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Kasteel Cuvée Du Chateau - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 18
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ShadesOfGray on 02-21-2010)
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rekel

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-01-2011 23:51:20 | More by rekel
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

4.97/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had on tap at Ebenezer's Pub. Served in a chalice.

A-black body

S-very vinous smell, some sweet grain smell.

T-sugar, black pepper, grapes, plums and spice

M-medium

D-world class beer. Just one of the best beers I have ever had. I would drink this beer again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2010 14:48:28 | More by jneiswender
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tomordonez

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

OMG. Open the bottle and the aroma hits you in the face. Don’t pour inclined into the glass. Pour it like a wine. Nice head becomes a thin film but it doesn’t fade. Dark brown, almost black, see through. Aroma of a giant chunky banana, raisins, some chocolate, liquid bread, a tiny bit floral. Medium body, low carbonation, fruity on top, explosion of flavors in the middle, alcoholic at the end.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 02:21:59 | More by tomordonez
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stingrayvr6

New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Monk's Cafe in Philadelphia. Poured deep reddish black into a tulip with a thick creamy head. Absolutely beautiful, color of a dark red wine. Smell was equally impressive, fruity and malty, bitter cherry and caramel notes. Taste starts sweet and fruity, malty with some vanilla too, finish is tart cherry and Belgian hops. Mild carbonation. Fantastic beer, 10 years of aging has done this one well.

Serving type: on-tap

03-03-2010 00:35:10 | More by stingrayvr6
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beyah

Maine

4.85/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Tried this beer at Ebenezer's Pub, it was a blend of the 10, 3 & 1 year old Kasteel.
This dark brown rich brew with a heavy light brown head.Nice Lacing.

The taste is amazing, similar to a port, can detect the Belgian yeast. This is an especially sweet and malty beer. It ends dry, and you can't barely detect the alcohol.

Heavenly beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2013 22:51:12 | More by beyah
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ccrida

Oregon

4.85/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottled 7/14/2010. Poured into my St. Feuillien goblet, Cuvée Du Chateau is dark brown with a small tan head leaving light, foamy lace.

Smell is big esters, loads of grape, strawberry, bubblegum. Clean, spicy alcohol.

Taste is absolutely amazing. Wow. What a killer quad. Such a clan, pure fruitness, nice little spiciness and clean phenols to cut it, super smooth.

Mouthfeel is slippery and light, the epitome of digestible.

Drinkability is dangerously high. This is a fantastic beer. Absolutely world class; it may have equals, but is unsurpassable.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 06:23:50 | More by ccrida
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Satyr179

Sweden

4.75/5  rDev +17%

09-13-2012 17:24:20 | More by Satyr179
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vwbus7

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

06-26-2014 02:05:13 | More by vwbus7
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +17%

02-23-2014 02:32:59 | More by MacStinson
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-14-2011 13:13:34 | More by lpotter
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Dwarf


4.75/5  rDev +17%

09-13-2012 17:39:54 | More by Dwarf
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +17%

02-02-2013 23:31:28 | More by Dapperticus
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larbush

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +17%

07-27-2012 22:58:37 | More by larbush
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +17%

07-04-2013 23:46:37 | More by WOLFGANG
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

10-05-2013 19:41:40 | More by KJ2013
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.58/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Kasteel Cuvee' des Chateau
brewed to replicate the taste of an aged bottle of Donker (formerly Bruin)…how they do that, I don't know, but that what they accomplish, that's what we want to see.

Plum-brown appearance, firmly opaque, under a slim, cocoa-toned ring of foam.

Aroma: raisins, plum, port, chocolate and spice. Mild molasses, treacle, brown sugar. Big, rich, and ever-flavorful, powerful, yet mellowing.

Hitting the lips, the dark fruit, rich malt, and hugely complex flavors barge on board, with an early trace of the high alcohol content. Magnificent. Not too harsh, not too sweet. Utterly well-rounded, even-handed, with caramel and toffee rising in prominence in the flavor. Lays very softly and elegantly on the palate. One common criticism of Kasteel Donker is an over-sweetness, and this glass has that conquered. What more can I say beyond "very, very mellow."

The plum, the raisin, the toffee and cocoa is all in attendance, but plays it very cool, calm, and coalescent. No cloying sweetness, just extra groovy. Super beautiful. Extra yum. And here and then again, the alcohol sting rises up and coats the brain for a minute. Slicks the tongue, treats the senses.

When I heard of this, that it is brewed to resemble the flavor of an aged Kasteel Donker, I wondered first how you would do that, and then, if you could, why not make that the original beer? I don't have answers for any of those questions, all I can say is that they did it, and it's wonderful. A lovely, spiked plum pudding of a brew, a laced liquid licorice whip, and a toasty, tasty, caramel and toffee confection rolling happily in the mouth, all in one. And all very mellow, very groovy...

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2011 09:31:23 | More by feloniousmonk
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Kasteel Cuv'ee Du Chateau

2010 edition. Corked and caged bottle, opens with a resounding pop. Poured into oversized wine glasses, a rich deep amber/mahogony hue with an off white dense head that recedes away over time. Aroma is fruity, bready, a touch of alcohol, dark fruits and brown sugar. In the taste, ripe grape, raisen, and plum but mostly grape. Alcohol is well in check and stays in the background. Pleasing dark fruits, some malt body lending caramel and brown sugar notes. Damn tasty. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and effervescent, semi-dry on the finish. Overall, a really nice beer, great flavors, clean and has the potential to age quite well.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2011 13:48:36 | More by Stinkypuss
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scottgoblue314

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-27-2014 14:15:22 | More by scottgoblue314
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PaF

Israel

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

06-04-2014 12:36:58 | More by PaF
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Marshall_ofmcap

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-28-2014 23:19:30 | More by Marshall_ofmcap
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sfore8

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

02-05-2014 16:58:49 | More by sfore8
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eric5bellies

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drank from my St Bernardus Chalice.

A - Pours a darl Mahogany colour with a nice off White two fingered head that retains well and laces.

S - Sweet spicey aromas and some quite heavy stewed cherries on the nose. Raisin and dark fruits plentiful.

T - Sweet up front with some nice spiciness that follows. The dark fruits are plentiful, with raisns and stewed cherries the most prominant. The boozyness is quite warming on the finish.

M - Medium to full body with medium carbonation.

O - Kasteel just doesn't make any bad beers and this is pick of the bunch.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2011 14:15:38 | More by eric5bellies
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

07-03-2014 13:42:53 | More by Canada_Dan
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vhmf1978

Brazil

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-07-2013 00:23:02 | More by vhmf1978
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Vylo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-08-2012 12:09:50 | More by Vylo
Kasteel Cuvée Du Chateau from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
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