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


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RATINGS: 3979   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Bottle poured into a chalice. Pours a slightly hazy, straw-gold with a small white head on top. Good retention, and there’s plenty of lace left behind. The nose is sharp with Belgian yeast, sour citrus, dry grass, coriander. This one starts out really spritzy and a bit harsh. A massive amount of carbonation on the palate. Thankfully, though, this smooths out as I sip. Gets much more mellow and cleans itself up. A bit dry on the finish. Wonderful balance on this one. Completely understand now why this one is rated so highly. Spice, tart yeast, lemon zest, dry crackers. Just a touch of alcohol rounds this one out. Man this is incredibly balanced! Nothing really overpowers here, but every flavor plays their part and adds to the whole. A spectacular beer. This is a style I don’t drink very often as I haven’t had many that I really crave, but this one jumped to the top of this list. One I will revisit again and again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gregerik (13) - Kings Lynn, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Klasyczne piwo. Duvel to klasa sama dla siebie. Świetnie zbalansowane, piękna piana, dobre zarówno schłodzone jak i w wyższych temperaturach. Jest w nim prostota i czystość pilzneńskiego słodu i kompleksowość belgijskich drożdży. Świetne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skatanarchy (47) - - APR 17, 2015
듀벨(브린동ȕ 푸어스) 8.5% ABV 바이스맥주에 호가든이 있다면, 벨지언에일에&# 듀벨이 있다. 벨지언 스트롱 에일의 베스트 셀러. 강하고 단 에일이지만 가볍고 날렵한 향 https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (112) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: Carrefour (Lézignan). Wheaty sweetness with sizeable head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EAGLE82 (152) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
Beautifull Belgian Strong Ale. A great bready- hoppy aroma. And an uncomparable taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sremed60 (15) - Arizona, USA - APR 10, 2015
I gave this a 19 overall only because I like to think the perfect beer is still out there... somewhere. This comes close. This goes down in my book as the second best overall beer I’ve ever had. Everything about this beer was spot on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydslip (231) - Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2015
Bright gold beer with a crackly white head. Pilsneresque nose of wet cardboard hops, some sour yeast, and light citrus and spice. Flavor is like the bastard child of a Belgian sour ale and a traditional pilsner with some sour apple and yeast flavors inevitably giving way to a dry, musky bitterness that lingers. Good hybrid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (141) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 10, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy golden with persistent medium white head. Aroma of malts, yeast, herbs, spices and some flowers, some coriander as well. Taste is light sweet followed by medium bitterness, spicy, coriandry. Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malin_aiisa (23) - - APR 9, 2015
Aroma: old, yeast not nice, barnyard, golden, cloudy, frothy with white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, taste of banan candy medium body, average carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (54) - - APR 9, 2015
Strong aroma maintained throughout. Pale yellow, lively carbonation giving thick white head. Ting on tongue and mouth - maybe too fizzy for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baalzevuv (68) - Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 9, 2015
Bardzo duża piana, śnieżnobiała, grubsopęcherzykowa. Opada szybko. Barwa słomkowa wpadająca w żółtą. Piwo jednolicie zmętnione. Zmętnienie delikatne. Aromat lekko owocowy, trawiasty, czuć też alkohol. W smaku lekko chlebowy i mocno chmielowy. Przebija alkohol. Goryczka jest wyraźna, niezalegająca. Naprawdę, coś pysznego.

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