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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) - Brouwerij Bosteels

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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

489 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 489
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 97
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-15-2003)
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 ml corked bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear pale yellow/golden color. Very carbonated with a two finger white foam head that receded fairly quickly and left jut a bit of lacing behind.

Smell: Sweet and tangy due to the light yeast. A very distinct aroma that is unlike most Belgian beers. It's light, fruity, a bit sour and a bit sweet. Very welcoming and interesting.

Taste: Wow. This is an incredibly light Belgian beer, but with tons of crisp fruit and yeast flavors. Some green apple, pear and apricot notes with a nice light malt beneath. Incredibly refreshing and tasty. Not much going on with hops here, but that just leaves room for the malts and yeast flavors to shine...and they are the real stars here.

Mouth feel: Light body with tons of carbonation, like a sparkling wine. finished sweet with a little semi-dry bite on the end. Truly unique.

Overall: I have found another favorite Belgian beer! This is incredibly light and flavorful for such a high ABV beer, plus it's unlike anything else I've had. It's a bit on the expensive side at around 30 dollars a bottle...but that's not unlike a good wine, and I like this much better than most 30 dollar wines I've had. Outstanding!

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 22:51:35 | More by ChopperSmith
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From the 2011 corked, caged bottle. Sampled on June 16, 2014 I waited to post this for review number 1,800 even though I had it a week ago.

Lovely pale yellow pour that overflows to a foamy cream colored head. I need a towel to clean up the overflow mess. Great clarity.

Wonderful aroma that highlights toasted pale malts, Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, ginger, and clove. Textbook Belgian Abbey brew.

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Similar to the aroma I pick up more spicy characters in the taste. The ginger really forces itself forward beyond the biscuit malts and other spices. Lingering light fruit character at the end. If someone was to ask me 6 months from now what I thought of this beer my answer would be one word "Ginger." Good or bad. That's what I take away from it.

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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) from Brouwerij Bosteels
92 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.