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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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no score

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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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cratez

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle sample courtesy of Peter Chiodo. Thanks again!

Pours a clear golden yellow with one finger of eggshell white foam and a few strands of lacing on the tulip glass.

Smell is barnyard funk, sour candy, fresh cut hay, yeast esters, caramel, green apple, champagne, perfume, ethanol, and flower petals. Nuanced and appetizing aromas.

Taste is basic compared to the nose. I get grainy, biscuity malts upfront, more champagne and a floral/orange-like sweetness mid-palate, bready backbone clashes against sprucey-herbal notes and a neutral, vanishing aftertaste. Somewhat tame.

Mouthfeel is bone dry, medium bodied, fizzy and spritzy tingle on the tongue, rapid fleeting finish. Very bizarre palate, but makes sense for a champagne-style beer.

Overall, I'm glad I got to try this high-end Belgian brew. Although it's not the most flavourful concoction, I can see why it's considered a model example of the style, as it mimics the bubbly stuff quite well. A neat little experiment that's worth sampling if you can find it.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 20:17:42 | More by cratez
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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.

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -27.2%

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Wisconsin

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Alberta (Canada)

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Oklahoma

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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.

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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) from Brouwerij Bosteels
92 out of 100 based on 494 ratings.