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

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RATINGS: 3864   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mape1985 (7) - - NOV 23, 2014 does not count
Herb und kräftig. Sehr schaumig. Leicht metallischer Geschmack. Hat kaum Fruchtnoten und wenig Malzaroma. Trotzdem ein gelungenes Starkbier.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocJitsu (1046) - Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Pours a clear, light golden color with a large, long lasting white head. Carbonation bubbles migrate from the bottom of the glass feeding the head.There is an immediate tartness in the nose. However, a sweeter raisin and bread emerge.it has a soft water mouth feel, with moderate liveliness from the carbonation. There is a competing sweetness with the tartness. A Belgian earthiness emerges. raisin and bread are noted as well

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeyo1 (276) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
bottle @ home. Pours a clear straw colored liquid. It boasts a huge white head. The nose is dry with some sweetness. Herbal & fruity notes. Pear, yeast, malt, wheat, warming but well hidden alcohol. Dry clean and balanced taste with sweet maltiness, spices, yeast, alcohol, pear, orange zest, pepper. Lasting bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ckilly (18) - Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2014
I am a fan of IPAs and I search out strong, slightly bitter, high alcohol brews. Duval only reaches about midway on this goal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sisito (15) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2014
Cerveza color amarillo claro. Aromática, con sabor suave de inicio y fuerte amargor final.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Diabobale (241) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
Una buona strong belga, non il massimo. La differenza in questa birra la fanno i lieviti più dei malti e dei luppoli boemi

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Distance_Runner (68) - BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2014 One of the most famous blonde from Belgium. It can be found easily almost in every pub. I like the bottle and the label. My score seem to be low but it’s only because of the the palate

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lbianchi66 (34) - FRANCE - NOV 9, 2014
Une belle robe jaune. Dommage que la mousse ne tienne pas du tout. Arômes fruités et maltés : pomme, agrumes, caramel. Longue en bouche et arrière-goût puissant. Une bonne bière.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hub66 (170) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 9, 2014
couleur jaune; petite mousse blanche; arômes et goût fruités et maltés; l’alcool se fait légèrement sentir; finale douce (mais pas trop) et réchauffante; une bière agréable

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SeniorZozo (28) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 8, 2014
One of the best beer from Belgium. The strong and the head is good. Very tasty and freshable. nice.


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