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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 3861   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
didierlewallon (144) - ponferrada, SPAIN - NOV 1, 2014
Cerveza de color dorado con una buena espuma de color blanca. Aroma a fruta dulce y a levadura. Sabor picante a fruta, a levadura, a especias y a levadura. Muy buena.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k92488 (297) - NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
0.33 flaske. Gyllen med høyt hvit skum som varer. Aroma av gjær citrus. Snak av gjær. Syrlig. mye co2

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
erling1000 (127) - - OCT 31, 2014
A belgium bright golden ale, with white head. Aroma is light malty, vineous. Taste is sour, sweet, bitter. A fair ok beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (324) - - OCT 31, 2014
Long last white head upon a straw yellow liquid. Effervescent on the tongue with banana & clove flavour. Rightly a Belgium classic. Rated by BrewTom

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (364) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light gold. Nice peppery aroma. Good yeast flavour balanced by the peppery notes. Doesn’t taste like 8.5%

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4088) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2014
180ml bottle [petite contribution de bartlebière - Merci beaucoup !]. Clear golden colour with huge, frothy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Sweetish bready-grainy, spicy yeasty aroma with a peppery touch, hints of mild mustard. Taste is dry, minimally tart, grainy, herbal, peppery yeasty spicy, some mustard, a lemon juice touch; creamy texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosskie (456) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
Light hay coloured beer, transparent with lots of bubbles and a huge foamy head. Hoppy citric, white pepper, coriander and subtle leather resin. Hints of sweetness, cherries, which contrasts nicely with the sourness. Bitter sour taste with a contrasting but subtle sweetness. Deliciously refreshing with a bitter flowery resin finish. Hint of wood and alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (762) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Slightly cloudy, very low hops light maltiness, smooth and lighter, better with time ...

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syfher (106) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle of 33cl. Very nice beer, unique in her kind, and so very difficult to explain. Just try it !

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Daanminator (161) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2014
Opzich is dit een mooi biertje. Drinkt me toch niet zo makkelijk weg omdat er een overload aan koolzuur in lijkt te zitten waardoor je bij elke slok een vol gevoel krijgt. Kwa smaak en bouquette een voldoende verder.


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