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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

3,084 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 3,084
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 172
Gots: 295 | 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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eph1291, Jul 05, 2013
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mjgrady, Jul 07, 2012
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Rempo, Dec 29, 2011
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azdiaz, Jun 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.2%

I have never given all "5's" on a rating as to date. I had to bow down in awe at this beer! It is an absolute MASTERPIECE! Nice white cap head with a tremendously appealing dark brown color. Scented of light apricots with a splash of maraschino cherries. The taste is so clear and clean. I couldn't even fathom that this brew was 10.5%. Despite that I could session this beer, well maybe for about 90 minutes. It goes down with a slight oft-plum taste with crazy belgian yeasts and smooth, crispy effervescent flavors. I could not find a morsel wrong with this one. It should be on the USA banned substances list!

bigdeuce, Jan 29, 2012
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thedamnscott, Dec 06, 2011
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loupap, Dec 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +18.2%

Poured from a 25.4 ounce bottle into a double shot glass, enjoyed in sipping sessions with my fiancee until it was gone.

Where do I even begin with an ale that is this heavenly? There really isn't a single area that Gulden Draak could have room for improvement. This is one of those rare brews that is completely deserving of the term PERFECTION.

It pours a gorgeous autumn color and has a slight carbonation with a nice foamy head.

The aroma gives off a pleasant scent of brown sugar and a blend of subtle fruits.

As soon as it hit the tip of my tongue its taste won me over. I had been told on several occasions that this was a world-class beer, but I had no idea I would find it as flawless as I did. There is an amazing combination of just the right amount of semi-carbonation, sugar and fruit in the tones of this ale that make it a one-of-a-kind!

As for the aftertaste: It goes down like a wonder and leaves the senses in a state of bliss long after you're done.

Bravo!

neckbracesub, Mar 14, 2012
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Desimoaj, Jul 19, 2014
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McBraniel, Jan 23, 2012
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 3,084 ratings.