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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,972 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,972
Reviews: 1,340
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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IWANTCAKENOW

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-21-2013 01:52:15 | More by IWANTCAKENOW
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-20-2013 23:48:11 | More by JRdaSconnie
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timothybarney

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-20-2013 23:42:22 | More by timothybarney
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Azteceinstein


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-20-2013 18:07:45 | More by Azteceinstein
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JonBarley

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

01-20-2013 04:38:50 | More by JonBarley
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HardyGeneraL

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-17-2013 20:22:56 | More by HardyGeneraL
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Lethargy99

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-17-2013 01:40:37 | More by Lethargy99
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RaulMondesi

California

3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Raulsky was pumped. Sat down at da joint - Hopscotch, in Downtown Fullerton, and all the fly honey's were at his table. One, two, three, and to the four; 5 honey's vs 3 dudes? Yep! Here goes Raul!

Pumped up like Kobe during a visit to Colorado pre thang thang. Ordered the Duchess and was ready to go. Hints of vinegar, but at the same time something good was going on. Sipped it, n yeah: just straight solid.

I wouldn't pop it for my lil soldierettes quinceañera, but just to get freaky, yep!

Serving type: on-tap

01-16-2013 10:23:24 | More by RaulMondesi
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DonDirkA

Arizona

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-15-2013 08:56:11 | More by DonDirkA
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Unchi

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-14-2013 19:16:16 | More by Unchi
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RashyGrillCook

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-14-2013 01:14:55 | More by RashyGrillCook
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2013 21:07:27 | More by cbnz
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AlexFields

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

01-13-2013 20:13:16 | More by AlexFields
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madEthelFlint


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-13-2013 20:07:36 | More by madEthelFlint
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muglife

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-13-2013 19:07:05 | More by muglife
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Bapoonini

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-13-2013 18:46:07 | More by Bapoonini
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d2daj


4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2013 18:17:39 | More by d2daj
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rcjennings

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-13-2013 15:13:17 | More by rcjennings
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-13-2013 10:58:55 | More by Pelicanrocks
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bobhits

Kentucky

4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.25

As expected a rather clear reddish orange body with a nice thick creamy dark cream head. Pretty nice presentation all and all.

Sour cherries, sugar, and hints of vinegar.

This is a great beer. The cherries give balance to a very nice puckering sour beer. A good amount of vinegar and tartness.

The carbonation seem a touch off to me. It's perhaps just a bit to explosive on the tongue. Still a minor complaint that doesn't hurt this beer much.

This isn't Rodenbock but this is a must try and the beer is priced extremely well.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 03:59:08 | More by bobhits
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jhhollier

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-12-2013 22:26:34 | More by jhhollier
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kurtisnelson

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

01-12-2013 20:10:16 | More by kurtisnelson
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Shirin


4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-12-2013 07:56:00 | More by Shirin
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SeaOfShells

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-12-2013 01:54:21 | More by SeaOfShells
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CloudStrife

New York

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

11.2 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Best by 14/06/2014

A: Pours a clear dark rube with a one finger slightly tan head. Lots of visible carbonation in the body. Head sticks around as a thin covering for quite a while. Leaves some good lacing on the glass.

S: Hits your nose with a sweet, fruity, sour blend of malts and yeast. Vinegar and oakiness permeates as it warms. Cherry comes through as well as dark fruity malts.

T: This is a tart and sour beer with a great sweetness and fruit. Strong cherry and some real good oak. On the sweeter side of the spectrum.

M: Very crisp, lots of carbonation combined with a fairly thick mouthfeel with a bit of a syrup feel. Dry feel, alcohol is lost in the flavor.

Overall this is a phenomenal beer, very easy to drink and an amazing flavor. Would love to drink this all the time.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 00:48:46 | More by CloudStrife
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
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