Duchesse De Bourgogne | Brouwerij Verhaeghe

4,222 Ratings
Duchesse De BourgogneDuchesse De Bourgogne

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Verhaeghe

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-15-2001

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of ribpy
5/5  rDev +22%

Smooth and soft up front, but a mildly sour overall taste with an oak aroma.
My experience among friends with this ale is either they love it or hate it.
I personally love the taste and this is currently my favorite beer.

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3.6/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of jwenzel019
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of scottbrew4u
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of jemarent
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MisterGone
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

More of a score justification than review:

I developed a love for Flemish Reds after drinking this. I have tried a few different offerings, from Belgium and the American homage brews. The problem is that I drank Jacobins first... so that was my benchmark. As a result, everything else is compared to that one.

This fell short really only on the level of sour (for me..) Every other profile that the Flemish Red Ale is famous for, this one has. The deep red color, the tart aroma, the cherries in the flavor. Excellent.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Cloudy ruby red pour with a beige one-finger head. Aroma is of dark fruit, vinegar and oak wine barrels. Very tart dark fruit flavor upfront. Can taste maraschino cherries, blackberry and light plum. Finishes slightly sweet with a slight tartness that fades fairly quickly.

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3.76/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of HideYaBeer
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of skinny_mcginley
4.44/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.12/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Duchesse De Bourgogne from Brouwerij Verhaeghe
4.1 out of 5 based on 4,222 ratings.
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