Vichtenaar | Brouwerij Verhaeghe

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88
very good
426 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe
Belgium
brouwerijverhaeghe.be

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Andreji on 06-25-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
426
Reviews:
223
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
12.21%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
36
For Trade:
1
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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RochefortChris
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kaverdeka
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Pete838
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours deep reddish brown burgundy color under a ½”pale tan head with heterogeneous bubbles S: sour, fruit, cherry, malt, red fruit, vanilla, no hops aromas T: Crosses the palate with brown sugar, fruit, sour, lingering sweet finish, but not cloying, cherry, slight vanilla. sour acidic character balances the malt and sweet fruitiness, hops are not apparent. F: medium body, highly carbonated O: Complex and sour – just a touch too sweet but pleasant and drinkable.

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Photo of DBosco
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DaveHack
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbeervt
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stephenlee
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moose90
3.41/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of amalburg
4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of flagmantho
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: rich, very dark red-brown hue with a strong effervescence and two fingers of frothy tan foam. The head has great retention and the color is striking and beautiful.

Smell: mild tartness with a deeply embedded fruit aroma. It takes a moment to develop but is well worth it.

Taste: sweet with a mild but effective tartness and a very nice dark-fruit character. There's cherry and date in here, and really, what more does one need?

Mouthfeel: light body but with a big carbonation and satisfying creaminess. Quite good.

Overall: this beer just pushes all of my buttons in a good way. Looking forward to drinking more of this!

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4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jbcxviii
4.83/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is THE sour beer for me.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kingjohnh
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craft4mike
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Proclarush
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerfuker
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of geocool
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vichtenaar from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
3.93 out of 5 based on 426 ratings.
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