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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
95
world-class

3,228 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,228
Reviews: 1,221
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.82%
Wants: 189
Gots: 357 | FT: 4
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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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

DenverBigRed, Jun 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Luiz0930, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Cory-WC, May 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

karlt, May 30, 2013
Photo of Falcon91Wolvrn03
4.51/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – Pours a clear dark brown red color. Has a huge head that sticks around a long time, and lots of lacing.

Smell – A sweet malty alcohol scent. With a little spice.

Taste – A slightly spicy very malty flavor. Kind of simple, but very tasty.

Mouthfeel – Super smooth and creamy, with good carbonation. Super easy drinking for 10.5% abv.

Drinkability – To me, this beer was much better than expected based on its rating. I really enjoyed this, and will look for it again.

Falcon91Wolvrn03, May 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Arsenal0328, May 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

bf7, May 29, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -35%

TrevorWGrover, May 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.1%

Pete27lax, May 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

dmcjr23505, May 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Mcvs1507, May 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Kingcurio, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

pin, May 27, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.2%

HerbCarroll, May 27, 2013
Photo of Fatehunter
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured a big two and half fingers of head on a deep red/amber colored body.
The aroma is nice: like a beer candy store. Malt, barnyard and lemon drops.
The flavor profile is over the top. It starts slow with a touch of malt sweetness, into a crescendo of candy and lemon bitterness, and then falling down with a mild bitter bite. Fairly complex.
A bit of fizziness plays into the middle in the best way. The texture is a little syrupy.
Amazing.

Fatehunter, May 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

boonejag75, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Waveoff, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

sbanacho, May 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Rohkey, May 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Dirksen, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

avisong, May 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

hannydawg, May 23, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smell: clean spring water

Taste: bitter hops with a rich, herbal, malty sweetness that carries throughout; subtle toasted walnuts pervade during each sip

This is one of the funkiest tripels Belgium has produced. Normally tripels have either a clementine, orange, or at least another citrus fruit within the flavor of the beer, but with the golden dragon not a one. This beer caught me off guard and I'm down to try it soon. By the way, This beer goes very well with an Italian sub with heavy mayo and oil

Blindpigbiz, May 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.9%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 3,228 ratings.