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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,214 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,214
Reviews: 2,570
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 233
Gots: 439 | 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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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 23:31:29 | More by Phillyz
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

11-20-2011 23:04:40 | More by cfinch2
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dsauter

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-20-2011 21:55:18 | More by dsauter
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beerman999999

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 19:22:26 | More by beerman999999
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-20-2011 17:38:21 | More by DoctorB2B
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bigdipip

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 16:30:44 | More by bigdipip
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nh2032

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 15:27:29 | More by nh2032
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mungus

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-20-2011 14:21:38 | More by mungus
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 06:48:29 | More by paulys55
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tomholland

Washington

3/5  rDev -29.4%

11-20-2011 05:16:00 | More by tomholland
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despond

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 03:58:51 | More by despond
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crob3888

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

11-20-2011 00:13:45 | More by crob3888
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RuckusDu

Colorado

4.83/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

My all-time favorite. Glad I am getting around to reviewing this beer. Came as part of the gift pack which is great because it comes with its own glass.

A - Poured into my Duvel glass so there was 4 finger very white head. Body is golden wheat and hazy (or too many bubbles). Head sticks around for awhile and some solid lacing.

S - Crisp and fresh - a mix between green and red apples. Some cherries on the nose as well.

T - Just like the smell, so again green and red apples. The hops and malts are in perfect combination. Very light and wonderful. Light spices.

M - Very well balanced with super high carbonation but medium body which makes this crispy brew very drinkable.

O - Still on of my favorites but maybe not at the very top. My palate has grown but this beer is light and a go-to for me. Could drink it anytime and would love to share it with anyone. At $4 a bottle it is a deal as well.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 22:39:17 | More by RuckusDu
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lloyd83

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 20:04:22 | More by lloyd83
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Humulus85

Minnesota

4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 330ml into my Darkness snifter.

Holy shit that is a head. Towering, 4-finger head, from an "unhurried" pour. Moderate retention, but some of the most epic lacing I have ever seen. Poured a slightly cloudy straw yellow.

The nose is all belgian. Bright, floral, some banana, a little spicy and that classic yeast funk.

Clean and complex. A touch of citrus hops upfront. Kinda sweet kinda spicy middle. Banana bread? Grains and yeast in the finish. Very nice.

It's like drinking champagne. Super light and crisp with tons of tiny bubbles. Finishes so balanced and clean.

Overall I really like this. I've never actually had it before this tasting, but I know it's the gold standard for Belgian Strong Pales. Not cheap and I cant say I will be getting this regularly. I am intrigued to see what a year or two in the cellar would do for this brew. Recommended to any BA looking to dip their toes in the Belgian style of brewing. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 18:06:18 | More by Humulus85
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dcbike

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 14:44:58 | More by dcbike
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-19-2011 12:43:32 | More by bacher468
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dav

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 05:21:34 | More by dav
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ctangent

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 04:13:08 | More by ctangent
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xLifelessx

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 04:02:02 | More by xLifelessx
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KGarrett

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 00:50:11 | More by KGarrett
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ineva

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 22:24:53 | More by ineva
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CellarGimp

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 19:24:24 | More by CellarGimp
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 19:17:52 | More by BelgianDip
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-18-2011 18:19:46 | More by FreshmanPour77
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,214 ratings.