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Kasteel Donker - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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Kasteel DonkerKasteel Donker

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

637 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 59
Gots: 59 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001)
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-03-2014 19:23:17 | More by ramrod666
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koladiola

Belgium

5/5  rDev +22%

06-02-2014 21:11:02 | More by koladiola
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-01-2014 23:15:56 | More by Molson2000
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Big_Beers

Idaho

4.85/5  rDev +18.3%

Picked up a brown .750 from homebrew store.

smell: ripe fruit, baking spice, heavy on the candy

Taste: sugar coated fruit, candied goodness. I really like this interpretation of a quad. Very sweet like a fine dessert wine.

Mouthfeel: interesting twist between a very wet yet feels dry when the mouth closes. perfect

Overall: I am only saddened that I have not bought this sooner. Makes my fav list for sure

06-01-2014 03:32:36 | More by Big_Beers
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rredshift

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-31-2014 19:32:21 | More by rredshift
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andrewdanks

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-30-2014 15:37:07 | More by andrewdanks
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-28-2014 03:01:46 | More by Bf_89
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-26-2014 22:05:01 | More by Latarnik
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valianes

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-23-2014 03:05:38 | More by valianes
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-23-2014 00:12:24 | More by JDizzle
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-22-2014 12:19:16 | More by liamt07
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-19-2014 22:45:25 | More by TheBeer
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GRap

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

05-17-2014 17:16:12 | More by GRap
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-15-2014 02:17:16 | More by Ristaccia
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-11-2014 01:41:24 | More by andrenaline
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HuntDaddy540

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-08-2014 14:56:37 | More by HuntDaddy540
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MSCUSN

Florida

5/5  rDev +22%

05-07-2014 14:02:39 | More by MSCUSN
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-04-2014 16:13:47 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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frontalot

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-03-2014 21:37:43 | More by frontalot
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-02-2014 03:22:38 | More by yancot
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scottgoblue314

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-01-2014 22:00:34 | More by scottgoblue314
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

04-29-2014 03:08:11 | More by AugustusRex
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John656

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -5.4%

A - Dark with a reddish hue. Minimal creamy foam head.

S - Yeasty, dark fruits, paint, and prunes.

T - Raisins, molasses, prunes, and brown sugar describe the taste of this beer. The flavour is both complex and strong. There is a taste of booze but it's still smooth on the palate for 11%. Kasteel Donker reminds me of a port or dessert wine in a beer format. I'm generally not a fan of sweeter alcoholic drinks but I respect the elements of this brew.

M - Medium body with creamy mouth feel. Moderate carbonation with a Barley wine-ish texture.

O - This Quad is definitely on the sweeter side with a unassuming punch that finishes as strong as it starts. It may be a touch too sweet to make it an ideal Quad for my taste buds but the deep multitude of flavours still make this a solid beer.

04-29-2014 00:58:09 | More by John656
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

04-28-2014 01:38:30 | More by WillAndSarah
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.4%

04-28-2014 00:55:42 | More by kwjd
Kasteel Donker from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 637 ratings.