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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,864 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,864
Reviews: 1,333
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 13.98%
Wants: 122
Gots: 233 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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California

4.41/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Big cherry flavor. Very strong vinegar aroma, and the taste is strong following that smell. The taste of salad dressing or balsamic vinegar is big. A very big sweet and sour beer. I don't get much barrel aging in this.

This is a clean and powerful tasting sour, and one of the best you can get everyday.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 07:09:39 | More by Celtics17
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California

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Pennsylvania

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

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Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Sweden

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New York

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Maryland

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Maine

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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California

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hippogasmo

Texas

4.56/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Oh man, I cannot believe some of the more recent reviews. Maybe the quality has started to diminish in the recent months and I am finding the last of their good stock. Somewhat doubtful, however.

A: A dark reddish brown color, somewhat like mahogany. Small to medium head on average, usually resting at a small head that doesn't always dissipate.
S: Strong vinegar smell that leaves a lasting impression on a night that involves various styles.
T: Solid throughout. Starts out with a carbonated and slightly sweet flavor, finishing out with a strong vinegar/sour note. In terms of sourness, I'd place it between a Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour Ale and a Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge.
M: Light carbonation upfront, enough to be refreshing on a hot day.
O: One of my favorite brews. In North Texas, price ranges between $3-5/bottle, and I'd say it's well worth the cost. On the few occasions I have been able to find the larger bottles (shaped like the apollinaris, volume like a bomber) I snatch up as many bottles as I can carry. Worth the money every time.

Serving type: bottle

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2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

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Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,864 ratings.