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


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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.

bboeckl's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bboeckl (142) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2008
Thank you Jim Daley. Great sipping beer. Clear brown color. Off-white head that quickly subsides. Aroma of root beer, cinnamon, nutmeg and a touch of banana. Smooth, creamy, taste. A strong bit of alcohol makes this one a bit boozy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1945) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Pours amber with a tan head. Aroma is earthy, Belgian yeast, pear and some prune. Taste is sweet with some tart acidic undertones. Medium bodied, smooth with some heft to the mouth feel. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franckg (654) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2015
Embouteillée 15/05/2015, bue après 6 mois. Robe ambrée foncée assez trouble, mince filet de mousse au-dessus du liquide. Dentelle glissante et brève. Arôme de canne à sucre, cassonade, pruneaux, carré aux dattes et muscade. Les levures typiques de la brasserie se veulent plus effacées ici. Nez soyeux et sucré mais manquant un peu de complexité. En bouche, des saveurs de fruits rouges confits plus ou moins détectables au nez se développent rapidement sur le palais. Beaucoup d’esters fruités en fait. Cerise, banane, pruneaux et mûre. Le tout sur un fond sucré de cassonade et sucre candi. La muscade se dévoile un peu vers la finale avec des effluves plus citronnées. Texture adéquate mais qui manque un peu de lourdeur. Un corps bien rond soutenus par un sucre agréable. Haut taux d?alcool bien caché.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bg80 (61) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Delicious first-class belgian dubbel reproduction, from the fine lively carbonation to the rich color to the smooth and flavorful malts to the sweet candi sugar to the well-hidden booze. Thank you Unibroue!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Speedy_Charly (178) - Plaisance, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2015
Bouteille de 341ml au Marché des Brasseurs. Couleur d’acajou avec une mousse beige fugace qui ne laisse que peu de dentelle. Arôme de fruits, d’alcool et de malt caramélisé sur un fond légèrement fumé. Au goût c’est la même chose avec une légère amertume en plus et la chaleur de l’alcool. Une biere à prendre au coin du feu par jour de froid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jbuskirk (934) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Belgian-style ales aren’t always the prettiest beers. Beauty typically lies more in their execution than in their appearance. Maudite doesn’t follow that norm. It’s lively. It has lovely brown-red color and an even off-white head. Aroma is redolent of rich, toasted grains. There’s plenty of sweetness coming from the malt sugars and booze. Flavor offers some extra layers of complexity. Caramel, butterscotch, cream, bread, spices, and subtle fruitiness. Feel is superbly smooth with a lovely warming sensation at the finish. This is a nice sipper to put you down for the night.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (175) - Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2015
caramel, herbs, orange, brown, cloudy, white foam, frothy, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium bitterness, medium body, average carbonation,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (1396) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2015
It smells slightly smoky and nondeScript fruit (plum / prune?). Furthermore, it smells a lot of alcohol. The taste is only slightly sour and then explode in a cascade of flavors that range from nondeScript sweet fruit of the hops, and finally a pleasant warming alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (943) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 6, 2015
Tap at Beerbistro in Toronto. Murky dark amber with a light tan head. Caramel and ripe fruits dominate both aroma and flavour. Nice warming spiciness. Crisp in the mouth. A very nice sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Triptych (2) - Alabama, USA - SEP 28, 2015 does not count
I really like the bottle, mainly because Satan is on it and he knows how to party. It has a spice to it that let’s you know just how damned you are

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (306) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market, Bedford NH. Aroma is Belgian yeast, bready malt. Appearance is hazy red orange-brown with good sparkle, two finger head that shrinks but persists and negligible lacing. Taste is similar to nose, yeasty fruity esters. Palate is medium bodied with slightly slick texture and lively carbonation, fairly dry finish as with the taste.

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