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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2917   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
CatoctinMike (9) - Sabillasville, Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2002
Very good Flemish Red Ale - one of the best. Slightly more sour than the Bourgogne de Flanders and Rodenbach, making more traditional, beutiful color


3.9
zizivan (8) - SLOVENIA - JUN 23, 2017 does not count
Vinegar and glue, cherries, up front caramel sweetness, complex packed with flavor, but too much glue on the nose.

3.8
Towey1989 (2695) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2017
Bottle at Den Engel, Leek. Pours a deep brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of plum, black grape, some vinegar, slight cherry, a little sourness and subtle wood. Taste of plum, dark berries, some black grape, slight vinegar, a little sourness, a hint of wood and subtle sugar. Medium bodied and an oily texture. A dry, slightly sharp, red fruit sourness on the finish. As good as Rodenbach but more softer and slightly more sour. Good body and lots of fruit. Very good.

2.7
paulcliff (16) - - JUN 20, 2017
Aroma of a good Belgian Trappist ale, beautiful reddish-brown colour...just not a fan of sour ales. My palate hasn't matured to the point where I appreciate them yet I guess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
mkdyderski (7) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 20, 2017 does not count
floral, fruits aroma, dominated by grapes red, brown, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, l ong finish, fizzy, very nice, a bit sour and refreshng beer

3.1
czlowiekmotyka (256) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUN 19, 2017
I am disappointed. It tastes like vinegar with sugar. Some red fruit wander in the background.

4.4
ccubaka (40) - LATVIA - JUN 17, 2017
A little sauer but also sweet. Dark ruby color. Refreshing and subtle scent. Really nice one.

3.9
Tranquillity (2251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle. Dark red orange body, huge light brown head. The aroma has grapes, oak. The taste is fruity. Very complex.

4.9
jbman73175 (1) - - JUN 16, 2017 does not count
Fantastic and unique beer. It has a very bitter and sweet almost citrusy flavor. One of my top beers and one that I buy for sharing with special guests. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
peony (7) - SOUTH KOREA - JUN 14, 2017 does not count
This Flemish red from Verhaeghe is truly unique. a wonderful oak and cherry aroma, with a hint of balsamic vinegar.beautifully sweet and melts away into a soft, sour cherry-like beer known as a Flemish Red.

3.5
pjotrapostou (214) - POLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Ciemny rubinowy kolor, wysoka gęsta piana. Intensywny aromat owocowy, wiśnie, dąb, w smaku dość octowe, kwaśne. W posmaku wyraźnie słodkie, octowoac jest przełamana. W miarę picia wychodzą lekkie nuty rozpuszczalnikowe. Oglnie wrażenia smakowe bardzo intensywne, całkiem dobre piwo.


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