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


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RATINGS: 2578   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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.

mpersinger's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mpersinger (360) - , California, USA - APR 9, 2011
Have had in bottle several times, once on draft that was hugely diacetyl, and now this recent bottle: Pours brownish-ruby with slight haze and lasting beige moderate head. Mild, aged balsamic vinegar, leather, and cherry aromas. Some caramel and prune notes with well-balanced moderate acetic, some lactic and cherry sweet malt flavors, leaning toward vinegar. Medium The rather sweet finish does give credence to the ’rumor’ that they backsweeten with aspartame (as does the subtle thickness to the back of the tongue that I feel around the third sip). There’s a latent dryness in which there’s oak and a hint of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vjohans (535) - SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle 75 cl. Nice Flemmish aroma and apperance but is overwelming sweet and lack body and bitterness to make it balanced. Eg not better than Rodenbach and is more expensive. Meh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kemot84 (6) - - OCT 9, 2015 does not count
Butelka. Ciemny rubin, zero piany. Aromat wi?ni,czerwone owoce, octu balsamicznego, po ogrzaniu aceton, beczka. W smaku ?wietne, owocowo, winno - octowe, musuj?ce. Rewelacja!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (4610) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2015
Tap@Cafe Langebro, Copenhagen - brown pour with beige head. Aroma and taste is sour berry fruity, some caramel, vinegar, woody notes, grape skin, tart finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Metalflake (70) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
Ew. Not my thing, this one. Who the hell decided to make a beer that tastes like Worcestershire sauce? Honestly don’t get the 97 rating on this - maybe I just got a bad bottle? Nasty, nasty, nasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerGantzel (56) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2015
Fruity, berry and brown sugar aroma. Dark red clear liquid, white-brown head. Well balanced high sweetness and sourness. Bitter-sweet finish, soft carbonation. One of the best in its style!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MGantzel (12) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2015
Øllen har et fint mørkt udseende, samt har en frugtig og sød smag. Desuden har øllen en mild skum som egner sig godt til øllen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
demannu (231) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2015
I love the flavor of this beer. Slightly sour, yet sweet with a fruity wine like experience. Refreshing palate. Sight funk in aroma. Just so taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Piwotok (106) - - SEP 21, 2015
This beer tastes like a polish cheap wine, which was once of my favoritve alcohol beverages in high school. I higly recommend this beer everybody who didn’t drink a sour beer before.-------& na Piwo Tok (bloger) na Facebooku (https://www.facebook.com/Piwo-Tok-85716569101 Piwo Tok na Youtube oraz piwotok.blogspot.com

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lore (1588) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 20, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2015 mahogany colour, one inch creamy beige head; aroma of balsamic vinegar, oak barrel, sour cherry and some actetone; taste is the same; would be perfect without this chemical acetone note

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
fredericwjp (6) - - SEP 18, 2015 does not count
Excelente cerveja belga, com acidez e um leve toque de cereja. Combina com uma carne vermelha.

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