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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,869 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,869
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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spoonsock

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-24-2014 06:42:33 | More by spoonsock
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STG228

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-24-2014 00:12:37 | More by STG228
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HazardousBrewer

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-23-2014 00:14:32 | More by HazardousBrewer
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-22-2014 13:04:11 | More by Bluegrass49
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JonBrand

New York

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

06-22-2014 04:20:54 | More by JonBrand
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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Gillti


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-21-2014 14:18:17 | More by Gillti
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samba

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-21-2014 11:23:02 | More by samba
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tviz33

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-21-2014 01:12:21 | More by tviz33
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Zard

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-20-2014 22:28:56 | More by Zard
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Klebe

Maryland

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-20-2014 15:47:07 | More by Klebe
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hvy1

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-20-2014 10:03:05 | More by hvy1
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-20-2014 09:19:16 | More by LakerLeith
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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

06-20-2014 09:08:42 | More by hippogasmo
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Jrod82


2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

06-20-2014 03:48:28 | More by Jrod82
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texsmitty

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

06-19-2014 04:00:33 | More by tykechandler
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ipc2000

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

06-19-2014 03:42:09 | More by ipc2000
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wrightst

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

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alib262

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-18-2014 23:20:59 | More by alib262
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cbuckl14

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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Ainjyll

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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slackattack

California

3.35/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark red, almost brown with short, but persistent tan head. Smell is complex and satisfying. Sour cherries, fig, molasses, and a Red wine vinegar tartness. Taste (after you get over the initial sweetness) is sour cherries, some wood, and maybe apple. Mouthfeel is a nice carbonation and a good pretty dry finish. Overall I like it, it's obviously a quality brew and easy to drink, but it's not my favorite Flanders, wish it was a tad more on the sour side.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 22:12:20 | More by slackattack
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see_moore_life

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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watsontiger98

Alabama

5/5  rDev +20.5%

06-16-2014 21:46:35 | More by watsontiger98
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,869 ratings.