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Duvel - Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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6,522 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,522
Reviews: 2,589
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 251
Gots: 579 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV visit their website

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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1/5  rDev -76.5%

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4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Carmack, Yesterday at 11:23 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured into a wine glass in late 2013.

A: Very bubbly. Amber/caramel. Cloudy with yeast. Head retains well.

T: Very fruity. Complex. Pear.

M: Crisp and bubbly like champagne.

O: I don't care much for the fruitiness, but this was a good beer. It was too complex for me to pick apart at the time. It was very well balanced though.

WAbeerfiend, Yesterday at 04:52 AM
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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

sully22, Sunday at 05:40 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Flip_Smash, Sunday at 06:18 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Tivlavrie, Sunday at 03:49 AM
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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%

anchie, Sunday at 03:49 AM
Photo of Nightwing
3.75/5  rDev -12%

330ml bottle ($3.82) from Premier in Halifax. Aroma has pleasant hints of citrus hops. Pours an almost clear pale golden colour, with white head. Has a light sweet taste. Body is medium, oily texture, with lively carbonation. I remember drinking a darker Duvel a few years ago, so it was a bit disappointing to see that this one is so pale. Still a great brew.

Nightwing, Saturday at 10:37 PM
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

atpca, Saturday at 05:20 PM
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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%

Etch_a_sketch, Saturday at 02:58 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

Taking advantage of the promotion and Free Shipping discount to know this classic Belgian beer; I think it will be up to a parameter as paid, at most, to know a beer, i.e., up to R$ 0.04/ml. Appearance: a 750 ml bottle brings sophistication in simple; the tulip was unable to effect the imp in the bottle, but it should be because the glass is not the brand, with laser engraved (my mother said a pebble in the background would make the effect); abundant, fleeting foam to keep enough; citrus color, translucent. Aroma: It is not unpleasant, but simple, refers to a citrus. Taste: balanced, it seemed like a champagne beer, at first I did not feel the alcohol, but it rises quickly to noggin (inset). Anyway, I was happy to try this beer, but I can not pay more for it, value more when the hops are more pronounced (personal taste).

denisconrado, Friday at 11:54 PM
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4.12/5  rDev -3.3%

Phigg1102, Friday at 08:36 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 18D). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L42401 0224. AROMA: esters aromas reminiscente of oranges and some pears. low sweet malt background. very low no non-existent hop character. some spicy alcohol aromas. APPEARANCE: light gold color with a bit of haze. large white head that persists for very long time. characteristic viscosity leading to belgian lacing. TASTE: faint fruity flavours mixed with a low sweet background. medium bitterness that lingers beyond a dry finish. some spicy alcohol notes. PALATE: medium-low body with high carbonation. some astringency is present as some alcohol warmth. OVERALL: a classic but now it seems with less overall quality.

titvs, Friday at 02:16 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.8/5  rDev -10.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Comparison_Ford, Sep 17, 2014
Duvel from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
95 out of 100 based on 6,522 ratings.