Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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Duvel Belgian Golden AleDuvel Belgian Golden Ale
BA SCORE
4.25/5
Outstanding
8,035 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:
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:
#766
Reviews:
2,863
Ratings:
8,035
pDev:
11.76%
Bros Score:
4.75
 
 
Wants:
479
Gots:
1,668
Trade:
5
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330cl bottle with a best buy date of 03/2016 poured into my tulip...

A - Bright yellow as the sun, frothy one and a half finger head that quickly settles. Pretty nice lace retention as well

S - Lemon, green apple, lime, floral notes

T - Follows the nose to a tee. ABV is well hidden. Outstanding!

M - Light body, high carbonation, very smooth

O - Absolutely awesome. I can't believe I would bypass this all the time. I paired this with a nice sirloin and it complemented it perfectly. ABV isn't noticed much by me. Wonderful

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Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 8,035 ratings