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


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RATINGS: 4006   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (921) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Pours a nice hazy golden color with a big white head that leaves good lacing. Aromas and flavors were good but a little weak I thought. Medium bodied with slight carbonation and a sweet finish. An excellent beer as expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Batavi (96) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2015 Uitgeschonken in origineel Duvel bierglas. Goudblond licht troebel bier, met prachtige stabiele witte schuimkraag, die aan het glas blijft kleven. De Duvel heeft veel carbonatie, levendig bier in het glas. Herkenbaar aroma van Belgische gist, en licht kruidig. De smaak is heel bekend, simpel maar uitstekend in balans. Tonen van Belgische gist, gras, kruidige hop. Duvel is waarschijnlijk het bekendste Belgische bier, en het maakt zijn naam van een uitstekend degustatiebier zeker waar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EkinTelli (20) - TURKEY - MAY 19, 2015
Great aroma with nice appearance and taste is good too not too strong and balanced bitter and sour taste and good hay aroma

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
CorBon (9) - - MAY 18, 2015 does not count
Nice strong beer. Expected more, though. Tastes a bit like a strong version of a Pilsener. Not bad - just not special enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wojciechianna (145) - Poznań, POLAND - MAY 17, 2015
A little hazy, golden color, and big white head. Aroma of hops and malts, fresh. Tastes dry, malty with some yeast notes. High carbonation, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4945) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle at home split with Sarah, Trying to catch up on the most rated beers. Clear greenish pale yellow coloured pour with a big frothy pure white head. Aroma is belgian yeast, bit lagery, green apple, straw. A little hot alcohol on the nose as well. Flavour is composed of clean pils grains, tangy green apple, powdery, some belgian yeast character. Palate is light and somewhat refreshing, high abrasive carbonation and a little powdery on the tongue. A bit of an alcohol bite in the finish. Not much going on. Goes down pretty easy.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bleble (24) - - MAY 16, 2015
Bottiglia 0.75 l. L’alcool si sente tutto, ma nonostante ciò una nota particolare, data dal luppolo la rende quasi unica

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (819) - USA - MAY 16, 2015
Rated based on notes from 24 May 2012 -- The quintessential Belgian Strong beer. Can’t go wrong with this if you’re in the mood for a great Belgian beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kto (67) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 15, 2015
pours clear yellow colour with a big frothy head and a nice lacing. nose: yeast, malts; almost a pilsner. taste: sour apple, a bit of banana, pepper, herbs. medium bitterness. strong carbonation, long dry finish. alcohol is not too noticeable considering 8.5% abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
holdleder (224) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
750 cl. flaske. 8,5 %. En meget stærk øl med let lyst skum. Frisk i smagen men lidt for stærk

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roger60 (90) - - MAY 14, 2015
SB Oskarshamn, flaska. Skulle kunna ersätta hoegaarden men för stark. En riktig belgare.

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