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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,964 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,964
Reviews: 1,339
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 128
Gots: 265 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgian top-fermented reddish-brown ale, a blend of 8 and 18 months old beers following the careful maturation in oak casks.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001)
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BlueHammer

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really enjoyed this beer! It is very similar to Nostradamus, which is one of my favorites. As soon as you pop the cap off the bottle the sweer, malty, fruity aroma emanates from within. The beer pours a dark reddish brown, only slightly translucent when held to the light. There was a light tan head that held for a while and left lacing on the glass.

The flavor was very sweet and malty with a clear prune/plum flavor. Delicious. This is a heavy feeling beer, very filling, and better sipped. The beer is smooth and balanced as you drink.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2006 02:28:57 | More by BlueHammer
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Marius

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2013 19:03:07 | More by Marius
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-04-2013 03:09:34 | More by Janeinma
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-03-2014 03:17:22 | More by xdefeatsy
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-18-2012 19:10:38 | More by RyanPS
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-24-2013 16:48:45 | More by Mantooth
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-10-2013 07:12:55 | More by williamjbauer
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mechtech

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Balsamic vinegar, cherry, fairly sweet and tart, slightly soy sauce. Finish of tartness and rich fruit lasts longer than expected, and a musty taste is eventually left behind. Very refreshing and easy to drink. Quite nice if you like vinegar, fairly complex.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 06:57:33 | More by mechtech
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johnyb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-25-2013 23:03:00 | More by johnyb
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TheLevi4000

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-22-2013 01:58:06 | More by TheLevi4000
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-26-2013 03:07:42 | More by RichardMNixon
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Triklino

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-25-2014 02:52:22 | More by Triklino
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ixnay21

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-30-2012 03:14:35 | More by ixnay21
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pumptrick

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-17-2012 01:49:41 | More by pumptrick
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Riverared

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-06-2012 21:55:25 | More by Riverared
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-09-2014 19:45:50 | More by whatname
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-21-2013 00:29:25 | More by brokentee
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-10-2013 10:53:47 | More by Ciocanelu
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woodchip

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-27-2014 00:31:58 | More by woodchip
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-14-2013 16:10:03 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

WOW, definately the most unique beer i've ever tried (this is the first flanders red i've tried) but its definately a kick in the pants. Pours with a thick white head and a deep amber almost ruby red color with excellent lacing down the glass. The smell is definately unlike any beer i've ever tried, very vinegary and also red wine like with a hint of oak and a fruity belgian yeast smell. The taste is incredible, worlds away from any beer i've ever tried...i never knew beer could taste like the this. The taste begins with a sour cherry tart flavor, followed by a biscuit-like malt taste and finishes with a winey, oaky dryness that lingers on the tongue as well as a warming alcohol sensation. The mouthfeel is smooth with a crisp carbonation that settles as it warms. The drinkablilty is ok but this is very complex and unique so more than a couple wouldnt be so good. Overall a fantastically unique and unbelievably complex brew that my palate cant really grasp fully. A great beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2005 04:34:35 | More by silver0rlead
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-28-2013 23:13:05 | More by ChrisL24481
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Flaherbear

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-26-2014 20:33:50 | More by Flaherbear
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golfboy9986

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2012 23:32:05 | More by golfboy9986
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spitshaded

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-16-2013 02:49:29 | More by spitshaded
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,964 ratings.