1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

Not Rated.
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,976 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,976
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 155
Gots: 246 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2001)
View: Beers (77) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 2,976 | Reviews: 1,199 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by erz316:
Photo of erz316
erz316

Indiana

4.63/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

white stubby 33cl bottle into the Augustijn chalice

A - thats alot of head I'm getting here! Of course, that is relating to the beer. there is a good 2-finger sized head in the chalice, with real good retention. the color is a ruby dark brown, held up to the light it appears to be simply a muddy brown, and wholly opaque.

S - there is a nice lemony or apple twang to the beer, as well there are some herbal tones. some sweetness in the mid ground, and mixing in with this are some alcoholic notes. in the far back there are some strong sugars holding up the body, brown and molasses.

T - sweet malts are up front, presenting the palate with a plethora of different kinds of sugary flavours; these range form a light fruity dessert sweet, to a sweet southern tea, (intense in sugar but checked by the bitterness of the tea). there are some dry alcohol notes in the mid ground, but not a distracting amount. the finish is sweet of, brown sugar or honey, imagine the taste of those two on oatmeal: present but mixed in with a definite grain taste. the after taste is primarily sweet of the same types.

MF&D - this is an incredibly smooth and creamy beer, and makes the drinking process so damn easy. the only thing holding it back from a perfect is the carbonation could have been a bit more crisp. this is not to say that there wasn't any carbonation, it was just very dull on the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2009 23:32:50 | More by erz316
More User Reviews:
Photo of manuelivan
manuelivan

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-28-2014 14:50:55 | More by manuelivan
Photo of BeerBilly82
BeerBilly82


4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-28-2014 00:14:21 | More by BeerBilly82
Photo of Hayley_86
Hayley_86

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

07-27-2014 21:46:31 | More by Hayley_86
Photo of DemoniChris
DemoniChris

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-27-2014 19:48:57 | More by DemoniChris
Photo of Chinook
Chinook

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-26-2014 23:54:37 | More by Chinook
Photo of Mydegeneration
Mydegeneration


4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-26-2014 04:17:19 | More by Mydegeneration
Photo of JCarp
JCarp

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-26-2014 02:59:20 | More by JCarp
Photo of AvaStJames
AvaStJames


4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-26-2014 02:16:41 | More by AvaStJames
Photo of andres1225
andres1225

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

07-25-2014 20:37:54 | More by andres1225
Photo of jamis
jamis

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-25-2014 17:49:22 | More by jamis
Photo of ananh
ananh

Colorado

5/5  rDev +18.2%

07-25-2014 07:46:13 | More by ananh
Photo of Joecaddie
Joecaddie

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-25-2014 00:17:34 | More by Joecaddie
Photo of l0rddavis
l0rddavis

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-24-2014 00:02:58 | More by l0rddavis
Photo of mizx
mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-23-2014 21:58:56 | More by mizx
Photo of Narthax
Narthax

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-23-2014 18:49:33 | More by Narthax
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-23-2014 15:59:53 | More by thufflife
Photo of innominat
innominat

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-22-2014 20:20:32 | More by innominat
Photo of John_Beeryman
John_Beeryman

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-22-2014 17:55:13 | More by John_Beeryman
Photo of Kiro
Kiro

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-22-2014 11:49:22 | More by Kiro
Photo of MikeW64
MikeW64


4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-22-2014 05:13:51 | More by MikeW64
Photo of Bobbydigi
Bobbydigi

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-22-2014 01:25:54 | More by Bobbydigi
Photo of PittSlovak
PittSlovak

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-21-2014 00:15:32 | More by PittSlovak
Photo of joemochas
joemochas

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-20-2014 23:53:05 | More by joemochas
Photo of Eric_Standard
Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2014 07:03:12 | More by Eric_Standard
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 2,976 ratings.