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Bière Du Boucanier Red - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

Bière Du Boucanier RedBière Du Boucanier Red

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BA SCORE
86
very good

155 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 155
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 10-09-2004)
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Rippeddisc

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wine Garden in Puhi, Kauai, Hawaii

A - GOOOOD 2 finger sticky head. Amber color. Solid.

S - Interesting. Sweetness but can smell the tartness of citrus.

T/M - Hmmm biscuity. Warm malts. Though bit of a tin-y finish which is a bit odd. Also a bit thin on the mouthfeel. Tastey though. Feeling a bit one dimensional.

D - Dont see why I couldnt put a few of these down. Alcohol is very well hidden and I'm thirsty :P

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2010 06:41:32 | More by Rippeddisc
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.26/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

330ml bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a nearly clear medium red with a solid one finger white head. Really good head retention but lacing really isn't anything to speak of.

Aroma really has a lot going on. Tangerine mixed with what is almost a cola or chocolate note. A bit of spicy Belgian yeast is thrown in there too.

The taste is less impressive. Sweet right off the bat and a very strong tootsie roll/cherry coke flavor that is just odd. I really think it might be oxidation. Light orange/tangerine is in the background but it is buried under the chocolate. Extremely sweet throughout that borders on cloying with a sticky finish.

Overall, this beer is a mess. I'm not sure of the age but oxidation seems to have hit it. Some weird flavors going on and just way too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 02:10:53 | More by rangerred
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

04-02-2014 17:05:28 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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Czech Republic

4/5  rDev +5%

03-09-2014 20:02:15 | More by TwiggyCZ
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-03-2013 15:43:31 | More by jaydoc
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Romania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-19-2013 00:53:32 | More by Kopfschuss
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zachgroves

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-12-2013 23:45:30 | More by zachgroves
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California

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-09-2013 08:05:05 | More by Luiz0930
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5%

06-28-2013 21:05:42 | More by mrfrancis
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-16-2013 15:12:06 | More by TheBeeraholic
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JesseMurdock

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-12-2013 08:44:08 | More by JesseMurdock
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +5%

05-09-2013 12:16:21 | More by Ciocanelu
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thibratschi

Switzerland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-08-2013 22:10:50 | More by thibratschi
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

05-07-2013 21:40:24 | More by Stugotzo
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-02-2013 07:10:59 | More by zestar
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, grape juice, and slight spices. Taste is much the same with honey and grape juice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 02:07:17 | More by UCLABrewN84
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a hazy caramel amber with a half finger off-white head that dissipates slowly into a thck film with decent lacing. Aroma of bready and caramel malt, light and dark dried fruit, Belgian yeast and light oxidation. Flavor of dried dark fruit mixed with light pear and apple juice, a hint of cherry, caramel malt. Finishes mildly tart with residual light fruit; a similar hint of oxidation. Medium bodied with hints of creaminess. A fairly complex, but not intensely flavored Belgian ale. Somewhat dark for a Belgian pale, but consistent with the labelled Belgian red ale. Nice flavor progression and interesting flavor.

Serving type: bottle

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Ontario (Canada)

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

Squat, Duvel-shaped 330ml bottle from the LCBO giftpack, received under the tree.

Poured into a goblet. Light caramel amber, good head of classic Belgian ale foam, settles into little islands of head, some lacing.

Nose is sweet, fruity - pineapple, peach, tangerine, a bit of spices (cloves and cinnamon, pepper), yeast is mild.

Nice pale ale actually, if a bit on the sweet side. Yeasty musk is relatively mild, allowing the sweet malt and fruit to get plenty of attention. Similar notes as in the nose, with a distinct peach flavor to the finish. A dry citrus tartness lingers on the tongue, which makes this quite refreshing. Milder carbonation, slightly thick.

A pleasant surprise - this was a nice Belgian ale. I have to admit I wasn't expecting much given the packaging and label, but the brew's taste speaks for itself. Were it not only available in that large gift pack I'd get it again.

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Bière Du Boucanier Red from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.