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

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BA SCORE
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261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 17
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-07-2013 00:23:02 | More by vhmf1978
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

330ml bottle, poured into Kasteel chalice. A: Very dark in colour, opaque, tiny disappearing tanned head, some lacing. S: Tawny port like, plum, booze and fruity esters. T: More bitter than the "Kasteel Donker" mellowed throughout, hints of plum, brown sugar, fudge. Finish dominated by boozy burn. M: Smooth, moderate carbonation, medium to thick body. O: I would say, aside from the bitterness, it was barely distinguishable from the "Donker". If it qualifies as a Quadrupel, it doesn’t quite hit the heights others do.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 19:42:09 | More by jonb5
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-25-2013 02:56:15 | More by NickThePyro
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-17-2013 02:38:45 | More by brandonld23
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dcmchew

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-05-2013 16:52:26 | More by dcmchew
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

10-20-2013 15:10:49 | More by Sspeer1
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Dragophant

Israel

4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-19-2013 16:13:10 | More by Dragophant
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Darkhnum

Israel

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

10-18-2013 23:24:22 | More by Darkhnum
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

09-19-2013 12:18:50 | More by Anatole
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dirtylou

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-27-2013 00:56:11 | More by dirtylou
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Beerosaurus

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-25-2013 19:21:09 | More by Beerosaurus
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Fattmatt73

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-20-2013 04:49:02 | More by Fattmatt73
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-19-2013 17:38:26 | More by kaelingirl
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pkenkman

Estonia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-18-2013 13:51:05 | More by pkenkman
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2013 13:02:16 | More by Oakenator
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inspektor

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-10-2013 20:13:56 | More by inspektor
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Hopswagger for this little gem!
11.2oz Belgian style bottle.
2010 Vintage

A - A hard pour reveals a ruddy dark brown colored body with little to no head. A jumbo bubbled collar forms with small whisps of islands in the middle.

S - Soured red figs, tart and sugary, cold sticky dates, Belgian candy syrup, brown sugar, sugary caramel, dirty cardboard sweetness. A tartness keeps coming up and envelops the fruity aroma mid drink, but the deep malt base overtakes everything in the end.

T - Spicy caramel malts, dark bread fresh out of the oven, brown sugar, molasses, not as much fruit as the nose describes, somewhat fruity though, figs are the dominate fruit along side raisins, and dates. Oxidation is present in the form of dry caramel. There's grape and raisin flavor that melds together very well. Old and deep sugary malts. Strong spicy components really kick in middle to end, creating a dry finish to to a sugary malted base.

M - Thick and viscous feel, (like a thickened prune juice), low carbonation with a small and tight stingy feel on the tongue.

Very dense and caramelized flavors with a thick and sugary body. This drinks very elegant. The finish really shines due to the swift and spicy dryness. I haven't had this fresh but this is drinking excellent for the year. Lots of spicy malt laced with sugary fruit. I picture myself drinking this in a tux with a cuban cigar after dinner. Really glad I cracked this. I just wish I had another one to hold onto for a few more years.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 02:18:43 | More by StaveHooks
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

08-03-2013 01:36:09 | More by Sludgeman
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constantine_272

Oregon

3.66/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a dark hazy brown. Good carbonation but held no head. A flare up of fizz bubbled up after pouring it into a tulip, reminiscent of a soda.

S: Rich and leathery. There's a distinct sweetness of red raspberry syrup. Hints of wet oak.

T: A thick rich maltiness starts first with dark roasted walnut and charred (not burnt) wood. Raisin and black cherry. Tangy bitter sourness overpowers from the back of the palette rushing forward. The bitterness is a little acidic like a balsamic. In my opinion, I would have liked it slightly less bitter and less oaky to let the other sweet and sour fruitiness shine forward. A final sweetness finishes the flavor profile. Fortunately the acidity softened a little as it rested in the glass, much like a nice wine.

M: Medium consistency. Fairly dry finish at the back of the tongue.

O: This one didn't completely work for me. It was just too vinegary. I found that sour alkaline finish acrid. It did soften up a bit as it sat and I liked many of the other qualities of the flavor profile like the thick prune notes, but I won't be rushing back to cuvée du chateau.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 04:51:25 | More by constantine_272
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-06-2013 10:36:08 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-05-2013 23:55:19 | More by pathman
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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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July2Nov

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

07-02-2013 05:45:05 | More by July2Nov
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750mL corked and caged bottle. 2010 vintage, 5/27/10.

appears a murky chesnutt brown. thin off-white head. lacing clings to the glass. mild aroma of Belgian yeast and complex maltiness. earthy notes and a touch of alcohol, very nice. taste is complex, yet so easy to drink, flavors are melded together. herbal. good balance of dry and sweetness. medium body. soft subtle carbonation. extremely smooth to drink.
overall - excellent

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 02:35:07 | More by jmdrpi
Kasteel Cuvée Du Chateau from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
91 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.