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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2718   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
metalspice (579) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2016
Mørk rødbrun med fint off-white skum. Kompleks både på duft og smak. Duften er preget av balsamico, eik og røde bær. Det samme dominerer i smaken. Kirsebær er det dominerende bæret. Fin karbonisering og lang ettersmak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
chromeotaphor (141) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2016 Azijn frisse kersen kriek zurig zurigheid. Donker van kleur en nauwelijks een schuimkraag. Een mooie balans tussen een Kriek en een zurig azinnig biertje. Heerlijk aangenaam.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Belgianloner (39) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle bought and consumed in May 2016. AROMA: Balsamic vinegar. APPEARANCE: Brown with a red hue. Large off white head. TASTE: Balsamic vinegar. Fresh water, very well hidden alcohol. Beautiful. PALATE: Sour but not overly so. Malt vinegar. Oaky tannins. Very refreshing. Long lasting sourness offset by the wonderful watery base. OVERALL: One of the best beers I’ve ever had. A regular drinker of this astonishing brew. I don’t know too many Flemish Reds however I get the feeling this must be up there. Love it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kiezmar (238) - POLAND - MAY 3, 2016
Dark red, creamy foam, good lacing. In aroma a lot of apples, aroma is simmiliar to cider aroma. Despite that we have some other fruits, and some wood. In tase a lot of fruits, some wood. Palate: sour, dry and harsh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerplace (459) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2016
330ml bottle bought at Park Royal Liquor Store. Pours a dark amber with a weak white head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, brown sugar, sligtly winey. Very carbonated. Taste is sweet, slightly sour, winey, brown sugar. Sour-sweet caramel aftertaste. Not bad, but not sophisticated, too sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MRMedellin (272) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - MAY 1, 2016
Clear dark beer with a small head, strong sour aromas from the beginning almost like a wine, the flavor is quite strong and bitter, with a mild malt flavor, but a strong bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1024) - SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
Clear ruby beer with an off-white head and a sour fruity aroma. Flavour is tangy fruit, a sour berry hit and there’s a bit of malt to mellow those out a bit. It’s tart enough that I wouldn’t be rushing back for more but it’s quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (671) - - APR 28, 2016
Sampled from a bottle. Dark brown with a tan head. Sour, fruity aroma. Classic sour/sweet taste. Some sweetness, then balsamic vinegar and sour fruit taste, with hints of raspberry. Well-balanced taste with good mouthfeel. Refreshing, but rather sour for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (453) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 28, 2016
Бургунь. Таратат& Бургунь. Напейте& девочки, раздень& девочки. Бургунь&

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (747) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2016

Slight/medium aroma of malts, red fruit, wood and brettanomyces.

Clear ruby/brown beer with a medium beige head.

Medium sweet and slightly sour with malts, red fruit, wood and brettanomyces.

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