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Duchess de Bourgogne AleDuchess de Bourgogne Ale
rws34053$11.66
Country: Belgium
Region: Flanders
Producer: Verhaege


DUCHESSE DE BOURGOGNE from Brouwerij Verhaeghe is the traditional Flemish red ale. This refreshing ale is matured in oak casks; smooth with a rich texture and interplay of passion fruit, and chocolate, and a long, dry and acidic finish. After the first and secondary fermentation, the beer goes for maturation into the oak barrels for 18 months. The final product is a blend of younger 8 months old beer with 18 months old beer. The average age of the Duchesse de Bourgogne before being bottled is 12 months.

Beer Style: Flemish Red Ale
Alcohol by Volume: 6%
Characteristics: Sweet, fruity ale with a pleasant sour finish
Ingredients: Reddish malts and spicy hops with low bitterness