Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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95
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,928
Reviews:
2,836
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
11.45%
 
 
Wants:
470
Gots:
1,618
For Trade:
5
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Back label says Best Before 08 2017.

A- Pours a medium golden color with a 3/4 inch white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and billowy tufts of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick solid ring behind.

S- Rich yeasty aroma brings to mind banana and vanilla.

T- Good balance of yeast and touches of malt and hops. The 8.5% ABV is hardly noticeable and the carbonation is so lively that the carbonic acid plays into the flavor but in a complementary way. A bit of spice and more banana.

M- Sharp from the yeast and a the medium-high carbonation. Lightish body.

O- The benchmark for Belgian Strong Pales. I've neglected this great beer in the past but now I'm giving it the credit it deserves.

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,928 ratings.
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