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De Ranke Guldenberg - Brouwerij De Ranke

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De Ranke GuldenbergDe Ranke Guldenberg

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328 Ratings

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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 26
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-22-2002)
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3.83/5  rDev -5.2%

Expires 2/7/18. ABV is 8% per the label.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Tiny particles of sediment are seen floating in the beer after the pour. Smell is of malt, grain, honey, spice, yeast, and slight fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with spice, yeast, funk, and slight fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of funk bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with lots of earthy qualities in the aroma and flavor.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 02, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +6.4%

mattfancett, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

BobbyDigitali, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

frosted33, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

bulldogops, Jul 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

DanHaag, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

KAF, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of keithmurray
4.56/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - hazy golden color with white head

Smell - ginger, coriander, lemon, lime

Taste - citrus headlined by lemons and limes, ginger and coriander

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, medium carbonation, effervescent, nice citrus tones upfront, the spices shine through on the finish, flavors linger properly after the swallow. Smooth and refreshing, slightest bit of tartness on the finish.

Overall - an enjoyable beer, drinks lighter than others in the Tripel category, to me this is more of a hybrid Tripel/Belgian Pale Ale/Saison. Very well done, recommended for you Belgian beer lovers.

Price Point - $12.99/750ML bottle

keithmurray, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

RCane1, Jun 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

wrightst, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Lare453, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of JaimeLondon
4.7/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great belgian triple ale; something between ocher and orange in the color and a great white foam that everytime you shake slightly the glass, it grows.
Smell is hoppy, malty and with some grains.
Taste is a bit tart and fruity, a bit fizzy. But you can also feel quite well the hops and malts; notes of bread with grains and notes of passion fruit. Bitterness is perfect.
Mouthfeel is awesome! Great body and carbonation.
I bought a 750 ml and in the end of the degustation there were some grapes and red fruits strong notes in the flavours and aromas, excellent!

JaimeLondon, Jun 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Nick-K, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

TripelMark, Jun 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

wise456, Jun 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

timmynyc, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

outoffocus, May 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

tanzbodeli, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

wolf_switzer, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

afsdan, Apr 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

CesarLopes, Apr 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Nolen12, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of Gamsy
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33cl bottle. Pale yellow color witha nice, white head. Excellent tripel ale, with a nice aroma of hops and spices, also some pepper. A full flavor but also with a nice and dominant hop flavor that stays in the mouth for quite while. Willdefinitely drink this beer again.

Gamsy, Mar 26, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

330ml Bottle (£2.89 from Beers of Europe website):
Orange amber with a finger-sized, bubbly white head that is a solid white colour and settles as a fine, patchy lacing on the surface.

Yeast with touches of spice and a light sourness with light fruits that include some pears, apple and a hint of citrus. The beer seems quite lively on the nose with some further fruits, a little bit of banana and some more spice as well and a few hops towards the end to round things off with.

Spice and yeast to start off with along with some fruits typical of the style; some apple, pear and grapes as well. There is some citrus flavours and a touch of sweetness that follows along with some subtle hops and some floral notes.

Smooth and quite dry with a slightly spicy and sweet mouthfeel that goes down easy with the alcohol content pretty well hidden. The body is a light medium and there is a noticeable carbonation to the beer although its not gassy or overdone.

This one was a slight disappointment when compared to the high standards set by previous Belgian strong ales that I've tried over the past few years and I was definitely expecting a lot more from this one. Whilst not a bad beer it wasn't one I particularly enjoyed, nor one I'd pick up again sadly.

flyingpig, Mar 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

philaflava, Feb 27, 2014
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De Ranke Guldenberg from Brouwerij De Ranke
90 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.