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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,137 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,137
Reviews: 2,568
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 225
Gots: 413 | 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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FtownThrowDown

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appropriately poured into my Duvel chalice.
First off, without taking my first drink, visually this is the best looking beer I've ever poured!
Half the glass is huge, frothy, rocky head. The bottle pours perfectly into the glass, no room to spare. The carbonation being released from the inscribe "D" on the bottom of the glass leaves a steady stream of beautiful bubbles constantly rising to the top of the beer. Nice!
Smell is yeasty with some alcohol and lemony zest. The mouthfeel is really smooth considering the carbonation that is prevalent. This is a really easy drinking, enjoyable beer. This is a very sessionable beer due to the taste and smoothnesss, but be careful it packs a punch and after a few of these you'll definitely be feeling it. This has been a very pleasant surprise and something I'll revisit quite often.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2007 19:36:09 | More by FtownThrowDown
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,137 ratings.