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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 sergeantstogie:
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sergeantstogie

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured into my Duvel tulip produced a huge fluffy meringue head that stayed until about halfway through the beer.

Smelled of sweet honeyish malts and noble hops.

Taste was of honey, spicy noble hops and some citrus with an almost white wine like tang.

Mouthfeel was perfect with the sweetness and spiciness accentuated by a good amount of carbonation.

Overall, this beer rocks. It was one of the beers that introduced me to the wonderful things being done with beer in Belgium and going back to it, it is still a well crafted and delicious beer for any time of year.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2011 14:14:55 | More by sergeantstogie
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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 5,789 ratings.