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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,970 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,970
Reviews: 1,339
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 128
Gots: 268 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Elegant dark-amber color, showing very little light. Not a huge head. I drank this at a wine bar where it was served in a bowl-shaped water glass, so maybe it was not the most ideal.

S - Lots of floral smells, hints of tartness.

T - A very smooth and subtle sour taste, with flavors of berries, and hints of yeast. Well balanced.

M - Again, smooth, medium bodied.

O - Although not as bold as some sours, its flavors are well balanced and satisfying. This beer is pretty unique in its flavor profiles, and its quality is undeniable. Always a joy.

Serving type: bottle

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

Pours a reddish brown color into a tulip glass. 1.5 finger head that fades, leaving lots of lace.

Sour cherry is the most prominent aroma. There is a tannic quality as well. Smells almost like a red wine. Taste is a nice mixture of of sweet and tart cherries. Has a good bit of acidity on the tongue. It has a pleasant, mildly bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is medium with a good bit of carbonation. Drinkability is pretty good. I haven't had a lot of sours, but this one makes me want to try more.

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
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Tan brown color with a purple grape juice-like tone when held to the light. Off white sticky head. Smells vinegary, sour, and acidic. It really shines in flavor though. Has an apple cider-like sweetness but not overly sugary as it has a bready malt to match and a sourness that puckers the sides of the tongue. This stuff just tastes delicious.

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Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,970 ratings.