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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

494 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 494
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 98
Gots: 52 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels visit their website
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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Reviews by Proteus93:
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Proteus93

Virginia

4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Arguably THE New Year celebratory beer, and I finally got around to picking up a bottle to celebrate this one... good omen, perhaps?!

A: Pale golden... very clear, topped with that huge bubbly head that requires a gentle and slow pour to keep under control. Pouring into a chilled flute, as suggested, certainly helped keep the pour from being unpleasant.

S + T: The yeast strain used on this does some pretty interesting things. It's not totally funky like a farmhouse, saison, or the like, but that element is certainly there. The fruity esters balance it out, with a somewhat citrus-like quality, though no particular citrus fruit stands out... perhaps mostly like an orange zest. There's the slightest mustiness in both the aroma and flavour, but that takes nothing away from it... in fact, it adds a touch of character that seems appropriate. A complex spiciness finishes it off, again, nothing really specific.

M + D: Very sparkling, as I expected. Body is light, high on the carbonation, with a deceiving alcohol presence... it's remarkably well hidden. A lovely toasting beer, and certainly an appropriate choice for celebrating!

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 04:45:35 | More by Proteus93
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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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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) from Brouwerij Bosteels
92 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.