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Kasteel Donker - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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Kasteel DonkerKasteel Donker

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

741 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 741
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 14.11%
Wants: 72
Gots: 100 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

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Bottled 1/25/12.

Pours an almost opaque crimson-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, spice, and alcohol aromas. Taste is much the same with super sweet dark fruit and alcohol flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but it's very sweet and sugary, even for the style.

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Aroma: Peppery; spicy; cloves

Taste: Very sweet, warming start; honey-meade like body; well balanced with bitterness; very good flavor

Remarks: Very, very enjoyable beer

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Kasteel Donker from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
92 out of 100 based on 741 ratings.