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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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Cramerican

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-26-2013 02:39:28 | More by Cramerican
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BushwyckCraft

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-26-2013 01:34:24 | More by BushwyckCraft
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-25-2013 17:35:26 | More by Jason1337
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PieOhMy

Minnesota

4.51/5  rDev +8.4%

On tap. Poured into tulip.

A Dark ruby, near black. Thick tan head that remains

S Pungent! Rhubarb. Fine tones like a rainy day. Aged Cheese even.

T Tart... and tart! Much like the smell. Sour candy. Lime. Grape. Sweetness that lingers.

M Medium and effervescent.

O Awesome. Great rep of the style. The mix of tartyness/sweetness is perfect. I could drink this all day.

04-22-2013 02:49:22 | More by PieOhMy
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TheLevi4000

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-22-2013 01:58:06 | More by TheLevi4000
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-22-2013 01:46:10 | More by bmurray10
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alrightokay

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-21-2013 17:16:45 | More by alrightokay
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zenithberwyn

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-21-2013 07:46:29 | More by zenithberwyn
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MickieDee

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-21-2013 04:28:58 | More by MickieDee
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-21-2013 03:35:23 | More by Ncpogs
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stoney1031

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-20-2013 01:47:14 | More by stoney1031
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dapatte2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

04-19-2013 22:56:19 | More by dapatte2
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-19-2013 02:11:55 | More by AdamP
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gshackles

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-19-2013 01:03:12 | More by gshackles
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smonice

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-17-2013 23:47:42 | More by smonice
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Titans77

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%

Bottle poured into an oversized snifter.

A - Very very dark brown with hints of red where the light hits the glass. Half finger of khaki head that sticks around for a bit. Good looking beer.

S - sour cherry and dark fruits. very pungent.

T - big sour dark fruits with a dominant cherry flavor. A great example of Flanders Red style.

M - Puckering sour from start to finish. Mild carbonation and medium bodied. One of my favorite sours so far.

O - I feel that this is slightly better than Rodenbach Grand Cru. A very good entry sour, which is what I am into right now. Good stuff.

04-17-2013 18:50:12 | More by Titans77
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-17-2013 15:03:42 | More by Whatup14
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TaylorJones

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-17-2013 07:18:37 | More by TaylorJones
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Wakey

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2013 17:30:18 | More by Wakey
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-16-2013 15:24:29 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-16-2013 03:24:24 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4.41/5  rDev +6%

A: Pours a deep red with an inch tall white head

S: Aroma of Belgian yeast and fruit

T: Not overly sour but has a good bite to it. Fruit and candy. Sweet but balanced

M: Good carbonation

Overall: This is candy not beer. The Duchesse is one fine lady

04-16-2013 00:51:00 | More by JuliusCaesar
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Bromine

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-15-2013 02:29:47 | More by Bromine
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DanE

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-14-2013 22:52:50 | More by DanE
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

4.29/5  rDev +3.1%

A: Dark copper, not particularly red. Nice though. Can almost see through it. Small but sustained off-white head comprising bubbles of various sizes.

S: The typical components of a Belgian dark ale with vinegar added.

T: Oh, my. Very complex. It's fairly sweet but balanced with sourness but not as sour as I was expecting. There's strong balsamic vinegar at the forefront then chocolate, cola and some coriander seed. In the aftertaste there's plum tea and a delicate green grape flavour that lingers for a long time afterwards, quite reminiscent of Remy Martin VSOP. Alcohol is completely imperceptible. From the dregs I get a touch of ginger beer.

M: A soft effervescence. Sort of foamy but not saturated with air. Ever so slightly sticky.

O: A quality beer but not something I'd drink often.

04-14-2013 12:08:00 | More by Hoppsbabo
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,077 ratings.