Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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7,901 Ratings
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,901
Reviews:
2,818
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
11.45%
 
 
Wants:
462
Gots:
1,599
For Trade:
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Duvel is pretty close to my palate's perfect beer. Duvel is real juggernaut of Belgian pale ale....candi sugar and pilsner blend together boost up the alcohol % but thanks to two stage yeast additions, there comes across a clean very dry finish with glorious head retention. It's a devil of beer and a world class one too....

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have had this in a 33 cl bottle, the 750 ml bottle and on tap. It’s better from a bottle than on tap.
A: Brilliant straw to gold, huge 3” off-white moussey head that grabs the side of the glass and leaves shelves of lace.
S: Faint Belgian spice, bubble gum, whisper of banana, orange, hint of peach, traces of over ripe fruit.
T: Light grains, malt, banana, bubble gum, light orange initially but grows in the aftertaste.
M: Smooth and creamy, very soft carbonation, surprisingly light for the size.
O: A classic. Good restaurants should have this beer and if they do, order it.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Duvel (DOO-VIL, not pronounced DU-VELL) pours golden with a huge fluffy white head. Duvel is basically a super-pilsner with plenty of yeast and snap in every sip. Very drinkable and very powerful - two of these in a half hour might put you in the spins.

Some notes of apple, great lacing in the goblet and good carbonation throughout. A champion beer.

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,901 ratings.
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