Kasteel Donker | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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90
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891 Ratings
Kasteel DonkerKasteel Donker
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Belgium
vanhonsebrouck.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
891
Reviews:
393
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
13.79%
 
 
Wants:
101
Gots:
166
For Trade:
2
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Photo of TheRougeBastard
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 11.5 oz bottle, that was bottle on Jan 25, 2012! The color was a cocoa black with minimal head as poured into my liberated pub glass. The aroma was pleasant with only a slight knod to the 11% abv. First taste revealed hints of dark chocolate, caramel and figs, but surprisingly little alcoholic bite! This is a very smooth beverage! It is a tad heavy so like another poster suggested, this would not be a good choice for a summer BBQ, however a perfect choice for later on! World class all the way!

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -38.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Blindpigbiz
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Style/abv: quadruple/11%

Smell: milk chocolate, figs, tinges of apricot, and caramel sauce

Taste: subtle caramel notes with intense dark fruits, figs, and cherries, with coca-cola (minus the effervescence) and a warm-scotch bite at the finish

Pairs very well with barbecue chicken pizza and hot wings: enough said

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Photo of safaricook
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I think this beer as a bit sweet and also a bit high in alcohol but I have it at very high rating because it matches perfectly with chocolate desserts. There is probably nothing better for it.

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Kasteel Donker from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
4.06 out of 5 based on 891 ratings.
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