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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,404 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,404
Reviews: 2,580
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 246
Gots: 527 | 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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Maillard

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-15-2013 08:31:35 | More by Maillard
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breakingbland

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-14-2013 11:10:19 | More by breakingbland
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

03-14-2013 04:13:44 | More by CwrwAmByth
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KingSlayer

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-14-2013 03:48:28 | More by KingSlayer
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M1k3y

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +17.4%

03-14-2013 02:49:21 | More by M1k3y
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WaringYouOut

South Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -5.2%

A - The pour is a hazy medium yellow, big head, small lacing
S - Strong yeast with sweet overtones
T - First taste is incredibly full and sweet, reminiscent of bananas. Herbs include mostly clove with a bit of nutmeg and vanilla
M - medium-light, a bit creamy towards the end, lots of lively carbonation
O - On tap, the beer lives up to the hype. I find that in the bottle, the first impact is a bit too heavy; give the beer a bit of time to breathe before partaking. When possible, find on tap, the effect is much better. By far one of my top choices among the Belgian beers. I prefer on tap a bit on the chilled side. Once warmed, the sweet flavored really stand out to the point where it's almost overpowering - a bit strong for my taste.

03-14-2013 01:47:20 | More by WaringYouOut
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TrevorWGrover

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-13-2013 21:00:42 | More by TrevorWGrover
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mecmd

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-13-2013 02:08:41 | More by mecmd
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-12-2013 22:12:23 | More by CypherEnigma
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MarkFy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-12-2013 20:29:30 | More by MarkFy
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Abnrml

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-12-2013 19:19:53 | More by Abnrml
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

03-12-2013 15:27:19 | More by prisoner1572
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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-12-2013 02:45:49 | More by jroberts8811
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Matagal

Brazil

4/5  rDev -6.1%

03-11-2013 23:37:44 | More by Matagal
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-11-2013 18:12:32 | More by Troville1990
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johntfox

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-11-2013 16:10:42 | More by johntfox
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DWatson

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -35.4%

Appearance and aroma similar to what a lot of guys on here have already said, but I wasn't crazy about the taste. Had a more experienced beer drinking buddy over and he said it might have been exposed to too much light. I will definitely try this again in the future, but as of now, I'm not crazy about it.

03-11-2013 04:00:11 | More by DWatson
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-11-2013 03:41:53 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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TheSixthRing

California

4.18/5  rDev -1.9%

Appearance - Pours a hazy straw yellow color with a massive, pillowy 3 finger head. Good retention. A nice layer of bubbles remain on the surface, thickening around the edges. Lacing is spotty with good stick.

Smell - Sweet, sugary and fruity esters dominate the aroma. Green apple, subtle touches of unripened banana, slight spice.

Taste - Follows the aroma. Green apple sourness upfront, smooths out with estery sweetness by mid-taste, allowing a touch of clove spice to shine through. Mild grass bitterness hits near the finish, before a clean, crisp aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body, with lively carbonation. Entirely smooth and inviting; almost creamy on the tongue. Crisp, clean, semi-dry finish.

Overall - Really beautifully crafted beer. Wonderful flavor, combined with a fantastically drinkable smoothness makes this a joy to drink. My only drawback? The price. At $3.50 for an 11.2 oz bottle, it's nothing I'll be buying with much frequency.

03-11-2013 02:43:34 | More by TheSixthRing
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-11-2013 00:57:32 | More by jplopez21
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JDavidRice

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-10-2013 23:45:48 | More by JDavidRice
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-10-2013 19:07:46 | More by Psychmusic
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Maurus

Portugal

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-10-2013 17:33:51 | More by Maurus
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FlatRabbitRed

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.1%

If you like Belgian beers this one holds up pretty good, had three different ones tonight, and this one fits the bill.

Belgian beers have this fruity Honey twang to them followed by a slight bittering after taste. They are definitely in a class by themselves! I drank this one "Golden Ale"right after a Atomium "Grand Cru" ...and you know what, they were pretty much the same thing ...to me anyway. I noticed a difference in the triple and that was that it had three times the flavor!

The review before this one said it tasted like a Heineken ... No!

03-10-2013 14:30:54 | More by FlatRabbitRed
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e30todamax

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

03-10-2013 12:25:33 | More by e30todamax
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,404 ratings.