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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Photo of keithmurray
4.56/5  rDev +13.2%
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

Photo of RCane1
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Lare453
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of JaimeLondon
4.7/5  rDev +16.6%
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!

Photo of Nick-K
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of TripelMark
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of timmynyc
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of tanzbodeli
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of wolf_switzer
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of CesarLopes
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Nolen12
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Gamsy
4/5  rDev -0.7%
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.

Photo of flyingpig
3.33/5  rDev -17.4%
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.

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Kerne
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Haybeerman
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy orange amber and despite a careful pour, had lots of small white particulates floating around, looks kind of cool. Two finger white head with good retention and thick lacing. Aroma of Belgian yeast (reminiscent of saison yeast), apple juice, stone fruit, light citrus and cardamom. Flavor is dry, almost champagne like light fruit, clove, light stone fruit, grassy and slightly earthy. Finish is bone dry with a long lingering spicy, non-hop bitterness. Medium bodied with hints of creaminess. A very nicely made dry tripel that has the traditional spiciness and light fruit, but shares some character with saisons, probably because of the dryness in the finish. Nicely done. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip.

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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