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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,214 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,214
Reviews: 2,570
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 233
Gots: 439 | FT: 4
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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DannyS

New York

4.8/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Duvel-branded tulip glass, poured 'unhurriedly' from a 750 ml bottle

A - Like champagne; a beautiful golden color with delicate bubbling and a thick, indestructible head. I've never seen a head stay this thick this long.

S - Light, slightly Yuzu-like citrus, mostly hops and yeast

T - If refreshing had a specific taste, it would be this. A strong hoppy start mellowing into a clean pale ale taste, like a bitter citrus, before its amazingly clean finish. 'Kick ass' is the only appropriate description i can think of.

M - Screw That miller high life crap. THIS is the champagne of beers. The fizz is strong but pleasant, and the logic defying head adds a dimension of smoothness to its bite.

D - Absolutely dangerous. I don't taste the alcohol much, but the 8.5% goes right to your head. i could probably drink this 24/7, but I'd never be coherent again for the rest of my life. Best to stick to one or two drinks worth.

At first, I was skeptical of the high praise this beer has gotten, and I don't remember exactly enjoying it when I first tried it, but now that my tastes in beer have grown considerably, I can say that this one deserves all the hyperbole it gets. If you like beer, you owe it to yourself to try this one at least once. You won't regret it.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2009 19:25:39 | More by DannyS
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Pours a one finger bubbly white head, hazy golden yellow body. Lots of bubbles rising to the top. Beautiful.

Sweet banana bread, cinnamon, and clove in the aroma. Slight citrus and floral notes.

Some sort of spice-like note on the tongue. Grassy and earthy. Citrus and floral on the back of the tongue. Bit of cinnamon and clove.

Lot's of carbonation, nice smooth mouthfeel.

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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,214 ratings.