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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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ironchefmiyagi13

New York

4.31/5  rDev +1.2%

Served chilled in a large goblet wine glass

Pours a beautiful golden liquor with a big fluffy head that settles into a thin layer of foam.

As soon as I poured this beer, I could smell it while it was a foot away from my face. Its aroma is reminiscent of a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in terms of crispness and citrus notes. Hints of banana and cloves with just the faintest notes of earth and stone fruit rounding it out. Alcohol is hidden masterfully.

Flavor profile is quite carbonated, which is pleasant because it isn't a 'sharp' or off-putting carbonation. Buttery and oily mouthfeel that coats the palate and leads to a long, dry finish. Nice chalky/dry pull and a pleasant bitterness round out a wonderful drinking experience.

I bought a 4-pack and most definitely will purchase a corked bottle to age. A true triumph!

02-11-2013 01:00:50 | More by ironchefmiyagi13
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kp29

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-11-2013 00:33:29 | More by kp29
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Ilafan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-10-2013 23:34:21 | More by Ilafan
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zacross

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

02-10-2013 18:29:18 | More by zacross
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Shatter

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-10-2013 16:42:42 | More by Shatter
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-10-2013 05:24:01 | More by MaxOhle
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getbehindthemule

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-09-2013 23:30:58 | More by getbehindthemule
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MikeF11


3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

02-09-2013 22:50:37 | More by MikeF11
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-09-2013 22:20:25 | More by GRG1313
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KenC

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-09-2013 19:52:26 | More by KenC
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SaintAnthony

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

02-09-2013 19:07:17 | More by SaintAnthony
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Andrew61923

California

4.36/5  rDev +2.3%

Poured from bottle at roughly 40 degrees into, what else, my Duvel tulip.

A: Extremely clean light gold with a huge white three finger head. Looks perfect in this glass.

S: Again, very clean. Some lemon and citrus mixed in with a note of white grapes.

T: Damn that's crisp. A good amount of spice at the front, but mellows out. Just a very well-balanced beer.

M: I keep coming back to this word, but the best way to describe this beer is clean. A good amount of carbonation (which adds to the pleasant appearance). Would be very easy to have too many of these without picking up on the ABV until you stand up.

O: I will never call myself a huge fan of Belgian-style beers, but this is one of the best I've ever had. Add in the fact that this beer looks simply perfect in its own glass, and this was an enjoyable experience.

02-09-2013 18:46:11 | More by Andrew61923
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searsclone

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-09-2013 04:21:14 | More by searsclone
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Fatehunter

Oregon

4.23/5  rDev -0.7%

Poured into a tall tulip glass. A big three fingers of head on a clear, golden colored body. Lots of bubbles coming up.
The aroma is lemon and crushed grain in a wonderful way.
The taste is champagne like with a light fruit and mild bitterness. The complexity is great.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Obviously one of the best beers around.

02-09-2013 03:01:00 | More by Fatehunter
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440kk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-09-2013 01:21:42 | More by 440kk
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-09-2013 00:26:54 | More by vonnegut21
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gwydno

Spain

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-08-2013 19:04:33 | More by gwydno
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BigBarley

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-08-2013 16:31:30 | More by BigBarley
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jegross2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-08-2013 04:52:33 | More by jegross2
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avalonct

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-08-2013 01:49:34 | More by avalonct
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elchingen

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-07-2013 23:33:35 | More by elchingen
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skdmks

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-07-2013 18:38:09 | More by skdmks
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taospowder

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -29.6%

02-07-2013 16:59:46 | More by taospowder
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bsopko

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-07-2013 07:06:28 | More by bsopko
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hervinjr

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-07-2013 03:56:06 | More by hervinjr
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,404 ratings.