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Tournée Générale - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rvdoorn on 09-19-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of BlackHaddock
2.8/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Cork and caged 0.75cl brown bottle, best before May 2010, drank early April 2010.

Brewed for a TV programme apparently.

Hazey, cloudy, amber/light terracotta body. A huge snow white sat on top, soon shrank to a thinner covering, but still a full covering with some heavy lacing on the glasses.

Herbs, hoppy, yeasts, malts, a good mix of smells, getting sweeter as the beer warmed.

Coriander and curaçao are used in the brew (hence the herbs in the smell?). I thought it a bit boring in flavour, dry yet with caramel hints. The body seemed flat, thin and weak, sadly unimpressed. For an unfiltered Belgian Pale Ale it lacked umph.

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev n/a

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3/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Stevenwings
4.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of rvdoorn
3.68/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is brewed for the TV Program 'Tournée Générale' on canvas with Ray Cookes and Jean Blaute doing a beer tour throughout Belgium (and one episode in the US). This TV show is a near-must for every beer lover, and can be found on torrent websites. This beer is only brewed once, and only available in Belgium.
Poured into a Westmalle glass. The beer pours a cloudy amber color with a beautiful fluffy head that slowly disappeared into a nice lacing.

Smell: Malts, spicy herbs (clearly coriander), quite hoppy (floral hops), summer fruits (peach, pineapple) and some alcohol. Sounds very interesting, but most of the aromas are weak.

Taste: Floral hops, a bit grainy and fresh, sweet-bitter overall. Some hints of orange and lemon, sweet sugar and some hidden coriander. The aftertaste is short, and a bit sour-bitter.

Mouthfeel: Nice sparkling medium-carbonation. A bit watery-bodied beer. Mouthfeel is very soft.

Overall: I expected a bit more. Think the beer is not bad, but is maybe still too young. It might need some more months to fully release all the potential flavors. Luckily I bought three bottles which I will store in my cellar for some time. But still nice and very refreshing as it is now

Photo of benfons
2.95/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

(at first this bottle is past the best consume before date)

A: hazy blond-amber colour; small but dense head.

S: malts and hops, some orange and peach, smells pretty good

T: rather sweet, some bitterness in the end; a bit to bland to say anything more about it

M: rather thin, undercarbonated

O: shows a lot of promise doesn't deliver it

Tournée Générale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.