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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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goodbeerallday

Australia

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: appearance is a dark royal cherry red with a with a nice amount of carbonation bubbling to meet an off white film of head consisting of about 1 fingers depth.

S: large sour notes. again cherry, some raspberry maybe and also a slight detection of a grassy characteristic. extremely sweet. aged woody oak character as imagined.

T: really complex! sour, dark, nutty, fruitful. almost like putting a sugar cube into your mouth, residing into cherries, grapes and a woody note that splinters onto your lips and across your tongue. maybe the minor detection of alcohol.

M: very sticky, covering teeth and all sides of mouth. an extremely dry finish resulting in a line of excess sugar across lips.

O: a different outcome than expected of this beer. something i could sit and have with a home cooked meal for sure but not something to have more than one bottle of i feel. loving the woody characters arising and as always the dark fruits. recommend to try

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 21:24:13 | More by goodbeerallday
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Renegrenade

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-25-2012 13:49:10 | More by Renegrenade
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hardcor33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-24-2012 00:11:57 | More by hardcor33
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ambruns1979

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-23-2012 04:18:29 | More by ambruns1979
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Ruby red with lots of bubbles. Good lacing.

S: A good sweet and sour but also some woody cinnamon note or so. Maybe like fig and grape as well. It's a little hard to decipher.

T: As the smell a good sweet and sour. Great fruit notes and a good musty finish. A little bitterness helps on the finish. Very complex and defined.

M: Musty bitterness comes through and the large amount of carbonation really makes it difficult to rest on the palate. It seems like the mustyness is really brought out while it rests on the palate.... Mmmmm quite...

O: A very nice beer. Great fruit notes but still has some malty and hoppy notes. I would recommend it.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2012 22:55:55 | More by Jamesthebrit
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heygeebee

Australia

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BB 2013. From Platinum.

Pours a deep brown mahogany. Lovely fluffy head looks like it wil stay but doesn't. Spotty lace.

Aromas of balsamic vinegar, sour cherries.

Taste is tart, sour cherries, malt backbone. Some vinegar on back palate to finish dry. Very refreshing, but not in a hot-summer-day beer kind of way.

Mouthfeel light. Lightly but definitely carbonated.

Well made beer, and nicely complex without being a flavour bomb.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2012 10:39:47 | More by heygeebee
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Thomas_Picton

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

09-19-2012 02:05:11 | More by Thomas_Picton
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abex44

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

09-17-2012 04:40:32 | More by abex44
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark mahogany with white head. Dissipates to ring around edge of glass.

Smell is peppery, worchestire sauce, tart fruits, ripe plums.

Taste is very tart up front. Ripe fruit (plums and banana) belgian character comes through. Very mild bitterness. Dry.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and dry.

Overall this was weird but enjoyable. I would definitely try again. A very slow sipper for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 22:39:45 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-16-2012 20:55:16 | More by brandon911
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-15-2012 04:06:32 | More by SocalKicks
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-14-2012 17:21:28 | More by ReeseMax3
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-14-2012 02:45:08 | More by grumpygerman
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-14-2012 02:15:40 | More by phishfoolme
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-13-2012 17:52:26 | More by Dwarf
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

09-13-2012 00:58:17 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-12-2012 22:16:44 | More by CitizenGrain
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-12-2012 18:32:31 | More by ShemRahBoo
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ladyivory

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

09-12-2012 13:56:23 | More by ladyivory
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AltimusPrime

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-12-2012 00:23:33 | More by AltimusPrime
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Agent009

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-11-2012 18:11:47 | More by Agent009
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jivex5k

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-11-2012 14:01:34 | More by jivex5k
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2neardead

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-11-2012 02:24:02 | More by 2neardead
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bluerabbit

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

09-10-2012 02:50:14 | More by bluerabbit
Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
93 out of 100 based on 2,869 ratings.