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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,263 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,263
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 tito42:
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tito42

Missouri

4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750ml corked bottle to a tulip. Best before 12/24/2013.

A: Between golden and lemon yellow and clear with thick, bubbly white head that leaves great lacing.

S: Strong nose of apple pulp, Belgian yeast, and light spices such as coriander and pepper.

T: Great balance between fruits (apple and grape skin), Belgian yeast, Bohemian hops, and a spicy finish of coriander and white pepper. Classic Belgian ale pulled off beautifully.

M: This is where the namesake comes in. Surprisingly crisp for the ABV, with a tangy spice to the finish that makes its presence known without leaving the palate too dry. The complexity and balance of the taste really mask the 8.5% ABV.

O: Great beer. I see why this is a classic that has been around so long. One of the torch bearers that got us through the Dark Ages before the craft brewing boom.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2012 03:01:22 | More by tito42
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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,263 ratings.