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

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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Unfiltered.
Launched 2007. Retired 2011. Replaced with an annual release, starting in 2012, using a different hop each year.
Made with three kinds of hops: Styrian Goldings, Saaz and Amarillo. Dry hopped with more Styrian, and an extra dose of malts to hold up.


afireinside96's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
afireinside96 (923) - Mountville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Similar to regular Duvel except not quite as dry. Earthier and spicier than regular Duvel too. More robust but not quite as refined.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2091) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 25, 2016
slightly opalescent pale yellow colour, medium sized, dense still not cream white head; aroma of grapefruit, tropicl fruits like lichee and mango, maybe some tangerine, too, grains, pine notes and hints of vegetables; bittersweet taste with the same notes and spicy peppery-alcoholic aftertaste; incredibly fruity! - almost like a new-world IIPA; I’m fully amazed!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (1371) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2016
33cl. Bottle.
Pours clear yellow with white head.
Aroma spice, yeast, grapefruit, citrus.
Taste some sweets, dry citrus bitter.
Mouthfeel thin.
Great brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3980) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2016
Bottle. Golden pour. Aroma of grain and yeast mostly. Fresh taste of grapefruit, bitter grassy hop, yeast and grain. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McSherman (519) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2016
Hellgelb leuchtend, leicht getrübt mit weißem Schaum. Geruch ist heftig frisch, fruchtig, Apfel und etwas tropische Früchte. Der Antrunk ist bitter herb, relativ trocken. Der Amarillo harmoniert wunderbar mit seiner frischen Feuchtigkeit mit dem trocken bitteren Körper dieses Bieres. Sehr gutes Bier, dem man die fast 10% kaum anmerkt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5950) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2016
July 2016 - Bottle share at Craft Beer Co Islington as ’Duvel Tripel Hop 1: Amarillo’. Many thanks to Bryan. Light yellow, highly sparkling, clear, foamy white head, thick white lacing. Aroma is airy, biscuity, breakfast tea with milk. Body is light, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is light malts, spicy, booze, white pepper with a dry, quite abrasive, finish. Booze and yeast, spicy. (3.2)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (524) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2016
Witte kraag, kleine belletjes. Nevelig geel bier. Aroma van peper, citrus, hout, lychee. Bitter, licht zuur. Volle body, prikkelend co2.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Banzale (16) - FRANCE - AUG 6, 2016
Coffret tasting box 2016. Acheté à Tabac&co palais des bières dans famiflora à dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. #1 du coffret. Couleur dorée clair . Belle mousse bien tenace. Au nez arôme de houblon plutôt simple . En bouche nous avons un goût d’amertume mais pas immédiat . Il arrive progressivement pour que ce sois moelleux en bouche ( c’est mon avis ) Très bien et peu plaire à ce qui ne sont pas habitué à de tels goûts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17149) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle from Terre de Boissons and drunk at home. Part 1 of the Duvel Triple Hop recreation. Clear bright gold colour lasting white head. some esters on the aroma. some peach and lemon yep like Duvel but stronger hotter on the finish. hops are there. some earthy woodiness and bitterness and a little fresh hop flower. really boozy of the finish. a little uncultured on the hop and the hop is a little harsh. I like the Base Duvel beer flavour though. too fizzy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moolesen (470) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Light cloudy yellow with a nice white head. Good hoppy aroma, but not as dominant as some other american hops. Rich taste, where you taste the alcohol and the bitter hops. Long bitter finish. Good beer. P.S. Tasted this as the re-brewed Duvel ultimate Tripel hop 1

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle shared at Craft Beer Co Islington - London. Many thanks to Bryan. Pours clear yellow with a frothy, white head. Light dank hops in the nose, melon, grapefruit, pale bread. Medium sweet flavour with rich melon and grapefruit. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Juicy and lightly resinous in the close-out. Real solid stuff.


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