Gulden Draak | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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Gulden DraakGulden Draak
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Belgium
vansteenberge.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark Triple Ale brewed with caramel malt and re-fermented with Bordeaux wine yeast

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,934
Reviews:
1,339
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
11.43%
 
 
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For Trade:
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Photo of edbeer
4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This i a really good consistant beer. I've enjoyed it every time I've had it. It's not something I keep around but It's one that I like going back to. The taste is malty and sweet without being cloying. This is not a beer I'd drink a lot of only because a little goes a long way.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This was my choice for my 21st birthday present.

Aroma: malty with hints of cherry and licorice.

Taste: Sweet, but not to sweet. Notes of black cherry with A hint of licorice. Honestly very Jaegermeister like taste. Slight taste of liquor, but very well masked by the flavor.

Feel: Perfect amount of carbonation. If you swish it to coat your mouth you get an amazingly thick foam. This beer is a sipper, but very smooth with a warm dry finish.

Look: It's all about taste for me, but for those who are curious... Nice thick head with slight lacing when poured. Beautiful dark brown with a slight copper tone.

Overall, a great beer well worth the $5 a bottle. A great balance of flavor with a dry finish, but with a nice warming feeling. I highly recommend this one.

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Gulden Draak from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
4.2 out of 5 based on 3,934 ratings.
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