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

bottled
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RATINGS: 2636   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.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gueuze (730) - - SEP 17, 2015
Braun, klar. Geruch nach Essig mit ein bisschen Portwein. Im Geschmack auch sauer, die Essignoten übertönen alles. Zu viel Essig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1090) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle @ Gambrinus, Tartu. Pours brown with reddish tones, small head, stays. Aroma is sour, vinegar, cider like, some chocolate, fruity. Taste has a lot of berries, red currant, berry juice -whats have gone a bit bad, some spicyness, sour of cause, vinegar, Medium body. Nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HopfenWeisse (1377) - - SEP 15, 2015
Nice clear dark amber color with small head. Aroma is vinegar, sour. Flavor is malt, vinegar, sour. Not my kind of beer, but still ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1752) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle at Biercab. Brown colour with tan head. Caramel, malt, fruity and wine aroma. Sweet, caramel, malt, dried fruits, sour, wine taste. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (910) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 11, 2015
Bottiglia 33cl @ la pausa. Marrone con schiuma non troppo persistente. Aceto e dolce, un po stucchevole

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Mi4i

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Brownish reddish pour with small tan head. Aroma some sweet caramel finished by cherries and some sour lemon notes. Flavor slightly sweet with a finish if tartness.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cokolwiek11 (243) - POLAND - SEP 9, 2015
Clear dark reddish brown, low creamy head that sticks to the glass and stays on the beer. Thats how it should look like. Aroma: Fruits, wine, dry wine, little vinegar, slightly peach, red grapes. Old, dry acohol. Beautiful. Taste: medium sour, light sweetness. Caramel, fruits, dry wine, some vinegar. Yummy. Palate: medium body, dry on palate (despite high residual sweetness), long vinous finish, low saturation. Overall: I love this style, one of the best beers in this style, aboslutely briliant.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alexanderdahl (122) - DENMARK - SEP 5, 2015
Pours clear, dark red/brown with a fine slightly brown head. Aroma is sweet, yet vinegary. Like a fruity balsamico. Ripe red berries! Sour, vinegary on tounge, but quickly eases into sweet relief. medium carbonation helps flavors linger and develop.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OnlyRogueAngel (42) - Heerlen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
Pours a deep chestnut red with a foamy beige head. Aroma is old oak and red berries, with a sharp sour smell. It tastes of malt, sour fruits, herbs and like a forest after a storm, earthy and woody, but robustly rather than bitterly and is smooth but tingly on your tongue. A very enjoyable beer for the more discerning palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gaelic (98) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
Red brown ale. Sweet, with tast of fruit, small bitters, elegance tast. Tickling on the tongue. Nice label on the bottlelight body,


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