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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 3983   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WhoU (121) - Cape Town, - JAN 21, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2014 Bottle - pours yellow/white wheaty light with fluffy head, not a strong as I expected but good nonetheless. Aroma is wheaty slight hop and yeasty with a stinging aroma I struggle to place. Taste is bitter with a dry mouthfeel same sensation as ruby grapefruit juice. Overall beer did have an intersting sting or bitter zestyflavour which was quite pleasant. Good but not te best!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlmostHome (39) - Gulfport, Mississippi, USA - APR 25, 2015
Not my favorite of the Duvels. Still an above average beer. A little light but the abv kicks in at the end. The Blue is better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LeandroBibi (30) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 23, 2015
Cerveja dourada de pouca espuma. Aromas frutados e herbais complexos, mas bem equilibrados. No paladar, pouco amargor e o álcool pode ser notado, mas também com bastante. Retrogosto prolongado e delicioso.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
branko (56) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 22, 2015
Bottle from Interspar. Pours Pale golden color with thick white head. Yeast and malts aroma, little banana smell. Sweet, medium bitter taste of malts and little bit of hops. Nice canonization, little alcohol taste too..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2162) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Hazy straw/gold color; Medium body; Aroma of yeast, fruit, some floral, & spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt, yeast, hops, some fruit, and citrus; High carbonation; Nicely balanced; Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
17Beer (85) - SWITZERLAND - APR 21, 2015
Strong yeast and wheat smells. Pours a pale gold with a rocky white head. Round well balanced well carbonated mouthfeel. Hard to tell its 8.5% because of its polish. Lingering sour finish. Refined for a strong ale.

4.3
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skatanarchy (58) - - 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

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (125) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: Carrefour (Lézignan). Wheaty sweetness with sizeable head.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EAGLE82 (158) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
Beautifull Belgian Strong Ale. A great bready- hoppy aroma. And an uncomparable taste.

4.9
   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.


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