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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,234 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,234
Reviews: 2,570
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 235
Gots: 444 | 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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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-30-2013 01:24:30 | More by AnitaBrewski
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LBIsurf

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-30-2013 01:09:38 | More by LBIsurf
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jiffymon

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-29-2013 22:19:51 | More by jiffymon
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KillaB

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-29-2013 06:23:41 | More by KillaB
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TheCondor

Missouri

4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had always heard so much about the magnificence of Duvel, I just had to score a bottle and give it a shot. Plus, it is one of the Beers of Fame, which I am on a quest to imbibe all off and review. Side poured with standard energy from the bottle into my regimental tulip glass.

Appearance - Pours a light straw yellow color with an absolutely, ridiculously massive soapy white four finger head that never really fully dissipates, always leaving some sort of head on top of the beer. Clings to the side of the glass like glue. One of the best presentations I've ever seen out of any beer style.

Smell - The yeastiness and breads are certainly present, along with a lot of different lighter fruits such as apples, white grapes, etc. Kind of smells like white wine in a sense. Very good on the nose.

Taste - Tastes like God loves you. The fruity esters sweep the palate and are followed by the crackers and breads towards the middle of the drink. A touch of bitter hoppy, a bit of pepper, very well balanced.

Mouthfeel - Big carbonation, light body, so smooth and easy to drink. I smashed the whole bottle by myself in short order, and besides the good feelings I had, I easily could have drank a lot more. Finishes just a touch bitter and with a hint of alcohol warmth. Awesome.

Overall - Are you kidding me? If you haven't had this beer, you need to go get it right now. Spectacular. Enough said.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 04:08:18 | More by TheCondor
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EL48823

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-29-2013 00:09:42 | More by EL48823
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SBoyar1

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-28-2013 21:28:34 | More by SBoyar1
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EersandBeers

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-28-2013 19:20:33 | More by EersandBeers
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-28-2013 16:45:12 | More by AngusOg
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SDG1070

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-28-2013 10:54:32 | More by SDG1070
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andytran97

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-28-2013 07:36:17 | More by andytran97
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-28-2013 04:15:05 | More by KiMiRaiK
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JohnDMartin

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-27-2013 23:01:49 | More by JohnDMartin
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BeerBeast

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

01-27-2013 22:28:59 | More by BeerBeast
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heysuz

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-27-2013 20:44:38 | More by heysuz
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danipp

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-27-2013 18:58:26 | More by danipp
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SamfordHall

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -29.4%

01-27-2013 16:35:00 | More by SamfordHall
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RDW

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-27-2013 03:44:47 | More by RDW
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Gretlawn

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-26-2013 22:38:25 | More by Gretlawn
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TorsHammer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-26-2013 22:04:02 | More by TorsHammer
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-26-2013 20:46:58 | More by mizx
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Before everything else, you see a golden and highly carbonated appearance, with a large white neck that imply a refreshing taste. In the smell, you notice delicate spices, that are able to pronounce themselves very well in a relatively strong beer.

The excellent, refreshing taste indicates that this is, indeed, a superb alternative for a Pilsner, with more style, of course. It's a refreshing, albeit strong, beer. Such strength doesn't leave too much space for the hops, but the spices are still there!

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 18:08:54 | More by HabiMendes
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weonfire

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-26-2013 17:25:06 | More by weonfire
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-26-2013 14:22:30 | More by bsuedekum
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NorCalYeti

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-26-2013 06:03:11 | More by NorCalYeti
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,234 ratings.