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


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RATINGS: 2600   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.

maus10's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maus10 (42) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 9, 2012
I had this in a bottle at the best bar anywhere, 28 Springs in Siloam Springs, AR! Its definitely a sour ale with a bit of vinegar on the nose, but sweet and fruity to the taste! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
ungawa (1) - - DEC 1, 2015 does not count
I found this too fortified and sweet ahead of the sour notes. Great to try though as I have just fallen in love with sours!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (4757) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2015
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2015. Tart smell with oak, fruits and cellar aromas. Sweet and tart taste with fruits, dried fruit, oak and cellar. Very nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
llucmaduell (87) - barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 1, 2015
Before a beer like this I still silent. I rarely take the power to spend one innolblidable experience. A visatge taste. Surely I have not tried many beers d’auest style but for me one of the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (534) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle at Meisterstück. Smells like cleaning alcohol. Yup, not kidding, I could probably clean my whiteboard with this. But you know, the smell is actually not bad... Some bitter almond in it, too. Very rich and impressive sour berry taste though. I would never have expected this after that smell. Unbelievable! Definitely goes on my list of the quirkiest beers I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
birocotsios (81) - - NOV 25, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with small brown head. Sharp sour aroma of wine vinegar with a sweet touch. Sour taste of wine vinegar, fruits like sourcherry and malty sweet notes. Spicy aftertaste with the sournes hanging im the mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (950) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 20, 2015
Clear brown color, big off-white head. Aroma of wine, barrel and biscuit, extremely sour, soft carbonation, medium body, very dry finish. //Vrutak

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vili (194) - FINLAND - NOV 18, 2015
25cl bottle. Clear, dark amber-brown pour with thin, light brown head. Aromas of ripe fruit, dry wood and cherries. Taste is dry, complex, fruity sweet but bubbly. Lively carbonation, fresh palate. Aftertaste is really short but fresh and sweet at the same time. Really good and balanced, nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (898) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 15, 2015
Dark brown pour with a fizzy tan head that didn’t last long. Aroma is slightly fruity. Flavour is very sweet, sugary with raspberry and candied sugar notes. Wasn’t expecting the big blast of sweet, but it quickly fades into a tart bitter flavour on the end of the tongue. Really nice!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LLaurin (81) - Motala, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2015
A sour reddish beer with a impressive red / brown look and still clear taste even of fruit. Wine is very present in the palate and saving it from only being sour. Very different but still enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
baaj (27) - DENMARK - NOV 13, 2015
Dejlig kompleks frugtig duft. Fint beige skum. Sødlig/syrlig smag, igen lidt frugtagtig - den kunne jeg godt blive lidt forfalden til. Syrlig/sødlig eftersmag

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