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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,780 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5780
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 erz316:
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erz316

Indiana

4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - poured into my Duvel glass, making the rotunda font D in the head, as the bubbles emit from the etched D in the bottom. the colour was a bright honey yellow and the head was a solid white.

S - there is a slight hop bitterness, and alcohol mostly; though I can say there is some sort of tartness reminiscent to granny smith apple skin.

T - there is a nice hop bitterness, and the taste of the alcohol comes to fruition towards the middle of the tasting and the aftertaste. the tartness that was in the aroma is now a slight sweetness in the mid drinking process.

MF&D - very drinkable despite the abv and aftertaste presence. the carbonation is so smooth the beer is crisp like a freshly ironed shirt, very light on the palate. quite exceptional all around.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2009 00:06:41 | More by erz316
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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.

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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 5,780 ratings.