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


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RATINGS: 3647   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Bottle conditioned.
Four generations of the Moortgat family have brought together Pilsner malts, Bohemian hops, and a unique yeast strain to create this intense, aromatic and beguiling ale. This Belgian favourite is best enjoyed chilled (40 - 50 F) with discerning friends or good-looking strangers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MWashk (10) - - APR 22, 2014
Overall thought it was a good beer. Loots of fruity notes, very light. Would go well with food.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
yidi (20) - okemos, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2014
Gold yellow color with bright white head. Smells sweet and lime. Taste bitter and light sour. Great carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
richc1983 (8) - - APR 21, 2014 does not count
Poued from a 11.2 oz bottle into a duvel tulip. Goldish orange in color. Tons of frothy light head. Huge floral nose. Very sweet and hides the alcohol well. Very drinkable and tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuedmaster (164) - Vista, California, USA - APR 21, 2014
This is pretty impressive, no wonder it is the definitive blonde Belgian ale. 750 ml. bottle poured into a schooner. Beautiful pour of cloudy straw yellow/gold with a foamy white head that leaves lacing. Aroma of nutty yeast, caramel, grass, honey, and lemon. Very rich and complex flavor, fruity with a sharp hop bitterness at the end. All of the flavors meld into a complex Belgian ale experience. Full bodied, creamy texture, lively carbonation, and bitter finish. This is a real winner, would repeat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ramboraffe (130) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
330 ml bottle. Clear light yellow with big white head. Sweet floral smell. Taste is quite sweet with herbs and some bitterness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NJexit14a (1) - Bayonne, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2014 does not count
This is MY beer of choice. I always ask people to show me better. Has not been done yet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (721) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
Classic beer. Pleasant Belgian yeast aroma with a floral alcohol resonance. Clear golden color, almost like ginger ale or champagne. Medium weight with strong carbonation. Flavors coat the tongue. A mix of pale malts and yeast with fruity dryness and a slight hops presence . A really well-made beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1307) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2014
Pours a clear pale yellow color with a white head. Aroma is of yeast and alcohol. Maybe a bit of hay. Taste is clean and slightly sweet.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
tomivar (8) - - APR 17, 2014 does not count
En l for de som elsker hy alkoholdmak. Personlig blir den ikke s god. En overvurdert l.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jh773 (49) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Pours with a smaller-than-expected head. Bubblegum and straw in the nose. Taste is yeast, bread, straw, champagne grapes. Very fizzy, distractingly so at first but it settles down as you let it sit. Refreshing and tasty.

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