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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

662 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 662
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.6%
Wants: 36
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
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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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2013 01:18:20 | More by civicm87
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FrankK

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-24-2013 03:39:30 | More by FrankK
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-21-2013 22:03:36 | More by supermeniscus
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-16-2013 19:55:44 | More by jaxon53
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-14-2013 18:28:54 | More by ystazi
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-14-2013 01:59:12 | More by jtladner
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WynnO

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-04-2013 20:27:28 | More by WynnO
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straightlambic

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

06-03-2013 18:30:08 | More by straightlambic
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-01-2013 20:40:26 | More by Gww1864
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bright iridescent orange that glowed in the light this is amongst the most gorgeous tripels I've seen. The head was white and bubbly that collared quickly but laced well.

The scent was fruity, clovey and a touch yeasty. Flowery aromas gave way to a more clove-centric scent.

The taste is superb with huge flowery flavor, honey, clover, sweet candy, doughy malt and did I mention flowers. There's a honeysuckle flower taste that hangs around that is so alluring.

I rank this amongst the best tripels I have had; it is smooth, light, tasty, flowery and and just good to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2013 00:39:40 | More by KYGunner
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-26-2013 15:36:51 | More by JRod1969
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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robertmitchum

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-24-2013 09:14:02 | More by robertmitchum
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

05-23-2013 00:16:55 | More by kylehay2004
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Dyelawn

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-22-2013 13:46:03 | More by Dyelawn
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emilylee

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-14-2013 21:06:19 | More by emilylee
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-14-2013 06:59:41 | More by GRUUMSH
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-10-2013 17:54:42 | More by imperialking
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BierMeJohn

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-07-2013 19:10:54 | More by BierMeJohn
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

05-01-2013 00:08:14 | More by crosenkrantz
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-19-2013 10:19:03 | More by Jason1337
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falloutsnow

Illinois

3.66/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From: Binny's, Algonquin, IL
Date: "Bottled" is marked on cap, but the rest is missing (purchased winter 2011)
Glass: Tulip

Dulle Teve comes across as a midline tripel: Belgian in yeast and fruity esters, uniquely bitter, but like most De Dolle beers, this is a little too exuberant in showcasing its ethanol presence over other flavors, subtracting a few points in my book. This would be good as a warmer in colder months, but I, personally, do not appreciate the "in your face" ethanol aspect of some beers. Otherwise an enjoyable tripel, though also priced overly high ($6 per bottle) for what it is.

Pours a massively tall (>4cm) head, composed of medium-sized to large bubbles and white in color. Retention is excellent, lasting severl minutes before fading to a thin cap atop the body of the beer. Lacing is present and fairly substantial, thick clumps cling to the sides of the glass in randomized locations. The body is a fairly clean, transparent, and cool golden yellow in color, with light bringing out brighter yellow hues. Carbonation is readily visible, quite active and numerous.

Aroma is of pale malt sweetness, musty Belgian yeast, and light fruit esters (baked Bosc pears, dried apples). Not a poor aroma at all, but not as exuberant or expressive as others in the style. Perhaps it's age?

Overall flavor is of pale malt sweetness, musty Belgian yeast, some fruity esters, and ethanol. The closing bitterness is a nice, unique touch, though the ethanol obviousness detracts from the enjoyment for me. Front of tongue tastes pale malt sweetness, fruit esters, ethanol, slightly musty Belgian-style yeast. Mid-palate is of pale candi sugar, pale malt sweetness, baked Bosc pears, dried apple slices, and light Belgian yeast with honey-vanilla flavors. Back of palate features somewhat prominent ethanol with continued pale malt and candi sugar sweetness, some bright fruity esters, light Belgian yeast, and dried hay. Pleasant lingering bitterness in the aftertaste, along with light mustiness, pale malt sweetness, baked pear esters, and light Belgian yeast. Ethanol becomes more prominent in the aftertaste as the beer warms.

Beer is medium to medium-heavy in body, with carbonation of medium intensity, resulting in a mouthfeel that is never fizzy, but gently foamy and smooth. Ethanol is rather easily noticeable on the throat and in the nostrils, less so on the tongue, and particularly so after each sip when the beer warms somewhat.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 05:20:04 | More by falloutsnow
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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tbryan5

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Caskaway

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-04-2013 00:25:08 | More by Caskaway
De Dolle Dulle Teve (Mad Bitch) from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
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