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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2698   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Duchesee de Bourgogne is the traditional top fermented reddish-brown ale from the West-Flanders region of Belgium. This refined ale also known as "The Burgundies of Belgium" is a blend of 8 and 18 months old ales following careful maturation in oak casks. 100% natural and unpasteurized.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2006
Bottle. Pours a bronze red\brown with a minimal off-white head. Aroma of fermented cherries, and alcohol. Flavor is sweet up front, fruity, carbonated with a sour tart finish. Good body, ok brew.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
demdeac40 (299) - Etowah, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2006
Beautiful. Smells of cherries and red berries. Pours a wonderfully dark brown color with a minute head. It does have some wine characteristics but the traditional slight sourness is wonderful

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kreepindeth (404) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - APR 1, 2006
Definitely a unique beer. Smells like berries and red wine. Has a very wine-esque taste with some pleasant sourness. Nice tingling mouthfeel. Tastes almost like a lambic. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hezron (613) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 29, 2006
Chewy aroma with sour cherries,...nice and funky and fruity. Amber-brown in color with a thing off-white head. Wow, sour flavor just explodes in your mouth with lots of cherries and other malt flavors. It ends fairly abruptly after the initial excitement. Thin body, fairly crisp and a dry finish. Fascinating...thanks Dave for sharing this one, straight from Belgium.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrob21 (3335) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2006
Dark ruby color, big tan head. On tap at the brickstore for my birthday. Crisp and spicy aroma. Slightly sour with a red fruit taste. First adventure with the style and it was good. The second glass was better than the first.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LadySusan (756) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2006
A dark ruby color with a very fruity taste. You can almost taste the cherrys in this one. It has an alcohol feeling to it higher than it’s %. All in all a good beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
murrayswine (101) - Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 27, 2006
I think me and any Flanders officially dont get along. It pours a mildly headish ruby brown smelling frankly like sour patch kids, vinegar, and alcohol. The taste is light, lighter than the smell leads you to believe. It’s not my favorite, but it did finish with a saki clean, like a good Flanders. The body is a little light, though from other’s I’ve had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5321) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2006 Pours mahogany into a snifter. Medium-sized bubbles. Cherry and vinegar aromas. Bubbly with up front dry cherries and a lingering vinegar finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - MAR 23, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber to red pour with almost no head at all. A sour but yet sweet aroma to it. Has a cidery, hint of cherry flavor. I was really impressed with this. It got better with every taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cathschlag (48) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2006
Odeur d’alcool assez présente. On sent les cerises, le poivre. Suberbes bulles. Couleur brun profond. Très effervescente en attaque. Arrière-goût au palais en finale.


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