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Kortrijk-dUtsel - Brouwerij Kortrijk-Dutsel

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BA SCORE
80
good

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Kortrijk-Dutsel visit their website
Belgium

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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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 21:52:13 | More by StonedTrippin
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metter98

New York

3.76/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 02:10:52 | More by metter98
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.71/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 04:49:54 | More by macrosmatic
Kortrijk-dUtsel from Brouwerij Kortrijk-Dutsel
80 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.