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Kortrijk-dUtsel - Brouwerij Kortrijk-Dutsel

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16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: macrosmatic on 02-11-2013)
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3.73/5  rDev +10%

Poured from the bottle into a champagne flute. Jan 2013/14 produced? No cork.

A real nice light lemon body, somewhat clear, with loads of fast rising cola and champagne like carbonation to keep the head going. Head is really not that big or frothy compared to most brut biers, simple off white pin head and only about two fingers tall. Decent and solid appearance.

Lovely nose and bouquet. Some light florals and dry yeast. Crisp and lots of dried fruits, apple , apricot, pear. Faint sugary lemon as well, but light on the sweetness. Real lovely.

Palate is really neutral. A good amount of crisp carbonation, but with a cider like flavor and feel. Faint washing of bready malts with some toasty qualities, but more apple like cider flavors hit on the aftertaste then beer. Very light bodied with little malt depth, and slightly watery.

Overall this comes off more like large fermented cider, or cheap bubbly, than a classic brut bier.

07-30-2014 21:45:54 | More by smakawhat
Photo of Halluxone


3/5  rDev -11.5%

05-26-2014 23:36:05 | More by Halluxone
Photo of largadeer


2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

04-04-2014 01:20:56 | More by largadeer
Photo of StonedTrippin


3.1/5  rDev -8.6%

listed as a biere brut, i don't quite get that here, not as dry and clean as it should be to meet that style guideline, but it is plenty well carbonated. my problem here is that the green bottle has allowed this to get skunk on the nose. i only loosely get the belgian yeast through the stench, not nice. in taste i get a little better vibe, but its gone off. not sure how long these bottles have been sitting, but for 18 bucks a pop, buyer beware that unless this has been kept dark, its likely skunked as well. i can see the potential of the fresh beer though, and respect what it might have been. light white wheat malt, dry belgian yeast and effervescent bubbles. a refreshing summertime toaster, worthy of celebrations. in its current form its ruined. hard to get a fair take on this with my specimen. will revisit at some point.

01-03-2014 21:52:13 | More by StonedTrippin
Photo of Bandi

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +18%

12-12-2013 02:15:08 | More by Bandi
Photo of metter98

New York

3.76/5  rDev +10.9%

A: The beer is hazy light pale yellow in color and has a small stream of visible carbonation rising from the center of the glass. It poured with a finger high bright white head that died down, leaving a patch of bubbles on the surface and a thick collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of fruity white wine are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has initial flavors of fruity white wine, which transitions to flavors of dry white wine towards the finish. Little if any alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some dryness, which is mostly noticeable in the finish and lingers through the aftertaste.
O: This beer has very good drinkability because it hides its alcohol very well. I liked how it exhibited both fruity and dry flavors.

12-12-2013 02:10:52 | More by metter98
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

11-28-2013 23:14:22 | More by jaydoc
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

10-17-2013 14:01:00 | More by Coren
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

09-23-2013 16:28:13 | More by GraduatedCashew
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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

09-17-2013 00:54:18 | More by Janeinma
Photo of Aisha


2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

09-15-2013 23:02:21 | More by Aisha
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

09-10-2013 13:35:38 | More by mendvicdog
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

09-05-2013 03:21:33 | More by Knapp85
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

05-08-2013 07:50:03 | More by beernads
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-01-2013 13:42:04 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
Photo of macrosmatic


3.71/5  rDev +9.4%

First - I don't know if the style I selected is correct. The bottle only says "Special Ale. Contains Barley Malt." But it struck me like champagne, which is why I picked the Biere de Champagne style.

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a fluted pilsner glass.

A: Clear gold, with a *huge* fluffy white head, and tons of big-bubble carbonation.

S: Fruity esters (apple, pear, grape) with vinous & barnyard funk characteristics.

T: Follows the nose, and overall seems very much like champagne in character. It has the fruity esters with a bit of funky barnyard. Dry finish, and a bit tart.

M: Champagne-like mouthfeel, light body, tons of carbonation sensation, and moderate alcohol presence.

O: I don't know about this one. It's ok, seems different than any other beer I've had. And in some respects, doesn't seem much like beer. Not bad though.

02-11-2013 04:49:54 | More by macrosmatic
Kortrijk-dUtsel from Brouwerij Kortrijk-Dutsel
80 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.