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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,260 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,260
Reviews: 2,573
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 236
Gots: 457 | 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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Reviews by avylover:
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avylover

Virginia

3.98/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Finally got around to reviewing this after all these years. Pours a very light straw color, slighty hazy yet very light looking.. A nice white head floats on top. Aroma of yeasty malts and spices greet the nose hairs - nothing overpowering, yet inviting. Taste is fairly clean for a belgian. Starts off very clean and carbonated, then the flavors kick in . Slight tropical fruitiness along with a slight bready malt. All flavors are subtle here. A nice fine carbonation holds this together. slight hoppy finish to keep things dry. Quite drinkable but not quite spectacular. Just a good belgian triple, and perhaps a benchmark. very dry and subdued.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2004 00:38:45 | More by avylover
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tastesogood

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-31-2014 08:28:14 | More by tastesogood
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chriskohlen

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-30-2014 06:21:17 | More by chriskohlen
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andyek

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-30-2014 02:18:17 | More by andyek
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jeffmartin83

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2014 19:30:46 | More by jeffmartin83
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rhuskjr


4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-29-2014 05:07:41 | More by rhuskjr
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BigRedDog

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-29-2014 03:42:37 | More by BigRedDog
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2014 02:43:49 | More by Mikus
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Sellen

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-29-2014 00:01:35 | More by Sellen
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wiwi


4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-28-2014 22:15:46 | More by wiwi
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-28-2014 20:50:24 | More by DrMindbender
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deakin

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-28-2014 19:32:10 | More by deakin
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AMCimpi

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-28-2014 14:23:45 | More by AMCimpi
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marcelosomohano

Mexico

3/5  rDev -29.4%

07-28-2014 05:57:54 | More by marcelosomohano
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Orbrian


4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-28-2014 05:55:37 | More by Orbrian
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Ryan82

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-28-2014 03:35:10 | More by Ryan82
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MarkCraven


4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-28-2014 02:41:46 | More by MarkCraven
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HuskerTornado

Arkansas

4.95/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

330ml bottle poured into Duvel glass. Pours a bright golden honeyburst color with a tall fluffy white head that has very good retention and leaves a lot of lacing as it dissipates.

Smell is of Belgian yeast, sweet malt, and light and citrusy fruits.

Taste is of sweet malt and bitter hops up front, picking up the light fruits and citrus from there along with herbal spicyness and the 8.5% alcohol comes in to say hello. Finish is clean and dry. Mouthfeel is smooth, nicely carbonated, and almost creamy.

Overall, one of the best beers on the planet. Refreshing, crisp, flavor packed, and easy drinking, even at 8.5%.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2014 00:55:10 | More by HuskerTornado
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lswilma

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-27-2014 21:56:03 | More by lswilma
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evilgeniusx

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-27-2014 21:29:11 | More by evilgeniusx
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giorgia

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-27-2014 20:45:06 | More by giorgia
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California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-27-2014 20:17:02 | More by RadiationNeon
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-27-2014 15:00:38 | More by GatorLCA
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robertlovesbeer

Florida

4.9/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I cannot get enough of this beer. The color is golden and clear. The head is white and thick. What brings me back to this beer is the taste. It is just perfect. Smooth, goes down easy and just begs to have two or three per sitting. I wish I could stock this beer in my kegertor.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 12:55:50 | More by robertlovesbeer
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TheMcCollums

South Carolina

4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

As previously mentioned, the head on this beer is just beautiful, although for me it did not last as long as it seems to have for others. Pure white, fluffy, initially three fingers high but fading to one finger and then just a ring after a few minutes, although the carbonation was superb and lasted the entire time. The color of the beer is a rich golden orange in the glass. The nose on this beer is very nice and spicy, and hoppier than the flavor seems to be (until you get to the pleasant lingering tartness at the finish). This beer was challenging, in a good way, as it has so much going on. I found it much more enjoyable as it warmed a bit, since I think I served it a bit too cold initially. The flavor is yeasty and spicy, with some fruit but not too much sweetness, and a tangy bite in the finish. Would cheerfully have again...one of the best beers I have ever tried. Would highly recommend to anyone...am looking forward to my dark-beer-obsessed husband to try this golden ale and see how complex and rich a golden ale can be.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 07:34:21 | More by TheMcCollums
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,260 ratings.