DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) | Brouwerij Bosteels

DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)
BA SCORE
84.8%
Liked This Beer
4.13 w/ 644 ratings
DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)DeuS (Brut Des Flandres)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels
Belgium
bestbelgianspecialbeers.be

Style: Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 01-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,835
Reviews:
348
Ratings:
644
Liked:
546
Avg:
4.13/5
pDev:
12.59%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
92
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 644 |  Reviews: 348
Photo of snowmageddon
4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Didn't love it at first. Reminds me of a musty, attenuated green-bottle Belgian tripel. Bright apricot and peach flavors. High carbonation obviously. Bready with a quick finish. This would be an awesome holiday-dinner beer. Worth trying. (Rating overall and not 'to style' since this is my first in the style)

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Photo of GoHabsGo
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Franziskaner
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Deep gold to light brown in color. There's a fingernail of off white that surrounds most of the rim. Lots of carbonation bubbles are erupting from within. The aroma is of cereal grains and sweet champagne yeast. I'm tasting those cereal grains with oats and honey standing out. It quickly slips into a champagne-like sweet grape flavor and then I'm back to cereal grains at the back of the palate. The mouth is bone dry, heavily carbonated, and crisp.

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Photo of bbtkd
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brouwerij Bosteels DeuS (Brut Des Flandres), 11.5% ABV, style is Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut . Pours thin and pale yellow, with a champagne-like fizzy white head that dissipates quickly. Nose is fruity and yeasty, taste follows, no real bitterness. This tastes like you would expect, like a cross between a beer and champagne, but more like champagne. The brewing process is quite complicated, hence the highest price I've paid for a beer. Excellent mouthfeel, overall excellent. This beer satisfies style #99 in my quest to review a beer from all 104 styles recognized by Beeradvocate.

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Photo of igl
4.78/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: clear golden color, foamy white head, average retention, spotty lacing.
S: sweet floral aromas, Belgian yeast, coriander.
T: Belgian yeast, floral, spicy esters, coriander, clove, sweet, hint of sagebrush.
F: medium body, medium carbonation.
O: well hidden alcohol. Taste is not quite dry and winy as I expected, but very delicious.

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Photo of morrowd3
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wiener_schtnizel
5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Absolutely one of the BEST beers I've had a chance to drink. Bubbly, high content of alcohol which is by the way undetectable, fruity aromas, hint of citrus, but the taste... Anyone who tries Deus will be delighted! High recommendation!

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Photo of RMW66
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ristaccia
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of khargro2
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BulletProofTrappistMonk
4.61/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Given to me by my son. I thoroughly enjoyed this different style beer. Attractive light color with effervescence similar to bubbly. High alcohol content perfectly concealed. Careful, after one bottle, I felt the effects. (About the same as 4 or 5 regular beers.) Feel was also similar to sparkling wine. Head disappeared quickly. I should have shared more of this with my date, but she was only moderately impressed. (She likes Ultra . . . 'nuf said.) Spice and fruit aromas consistent with the style.

I recommend it to people who like Belgian Ales.

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Photo of mtomlins
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 PT 9.4 FL OZ bottle
Served in a champagne flute
Cuvée Prestige 2012

This beer pours light in color. It is about the color of a light beer or blonde ale. Upon close inspection I see some tiny bits of suspended yeast. It is topped with an effervescent, champagne-like head that disappears quickly leaving no lacing.

I get pear and light stone fruit notes along with some spicy esters.

It has a spiced pear flavor. The alcohol is hidden. It's similar to a highly carbonated Belgian pale ale.

Medium to thin mouthfeel and highly effervescent

I enjoyed this beer. I believe the only other beer that I have had in this style was the Sam Adams Millennium which was buttery and not great. This was a thousand times better. It is the most expensive bottle that I have ever bought, so I am glad that it didn't suck. I mentioned that the alcohol was hidden in the taste, but the effects were felt just fine.

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Photo of Jwale73
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Purchased in Belgium in November of 2014. Pours a lovely pale yellow with a tight, loose white head and a translucent clarity. Nose is interesting and not really what I expected - primarily spice. Taste consistent with nose; however, much more palatable and quite pleasant in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel is wonderful - light, bright and lively. Overall, a nice alternative to traditional champagne; however, the price tag is so steep. I was fortunate to buy it for 1/3 of the price across the pond.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MrDell
4.71/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NickThePyro
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of delta490
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

The beer is deep gold, mostly clear with a big fizzy white head that leaves bigger spots of lacing. The aroma is sweet, a little grainy and yeasty. The taste is much the same. It's got nothing particularly distinct about it in terms of a characteristic but it is really good. The body is light, effervescent and crisp.

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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of REDAMI
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Straw yellow pour with meringue-like head. Musty wine scented. Slightly sweet mead, white florals on the tongue, slight vanilla aftertaste. Stinging carbonation. Well hidden alcohol. This was a nice surprise, with a very unique flavor profile

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DeuS (Brut Des Flandres) from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 84.8% out of 100 with 644 ratings
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