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Kasteel Cuvée Du Chateau | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

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BA SCORE
4.07/5
Exceptional
465 Ratings
Kasteel Cuvée Du ChateauKasteel Cuvée Du Chateau
BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ShadesOfGray on 02-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,818
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
465
pDev:
11.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
106
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 465 |  Reviews: 159
Photo of BenBreeg
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of goodbeergoodfood
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

The aroma is similar but in a less present way of a Donker. I have no problem with a flatter appearance given its ABV its taste fall short of a Donker and certainly of the top rated quads.. It lacks depth. To me that maybe it's biggest shortcoming. It is however an interesting changeup.

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Photo of zuun
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Derek
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This doesn’t have the same depth as some, but it is exquisitely balanced and really easy drinking for a brew of this strength. Really well crafted. Darker than it tastes.

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Photo of ArnoldStotzer
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nuts43
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lmaduells
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer correct but that does not contribute anything. The beer is not bad, it is made following standards but it does not give anything that does not contribute other stubs. One of the things I do not like about beer is alcohol. I think alcohol is not well integrated

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Photo of csmrx7
3.97/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fairly good quad.

The look disappoints as there is minimal head or lacing, which isn't strange for the style, but the color is where this falls flat. Dark chalkt opague, almost like sewer water.

Aroma is pleasant with ripe stone fruit, toasty champagne yeast notes and a presence of alcohol.

Flavor is fruity, suite with hints of raisins, again with a nice yeast toast .flavor.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear dark brown color with red hues, tan head. Aroma has mostly brown sugar and toasted malts with some booze soaked fruits on top. Taste focuses mostly on the brown sugar and yeast character. Finish is a bit astringent and bitter. Medium body and carbonation. It's an intense beer but this also comes with some alcohol burn.

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Photo of muchos
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mishi_d
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shadyside
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tomislav
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bshefftz
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kitschiguy
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vertical tasting between 2012 vintage with 01/18 BB and non-vintage with 2/20 BB.

Poured a dark coffee brown - neither poured with much head or left much lacing.

Notes of coffee, brown sugar, dark fruit with the Vintage version exhibiting notes of cherry, prunes and a vinous note.

Light bodied with a light mouth.

2012 has less alcohol and is much mellower than the NV which is a little warm and not as good as I remember it.

Definitely one to age a couple of years.

Rating given for NV

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Photo of gwydno
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nick_perry
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aromas like a fine red wine. Very smooth with a malty, cherry, alcoholic taste.

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Photo of Maillard
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Freepack88
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wordemupg
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml corked and caged 2015 bottle into tulip 11/2/17

A reddish cola when held to the light, large and loose brown foam has decent retention leaving some random patches

S brewers candy, faint anise, fennel, molasses, root beer, some hard to place vinous notes, raisins, brown sugar, smells pretty good

T cola and brewers candy work well together, dried dark fruit, a little cocoa, not far from the nose

M soft from the bubbles, not as heavy as I expected, booze is well hidden, licorice and spice linger

O mellow for the strength with plenty going on, I rather enjoyed this stuff and could see it doing well with some age

I didn't know what to expect from this one and it turned out great for the money, I'll grab this one again for sure...

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Photo of Rickus
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TwiggyCZ
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Kasteel Cuvée Du Chateau from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 465 ratings
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