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Duvel Single - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
87
very good

350 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.51%
Wants: 15
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 10-15-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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fmccormi

New York

4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at Brewery Ommegang to a 25cl Duvel Single tulip. I ordered this beer with Café Ommegang’s chicken and waffle dish, for what it’s worth, but eh. Probably not.

Appearance (4.75): Comes out strong with three fingers of fluffy, bone-white head that shoes very good retention and fat, clumpy webs of lace to start. The body is a perfect 24ct golden color with just a slight haze. As the beer goes on, it leaves exceptional lacing, with nearly a sheet of foamy lace on the far side of the glass and nice arcs and legs all around.

Smell (3.75): Mild, warm clove aromas with light black pepper and some grains of paradise. Warm biscuits, a little honey, and a very prevalent dry, dusty, warm straw aroma, along with some light apple tones . . . but the dusty straw is most prominent. Very solid (love the straw), but could be fruitier and more aromatic.

Taste (4.25): Excellent blend of common crackers, dry straw, grassy hops, light floral and herbal tones that blur the line between hops and phenols, all alongside an even balance of coriander, grains of paradise, and some white and black pepper notes—really everything is in balance. Hops bitterness characteristic of noble hops come through on the finish, and as it warms, more and more lemon character comes out.

Mouthfeel (4.5): Relatively light bodied with a dry finish, along with a smooth carbonation that comes around for a firm and active tingle before washing down. This is exceedingly drinkable.

Overall (4.25): I really, really like this beer. It typifies the style in terms of dry, relatively clear, golden, non-brett interpretations—to a “T.” Other than not being as fruity and not quite as spicy as a lot of other versions of the style, it takes the standard and nails it. Love this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

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Light banana yellow color with a bright white head that was fizzy but long lasting.

The scent is quite clovey, with an undertone of banana, doughy malts and grain.

The taste is soft, much like the feel and very starchy. The cloves are strong but smoothed by the doughy malts. There are some fruity esthers, in the form of banana, and a fresh bread taste.

I really like this but can't say it strikes me as overally unique.

Serving type: on-tap

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Duvel Single from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
87 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.