Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

7,930 Ratings
Duvel Belgian Golden AleDuvel Belgian Golden Ale

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-06-2000

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured a gorgeous cloudy yellow with a three finger fluffy white head that kept expanding for minutes after the pour. Truly a gorgeous beer. Scents of barnyard funk, sour notes, lemon zest, cirtus, and very slight bit of banana. A complex nose, predicting the flavor to come, and being quite appealing on it's own. Taste is complex, with flavors of pilnser malt, citrus, fruitiness, graininess, moderate hop bitterness, spiciness and a bit of malt sweetness. The finish is dry as is the aftertaste. There is also a flavor in the after taste that reminds me of burnt marshmallows. There is a lot going on in the flavor, it's quite complex and combines in an excellent way. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A good, easy to drink and refreshing mouthfeel, hiding the ABV quite well. Overall this is an excellent beer. It has a complex nose and flavor, it looks fantastic, it has a wonderful, fluffy head and an excellent mouthfeel. I enjoy it now far more than I did a year ago when I first tried it. Duvel is truly a world class beer and well worth drinking.

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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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