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


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RATINGS: 4114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2013
gold with an enormous, fluffy white head and great lacing. bubblegum, bread, banana, barnyard, cereal, grass. heavy cloying sweetness, like liquid candy. medium body, creamy feel, fizzy, soda-like carbonation. actually drinks like an alcoholic soda. way too sweet and fizzy for me

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aronvarga (392) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 13, 2015
Clovy, fruity and yeast aroma, pale golden colour, big lasting porous off-white head, medium body, high refreshing carbonation, sweet malty taste, spicy palate. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Narizao84 (4) - Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2015 does not count
Duvel, mmm very aromatic. Light beer. Some champagne taste and after tastes. Good beer in overall but not my preference. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LazyPyro (67) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
330ml bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour with decent foamy white head. Yeast, spices and fruits in the aroma. Same for the flavour. Very drinkable!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hansvf (409) - - OCT 10, 2015
Blind geproefd. Troebel, heel wit. Dik schuim. Ruikt naar Hoegaarden, koriander dus. Smaakt wat voller dan een wit, maar wat is het dan?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (202) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2015

Banana, wheat, yeast, lemon, orange, clove.

Yellow/gold beer with a large white head.

Refreshingly sweet, spicy finish. Drinks so easily and tastes almost like a weißen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elosop (220) - SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2015
Ljusgul, smått dimmig med vit fin krona. Doftar kryddigt, lite citrus och banan. Smaken syrlig och frisk, något alkoholanstruken. Lite för mkt kolsyra. Bättre på fat?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Trevinho (6) - Merida, MEXICO - OCT 9, 2015 does not count
Although Belgian ales aren’t my favorite styles (or the least pleasing me, either), it is easy to realize that Duvel is a great, great beer. Simply it feels the dedication it took to produce it. You have to try. In my Top5 so far. A pesar de que los estilos ales belgas no son mis favoritas (ni las que menos me gustan, tampoco), es fácil notar que Duvel es un gran, gran cerveza. Sencillamente se siente la dedicación que se tomaron en elaborarla. Hay que probarla. En mi Top5 hasta ahora.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
leszeks (14) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Hołd blond po prostu mi nie smakuje. Zbyt wytrawne. Z kolei prezencja jest rewelacyjna. Ogrom piany z pięknym zdobieniem szkla ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nogva (61) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
Pours pale and clear yellow with a white head. Malty aroma of banana, yeast and herbs. Medium body, thick feel, fizzy carbonation. Taste of lemon zest, grass and some caramel. Long finish with hop resin and lingering alchohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
One2remeber (202) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. BB 03/17 8 srm, close to pale yellow, clear. Skunky like a Heineken, pils malt, stinky piss, wort stained brewery floors, fresh cut grass. Some baby diaper funk. Melon, honeydew esters. Boozy, skunky. Must be an off bottle. This is nothing special. Will try again.

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