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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: 2554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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.


Nsanders' rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nsanders (763) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Clear red brown body with white foamy head that quickly dissipates. Smell is of oak, sour cherry, and a sweetness like grape soda. Taste is moderately sour to start, but sweet on the finish. Medium bodied, with large bubbles.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FMP (12) - SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2015
A nice combo of sweet and sour, chocolate and cherries. That typical kriek feeling to it but combined with a darker and bigger complexity in the background. Awesome! Need to discover more of this type. Kale aroma is present and beautiful.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
smmaaren (358) - NORWAY - AUG 29, 2015
33 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours dark ruby with a big beige head. Aromas of berries, vinegar and malts. Taste is of course sour and sweet. Medium carbonation. Sour ale is not my favourite but this one is good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1881) - ESTONIA - AUG 29, 2015
Brown ruby-tinged beer, small tan head. Nose is acidity, vinuos notes, yeast, dark fruits. Flavor is balsamic vinegar, dark fruits, some bready sweetness. Acidic and vinous finish. A bit too much vinegar for me, although the sweetness balances that out somewhat.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaykoMaia (1) - Fortalaze, BRAZIL - AUG 28, 2015 does not count
Uma bela cerveja. Surpreendente. Aroma agradável, mas não forte. Coloração bem escura, mas leve ao paladar. Bem diferente do habitual.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RodrigoPacheco (99) - - AUG 25, 2015
Uma cerveja diferente com muita personalidade. Era cético em relação ao estilo mas a surpresa do primeiro gole, mantém-se até o final.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopstinopolis (16) - - AUG 23, 2015
Apple cider, vinegar, cherries, hints of oak. Slight sweet upfront with berries and fruit. Strong acidity, low bitterness, and tart finish with wood linger. Great example of style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rjen (24) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2015
Red brown with a nice off-white head. Aroma of green apples, cherry, vinegar, red wine, wood and raisins. Taste is heavy acidic, mild sweet and mild bitter with a long lasting finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Diller (12) - Hvidovre, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2015
250 ml. White off head. Aromas of nuts and acid: Golden brown colour. Good carbonation and Mouthfill. Sweet, sour, teasty and very balanced. Sweetnes and sour goes hand in hand. A beer with a good sherry vinager taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (205) - GREECE - AUG 16, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2015 This beer has an obvious vinegar-like acetic acid twang to it, and you’ll never forget the taste. Clear red brown coloured with an off white head. Aroma of red wine and wood with some sweetness. flavour of wood, wine and balsamic vinegar

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wim (3158) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2015
At home dark red brown colored body with an off white head and a dark fruit sweet sour aroma a fruity sweet sour little bitter taste with a alcholic sour bitter finish


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