Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Pale Lager
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


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RATINGS: 449   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Vedett, a blond, light, well hopped premium beer with 5.2% alcohol content, is the cult Duvel Moortgat beer today: following its birth in 1945, it quickly acquired fame and recognition within an intimate circle of insiders in the Antwerp-Brussels region. But do not think for a moment that this oldtimer is thinking about retirement, quite the contrary. For the past years, Vedett has been going through a second childhood in a number of trendy cafés located mainly in big cities. The secret of its charm? A retro-look, a capricious taste, Vedett-allure and the "golden touch" of the brewery. These past years, the brewery armed Vedett with an innovative, hip, young and slightly absurd image. A successful strategy, especially with the youth: Right now, you'll find Vedett in Belgian Delhaize supermarkets and most Flemish cities as well as in Brussels. And the follow-up to the story? You can read it at www.vedett.com.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rusos (475) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden yellow colour. White head. The beer is empty in aroma and also in taste. Taste bitter, bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (4484) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle. Aroma skunky lightstruck. That is about all. Clear pale yellow colour. Quickly disappearing head. Taste... well almost tasteless. Light metallic, light skunky, very thin, mild, watery. Easily drinkable but distracting flaws.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MelvinKalksma (637) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2015
Aroma: Hops, yeast, malt, emptiness. Appearance: Pale gold/yellow coloured beer with a steady white head. Taste/Palate: Almost nothing at all; hops, yeast, malt, emptiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jaiez (1) - Hulshout, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2015 does not count
Fris bier, met fantastisch uiterlijk. Niet zwaar, wat het een geliefkoosd bier maakt tijdens een namiddag op café!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierhier (21) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2015
beer in more or less pils style, but commercialized in the retro-hype making it a bit more "exclusive". Good marketing for a very average beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jice (248) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 10, 2015
Couleur pale, mousse fine et persistante, goût pas terrible. La description (certes, commerciale) est exagérée pour une simple bière blonde : "bière culte de Duvel Moortgat", " excellente réputation auprès un cercle étroit d’initiés" ... what else ? Leur site internet est décalé et drôle, la dégustation de la bière est déprimante. Comment compenser un manque de finesse par l’humour...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2970) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2015
0,33 l Dose Sehr helles gelb. Wenig weißer Schaum. Relativ bizzelig. Okay aber insgesamt nichtssagend.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
redders1974 (696) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bit of a dissapointment not because it’s a bad lager just expected to much from it Belgium lager cool image funky bottle must be good but it’s average through and through

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
poolstar (43) - Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2015
white foam head, light yellow colour, some hops . pilsner style, would prefer it, if it was a bit stronger

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gangstergafje (489) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2015
The beer doesn’t have a special appearance. It is pilsner: rough white foam, pale golden yellow color, bubbles arising too the top. The aroma is hoppy. It has a nice fruity aroma, there is also some malt. The taste is just like the Asian pilsners. More hoppy and malty than normal pilsner, but not very special.

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