Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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For this 2014 edition, our brewers have selected Mosaic. This new US hop variety enhances the beer with a tangerine sweetness, hints of tropical fruit and an interesting blueberry flavour.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vincentvega72 (71) - - MAY 16, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2014 Mooi lichtgeel kleurtje, heerlijk fruitig aroma. Geuren van bessen, citrus. Prachtige balans tussen fruitig en het bittere van de hop. (Veel) lekkerder dan een gewone duvel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (7032) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Pour out of 330 cl bottle, slightly hazy golden-orange pour with nice fluffy white head, aroma brought notes of herbs, spice, slight orange and lemon into a bit of tangerine, slight biscuit, doughy tone as well. Taste was a mix of orange, tangerine, slight tropical fruit into a bit of spice, yeast, touch of doughy notes with a hint of biscuit, finishing bitter, spicy. Excellent and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
undercurrent25 (1564) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a blonde colour, aroma and taste is extremely hoppy with tropical fruit, refreshing pine on the palate, best beer for a long while

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2438) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
330ml bottle from the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Golden in colour with a large and lasting white head, excellent lacing. The aroma is fruity, hoppy, some spice, citrus. The flavour is sweet, some citrus hops, spice, fruity, lightly bitter. Finishes long, yeasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoplover66 (32) - SPAIN - FEB 21, 2015
Espuma persistente, color amarillo turbio. Aroma intenso herbal y frutas tropicales. El sabor es también intenso y predominante el lúpulo. Buena carbonatación. Final seco.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
birraiolo (229) - ITALY - FEB 20, 2015
Bottiglia da 33 cl. Color oro con schiuma bianca fine di media tenuta. Al naso è un’esplosione di profumi che vanno dall’agrumato all’erbaceo al fruttato e resinoso. Al palato l’alcool è ben attenuato da tutte le varie sfumature di sapori che aytraversano le papille gustative. Ottima e beverina malgrado i suoi 9, 5 gradi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (243) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Boozy and delicious. And boozy beer is a good thing. That’s why I was having a mammary lapse for sure. Booze!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ROSE1962 (9) - POLAND - FEB 16, 2015 does not count
Barwa złota, mglista. Piana biała, dość wysoka jednak grubo pęcherzykowata, z czasem opada ale cienka warstwa utrzymuje się do końca. Aromat bardzo intensywny, bucha już po otwarciu butelki, bardzo przyjemny, cytrusowy, orzeźwiający. Czuć również chmiel, przy mocnym zaciągnięciu można wyczuć też alkohol. Smak rewelacyjny. Owocowy, gruszki, cytrusy, oraz chmielowy na końcu. Słodowość i goryczka zbalansowana i żadna z nich nie wychodzi na czoło. Idealnie zgrane te dwa oczucia, które w sposób rewelacyjny maskują wysoki woltaż. Ogólne wrażenie jest bardzo pozytywne, piwo warte swojej ceny.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1451) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 13, 2015
Pours a clear medium yellow colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, light heavy hoppy, grass, moderate citrus and fruit. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with dry finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4308) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Citrus, grass, hops, yeast, spices.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Hops, yeast, grass, citrus, some alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MunBro (618) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
A very nicely hopped Belgian. Typical flavours of wheat, yeast, coriander, spices, etc. Layered beautifully into the traditional Duvel flavour is a brilliant burst of citrusy hops.

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