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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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Duchesse De BourgogneDuchesse De Bourgogne

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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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rjlesher11

Oregon

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm a foodie, I'm a beer lover and I'm a Wine Lover! I feel this proper sour hits all three hobbies in one glass... Vinegary, salty and sweet. Sooo Good! Most definitely recommended and I will do my best to keep in my fridge for those cultured pallets.

Wow

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 07:32:30 | More by rjlesher11
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piperpilot23

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-07-2011 21:57:45 | More by piperpilot23
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-02-2014 16:49:11 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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KTien

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-18-2014 06:19:48 | More by KTien
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jpajpajeff

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-18-2012 00:37:17 | More by jpajpajeff
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-01-2013 15:20:30 | More by OregonGrown7
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ChampagneCarl


5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-02-2014 03:46:09 | More by ChampagneCarl
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texsmitty

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-20-2014 01:46:59 | More by texsmitty
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sparke16


5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-25-2013 02:44:18 | More by sparke16
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ErieBeerMan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-22-2013 00:45:13 | More by ErieBeerMan
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Voja

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-29-2014 09:01:13 | More by Voja
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Kmcvey99

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-25-2014 20:32:24 | More by Kmcvey99
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jflynn37

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-01-2014 18:25:31 | More by jflynn37
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Jonbw

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-01-2014 19:54:23 | More by Jonbw
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BigPapaMolar

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-25-2014 01:50:30 | More by BigPapaMolar
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semanka

Russian Federation

5/5  rDev +20.2%

04-20-2014 18:21:40 | More by semanka
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ThirstyDutchman

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-22-2014 05:15:16 | More by ThirstyDutchman
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Klebe

Maryland

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-20-2014 15:47:07 | More by Klebe
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Stoffel

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-02-2012 14:04:37 | More by Stoffel
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joecast

Australia

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

specs out of the way first. best before 22/3/2013 250ml 6.2%abv

this is one hell of a pretty beer. quite clear, dark amber in color. low carbonation. one cm fine firm tanned head. genuinely nice to look at. like something i have seen in books about beer. only its in my lounge room. hooray for me.

dreamy aroma. and i dont use dreamy lightly. puckering vinegar (acetic for you sciencey types) acidity balanced by a prominent fruity sweetness. light touch of alcohol without the heat. woody (dried, not green). has a concentrated characteristic to it like molasses, incredible.

and i can finally take a sip. just been too preoccupied smelling this one. soooo smooth. just brilliant. the expected tartness is there but very mildly. finish is so light for such a complex beer. i can only imagine the complexity is brought on by the blending and oak influences and the impact they have blow me away.

cannot believe i only have the one bottle. makes me sad. ive always been intrigued by this style and feel i have now found its standard. and it is good!!

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 11:30:13 | More by joecast
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ryandurka

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

i bought a case of Duchesse De Bourgogne bottles in emmaus pa, at shangys. i love Flemish red ale and this is the perfect example of Flemish red. its refreshing and tastes great. its not the strongest of beers but the taste makes up for that. there is nothing to complain about with this beer. its distributed well in America and is not too hard to find. if anyone sees this beer and is curious as to what a good red ale tastes like, try it!

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2008 13:27:21 | More by ryandurka
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Demosthenes255

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-29-2011 18:03:13 | More by Demosthenes255
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maq89

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-01-2013 02:30:21 | More by maq89
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-18-2014 06:03:04 | More by DreamDeath
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toronto_beermaven

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-11-2013 20:52:34 | More by toronto_beermaven
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,970 ratings.