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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,075 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,075
Reviews: 1,348
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 136
Gots: 299 | 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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chefbigjon

Arizona

5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-11-2014 04:58:18 | More by chefbigjon
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seth72104

Missouri

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-15-2011 02:11:39 | More by seth72104
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watsontiger98

Alabama

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-16-2014 21:46:35 | More by watsontiger98
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Neumick

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-19-2013 11:27:25 | More by Neumick
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hooligan

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

Beautiful ruby-red color with a wispy lace head. The oaken cask conditioning of this beer give the drinker hints of balsamic and red wine vinegar, with some sweetness and floral notes of wine. While you are trying to put a finger on all the flavors, you start tasting the sweet and "chewier" texture of the malt. This beer is slightly sour and very highly carbonated, pleasantly so, similar to a lambic... this is bottled happiness.

11-11-2001 09:35:43 | More by hooligan
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BhamBeerLover


5/5  rDev +20.2%

Oh the dutchess... Shall I compare the to a summer's day? Seriously though, this beer is phenomenal. For one expecting a good sour ale this beer cannot be beat, though potentially tied. I got exactly what I expected and would not wish for this beer to change at all. I hope to be able to share this beer with my children, when they are old enough of course. (At least not until they hit double digits.) Thanks to all those Flemish folks for this amazing contribution to the world beer community.

10-20-2012 03:36:14 | More by BhamBeerLover
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throwback

Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-14-2011 17:42:57 | More by throwback
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josefnewsong

New York

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-04-2011 16:48:46 | More by josefnewsong
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dandmc24

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-26-2012 11:25:54 | More by dandmc24
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sirtomtom

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

A: Pours a hazy dark red/brown with a bit of white head.

S: Sour with a light touch of funk.

T: Medium sour with a faintest hint of funk. Not too tart to be mouth puckering but not so mildly sour as to wonder where the sour is. Not real heavy on any type of sourness, a nice balance between the different types of sour: lactic, citric, etc.

M: A nice medium body with a good bit of carbonation to balance it out.

O: A perfect well made sour great for an introduction to sour ales as well a great easy access sour for that hot day.

09-13-2013 05:37:34 | More by sirtomtom
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Jclarson21


5/5  rDev +20.2%

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jazztoloc

Mexico

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spham

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-11-2014 17:29:19 | More by spham
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MikeRMII

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-06-2011 04:13:20 | More by MikeRMII
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ChrisTHE


5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-23-2012 15:26:55 | More by ChrisTHE
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moistnugget

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-15-2013 06:31:03 | More by moistnugget
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mgcleveland

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

07-03-2014 21:02:14 | More by mgcleveland
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brobeerbot

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-19-2011 03:33:32 | More by brobeerbot
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Cursh14

Ohio

5/5  rDev +20.2%

02-08-2013 06:48:21 | More by Cursh14
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Vylo

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-17-2011 14:51:04 | More by Vylo
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supercodes

Maine

5/5  rDev +20.2%

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TStout

South Dakota

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Elfastball7

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

11-15-2011 00:02:12 | More by Elfastball7
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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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Cubsfan1087

Iowa

5/5  rDev +20.2%

03-30-2014 02:42:45 | More by Cubsfan1087
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,075 ratings.