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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,250 Ratings
THE BROS
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outstanding

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Ratings: 3,250
Reviews: 1,362
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 151
Gots: 352 | 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%

logicerror, Feb 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle poured into my new goblet.

Appearance: Dark, dark red. Good 1 finger head.

Smell: Spices with some brown sugar.

Taste: Sweet and sour cherry taste up front. A good peppery spice along with brown sugar towards the end. Very good flavor here. Good warmth follows a few seconds later.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Very clean and crisp. Good amount of carbonation but also very smooth, which seems to be tough to pull off sometimes. Taste does not linger long in your mouth but instead is quite drying, making you want another sip.

Drinkability: Very high. This is my favorite of the Belgians I have sampled so far. Very good sweet and spicy flavor, very smooth, and low alcohol content make this a great brew. Highly recommended.

hellcatsjg, Sep 11, 2007
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beautiful lady into a snifter. It was dark brown with ruby red tints at the edges. The head was a decent 2cm and had some staying power. The head also coated the sides of the glass as I swirled it, nice. The aroma was a little sweet and a little funky. The taste was jaw-dropping! I actually thought "wow" as I tasted it. Funky, slightly sour, some tartness, some fruit, lots going on.It really seemed to blossom in my mouth. It tasted like a sour jolly Rancher and also a little like wine. I drank some Jolly Pumpkin beers a week or so ago and it looks like this is what they were shooting for. I really liked this beer and am starting to learn to appreciate some Belgian beers.

ArrogantB, Jun 15, 2007
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Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,250 ratings.