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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,365 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,365
Reviews: 2,577
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 243
Gots: 511 | 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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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-07-2012 02:35:52 | More by TimoP
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-17-2013 07:25:44 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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petewheeler

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-15-2014 22:23:14 | More by petewheeler
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fdrich29

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

330ml bottle from a gift set that included two tulip glasses. Best before 9/2006.

The head on this one looked like the top of a rootbeer float, thick, rich and very creamy. The head started out three fingers and settled down nicely to about a quarter inch. Lacing circled the top of the glass, towards the mid point the lacing formed clumps around the glass.

Smells strongly of alcohol and grain. A lot of carbonation feel in the mouth with a smooth, sweet taste that arises after a moment.

Extremely light and drinkable. I'd still grab a Fin before this, but I have a newfound respect for this Belgian Golden and look forward to drinking the other three bottles in my fridge.

03-25-2004 21:04:41 | More by fdrich29
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cbradio

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-30-2014 00:08:08 | More by cbradio
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jakester

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

This was a gift from a friend. It was the squat 11.2 oz bottle.

Pours easily into my DeGroen's goblet. It's a nice light yellow color, slightly hazy, with a big fluffy white head of foam. There is lacing all the way down the glass. Carbonation appears medium.

Aroma is lemon citrusy/yeasty, very clean and inviting. A little bubble gum in the background adds to the complexity. Maybe a hint of alcohol and noble hops as it warms.

First sip is on the sweet side, but it's quickly overtaken by lemon citrus. Very refreshing and clean, with a yeasty bite. Hop bitterness is fairly low, and hop flavor very low. Very well balanced beer. There is a sweetness there, but it's still a crisp beer. Aftertaste is citrusy and yeasty, very pleasant.

Mouthfeel is medium, with a fairly active level of carbonation, which zings across my tongue. The beer is crisp and clean, but my lips are slightly sticky from sweetness. Cool! Warmth comes through at the very end.

This would be a great beer to introduce neophytes to Belgian beers. It's definitely Belgian, but not overwhelming in any way. Its very well made, well balanced and crisp, with enough ABV to please anyone. It also has a nice "yeastiness" which is typical to many Belgian beers. I really like this beer, and would drink one anytime.

10-11-2006 00:04:48 | More by jakester
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SudsSurfer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-03-2013 07:34:02 | More by SudsSurfer
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andrewdanks

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-30-2014 15:34:37 | More by andrewdanks
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Marius

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-23-2012 18:44:07 | More by Marius
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-17-2012 20:21:21 | More by NilocRellim
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Swonkie

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-03-2012 02:16:14 | More by Swonkie
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Detroit_Velvet_Smooth

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

04-01-2014 18:17:01 | More by Detroit_Velvet_Smooth
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mrw1zard

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-17-2013 13:28:13 | More by mrw1zard
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ChaseBacon

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-21-2013 02:02:28 | More by ChaseBacon
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-07-2014 23:50:37 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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stephenlee

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-14-2014 19:59:26 | More by stephenlee
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wiwi


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-12-2014 21:22:24 | More by LDuke
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Dello

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

08-01-2014 15:34:40 | More by Dello
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mjh0527

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-22-2013 00:26:41 | More by mjh0527
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ShrinerMcBitey

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-20-2012 22:52:44 | More by ShrinerMcBitey
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HoppySeb

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-24-2014 22:28:43 | More by HoppySeb
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KarlMcGowan

Ireland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-26-2013 00:25:00 | More by KarlMcGowan
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Sampled from a 250ml bottle this legendary beer pours a very pale hazy golden hue, with a highly carbonated champagne like tawny white head. What a perfect pour with one of the most amazing head retentions I have seen, will have to credit this with the priming of the candied sugar. Brilliantly spiced aroma along with a thicket of musty maltiness and a decent amount of hopping. The mixture of malty sweetness, bready yeast notes, and striking bitterness equates to one of the most amazing beers in the world. The mouthfeel is a complex combination of fizzy carbonation and syrupy sweetness. If and when they begin to keg this stuff it is going to be the true end of the world. So, drinkable just imagine what it will be like on tap.

05-02-2003 10:28:37 | More by WVbeergeek
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chefpeet

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-23-2013 16:42:19 | More by chefpeet
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,365 ratings.