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Duff Beer - Brouwerij Haacht NV

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BA SCORE
67
poor

22 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 2.53
pDev: 26.09%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Haacht NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 10-10-2009)
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Reviews by SmashPants:
Photo of SmashPants
2.6/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle: a tall 330mL brown bottle. A cheesy, cheesy, cheesy label. But still... It is 'The Legendary' Duff Beer.

Appearance: nice and crisp, a light amber colour with plenty of carbonation. The head dissipates a bit too quickly.

Aroma: not much of an aroma - just some cheap grains and malt. Pretty ordinary.

Taste: a pretty awkward grain fug with a touch of honey and malt.

Aftertaste: drops away pretty quickly, but isn't good enough to want to keep putting away.

Mouth feel: a light to medium body with moderate carbonation.. It could use a bit more fizz.

Overall: this is just a cheap German lager with a different label. Good for a bit of a novelty, but just buy the German lagers - or better - wietbiers. It kind of reminds me of Monty Pyton's Holy Ale - a cheaply-produced beer with a higher price due to a memorable label. Unfortunately, a crap beer is a crap beer.

SmashPants, Jun 12, 2014
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Found this in a "Spuermarcat" in Barcelona. As a Simpson's fan, I couldn't resist.

It has a colour that's very similar to apple juice, which isn't always a great thing, but I'll try and be optimistic. It's highly carbonated and maintains a surprisingly decent head.

The aroma is sweet and slightly toasty. Nothing too complex, but nothing bad here either.

The flavour is broad and grainy. It gets a little flat towards the end, but it has a half-decent malt profile. It feels a bit on the watery side, but has a nice amount of hop bitterness towards the end.

Overall, This could have been a lot better, but it actually exceeded my expectations. It's an OK lager and is definitely worth the novelty!

evlu1441, Jan 17, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Duff Beer

Appearance: light gold, medium head, and some good lacing.

Smell: malts and grain.

Taste: malts, grains, very faint hop, and slight honey.

Mouthfeel: medium-light.

Overall:
It is an ok lager. It is more name than brew, but it isn't the greatest either.

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Predominant sweet malty aroma with a light hint of herbal hops
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Photo of stcules
2.25/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Blonde color, very clean. Greenish edges.
White decent head, not too much, but with a quite good hat.
Smell: malt, mais.
Nothing to mention in the taste too, same notes.
Relatively clean, and not undrinkable, even with is strong corn note.
A hint of bitterness.
Nothing toremember, if not the name...

stcules, Oct 10, 2009
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2.68/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Blond lager clear colour with sticky head.

S: Alcoholic malts, not well balanced.

T: Same as the smell, malts with sweet background, unpleasant taste of alcohol.

M: Light body with low carbonation.

D: Not very impressed. Homer, you're below average for me, sorry bud.

mmahut, Jun 07, 2010
Duff Beer from Brouwerij Haacht NV
67 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.