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De Ranke Guldenberg - Brouwerij De Ranke

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De Ranke GuldenbergDe Ranke Guldenberg

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

346 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 25
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke visit their website
Belgium

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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4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary. A hazy light orange color with a half-finger of frothy white head (looks like one could get a better effect here with a pour at home). Aroma is dry, phenolic, citric, and floral ... Comes off as a classic tripel if perhaps on the hoppy side of the style guidelines. Palate is a robust honeyed breakfast cereal malt backbone which does not stick around long, washed away by green apple/pear, flower water, lemon, orange, and clove. I'm also getting a nutty note like some saisons and a herbal element as well. A tannic dryness pervades the whole proceedings. Not getting much alcohol early but this emerges more over time. Subtle pineapple and perhaps mango hidden in the background. Mid-range body and rather fizzy. I am wanting to pronounce this one of the better tripels I've sampled but something is holding me back. In any event, well worth one's time.

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3.08/5  rDev -23.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Pours a glowing golden, slightly hazy color, with a decent head.

Shows subtle aromas of slightly sour, funky yeast with floral hints.

Taste is selected by dough, smooth yeast, with a subtle faded hop graininess, among spicy cloves, anise and orange peel. The mouthfeel is defined by a slick, well integrated hop bitterness, which shines during the finish, without overwhelming the yeast, while biscuity become more potent.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.35/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Slatetank
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I enjoyed this 11.2oz bottle chilled in a goblet, review taken from notes.

The color is brillian golden with 2 fingers of white head with fine bead and visibly carbonated with thick lace stickage. The smell has lots of yeast esters with tropical scent and light lemon curd fragrance with mild herbal smell and gentle yeast phenolics with a light alcohol type fruit ester. The feel is very nicely balance with yeast spiciness and hop bitterness with light malt sweetness and subtle alcohol presence with a dry tangy finish, moderately carbonated throughout.

The taste has a very tangy fruity and light lemony tropical flavor with tangerine and mild peppery/slightly herbal hops with a mild sweetness in the malt profile. The yeast is the dominant flavor with a mild earthy and dried fruit element and subtle alcohol in the taste as it finishes dry. Overall I consider this a very good Tripelwith nice hops and yeast flavors. Easy to quaff for an 8% Belgian, I think it is another fine brew from De Ranke.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.83/5  rDev -5%

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.

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4.3/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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De Ranke Guldenberg from Brouwerij De Ranke
90 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.