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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,140 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,140
Reviews: 2,568
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 224
Gots: 414 | 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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ausonius

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 750 into large Riedel Bordeaux

Beautiful wet straw yellow.

Huge, thick, creamy/foamy head. Leaves a ton of foamy lacing.

Aroma: Big, broad, earthy, slightly herbal. Very pale-malty - Yum! Big Belgian yeast presence with pronounced yet subtle earthy/spicy/herbal hops.
Alcohol well hidden.

Palate: Big, round, creamy, piquant. Slightly herbal, but round. Spicy. Dry. Tons of beautiful pale malt, but not sweet.
Extended flavor shows beautiful touch of noble, earthy hops. Very long on the palate & a great finish.

One of the definitions of Great Beer!

I tell ya - this combination of a strong Belgian Pale Ale & hops is MAGIC!

96 Points.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2010 02:28:25 | More by ausonius
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,140 ratings.