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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,781 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5781
Reviews: 2550
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000)
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Reviews by BlurryVisi0n:
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Duvel signature tulip glass.

Appearance: A pale gold body with very hard bubbles all over and pretty much as cloudy as it gets, the head itself is your average white but is very thick rising up to 2/3" off the body.

Smell: Strong citrus skin, heavy lemon if you ask me. Strong yes, the most desirable depends on the mood.

Taste: A huge lemon sour power bomb, with a scooping dose of yeast that might be overwhelming for some. I like it's unique sourness almost like a rye bread topped with the right sprinkle of ground black pepper.

Mouth: Easily described as heavy bodied, with a sour finish...A tad dry but citrus sticky after taste.

Overall: I have had Duvel god knows how many times and never gave this beer a proper review up until today. Borderline perfect, and usually a steady for me preferably in the summer because of it's citrus background. One of the best go to's you will ever have....grab a glass and enjoy. Salud!

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 07:35:10 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 5,781 ratings.