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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,518 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,518
Reviews: 2,589
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 249
Gots: 580 | 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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4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cork pops off with ease, beer pours clear pale golden yellow with a glacier of white head and clumpy lacing.

Fruity yeast and apples dominate aroma. Juicy fruit, gummy candy, skunk, esters, banana, tinge of alcohol, leafy hops, cereal grain.

Lightly sweet grains again in check with dominant yeast. Overly ripened fruits, mealy pear, welcomed alcohol, quick hit of bitterness as yeast flavors fade. Smooth ester aftertaste.

Body could be the best part of this beer. Feel is nearly burning with carbonation. Substantial, just big enough, satisfying.

Any beer lover should try Duvel. Go on...

TheMultiYeast, Mar 16, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

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Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,518 ratings.