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


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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
splatch90 (16) - - APR 25, 2014
Une bière qui me laisse un très mauvais souvenir le vinaigre et les épices peut être. Follow me on instagram : splatch25

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Helsdon (135) - Toronto, CANADA - APR 21, 2014
What can you say but Mmmmmm. Pours with a very thick, fluffy tan head that breaks down to leave lacing. Brown opaque colour. Smells? Must, green apple, mild metallic tang of the yeast. Taste? Crazy good. sour grapes, rather high on the sweetness which balances the sour, malts tend toward the subtle. Might not be a very session-able beer, but perfection on a patio in a tulip glass. Damn good beer that I can’t get here. Thanks LCBO you suck.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (312) - - APR 19, 2014
Quite yeasty malty aroma. Lovely dark been colour. Surprisingly fruity in flavour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garza (567) - Oslo (NO), Caracas (VE), VENEZUELA - APR 17, 2014
Dark brown colour with persistent beige head. Frash and subtle aroma of fermented prunes and some yeast. Sublime taste with medium sweetness and lightly sour. Full body, oily feel, soft carbonation and long lightly sweet after taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (188) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Mahogany color, white head. Huge berry nose. Sweet and sour in roughly equal portions, sweet more dominant in the beginning with sour taking the finish. Super long finish, very effervescent, highly acidic, medium body. Really nice. Maybe a little too sweet overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (77) - ITALY - APR 15, 2014
non male ma non lo stile di birra che mi fa felice. Not my style of beer but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xlts (21) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 12, 2014
great brown-reddish body, clear. creamy foam. aroma is sour, somewhat reminiscent of fizzy drinks. taste is evidently sour, yet with obvious hints of malt sweetness. very good, refreshing, almost champagne-like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3556) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle: Pours cola brown with a moderate tan head. Vinous, dark, sour fruit aroma. Sweet, heavy, berry/wine taste with a sharp tartness. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (143) - POLAND - APR 10, 2014
On draught at Ministerstwo Browaru Pub, Poznań. Pours in dark ruby color, medium, white head. In aroma berries, wine notes and also wooden and sour notes. In taste red fruits notes, wooden and vanilla notes. Ends is sourish. Medium carbonation, little bitterness. Very good beer that tastes like not a beer. Something everyone has to taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maxbier (198) - Maryland, USA - APR 9, 2014
From bottle, thanks Dan for sharing. Dark murky brown color with tan head. Fruity aroma. Sweet fruity flavors with sour fruits. The sour flavors are balanced by the sweetness. The palate is very "wine" like, reminds me a little of a port wine. Dry finish, paired very well with stinky French cheese.

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