, some malty notes. Fizzyness coats the mouth immediately with the warmth of elevated alcohol. Raisins, Plums, Earthy, some malty sweetness.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
remice (14) - - SEP 17, 2014
grosse bière d’inspiration belge par unibroue, un classique! , épicée,pétillante et réconfortante, goût de pain griller,gâteaux,fruit mures, voir confits,prune,cola coté poivré super rafraichissant , très bonne bière, belle complexité des saveurs entre elles. Taux d’alcool honnête.En même temps...beaucoup de bon souvenirs avec les chums.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (430) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Amber colored with deep fruity aroma. Spicy fruity and sweet. Complex rich flavor and lingering finish. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
plaugher (168) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
330 ml bottle into a tumbler. Pours a deep hazy mahogany with a lasting, fluffy off-white head. Aroma of plums with a bit of caramel. Rich and sweet in the mouth; warming, but not boozy. A touch of sour finish. Delightful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2059) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 31, 2014
750ml bottle served in an oversized wine glass. Big bready spicy plums & raisins very rich. Full bodied with a spritzy mouthfeel. The taste is tangy plums, bready & spices. Very fruity Belgian goodness. A Quebec classic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (1723) - BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
Unibroue classic since 1992, this Belgian-style heavy ale boasts a complex and tempting aroma of chocolate, cocoa powder, gingerbread, banana, orange and cloves; sweet taste, deep maltiness, exciting spicy notes, warming alcohol finish. Very well-made, very satisfying and better than many actual Belgian examples of the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Astrozombie (25) - Largo, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Nice aroma, dark red brown in color. Little to no head. Taste is great slightly sour strong yeast. Great beer

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkmagus82 (1268) - - AUG 11, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 11-5-12- Poured from bottle into Delirium Tremens Tulip glass Appearance – Pours a deep ruby/mahogany color with a big cream colored head. The head fades leaving a modest level of lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell - The aroma is a blend of fruit, booze, bread and yeast. The strongest are fruit aromas of a red wine grape smell with apple and orange mixed within. With all these aromas is also a spice aroma which goes quite nicely with the bready and yeasty aromas. Taste – The taste begins bready with some spicy flavors. The brew quickly sweetness as the fruit flavors detected in the nose come to the tongue. It begins with the apple and orange coming to the tongue, with the red grape soon following. The wine like characteristics get stronger. More red grape comes to the tongue and is accompanied by an increase in the alcohol flavor as well. In the end these booze and wine flavors, when mixed with some of the breadiness and spice from the beginning of the taste creates a very warming feel on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather average in terms of creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is on the slightly higher side. They are quite nice for the style with the carbonation nice for the fruity flavors of the brew. Overall – A fruity and wine like brew with a good bready and boozy taste. Rather tasty and enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RhetoricalAns (253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle. Dark copper pour, thin long lasting head. Aroma of caramel, yeast, hint of some other spices. Fruity and malty taste, some bitterness. Very nice balance. medium body, soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (545) - Iowa, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Gusher! Pours fairly clear brown. Nose is honey and caramel. Taste is pear and brown sugar. Very carbonated but thin mouthfeel.


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