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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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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

683 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 683
Reviews: 414
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 38
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

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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Photo of NEhophead
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dense, bright white intact foam of a head that plasters the snifter's sides with sticky, thin and intricate lacing. Cloudy pineapple and light bronze in color with chunks of sediments.

Candied sugar, mildly sweet aroma; a touch of corriander. Fresh, tropical fruit ripeness: cantelope, honeydew. A touch of powdery apple and lime.

Moderately candied-sugar sweetness that underlies the entire flavor profile: subdued melon and honeydew with a green apple tartness. The sour quality isn't mouth puckering, but it definitely is the primary flavor of this tipel. A touch of spice; corriander/pepper with an aftertaste of sweet honeydew.

Medium bodied; smooth and almost creamy on the palate. A mild spritzy quality given the bottle conditioning.

The abv% is noticeable but doesn't overpower the complexities of this tripel. Another homerun by de Dolle.

NEhophead, Dec 29, 2005
Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: With foam spuming from the bottle, this beer pour a cloudy honey color with a huge head that provides dancing patterns of lace all over the chalice

Smell: Overripe melon, pear and apple, coriander and candi sugar, with hints of alcohol

Taste: Starts out with a blend of fruit and herbs, with apple skins, pear and coriander; by mid-palate, it almost starts to burn from the peppery spices; after the swallow, the candi sugar and overripe melon flavors arrive, along with plenty of alcohol to wash everything down

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and effervescent; warmth on the way down the gullet

Drinkability: Quite impressive, but the cacophany of flavors is not something I would want everyday

brentk56, Mar 09, 2008
Photo of GJ40
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

GJ40, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of illidurit
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. First DD beer I've had that hasn't spewed foam all over the place. Not really the most attractive shade of brownish-orange, but the head on it is great. Classic tripel nose of apples and pears, with orange oil, pepper, clove, and grass. Very pleasant-smelling. Flavor is also very smooth and full, with zero alcohol presence to hinder the enjoyment. Estery up front with pears and candied orange, then a nice caramel/toffee character that takes over until the finish, which is grassy with a modest but welcome bitterness. The body is sublime on this one, perfection. The only complaint here is that it is over-carbonated. A few swirls around the glass immediately reconstitute a nice head while simultaneously getting rid of the excess bubbles. In terms of flavor and aroma this is basically the quintessential tripel. Great beer.

illidurit, Jan 02, 2010
Photo of CelticAleMan
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

CelticAleMan, Dec 21, 2011
Photo of Hypersomnia
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Hypersomnia, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of bobv
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

bobv, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Beervana
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Beervana, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of TallSaint
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

TallSaint, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of JAHMUR
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

JAHMUR, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of GRUUMSH
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

GRUUMSH, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Nov 27, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

rojapa, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Blakaeris
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours burnished gold, almost orange. Head is massive and rocky with sheets of intricate lacing.

Smell is peppery yeasty spices with a touch of medicinal quality. Underlying sweet malt and mild citrus fruitiness. Definite alcohol presence.

Taste is sweetly fruity and malty up front. Orange and apricot. then the herbal yeast character kicks in with pepper and coriander. finish has mild hop bitterness and a decent spice zing. Lingering warming alcohol.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, very soft and smooth.

Overall a balanced and interesting beer. Highly recommended. I would drink this often if it was readily available.

Blakaeris, Oct 22, 2006
Photo of Gww1864
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Gww1864, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Evil_Pidde, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of Satchboogie
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Satchboogie, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of ILiveOffHops
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle with the cap stamped July 2010. Pours a slightly cloudy, orange-golden color. Holy carbonated! Settles down to a chunky head with great head retention. Nice lacing on the glass as well. That wonderful Belgian clove/ever so slightly-sour/funkiness is nice and strong. Alcohol comes thru just a bit, overall it's very well-hidden. Medium body but a dry crisp finish with a clean bitterness.

A wonderful Belgian Tripel with loads of flavor. Compared to other Tripels, its got great balance. As with everything I've had from De Dolle so far, this tastes like a beer that had a great fermentation.

ILiveOffHops, Feb 18, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

djrn2, Apr 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

iKrystin, Sep 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

halo913, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of nvandervort
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

nvandervort, Mar 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

fdig23, Dec 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

DeutschesBier, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of jeremy13586
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This was the last bottle that we had sitting in one of the coolers at work. I decided to give it a go and poured it in to my Duvel glass. Jul2010 stamped on the bottle cap.

Dark cloudy gold color. The head was big and bone white. Lots of brown floaties in the beer, leading me to think that we had this bottle in the cooler for quite some time. Active bubble rose from the bottom of the glass, pushing some of the floaties in to the head, making it look like some one ashed their cigarette in my beer. Lots of sticky lacing lined the glass.

Some sweet malt, clove, banana, and yeast. A little bit of alcohol. The taste is actually more bitter than the nose. Kind of spicy and there is a nice taste of alcohol. The sweetness borders on a nutty taste. Very enjoyable taste.

Incredibly smooth triple. Very nice flavor. All of the sediment in the bottle and glass was not very appealing, so I'll need to track down a fresh bottle and give it another shot. Overall, an incredibly nice beer.

jeremy13586, Apr 02, 2012
De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch) from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
92 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.