Duchesse De Bourgogne 6.2° -1/4L- 8.4fl.oz

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Duchesse de Bourgogne is a sweet, fruity tasting beer with a pleasant sour oakiness refreshing after-taste. It is brewed with reddish barley malts and spicy hops with a low bitterness. After the first and the secondary fermentation , the beer intended for farther maturation goes on for lagering for 18 months in oaken casks. Afterwards the beer is blend with younger beer of 8 months. The age before being bottled is 12 months. Duchesse de Bourgogne is a refined red beer typical for the region of West-Flanders. Michael Jackson, writer on beer, calls these the most obvious "Burgundies of Belgium"

 

TVerhaegenhe Verhaeghe brewery is a small family company of the south of the Flanders Occidentale whose history goes up at the end of the 19th century. It is about the one of the many splendid artisanal breweries in which always Belgium abounds. The Verhaeghe brewery is characterized by the mixing of its beers west-flandriennes from red color brown always being done according to the authentic traditional method. "It is not the quantity, but the quality which counts", such is the currency which makes it possible the Verhaeghe brewery to make leave its beers the mash tubs successfully.

For several decades, the Verhaeghe brewery has been able to be praised to have received various prices and distinctions in Belgium and abroad for its beers "Vichtenaar" and "Echte Kriek". The last creation of the brewery Verhaeghe, the "Duchess of Burgundy", is a red jewel ruby of 6,2 % vol. alc. It is about a beer which is brewed with a malt deeply torrefied and hop of more than one year, and which rests for 18 months in barrels in oak. The tanning matters of the oak give to the "Duchess" her fruity character. The "Duchess of Burgundy" offers an end of fresh and soft mouth. One preferably tastes it in a stemmed glass and with a temperature located between 8 and 12° Celsius

Duchesse De Bougogne LabelFood Pairing: Their sharpness makes them extremely thirst-quenching and, due to their high acidity, they compliment most foods very well. It makes the ultimate aperitif beer, it makes the ultimate beer to match with rich foods such as buttery cheeses, roasted turkey, or prime rib, because of its cutting power. It would be the perfect beer to match with or have as a sorbet, or rich and dense deserts.

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