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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

334 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 26
Gots: 14 | 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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4.04/5  rDev 0%

Sphinks, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

desint, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
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.

Slatetank, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

cbnz, Oct 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

epyon396, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

suckaj, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
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
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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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De Ranke Guldenberg from Brouwerij De Ranke
90 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.