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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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6,815 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,815
Reviews: 2,612
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 295
Gots: 710 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website

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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Hazy golden amber colour that is simply a pleasure to look at. A huge foam head that had great retention and left some nice lacing in the glass.

Smell - Some sweet citrus orange and spice. Rather delicate and understated this beer smells fresh and inviting.

Taste - Sweet citrus malt flavour with a lovely amount of spice. This one is bang on for the style and delivers exactly what you expect and delivers it well.

MF - Creamy with good body and a perfect balance between dry and cloying there is a linger in the mouth feel but it is mild and not over powering.

Overall - looks goo, smells good and tastes wonderful. This beer is a fine example of the style and one I recommend everyone to try once in their life.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

330mL bottle poured into a Belgian glass.

Appears to be a light golden-straw color. Ample carbonation streaming from the glass with an equally generous amount of fluffy white head.

Aroma is crisp yeast. You can tell this beer will be dry and yeasty. Slight notes of grain. The yeast is obviously present and quite complex!

Taste is absolutely spectacular. This is my go to beer. In my opinion, I wouldn’t change anything about this beer. Immediately when the beer kisses your lips the carbonation grabs you and keeps you the entire sip. The beer is akin to a dry champagne with notes of yeast and light hopiness. Some nice notes of grains or wheat in the mid-palate. Really no malt to speak of. Very little hop bitterness, however, the bittering-hops that are present act to balance and add characteristic to the beer rather than being added in for the heck of it. This beer is incredibly smooth even at such a high ABV! It drinks like a 4% (be careful!). I LOVE Belgian beers, and I think this is the best example of a Belgian bottle conditioned beer. So crisp!

Overall, this is a perfect beer in my opinion. It pairs with any dish. Non-beer drinkers will love this beer as well as more veteran beer drinkers. If you are getting into beer, getting into Belgians, or just want to try an EXCELLENT beer look no further. This is why this beer receives a 100/100!!!

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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,815 ratings.