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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,789 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5789
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 Joe_Duvel:
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Joe_Duvel

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-08-2013 00:49:09 | More by Joe_Duvel
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-19-2014 05:48:42 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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TboneRN

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-19-2014 05:46:11 | More by TboneRN
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Nazzz

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

04-19-2014 03:05:16 | More by Nazzz
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joshfullam

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-18-2014 17:22:06 | More by joshfullam
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smolder23

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-18-2014 14:36:05 | More by smolder23
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BrentLinkin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-18-2014 14:11:57 | More by BrentLinkin
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Ellbert

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-18-2014 03:27:58 | More by Ellbert
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jsunj

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

04-18-2014 02:50:26 | More by jsunj
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Kramerwtmf

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-17-2014 04:50:31 | More by Kramerwtmf
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Gunch52

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-17-2014 01:35:00 | More by Gunch52
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mhind52

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-16-2014 19:01:03 | More by mhind52
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -29.6%

04-16-2014 16:55:43 | More by Dougwillhike
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funkyaudio

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.6%

04-16-2014 03:14:03 | More by funkyaudio
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Brazil

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

04-16-2014 01:01:35 | More by Tarso
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Notacraftdrinker

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

04-16-2014 00:55:54 | More by Notacraftdrinker
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

04-15-2014 22:58:47 | More by gmendez1122
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ApplePi

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-15-2014 22:14:30 | More by ApplePi
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Duffman79

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-15-2014 21:01:53 | More by Duffman79
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Kyleycoyote

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-15-2014 07:07:34 | More by Kyleycoyote
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ACarp

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

04-15-2014 04:52:51 | More by ACarp
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-15-2014 01:32:25 | More by slimntubbs
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Beervana

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

04-15-2014 01:20:36 | More by Beervana
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a snifter.

Cloudy pale straw-colored liquid with a light, foamy head that is pretty much massive. The head settles into a plateau with a hole in the middle, like a volcano, making for an interesting look. Steady carbonation is evident.

ON the nose, I get lots of sweet malt and champagne-like yeast. It's very fruity, there's something peppery and some figs and dates.

Fruitiness continues on the tongue, with some raisins and figs and dark fruit flavor combined with a slight lemon zestiness. There's some sweet bread flavors to complement the fruit, although there's also a bittersweet aspect to the beer, something akin to the peel of a grapefruit.

Duvel's got a lively feel on the tongue, some effervescence and a bittersweet bite. All the while it drinks smoothly and has a lighter feel to it.

No need to state the obvious. It's an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 00:05:41 | More by ONovoMexicano
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jasperfriedrich

Denmark

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-14-2014 15:53:08 | More by jasperfriedrich
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 5,789 ratings.