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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,915 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,915
Reviews: 2,633
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 311
Gots: 792 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

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Photo of DHarv
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ewelvaert
4.96/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ayricton
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of feeger22
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of geodonnokepyo
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MorganStout
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NickTinyRace
4.71/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jnila93
4.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tommyplink
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jcbw
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hard to rate as I have encountered problems recently. Two cases recently have each contained several bottles which were bad. You can tell them as soon as opened - they start to overflow the bottle, and are so over-carbonated you can barely get them into a glass. Taste is nasty too. Rest of bottles in case are fine. I would rate 5 if not for the bad ones.

Photo of babaracas
4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy yellow-gold with billowing white head, settles slowly to a thick cap, thick lace down half of the glass. Smell: pear, orange peel, floral and lightly spicy with some background white grape sweetness. Nice but subdued. Taste: quite spicy, grassy and lightly herbal, soft sweet apple, pear, lemon rind. Velvety feel, finishing peppery and dry. Delicious. Best by 11/2016.

Photo of thxsforallthefish
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FZR23
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Mad_Capper
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The aroma comes across as latex-like with sweet, waxy honey, pear-like fruitiness, and a sour yeasty twang. It pours a massive, frothy, lumpy white head and a mostly clear, light gold body. The flavor is spicy with herbal/grassy bitterness, browning fruit, considerable alcohol, and some softening malty sweetness; the finish is dry and malty sweet. It is extremely carbonated with an intense bite; bubbly but crisp.

Crisp and frothy, spicy and bitter, and yet lightly sweet and fruity. The aroma isn't especially appealing, but overall it makes for a pleasurable drinking experience.

Photo of Swooy
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rootscipio
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bigdadhausmann
3.47/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good, liked it till last drop

Photo of Faroveryonder
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BlkHawkFan01
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of woutervaneijk
3.61/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured in a Duvel glass from the famous brown wide 330ml bottle. 7 euros (8,40 dollars) for 6 of these bottles in most Dutch supermarkets makes it quite a cheap option for such a special beer as well. Having too work your way through the entire glass in less than 45 minutes is actually quite an exercise as it turns out, as the beer is pretty heavy I must say, at 8,5% ABV.

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of b22
4.81/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great brew, worth the high cost in my eyes.

Photo of ascags
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xJMFCx
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BBQWhisperer
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,915 ratings.