Bourgogne Des Flanders | Brewery Bourgogne Des Flandres

Bourgogne Des FlandersBourgogne Des Flanders
BA SCORE
3.53/5
329 Ratings
Bourgogne Des FlandersBourgogne Des Flanders
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Bourgogne Des Flandres
Belgium
bourgognedesflandres.be

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rastaman on 10-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,503
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
329
pDev:
16.71%
Bros Score:
3.48
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 329 |  Reviews: 107
Photo of emincems
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGust82
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of needMIbeer
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
3.89/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery in Bruges.

Pours a dark red with thick, pinkish foam.

Smell is fruity and a bit tart with some notes of cherries and raspberries.

Taste is tart, but not very, with nice notes of plums, cherries and raspberries. There is also a hint of anise that I really liked.

Mouthfeel is medium, perfectly carbonated.

Overall, an easy drinking version of the style. Not as complex as some of the better ones, but very refreshing and I really liked the anise note.

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Photo of dudecandle
4.45/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of biboergosum
3.56/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle - a very familiar-seeming brew to the long-standing Duchesse brand available around these parts.

This beer pours a clear, dark red-brick amber colour, with four fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and somewhat bubbly beige head, which leaves some dissolving back windshield frost lace around the glass as it slowly sinks away.

It smells of subtle red wine vinegar, gritty and grainy pale malt, a bit of damp woodsiness, some muddled black stone fruitiness, and a mild earthy yeasty essence. The taste is bready and grainy caramel malt, some aged cherry, red apple, and red grape fruitiness, a sort of musty yeastiness, ephemeral wet woody (vanilla, mostly) notes, and very, very, very understated leafy and musky floral noble hop bitters.

The carbonation is pretty underwhelming in its low-key frothiness, the body an adequate medium weight, and generally smooth, with a nice airy creaminess arising as things warm up a tad around here. It finishes off-dry, the malt and attendant fruitiness still very much in charge.

Overall, this is a rather plain version of the style, with all the expected metrics being hit upon (except for the sourness), sure, but not really in a manner that makes me give more shits than I have already given by purchasing the one. Yeah - not bad, but not worth revisiting either, IMHO.

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Photo of bmaslakov
4.13/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of steverx8
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of igl
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a reddish brown with a light brown head. Scent is slightly vinegar and fruit. Taste is slightly tart with cherry notes. Nice in the mouth.

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Photo of OlegShora
4.76/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Counsel
4.56/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jroof1
3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MattMorin
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of khmel
3.36/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish brown with off tan head. Aroma has a slight vinegar over dark fruit. Taste is tart, with cherry, sour cherry notes reminiscent of Dr Pepper. Mouthfeel varies from tart to sweet to prickly

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Photo of TyrionBeernister
4.85/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BenBreeg
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nurglitch
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FBarber
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a reddish brown with a thin weak tan head.

Smell is sting on the vinegar aromas, get you expecting a strong tart flavor. Some malt undertones, with a slight tart cherry note.

Taste is not at all what you expect. The strong vinegar aroma is followed by an extremely mild flavor, almost no tartness, all malt and no cherry. Its not bad, just extremely underwhelming given the aromas.

Feel is not very tart at all. Actually its disappointingly not tart. Mild carbonation.

Overall, just ok for flanders red. Its extremely mild and balanced at the expense of the style.

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Photo of captaincoffee
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown with a small tan head that leaves just spots of lacing. Nose is light sour cherry, slightly earthy. Not much there. Flavor is a weak tartness over a brown ale, with a slight cough syrup taste in the back. Mouthfeel is medium, and a bit slick. Overall...kinda lame.

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chrisroarshack
2/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Spoda1983
3.17/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lmaduells
3.36/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Beer style that tends to provide great products of a great delicacy. But this is too flat, too much like a normal crevesa. Too little gas and subtlety.

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Bourgogne Des Flanders from Brewery Bourgogne Des Flandres
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 329 ratings
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