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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,077 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,077
Reviews: 1,348
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 137
Gots: 302 | FT: 9
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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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-25-2012 04:37:35 | More by slimntubbs
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PeterMeschede


3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-25-2012 01:15:26 | More by PeterMeschede
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DaPinsker

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-25-2012 00:56:42 | More by DaPinsker
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-24-2012 22:54:58 | More by schopenhauerale
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superceleb

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-22-2012 05:49:38 | More by superceleb
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joex444

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-21-2012 13:26:00 | More by joex444
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ChocolateJesus

Indiana

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-19-2012 16:38:13 | More by ChocolateJesus
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kilad

Norway

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-19-2012 13:35:16 | More by kilad
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proctah

Norway

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-19-2012 13:32:36 | More by proctah
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uustal

Rhode Island

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

Pours a dark caramel brown with a slight off-white head. Stays around, but no lacing. Cherries, Raspberries and balsamic vinegar on the nose. Flavor begins with a sour kick of cherries, grape juice, red wine and mellowed vinegar. Not too tart or puckering. Hints of sweet raspberries, lemon juice and sour apples near the finish. Just a touch of wood as well. Nice balance, simple mix of flavors that work very well together.

02-19-2012 05:07:43 | More by uustal
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BeerCentralWA

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.2%

In bottle, served in wine glass. Appearance is slightly reddish with yeast clouding and effervescent head.

Nose is raspberry and yeast with clove and anise spice.
Mouthfeel is dry and champagne like. It literally disappears on the tongue, with rich malt and complex fruit and spice on the palate.

02-19-2012 02:01:49 | More by BeerCentralWA
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

02-19-2012 01:15:42 | More by jfcaa193
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somnus

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-19-2012 00:56:39 | More by somnus
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KMcG

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-19-2012 00:14:00 | More by KMcG
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LostHighway

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-18-2012 18:43:47 | More by LostHighway
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Phelps

Arizona

4/5  rDev -3.8%

Enjoyed in a snifter at Tops.

Deep, dark copper with good clarity. A thin, light tan layer of large-bubbled head becomes a filmy top layer.

Like white vinegar left inside an oak barrel. A very tart, astringent nose. Oodles of vinegar, hints of caramel and cherries, touches of biscuits and flowers.

Maltier in the flavor. Sweet caramel, tart cherries, a touch of balsamic vinegar. Like a blend of green apple and cherry jolly ranchers. A good balance of sour and sweet.

Moderate, massaging carb and a bit of fizz in a body a shade under medium. Soft tartness.

The sweet and sour of beers. The Duchesse has a nice balance, but it’s not the tops of the style. A good, entry-level Flanders red.

02-18-2012 03:04:59 | More by Phelps
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jmechy

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-17-2012 02:06:11 | More by jmechy
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

02-16-2012 18:00:28 | More by djrn2
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sharpski

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

02-15-2012 21:02:11 | More by sharpski
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Eriogonum

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-15-2012 19:49:03 | More by Eriogonum
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-14-2012 23:46:06 | More by kayrex
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beerbrute

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-14-2012 22:07:13 | More by beerbrute
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nasa258e

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

02-14-2012 05:57:46 | More by nasa258e
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bpackertx

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-12-2012 15:36:04 | More by bpackertx
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theempire

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-12-2012 05:26:54 | More by theempire
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,077 ratings.