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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: 2868   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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4.2
Bill Becker (1365) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 18, 2017
From Oct 2006 Poured from 750ml caged and corked bottle(best by Nov 2007 and 6%abv on the label) a ruby red with a large head of foam that settled down to a billowy layer with lots of nice lacing. The smell is quite fruity, mostly sour cherries and some yeastiness. A *very* good nose, imho. The taste is fruity sweet up front..I note cherries and pears with a hint of raspberry along with some good yeasty flavour..it's almost hitting me like a good flavourful Lambic. A few more sips in and the sourness that I mentioned in the nose starts to sneak up on me but wait, even at its peak, it is on the mild side. Yum. This Flanders Red Ale is taking a different route from the one I'm used to drinking and that suits me just fine. It is a super smooth drinker. Halfway through the bottle and indeed, to the last pour, I hold up my NB goblet and see that the colour is *still* a clear ruby red, the smell and taste are *still* a delightful mix of sweet and sour fruit, the foam is *still* a sight to behold. I'm certainly I grabbed a bottle of this one on my last trip to Colorado. I would not hesitate to buy another. Bottom line: Super smooth yet flavourful Flanders Red Ale. Do try it if you see it in a store near you!

3.9
caketm (131) - Częstochowa, POLAND - OCT 17, 2017
Butelka 0,25l. Wypite 17.10.2017. Barwa bursztynowa, klarowna. Alkohol praktycznie niewyczuwalny. W smaku mocno winne, nawet octowe. Przypomina wiśniowe wino. Jednocześnie kwaśne i słodkie. Nie czuć w ogóle beczki, w której lekażowany był trunek. Mój pierwszy raz z tym stylem i strzał w 10!

3.3
Mariox (291) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnień z degustacji oraz przepisana z profilu na Untappd. Nie jest zły, ale się nie umywa to najlepszych piw z tego stylu

3.6
Bitek (771) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 14, 2017
Czerwone owoce, ocet balsamiczny, troszkę drewna, wanilii. Kwaśność przyjemna, owocowa, umiarkowana. Niska goryczka, wysokie wysycenie, delikatnie taniczny finisz.


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