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Adriaen Brouwer Dark Gold Ale - Brouwerij Roman N.V.

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86
very good

146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.79%
Wants: 11
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Roman N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: eric5bellies on 03-06-2010)
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a snifter glass.

Look - very dark reddish brown, with about two fingers' worth of light khaki-colored foam that dissipates somewhat quickly.

Smell - on the malty side, it's smells a bit fruity, especially close to a grape type of smell.

Taste - again very grape-ish in taste, almost like a grape soda. Can't discern much else in the taste. Mild aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - pretty well-balanced, but leans a bit on the watery side.

Overall - interesting taste, but not terribly thought-provoking.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2012 04:17:02 | More by Nerudamann
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-13-2012 10:48:33 | More by bigred89
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janubio

Spain

4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330 ml. bottle. Brown colour, with red hints when you hold the glass to the light. Big off-white head that takes its time to fade. Smell of dark fruits, prunes, raisins, chocolate, toffee and vanilla. Strong body, good carbonation, thin and creamy palate. Taste of chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits and maybe a hint of cherries. A warm alcoholic feel aftertaste, and a great beer, imo.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 13:07:09 | More by janubio
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DeezGunz14

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-03-2012 05:44:53 | More by DeezGunz14
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Lee_Hancock

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-30-2012 22:20:46 | More by Lee_Hancock
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-24-2012 04:35:54 | More by ygtbsm94
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bambam2517

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

04-14-2012 07:25:52 | More by bambam2517
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avalon07

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had a dark brown color and a murky consistency. There was an absolutely massive, creamy, off white, extremely long-lasting head. Good lacing.

S: A good aroma of fruit, yeast, and some malt.

T: Tasted of Belgian yeast, malt, a little caramel, apples, and dark fruit. Doesn't quite live up to the expectations of the appearance and smell, but it is a solid flavor.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a dry, smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A bit shaky in spots, but on the whole, a well done, drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 12:14:38 | More by avalon07
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KajII

North Carolina

3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Best served in a Trappist glass]

The pour was a murky dark brown with a small (less than 1 finger) off white fizzy head that dissipated rapidly leaving behind a very thin film and small collar which did allow for some fair spotty streaks of lacing.

The aroma was of a dark bread malt and a doughy yeast with notes of toffee, honey, dark fruit (plums and raisins) and a mild alcohol tinge.

The taste was sweet and malty with hints of toffee and honey from the start with the finish being about the same but with a touch of dark fruit, a strong yeast presence and a moderate dose of alcohol at the end. The flavor lasted an average amount of time after the swallow with a nice fruity sweetness left on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was just short of medium in body with a mild syrupy texture and a nice strong carbonation.

Overall a really nice tasting Strong Ale with a superb drinkability...

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2012 16:01:16 | More by KajII
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-07-2012 05:01:43 | More by TheBishopco
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jlpbama

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-25-2012 15:34:08 | More by jlpbama
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-19-2012 04:23:22 | More by drewone
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Hendral

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

03-04-2012 21:28:23 | More by Hendral
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

03-03-2012 23:23:40 | More by Hanzo
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Tumble

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

02-28-2012 20:11:57 | More by Tumble
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes from sometime 2 years ago.

Appearance:
The beer itself is a dark red brown, which appears to be similar to toffee. The beer creates a fizzy, tan head with some lacing.

Smell:
I get a small whiff of alcohol and bitter hops with hints of yeast. In addition to the hops and yeast, I also get some dark fruits and brown sugar with caramel malts.

Taste:
I get a bit of alcohol, bitter hops, and burnt sugar malts with a caramel aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
The alcohol gives a little bit of burn with some biting carbonation. The beer itself feels smooth and full bodied.

Overall:
This beer isn't too bad but I've had better strong dark ales.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 19:59:30 | More by HattedClassic
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javahead71

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -21.7%

02-26-2012 15:17:51 | More by javahead71
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-20-2012 04:51:25 | More by jsnoek
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iannutter

Chile

4.45/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I had a bottle of this last evening, a 750 mL bottle with a champagne style cork. I chilled it to about 46 degrees Fahrenheit and chose instead to drink it as a Bavarian might a regular Starkbier (which this indeed was), from a straight up glass.

The beer poured with a great malty head and a great dark copper colour. Great smell to it and an even better mouthfeel; I know nothing of this brewery's source for water, but I do know its incredibly soft and refreshing.

This beer went down very easily and for the 7.99 price I would easily purchase this again.

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 21:10:01 | More by iannutter
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Bung

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml. Very dark brown pour, nearly no light gets through. Billowing light ran head.

Aroma, malt, wood, yeast, spice. Some molasses, raisin.

Taste, a nice blend of malt, yeasty spice, some molasses and candi sugar. A little clove and tropical fruit. Finish is mostly brown sugar and raisin.

Medium bodied, lively carbonation helps with the sweet. Also makes it drink pretty well, just a little warming.
I enjoyed this, price was not bad either.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 02:07:22 | More by Bung
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slowandlazy

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-16-2012 03:59:39 | More by slowandlazy
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djtomain

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-16-2012 00:26:12 | More by djtomain
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Dan25D

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-07-2012 04:23:53 | More by Dan25D
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samEBC

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-22-2012 16:55:11 | More by samEBC
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CoalPorter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-17-2012 00:08:09 | More by CoalPorter
Adriaen Brouwer Dark Gold Ale from Brouwerij Roman N.V.
86 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.