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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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6,921 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,921
Reviews: 2,636
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 313
Gots: 804 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

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Photo of elNopalero
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wish I had a Duvel tulip to pour this into. Improvised with a rounded mason-style jar. Took my time pouring this, as per the directions on the bottle (“pour unhurriedly”). Best before 03 2014, so I’m tasting this one young.

This appears a light clear golden-yellow with a tremendous amount of billowy foam. Estery aroma, very floral with some clove, some coriander, a sprinkle of banana (I realize this is starting to sound like a hefe description!) with an underlying sweetness to it. Tastes full of yeasty, estery flavor. Springtime fruits and flowers in bloom, a light clove dusting, some crushed coriander Lightly bodied and effervescent. The 8.5% is apparent especially on the finish. I’d love to see how this develops over a few years.

Photo of bluesplit63
4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Whobody
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

* Poured into a Duvel Glass that came with the beer*

A- Burnt yellow to golden color. Insane carbonation, almost champagne like. A never ending stream of bubbles shoot up from the bottom of the glass. Huge 3 finger width head. Looks creamy, fluffy like a cloud.

S- Pilsner malt, a bit spicy, almost stings the nose. Also, A light fruity smell.

T- Smooth Straw-like pilsner taste from the malts, fruitiness from the yeast. Getting tastes like grapes or grapefruit. Citrus. Mild hop aroma up front, Bitter in the finish. The balance in the beer really covers the ABV.

M- Heavy carbonation. Medium body. Sliky feel on the tounge after a few gulps.

O- I always order this beer if I see it on the menu. It never disappoints. I also would like to try to brew a clone of it one day.

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DocDownUnder
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Can't believe it took me this long to try Duvel, but it came with a glass so definitely worth the wait.

330ml into the Duvel Tulip

A-Beautiful straw body, with a massive white fluffy head

S-Some earthy malt sweetness and soft hops.

T-Sweet breadiness coupled with refreshing citrus hops, the crispness prevents any cloying. No obvious alcohol.

M-Crisp, but not too carbonated. Light and refreshing after a long bike ride.

O-Wonderfully refreshing beer.

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

famous for a reason, this classic golden belgian brew is exceptional. pours clear golden with a massive white foam head, delicate and beautiful. awesome aromatics happening here, smells of yeast and spice, with slight citrus notes. flavor is big and bold for a yellow beer, and to me the quintessential belgian golden ale. mouthfeel is great, very carbonated and almost sharp for that reason, but rounded off my a lighter body and a complex finish. could drink this all day and night. fantastic

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.7%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,921 ratings.