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

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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


andrepintado's rating

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
andrepintado (1636) - Lisbon, - APR 30, 2013
33cl bottle in belgium. Light gold color with thin head. Aroma is cereal, corn and light malt. Ok!


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thirstyrabbit (1199) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle. Pale yellow body, medium to small head. Thin pale lager aroma. Crisp and clean pale lager taste. Clean and sessionable pale lager. So what’s the downside? It’s boring as hell.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tayeth (308) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2015
Der Geruch ist säuerlich, der Geschmack ist säuerlich und vergleichsweise bitter. Erfrischend.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
gueuze (449) - - JAN 18, 2015
Geruch Richtung belgisches OG, aber nicht Lager. Leicht muffig, wenig Hopfen. Im Geschmack leicht säuerlich.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Salmaneser (7) - BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2015 does not count
33 cl bottle at home. Looks and tastes like a decent pils, nothing more nothing less.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Svesse (6506) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 17, 2015
(Bottle, Food Box, Brussels, 22 Oct 2014) Pale yellow colour with frothy, white head. Malty nose with bread, grainy malt, grassy hops and a touch of citrus. Malty taste with notes of bread, grain, a hint of citrus and a gentle grassy bitterness. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Fairly fresh and quite a decent pale lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjansen1310 (71) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2015
33 cl bottle. Bittery grainy aroma. Taste of citrus, bitter and a bit watery. A bit too watery, but I think it?s an ideal summer beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (999) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
Can at Pilgrims Progress (JDW), Bedford. Somewhere between straw and clear. Light to medium carbonation. Light lemon, vanilla floral scent. Taste his fairly bitter, with a citrussy sweetness tempering the overall flavour. Slight a rid note in the finish. Not bad for a lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1225) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Part of my 2013 backlog. Pale gold colour, with a thick white head. Aroma has malt and floral hints. The taste has malts lemon and fruit.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (17930) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear pale yellow golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy weak grassy aroma. Fruity malty sweetish grainy weak grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty grainy finish.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Old rating rerated 12.12.2014, 0,33l bottle shared @ hotel room in Oslo:
Small shortlasting head, very light color. Aroma is mild grainy, weeds, wet grain, cereal, flowers, sour hay. Taste is mild floral, wet hay, weeds, flowers, paper, medicine, cereal. Little bitterness, harsh watery mouthfeel. So boring.


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