Kasteel Donker | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

Kasteel DonkerKasteel Donker
BA SCORE
4.12/5
900 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
Ranking:
#1,875
Reviews:
395
Ratings:
900
pDev:
13.59%
Bros Score:
4.8
 
 
Wants:
102
Gots:
172
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 900 |  Reviews: 395
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look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Murky brown color with practically no head which disappeared in a blink.
Malty pleasant aroma of cinnamon and raisins bagel, vinous liquor, prunes, figs and hard candy.
Delightful and liquorish flavor pineapples, maple syrup, strawberries, molasses, red apples, yellow fruits, cola, bananas, figs, muscatel grapes, anise, desert wine, yeast and licorice. Low in spices, relatively to style. Dry aftertaste with a fruity lingering note.
Medium to full body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 11% abv is unexpectedly absent at first and it has a sticky feeling.
Very complex and also sweet quad. This seems to age well and it works perfectly as a dessert beer (you wouldn’t drink a second bottle...). Call it a sleeping pill or night cap.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Picked up a brown .750 from homebrew store.

smell: ripe fruit, baking spice, heavy on the candy

Taste: sugar coated fruit, candied goodness. I really like this interpretation of a quad. Very sweet like a fine dessert wine.

Mouthfeel: interesting twist between a very wet yet feels dry when the mouth closes. perfect

Overall: I am only saddened that I have not bought this sooner. Makes my fav list for sure

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Kasteel Donker from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 900 ratings
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