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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

495 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 495
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 98
Gots: 51 | 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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Zorro

California

4.95/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

$25 freaking dollars for the bottle! This had better be good!

Pours a hazy yellow gold brew with aggressive carbonation.

Smell is fruity and spicy and a bit heady. Yeast and alcohol smells show up too. A lot of perfume in the smell. Very complex smells, superior to Duvel.

VERY complex Taste! Lots of herb flavors. This is difficult to accomplish, mild yet complex flavor with no off tastes, try to clone this yourself, I doubt you can. I taste rosemary, mint, flowers, clover, anise, oak, lavender, black pepper, faint honey, olive oil, and others I can't identify at the moment.

Mouthfeel is almost too much, VERY FULL.

Not so much drinkable as sipable, this is potent stuff!

I will buy this again, but only for special occasions. This cost five times more than Duvel, but it's maybe only twice as good.

Duvel for $5.99 a Bottle! I LOVE Trader Joe’s!

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2004 03:39:31 | More by Zorro
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

08-01-2014 03:54:49 | More by DerekMorgan
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schneidk

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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07-21-2014 14:09:47 | More by HRamz3
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1.25/5  rDev -69.7%

07-20-2014 16:39:59 | More by fostachild
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KG710

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-19-2014 08:34:24 | More by KG710
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-11-2014 04:32:03 | More by bobv
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-05-2014 05:35:52 | More by KAF
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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China

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-02-2014 14:26:34 | More by patre_tim
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9%

06-26-2014 19:35:47 | More by huntermop
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spoonsock

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-24-2014 06:39:59 | More by spoonsock
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -33.3%

06-24-2014 05:42:10 | More by Jspriest
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

The body is medium to full but it tickles my senses like champagne.

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 01:01:28 | More by puboflyons
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

06-19-2014 01:48:00 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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MQ3867

Portugal

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-17-2014 16:45:26 | More by MQ3867
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leffeblind

Ohio

3/5  rDev -27.2%

06-16-2014 02:26:44 | More by leffeblind
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-12-2014 00:49:46 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

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Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -9%

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Florida

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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev -15%

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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - golden body with active sparking carbonation. Big white head sinks down and retains well.

S - dusty yeast, grassy, minerals, muted fruit, pears mostly, old spices,

T - fruity yeast, pears, apples, muscat grapes, hints of citrus, sturdy mineral notes. There's some cereal sweetness in the but finishes dry and crisp.

M - moderate carbonation, drinks like sparkling wine.

Interesting. It's like beer champagne. This is my first beer of the style, so I don't have anything to grade it against. While I appreciate this beer, it's not something I would seek out. It would be fun to show up to a tasting with this.

Serving type: bottle

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Alberta (Canada)

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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) from Brouwerij Bosteels
92 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.