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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,240 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,240
Reviews: 1,361
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 151
Gots: 348 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- Brown with a red tint and a one finger white head.

S- Sweet cherries and grapes, hints of tart apples and oak. Wine like.

T- Very close to the smell. Fruit flavors are great. Sweetness up front is balanced by a tart finish.

M- Smooth, crisp.

D- Easy to drink and enjoy. It is something that I would not like to drink a lot of, but it feels perfect for splitting a 750 mL with someone when have a nice meal.

larryi86, Jan 14, 2011
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a bottle into my Chimay glass to let this Belgian ale breathe a bit and develop a nice head, which it did. This ale was dark brown in color, tinged with red. There was a large two-inch wide head on the ale that left good lacing throughout.

The aroma was a bit like stale spiced apples and cinammon.

Flavor was a big rush of sweet caramel malts; no hop flavor detected. It was not, however, sweet enough to be off-putting. The flavor really matched the sweetness of the aroma. Aftertaste is a bit tart, more like green apples than traditional hops.

Medium bodied, not too thick on the tounge and the aftertaste was an adequate tart as well which made it all in all pretty good.

This beer is very drinkable, I could not taste the alcohol in the flavor. It was not overly sweet, and you can have more than one, although I wouldn't go as far as saying its a great session beer. I look forward to having more of these!

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Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,240 ratings.