Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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4.25/5
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Duvel Belgian Golden AleDuvel Belgian Golden Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Belgium
duvel.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Duvel is still seen as the reference among strong golden ales. Its bouquet is lively and tickles the nose with an element of citrus which even tends towards grapefruit thanks to the use of only the highest-quality hop varieties. This is also reflected in the flavour, which is beautifully balanced with a hint of spiciness. Thanks to its high CO2 content, this beer has a wonderful roundness in the mouth. A Duvel is both the perfect thirst quencher and the ideal aperitif.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#822
Reviews:
2,870
Ratings:
8,080
pDev:
11.76%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
484
Gots:
1,699
Trade:
5
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.16/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

gold Amber, strong mouth feel, very malty, feels strong but hides alcohol

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3.47/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding Belgian Beer. Can be drank all year round. Great look and taste. Highly recommend.

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3.91/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.87/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Straw yellow. Frothy head strong lacing.

Lemon, bread, spice notes.

Banana bread, belgian spices, lemon.

Light to medium bodied. ABV is deceiving. Dry sweet finish.

A classic.

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3.95/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Slight banana hint and nice citus upfront. 11.00 for a 4 pack is a turn off though.

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5/5  rDev +17.6%
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3/5  rDev -29.4%
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 8,080 ratings