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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

3,080 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 3,080
Reviews: 1,206
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 172
Gots: 293 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

emeyer, Aug 09, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +2.4%

A: Dark brown with a thick tan head with good detentions. Left a big sticky foam mess on the glass. Well carbonated. Thick muddy haze.

S: Big sweet alcohol. Molasses, honey brown sugar. Soft leather. Light toasted oak. More alcohol.

T: At first taste the musky yeastiness was too much with a huge alcohol kick. The second and third sips cut through straight to the big roasted grain. There's still a big alcohol flavor but a big rich woodiness and caramel sweetness stands up to it. The big roasted sweet grain really stands up well to the booze, but not so much to overpower. To round it out a tanginess yet again balances out the big sweet grain and a wet aged pipe tobacco and wet dried prunes and figs. The beer finishes tangy and carbonic from the good carbonation with a mild graphite finish. A small yeasty sweetness finishes long but not overpowering with a bit of dry crackers. Truly a great miriad of flavor.

M: Big beer, but not as heavy as I would have guessed. Finishes light with a mild sweet and yeastiness that finishes salty and slightly dry.

O: Not the prettiest beer, but what an amazing flavor profile! It has a huge earthiness, but still a ice light crisp finish that balances out the big flavors so well. I could really go for a lighter version of this so I could drink more without getting obliterated from tho high 10.5% alcohol.

constantine_272, Aug 08, 2014
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Gulden Draak (Dark Triple) from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
94 out of 100 based on 3,080 ratings.