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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 4452   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
grease (42) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 30, 2006
Duvel is a wonderful beer. My latest example had big clove spiciness from the yeast, a nice bitterness for balance, and a dryness that makes this beer deceptively drinkable. The carbonation is intense and accentuates the yeast characters nicely. Overrated? I think not.


3.6
Bitek (713) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 27, 2017
Owocowe estry, przyprawy, nieco slodowosci. Sporo ciala i slodyczy. Goryczka srednia do niskiej, wysokie, musujace wysycenie.

5
jessbonde () - - JUL 27, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2017 This is my favorit beer and it just beat it all. And I don’t really know why!

3.7
Zilverenmaan (200) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2017
Poors clear yellow without yeast, rather thin even, pooring with yeast adds some hazyness and body. Head big, disappearing slowly, leaving some good lacing. Aroma of a blond ale but stronger, more complex: alcohol, spices, maybe some trace of vegetables. Taste: banana, alcoholic warmth, a hintof bitterness. Carbonation a bit too much. Good but for me not exraordinary.

3.8
Pedritisz () - - JUL 24, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2017 Egy igazi belga bolondról ale. Gyógynövényes illat és íz, közepesen testes sör

3.4
jooilakon (170) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle 330 ml from Sainsbury’s. Aromas of yeast, hay and citrus. Big, fluffy white head and a long lasting, slightly hazy golden body. Taste is yeast, alcohol, hay, citrus.

3.8
cilvekspagaisu (33) - - JUL 21, 2017
Labs specigs ar labu putu. Patikams aromats un dzidrs. Dzertu vair?kus bet daudz gr?di.

3.5
KraftowyJakup (330) - POLAND - JUL 21, 2017
Barwa slomkowa, klarowne, trwala piana. W zapachu chleb, drozdze, troche estrów, glównie morela, delikatna guma balonowa, moze lekki banan, troche fenolowych przypraw, pieprz. W smaku przyjemny balans, jest troche slodu, ale z drugiej strony fenole, lekki alkohol i chmiel, mocno musujace, goryczka srednia, chmielowo-alkoholowa.

3.2
Maits (494) - ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2017
Clear golden beer with big lively white head. Aroma is citrus, hay, honey, alcohol. Taste is medium sweet , spices with alcohol feel. Thin feel, medium body.

3.6
PilsnerWarden69 () - - JUL 20, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2017 Definitely my strongest lager ever, well tastes like on....

4.4
shawnmurphy (515) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2017
Consumed while on vacation in Edmonton, Alberta. 12-ounce bottle pours clear straw color with two-inch-thick white whipped-cream head and lacing. Aroma: lemon, honey, some barnyard. Flavor: the above, plus white pepper and yeast. Mouthfeel: medium-bodied, clean. I’ve had this many times; always world-class.


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