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Duvel Tripel Hop - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

Duvel Tripel HopDuvel Tripel Hop

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

469 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 469
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ggaughan on 12-17-2007)
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Reviews by Hopdaemon39:
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.66/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber into a Duvel tulip- pours a clear, golden yellow color with two plus fingers of fluffy white head, great retention, not too much lacing.

Smell is very hoppy- piney and distinctly American along with some Belgian yeast earthiness. Beautiful hop smell for a Belgian.

Taste is great- hops up front briefly, then some nice light malt and candi sugar sweetness, which gives way to the earthy yeast. Finishes dry and the hops linger for a while.

Mouthfeel is great- light body, well carbonated. This one is great if you can find it for the right price. Worth trying. Would get again if not for the cost.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 00:31:52 | More by Hopdaemon39
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

eyes...
frothy foam monster, 4 fingers of crystal white head, medium sizzle, very cloudy pale straw color, pretty sticky up the glass, the head really takes some time to calm down, a good amount of carbonation is running up through the glass, on point for the style (as you would expect from duvel)

nose...
nice doughy sweet bready aroma with hops on the back end, some banana notes, the hops feel like the more musty/dirty/earthy type which is a nice background for the sweeter honey notes to play off of, nice balance here considering the aroma is quite strong

taste etc...
medium feel carried by the carbonation which adds just a prickly wrinkle right before the bitters in the aftertaste, first blast is minor bittering that melds into banana flavors and bready tones that then melts away into mild bitterness in the corners of your mouth, this is very easy to drink and there is just a hint of warming in the stomach from the ABV, the hops really give this beer amazing depth and character

verdict?
fantastic, for someone who is put off by uber sugary tripels this really hits the mark, there is some sugar there but man the hops balance this out superbly, I expected this to be good as Duvel has been great forever but this far exceeded my expectations

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Appearance: Hazy golden pour with effervescence bouncing around my Duvel tulip. Typical rocky, ice cream float-looking bone white head that retains for days. Lovely lacing all over the glass.

Flavor: Melon and grape must-like flavors up front. Has a hint of champagne grape flavor with more cantaloupe as it warms. Balance is firmly to the bitter. Hop flavor is more grassy and honey-like. Finish is bone dry. Aftertaste is lingering and leaves the melon character on the back of the palate.

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Overall impression: Wow. I love Duvel and this "hopped up" version is world class. I love the champagne quality and classic flavor that this beer delivers. Excellent.

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Duvel Tripel Hop from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
94 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.