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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

2,926 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,926
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 150
Gots: 230 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: dark brown, with thick foam, dissipating rather quickly
S: mineral, caramel malt, toffee,
T: dried prune, caramelized sugar, grapes, alcohol, "touch of wine"
M: complex, there's some winey character towards the end, finishes off rather dry. nice
O: little bit sweet, but not cloy, finishing very dry. nice beer

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330 ml bottle poured into a footed tulip

Pours a dark, cloudy amber-brown with garnet highlights and 3 fingers of creamy off-white head, which settles to a thin collar with light lacing. Just a bit of light comes through around the edges and makes it glow. Smell is slightly sweet with faint dark fruit, alcohol, and some roasted notes in the background.

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Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 2,926 ratings.