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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

3,031 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 3,031
Reviews: 1,202
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 166
Gots: 269 | 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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Ratings: 3,031 | Reviews: 1,202 | Display Reviews Only:
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r0gueleader

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-26-2012 08:47:20 | More by r0gueleader
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wagner617

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-25-2012 18:44:30 | More by wagner617
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substanceD

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-25-2012 18:05:14 | More by substanceD
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logicerror

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

02-25-2012 03:56:05 | More by logicerror
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lurfMalderFulder

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-24-2012 23:42:42 | More by lurfMalderFulder
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-22-2012 01:01:53 | More by justinm4bama
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jesus808

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-21-2012 22:59:28 | More by jesus808
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chasesitten

Georgia

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-21-2012 04:15:14 | More by chasesitten
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chrispoint

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-20-2012 16:15:14 | More by chrispoint
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -29.1%

02-20-2012 06:13:59 | More by ygtbsm94
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KevlarBrewing

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-20-2012 00:10:20 | More by KevlarBrewing
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Beezee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-19-2012 22:59:37 | More by Beezee
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-19-2012 21:27:36 | More by CWhite
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pwsoldier

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-19-2012 18:47:26 | More by pwsoldier
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gkunkle

Oregon

4.53/5  rDev +7.1%

Poured from a 330ml bottle to my duvel tulip. Body of the beer is a hazy red-brown color. The pour yields a tan head about 2 fingers tall, carbonation can be seen rising in the beer. Retention isn't spectacular, but that is to be expected when this registers at 10.5 ABV. It recedes to a ring and an island of foam in the center of my glass. The smell is of rich sweet barley malt, some caramel, apple, Belgian yeast. In the taste I get a hint of apples up front as well as an acute candy sweetness. Towards the middle I notice more dark fruit, sweet heavy malts. I also detect some alcohol in the taste. Mouthfeel is on the thicker side, but some assertive carbonation livens it up. This is a really interesting beer, I like the idea of a dark triple, and this one is put together really well.

02-19-2012 03:01:12 | More by gkunkle
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andrewj17

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-18-2012 20:52:02 | More by andrewj17
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djwhit24

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-18-2012 19:28:54 | More by djwhit24
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.18/5  rDev -1.2%

Had on tap at Penguin Pizza in a Piraat tulip- poured a dark brown/ruby color that is partially transparent. Has a very small head and no retention or lacing.

Smells very pleasant- all sweet dark malt with a little bit of yeast.

Taste is full and rich. Dark malts dominate- I taste a bit of raisin. There is also a hint of Belgian yeast.

Mouthfeel is very much lacking- I like a well carbonated beer. This one is vert syrupy and has no carbonation. If it was better carbonated I would love this beer- however, I've had it on tap and out of the bottle and both are extremely flat. I won't try it again.

02-18-2012 01:59:56 | More by Hopdaemon39
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drmarcusmobley

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

02-17-2012 03:45:08 | More by drmarcusmobley
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chandraman23

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

02-15-2012 21:56:49 | More by chandraman23
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aswaller

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

02-15-2012 02:01:26 | More by aswaller
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-15-2012 01:43:29 | More by Peyton5410
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BigPlay1824

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Enjoyed in a snifter

A: Pours a hazy mahogany brown color with a ton of fizzy light tan colored head that lingers extensively, pours really beautifully, leaves a decent amount of spotty lacing
S: nice licorice note from the star of anise and something warmer and deeper that lingers at the end
T: wow immeditely hits with the star of anise which is incredibly intense, i once chewed on a small piece of this herb at brewery ommegang while drinking their abbey ale during a tasting, this beer really reminds me of that experience, just such incredible taste and flavors, intensely strong but in the best way, spot on, actually backs off the palate rather rapidly and leaves the mouth pretty clean of taste, really awesome, absolutely no taste of the 10.5%
M: medium carbonation tingle then moves into a bit of an odd feeling on the palate, almost spiced up i guess is what id call it, leaves the mouth just slightly dry
O: incredible, this beer has such incredible taste and flavor profile, this is absolutely going to be purchased again and again, wow

02-15-2012 00:35:36 | More by BigPlay1824
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-14-2012 20:37:14 | More by supermeniscus
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-14-2012 20:09:26 | More by DWolf
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 3,031 ratings.