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96
85
style
Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2884   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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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Fatehunter's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Fatehunter (2614) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Into a snifter. Ruby colored with a two solid fingers of head. Smells like cider vinegar, cherry and pear. Fruity taste: cherry and pear again. A little malty sweet at the end with some lemon. Champagne texture, lots of bubbles but not overly carbonated. Light body. The vinegar smell actually fit well and thankfully didn’t transfer into the taste. Top shelf here. An excellent all-around drink.


3.8
rajeevmullick (3) - - NOV 20, 2017 does not count
What an unexpected and delightful flavour. Bright. Citrus. High notes. Sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
wojanex (400) - warszawa, POLAND - NOV 19, 2017
Nos wręcz miodowy, usta podobnie przesłodzone, flandersowy ulepek, szkoda. Etykieta gustowna, mała flaszeczka podobnież.

3.2
Kurt7 (15) - NORWAY - NOV 18, 2017
God surøl med mye smak. Søt og syrlig samtidig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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l33 (7) - - NOV 15, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2017 Not for me. Tastes like a mixture of vinegar and sweet cider. The bottle looks nice though!

4.5
julesxxl (29) - FRANCE - NOV 10, 2017
(robe chiasse claire, nez cerise âcre, boisée, acide, aigre, brune-rouge à souhait, still astonish)

3.8
Daboch (164) - Gdansk, POLAND - NOV 10, 2017
Czerwono-brązowe piwo, piana drobnopęcherzykowa, dość szybko znika ale ładnie zdobi szkło. Aromat winny, lekko słodki, trochę octu.W smaku lekko winne (ocet winny?), jest trochę kwaśnych owoców, posmak słodkawy. Dobre

4
herinmary (78) - RUSSIA - NOV 8, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2017 Аромат выраженный дрожжевой с нотами ягод и игристого вина. Карбонизация высокая но пенка жиденькая, быстро спадает. Во вкусе шампанское, ягоды, лёгкая терпкая кислинка послевкусие стойкое винное.

3.4
bbbeer (878) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 7, 2017
Red-brown with small tan head. Aroma of red fruit. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Sweet up front, sour finish. Flavors at first are almost cider-like with some green apple then ends up more on red fruit or grape spectrum. Good although rather sweet and not my favorite style.

3.8
mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2017
[9772-20171030] Tap. Sweet caramel taffy and fruited grains aroma. Clear, deep russet red body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head and some thick lacing. Soured fruity candied berry and super sweet candied strawberry and soured everything in the finish. Medium body is sour and wowsa! Really interesting, feels like a barrel-aged fruity liquor. (7/3/8/4/16) 3.8
(@ Bar Hop Brewco, Toronto, ON)

4.5
rjplumer (1181) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 4, 2017
The aroma is sweet fruit, red wine with a hint of vinegar, The body is ruby with soda bubbly head that fades to a thin sparse covering. A sweet but sour taste. Like sparkling red wine with a tartness. Thin bodied but has rich quality. This is one savor and drink with care. Amazing.


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