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

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Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)Gulden Draak (Dark Triple)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,960 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,960
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 155
Gots: 240 | 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)
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-01-2013 01:07:19 | More by Pacioli1445
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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-01-2013 00:49:08 | More by jroberts8811
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12owls

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-31-2013 23:00:10 | More by 12owls
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callmemickey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-31-2013 22:48:18 | More by callmemickey
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TychoNDC

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-31-2013 02:29:18 | More by TychoNDC
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imperiallibations

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-30-2013 22:25:55 | More by imperiallibations
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-30-2013 14:57:12 | More by TheBierBoutique
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grze

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-30-2013 06:44:04 | More by grze
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LBIsurf

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -29.1%

01-30-2013 01:13:57 | More by LBIsurf
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supa0525

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-29-2013 18:48:13 | More by supa0525
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KillaB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

01-29-2013 08:43:20 | More by KillaB
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TommyC

California

4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark, translucent amber; large-medium size bubbles. Great color (almost purplish reflections from some angles), but small head with little retention.

Nose: fruit; bread.

Taste: plum; grape; cherry; herbs; malts; sharp spices; (and perhaps a tinge of fennel?). A well balanced affair with sweetness tempered by a minor touch of tang.

Mouthfeel is somewhat unremarkable: thick enough, but doesn't really have the proper head to create the creaminess that suits this style (IMO).

Overall, I liked this: flavorful yet balanced, bringing a quad-like palate but with much more subtlety and far greater drinkability than any quad I've had. However, I'd prefer if it had a thicker, finer head.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 02:22:52 | More by TommyC
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-28-2013 17:13:36 | More by AngusOg
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popery

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-27-2013 07:48:55 | More by popery
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-ronin-

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

01-27-2013 02:37:33 | More by -ronin-
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-26-2013 14:36:53 | More by bsuedekum
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roach4230

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-26-2013 13:15:01 | More by roach4230
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Kevin55

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-26-2013 03:45:35 | More by Kevin55
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BMan33

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-25-2013 20:09:30 | More by BMan33
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brewsclues

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-25-2013 05:24:03 | More by brewsclues
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

01-25-2013 03:10:24 | More by DmanGTR
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ncaudle

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-24-2013 21:36:01 | More by ncaudle
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neenerzig

Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of an 11.2 oz. bottle into my goblet glass, this beer pours a dark, murky copper color with a nice fluffy looking tan head that is about an inch thick when poured. Settles to a a nice 1/4 inch layer with a thick ring lining the inside of the glass. Pretty good lacing too. Aromas of dark caramel malts along with fruit such as plum and banana and some Belgian candy sugar as well as some yeast and a slight hint of hops. Has a very tasty sweet dark caramel malt and Belgian candy sugar flavor upfront that gives way to dark fruitiness of plums, grapes, and a bit of berries. Rounds out with a nice hint of peppery spice along with a very slight hint of hops on the very back of the tongue. The alcohol is noticeably present here in a pleasant sort of way. Has a slightly crisp, but mostly smooth and a bit creamy, slightly oily mouthfeel that really coats the palate for awhile and lingers well after having swallowed the sip. Medium body with light to moderate carbonation. Certainly could have benefited from a bit more carbonation I think, but a very good beer all around! Easy to drink in the way good beer should be! A real winner here overall!

Eric

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 03:59:18 | More by neenerzig
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2GOOFY

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-24-2013 03:21:34 | More by 2GOOFY
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wo87810

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-24-2013 02:31:43 | More by wo87810
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 2,960 ratings.