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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,428 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,428
Reviews: 2,581
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 246
Gots: 537 | 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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Jballn

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-07-2013 02:09:50 | More by Jballn
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Bobbydigi

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-06-2013 21:23:37 | More by Bobbydigi
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DJButters

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-06-2013 16:49:44 | More by DJButters
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JVan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-06-2013 14:37:18 | More by JVan
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Rainier

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-06-2013 06:35:52 | More by Rainier
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VDODSON

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

03-06-2013 03:20:16 | More by VDODSON
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-06-2013 00:34:01 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Bill235

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-05-2013 22:07:23 | More by Bill235
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-05-2013 21:54:46 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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Maakun

Afghanistan

4.53/5  rDev +6.3%

Served in Duve glass. Pours a pale straw/gold, with a big bright white head. Lots of carbonation in the glass.

Smell: yeasty, some bananas, bread, slight hint of fresh mowed grass, some herbs, and even some mint. Later on some hint of lemon. It's all quite fresh, but very complex.

Taste: starts with yeast, very light malts, toast. Then some citrus (lemon) with a nice bitter touch of hops, alsmost like lemonpeel. Aftertaste is slightly sour and fades into more bitterness. Slighty less complex than the nose, but wow I really like this a lot.

Mouth: quite dry and medium bodied. Perfect carbonation. This feels light for the ABV, but it really works very well. Love it.

Overall: a true classic. Complex but very drinkable. Hard to beat in the style.

03-05-2013 19:31:05 | More by Maakun
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-05-2013 19:11:45 | More by drbenderdo
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PieOhMy

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-05-2013 18:00:42 | More by PieOhMy
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mendonza

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-05-2013 16:18:52 | More by mendonza
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Yung_Phuk

Russian Federation

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-05-2013 06:32:46 | More by Yung_Phuk
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a AleSmith Horny Devil snifter.

A- pours a hazy, dark lemon color with a 2" white head. Big clumps and bubbles of lacing remain on the glass.

S- sweet and sour lemons with lots do spices from the Belgian yeast.

T- pale malts, some caramel, lots of lemon and lemon rind, nice amount of spices and light pine bite.

M- medium body and high carbonation. Crisp, nice and creamy with slight dryness.

O- nice Belgian pale. Has huge lemon and spice characteristics.

03-05-2013 02:55:33 | More by kawilliams81
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Riverared

Alabama

5/5  rDev +17.4%

03-04-2013 23:47:12 | More by Riverared
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JC333

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-04-2013 23:27:07 | More by JC333
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Melikeydahop

New Jersey

4.54/5  rDev +6.6%

Duvel pours a beautiful hazy yellow with almost 3 fingers of fluffy white head. Smells of apples, bananas, and whole wheat bread. The taste is smooth and dry, with hints of fruit, spice and cracker. Very little hop bitterness..if any. Just a fantastic mouthfeel, it's like what a good champagne wished it could be. Light bodied, highly carbonated, very light sweetness, dry.

I had never tried this beer before and although it's not my usual hop-bomb type of brew, I decided to delve in with a 4 pack anyway. The first bottle I thought was just OK...By the last of the 4 pack I begrudgingly came to this realization...this is one of th finest easy drinking, alcohol hiding, delicious beers I have ever had. It will now be a staple in my fridge, and would most likely choose this beer over the many IPA's I drink on a regular basis. Advice...drink this bad boy nice and cold.

03-04-2013 21:29:51 | More by Melikeydahop
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ihmurria

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-04-2013 21:08:32 | More by ihmurria
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Giannis

Greece

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-04-2013 18:11:05 | More by Giannis
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johnnyb4

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

03-04-2013 18:05:31 | More by johnnyb4
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-04-2013 16:03:24 | More by KrisDLSmith
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diverite

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-04-2013 14:28:49 | More by diverite
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arcook11

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

03-04-2013 07:02:10 | More by arcook11
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Dooleymon

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-04-2013 01:50:48 | More by Dooleymon
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,428 ratings.