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De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch) - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch)De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch)

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661 Ratings

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Ratings: 661
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 09-06-2001)
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Reviews by SmokinSmyth:
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass after sitting open for a couple of minutes, still generated quite a head. It is a cloudy amber color underneath all that head, although minimal lacing as the head recedes.

Aroma is very nice, with a definite smell of cloves from the yeast, with a hint of lemon.

Taste is quite hoppy, and a little spicy. Finish allows a raisin flavor to come through.

Feels very good in the mouth, good balance with carbonation, leaving the feel of foam on your lips. A very nice "mad bitch".

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 17:24:38 | More by SmokinSmyth
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-23-2014 07:42:14 | More by Birmz
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-12-2014 00:55:48 | More by bobv
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-22-2014 20:48:57 | More by ShipyardW
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New York

3/5  rDev -27.7%

06-19-2014 02:11:40 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-01-2014 00:39:34 | More by outoffocus
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Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-30-2014 15:31:51 | More by andrewdanks
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-30-2014 13:15:39 | More by toppoop
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New York

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a clear peachy amber. Rocky tan colored head is slow to deflate to a thick collar that leaves gobs of thick white lacing.

The initial take on the scent is fruity, slightly boozy and candy sweet. Nice notes of fresh pear and green apple. Very mild phenolic spiciness.

The taste is similar with strong notes of boozy fruit and sticky sweetness. Almost too sweet, but the phenolic and alcohol heat helps tame the sweetness. Mouthfeel is lively and medium bodied.

Nice beer all around. I always have difficulty and a personal preference against triples that come off sweeter and this one toes the line.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 16:47:39 | More by Jmamay22
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-19-2014 03:11:28 | More by AlexFields
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-15-2014 02:32:40 | More by henryclay_
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-11-2014 18:40:28 | More by kybeerdrinker
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-09-2014 05:18:10 | More by Maillard
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

04-30-2014 13:14:13 | More by kristougher
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3.8/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz bottle poured into a wine glass. Served chilled. Bottled on date of 08/2010.

Appereance: fizzy cap of white foam with a gold body. Lots of yeasty particles floating around. Sudsy head that sticks around. No lacing whatsoever.

Smell: sweet fermented fruits and funky yeast. Floral alcohol.

Taste: lots of oxidized pears, apples and other oxidized sweet fruits. Spicy Belgian yeast esters and some bubblegum. Rubbery like funk at the end.

Mouthfeel: lots of spicy, perfume alcohol. Plenty of prickly carbonation.

Overall: Textbook Triple. Quite warming but hidden by the nice fruit sweetness. Held up well over 3 years. Recommended if Triples are your thing.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 00:11:18 | More by CowsandBeer
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2014 02:22:07 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-16-2014 02:56:39 | More by afsdan
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.63/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle into a goblet. There is no age stamped on the cap but judging by the other De Dolle beers at the liquor store, this one is probably around 2008 vintage.

Pours a very dirty dark gold with lots of specks in it. However the head is a very billowy, frothy bright white with a few specks of yeast so I have to give it some credit for that.

Right off the bat in the aroma I can tell this beer has some age. The sherry/wet cardboard note of oxidation is quite present and overpowers anything else. Apple is very strong along with notes of plums and dark fruit; sort of out of character for a triple.

The flavor continues the oxidized notes. More apple and plums along with sherry. The oxidation character starts to become a little too much as the flavor lingers. There is almost a touch of smokiness about it but not in a real good way. This beer definitely does not have the characteristics of a Tripel that I was expecting. Mouthfeel is quite sticky; not dry like I was hoping for.

Overall, I feel like this beer is a bit past its prime. I was hoping to get a nice, aged beer but this one has been on the shelf a bit too long. Hopefully I will be able to try a fresh sample one day.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 02:09:31 | More by rangerred
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New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rusty orange amber with a medium white head. Aroma ripe apple, pears, Belgian yeast, fruity alcohol esters, some dark fruit notes as it warms up. Taste of Belgian yeast, fruity flavor of dark fruit, dried plums sweetness and a mild tartness, sweet alcohol. Palate is a med to full body with sweet tart Belgian yeast and moderate carbonation. Finish is of sweet ripe dark fruit, dried sweet tart plums, Belgian yeast, with mild bitterness and sweet alcohol. Overall a very good, tasty and all around flavorful brew, very nice

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 20:45:48 | More by Samp01
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch) from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
92 out of 100 based on 661 ratings.