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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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Reviews by techfed87:
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techfed87

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours clean and sharp with a thick white head.

Color is a transparent yellow, with a steady stream of bubbles percolating from the bottom of the glass.

Smell is sour, with tones of malt that appear very much lager like.

First sip is light, with several complex flavors appearing up front in the pallet. Has the qualities of a very nice Pilsner, with the complexities of something much more mature.

In terms of Belgian Ales, this ranks right up with the best of them. And while I may not put the type in my favorites list, I can definitely appreciate it for what it's worth.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2010 01:59:35 | More by techfed87
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,140 ratings.