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Duchesse De Bourgogne - Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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3,141 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,141
Reviews: 1,355
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 142
Gots: 323 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe visit their website

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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4/5  rDev -3.8%

WILD-THING, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

MostlyNorwegian, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

StephenLeblond, Sep 05, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%

Taydeans, Sep 05, 2014
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4.22/5  rDev +1.4%

Very interesting. Pours dark hazel/brown with a tan head that traces the glass. The smell is full of sour fruit like cherries as well as a little vinegar. The taste was heavy sour in the beginning with cherries and raspberry flavors which then mellowed and came back for a heavy finish. Very tasty. Mouthfeel was a tad syrupy but it worked for the style. Very impressive, would highly recommend.

WhiteHillsStore, Sep 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

tvghost, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Nayr, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

A: Very dark, like a stout almost. Not much a head (on tap).

S: Very sweet cherries and vinegar.

T: Super sweet and some tartness as well. I'd say more on the sweet side. Fruit sugar, cherries and raspberries, blueberries, oak, sweet bread, a tad bit of caramel and coffee.

M: Medium and not much carbonation going on. Nice feel with a smooth flow.

O: I appreciate the complexity in flavor of the beer, but for my tastes, it is overly sweet. I enjoy a more tart flanders red rather than full-bodied sweet flanders. Overall it was a nice drink.

titty_mcbitty, Sep 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

Moses_Malone, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

GTJayG, Sep 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Patches826, Sep 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

djhowell, Sep 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Igormatos, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

caljzy, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

markgugs, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

The appearance has a crystal clarity and a ruby brown color with a thin yet always present light tan head. To the nose, there is wine like light vinegary aroma with no hop presence. The mouth feel is effervescent and there is a tartness on the front of the tongue that doesn't have the dramatic pucker of some sours. There seems to be an almost oakey middle with a sweet finish. Overall nicely balanced RBA.

Hoperator, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Hosehead01, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

davegray, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Farren, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bfitzge2, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

LutherBrau, Sep 01, 2014
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Iuv, Sep 01, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -1%

miguellunarusso, Sep 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

GarrettWelson, Sep 01, 2014
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 3,141 ratings.