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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 4182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.


artyom's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
artyom (824) - Osijek, - MAR 4, 2013
0,33l bottle. Golden color with big head. Aroma is yeast, spices and coriander, just like the taste. Carbonation level is high. This is really great beer, very interesting and complex taste, one of my favorites.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leduardol (60) - - FEB 9, 2016
Aparência pálida, ligeiramente turva com espuma generosa, duradoura e de com corpo baixo. O álcool é bem perceptível, mas há um refrescância e notas herbais e picante. Corpo baixo, boa carbonatação e amargor na medida. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bunget (741) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear yellow body, big fluffy snow-white head with average retention, but plenty of lacing. Aroma of herbs and yeast, peppercorn, sugar and mineral water. Taste of grains, yeast, spices, herbs and some alcohol towards the end. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaelic (96) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Golden blond beer with thick, white head. Very refreshing, delicate bitters and convenient dry taste. Thickling on the tongue.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JuanFlk80 (24) - SPAIN - FEB 6, 2016
Botella 33cl, Hipercor, cerveza Belga de excelente sabor, espuma blanca abudante, color amarillo claro

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jultsu (485) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - FEB 6, 2016
BBE 11-2016. Kultaisen kuulas, iso ja nopea vaahto. Ilmava, sammunut, raikkaahko tuoksu. Suutuntuma makean hedelmäinen, kuohuva, hapokkaahko, myös jokin outo elementti. Ei erityisen nautittavaa, mutta keskitasoa parempaa.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
LizardKing (5) - East Peoria, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
My favorite all year ale. Pour it into their uniquely shaped glass and you can see the quality. The head is to die for!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Haru13 (12) - FRANCE - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden with thick white head. Citrus and herbal hops aroma. Medium body. Strong alcoholic taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kita (1674) - Koper, SLOVENIA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear deep golden color with thick soapy off-white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of yeast, dried fruits, cereals, alcohol and spices. Taste starts with moderate sweet caramel and toasted malt, following is fruity and yeast, mouth feel is spicy, warming alcoholic and rather dry, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium to full body, thick texture and average carbonation in palate. Classic must try...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
S_Lovecraft (4) - - FEB 2, 2016 does not count
golden, rocky head, citrus aroma and very bitter, light body, fizzy: to try again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (16) - - FEB 1, 2016
floral, citrus, golden, rocky head, medium sweetness with a bitter final, medium body, fizzy, a symbol of the tradition of the belgian strong ale.


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