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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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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:
#752
Reviews:
2,852
Ratings:
7,991
pDev:
11.53%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
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472
Gots:
1,646
Trade:
5
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Aroma - Pilsen grainy notes than the Belgian yeast character takes over with spice and fruitiness.

Appearance - Straw yellow pale with a lot of carbonation and a fluffy white head

Taste - Dry finish with a Belgian spice character that makes up most of the flavor profile. Carbonation plays a role in flavor too. No real hint of alcohol.

Notes - The definitive Belgian Golden Strong Ale

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A: Pours a golden yellow. Nice two finger head with good retention.

S: Begliany. Spiciness and banana and bubble gum. Some bread notes as well.

T: Spice and Bubble gum. I get these notes a lot with belgian pales. There is some bread character as well.

M: Crisp. I have just always thought this beer has way to much carbonation and that takes away from the smoothness.

O: A good beer. Not my favorite style but definetely worth a go.

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 7,991 ratings
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