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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,549 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,549
Reviews: 2,593
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 12%
Wants: 253
Gots: 591 | 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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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Rlombardi75, Jan 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

JAG214, Jan 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

JOEnobody001, Jan 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

SuyoonShin, Jan 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

whalesandmore, Jan 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

greid, Jan 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

disinterested, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

harris4, Jan 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

jskennedy, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of ixodus
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Straw gold in color with a tall white head with excellent head retention. High amounts of lacing

S: Belgian yeast esters, clove and banana, orange peel, peppery spices.

T: Tart citrus like flavors matched with bitter orange peel, cloves, banana, with a slightly grainy background. The beer finished dry with a nice peppery spice to it.

M: Medium bodied with high carbonation and a dry finish.

O: Overall this a great beer. I'd recommend to any fan of Belgian styles and new craft beer drinkers.

ixodus, Jan 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

BlueFeetAndBeer, Jan 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

starlight37, Jan 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

beerlaodark, Jan 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Sudbuster, Jan 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

seeswo, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

djaeon, Jan 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

ChLa, Jan 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

GoGators, Jan 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

h0gg, Jan 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Boz12, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of
4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Duvel poured into duvel glass, go figure

Crystal clear, huge fluffy pillow for a head that settles to a rocky centimeter, leaving plenty of lacing behind.

Apple peel. Candied orange. Very fruity in general to begin with. As the beer warms I get notes of gingerbread, toffee and straw.

The apple is again prominent, but both sweet and sour apple notes. This beer is extremely balanced, with a tangy dry finish. Long after I've swallowed I can taste sweet biscuits.

Delicious beer. Must try. It's beers like this that make Belgium famous for beer.

, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

dbossman, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of leaddog
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a very pale golden yellow (like a ginger ale) with a dense, creamy head (white in colour), leaving a nice lacing on the glass. Has nice clarity with bubbles present.

Smell - Citrus fruits (predominantly lemon and lime), tropical fruits (passionfruit, mango), very slight hint of vanilla.

Taste - Bready, biscuity flavour from the malts. Slight hint of fruitiness (as from the aromas). Very light bitterness in the aftertaste. Alcohol is moderately detected.

Mouthfeel - Very sharp tingle from the carbonation. Medium bodied with a light fluffiness to it.

Overall - A good representation of the Belgian Strong Pale Ale style. Very refreshing, especially on a hot summer's day. The appearance is unlike any other beer I have tried. Very enjoyable.

leaddog, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

jeffraab, Jan 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

bottlerocket24, Jan 21, 2012
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,549 ratings.