Duvel Belgian Golden Ale | Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV

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95
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7,944 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:
7,944
Reviews:
2,841
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
11.45%
 
 
Wants:
469
Gots:
1,624
For Trade:
5
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Light yellow color with one finger head with minimal lacing. Some cloudiness.
S: Citrus, straw, and wheat.
T: the alcohol content of 8.5% is well hidden. Pretty good flavor with hints of wheat and citrus.
M: interesting trick which can extract the alcohol flavor, (why would you want to) is to smack your tongue off the roof of your mouth a few times. Suddenly, you can taste the alcohol.
O: Mediocre.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of gregb13
4.82/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A near perfect beer in every way if served under optimal condition. Appearance - can't think of a beer that looks better in the glass. The head is almost a meringue and it sticks around. Smell - a bouquet of apples and pears, and some very subtle spice. Taste - apple, pear, champagne, faint spicy-bitter aftertaste that does not linger. Alcohol is very well masked. Mouthfeel - medium-dry. Overall an outstanding beer that I would never turn down.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

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4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Uma cerveja muito famosa e de qualidade. Acredito que se ela fosse uma simples belgian blond ale mereceria mais pontos, mas pelo fato de ser uma strong, ela poderia ser mais aromática e possuir um aroma um pouco mais complexo, porém mesmo assim, é uma ótima cerveja, vale a pena conferir.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Duvel is pretty close to my palate's perfect beer. Duvel is real juggernaut of Belgian pale ale....candi sugar and pilsner blend together boost up the alcohol % but thanks to two stage yeast additions, there comes across a clean very dry finish with glorious head retention. It's a devil of beer and a world class one too....

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

Duvel Belgian Golden Ale from Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,944 ratings.
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