Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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95
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7,930 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:
7,930
Reviews:
2,837
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
11.45%
 
 
Wants:
470
Gots:
1,620
For Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Serving Type: Bottle from gift-set, into Duvel Tulip glass.

Appearance (4.0): Attempted to pour as the instructions on the side of the box state. This worked for the most part but I did manage to get a little too much foam. Had to set it down for a minute and eventually cut the head off with a knife, like they show in the stella artois commercials. I'm not sure if that is correct handling or not.

Smell (4.0): Smelled great!

Taste (4.0): Taste great, higher alcohol content but barely noticeable with all of the complex flavors coming through.

Mouthfeel (4.5): As with most of the Belgian beers, this one doesn't disappoint in the mouthfeel category.

Overall (4.0): A solid, world class beer. And I am also excited to get the tulip glass that came with the 4 pack gift set!

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S: Nice floral scents, hops,

T: Really like the pilsner malt flavor. It is mildly bitter and has a nice citrus notes.

M: tangy and creamy flavors work well together

O: very smooth and drinkable, extremely well made.

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,930 ratings.
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