"Beware of the beer!!! MOORTGAT Brewery" Belgium Tourist Trap Tip by irisbe

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  Beer: Duvel, Moortgat
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  • Beer: Duvel, Moortgat - Belgium
      Beer: Duvel, Moortgat
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  • Maredsous from the tap - Belgium
      Maredsous from the tap
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  • 3. Vedett beer of Moortgat - Belgium
      3. Vedett beer of Moortgat
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Belgium beer is so good you might want to drink more then you can take!

1. It's a Duvel!!!

Don't sell your soul to a Duvel!

Duvel is a high fermentation beer that is made using the finest barley malt and hops. No additives or preservatives are added.

It is not pasteurised and therefore entirely pure and natural beer.

Secondary fermentation and long maturation take place in the bottle, giving the beer its highly distinctive taste.
That is why you should never keep Duvel in your fridgerator, unless just before you decide to drink it cold. If stored too long in the cold the living yeast might die.

When poured into the traditional cup-shaped sampling glass, the beer foams into a generous layer of froth.

Duvel has a fine balance between a fine aroma and subtly bitter taste .

2. Maredsous from the tap!

Not only it is a cheese named Maredsous... but there is also the beer brewed at the Duvel factory named this way.

The one in the picture is a dark sweet beer of 8 degrees, a bit malty but also a bit sweet to my taste.
But not bad at all :)

3. A vedett: a pilslike beer of a higher category then the Bel pils. Sold in a green bottle, same shape as the Duvel bottle, but in a small tall glass and a little bit to small to get all the beer in. It is possible to do so, but still....


Visits to the brewery are possible but only during the weekdays and on some evenings. You need to be in group but there might be a possibility if you call them to arrange a visit joining a group.

Duvel Moortgat
Breendonkdorp 58
Tel. : +32 03/860.94.00
Fax : +32 03/886.46.22
E-mail : info@duvel.be

Unique Suggestions: Drink slowly, enjoy the taste....
and never leave a glass empty nor full!
That is what my late uncle said when he died with a smile on his face and his glass in his hands!

Fun Alternatives: Drink water and regret afterwards you didn't tasted the beer

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 15, 2005
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