Gulden Draak | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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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:
3,932
Reviews:
1,339
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
11.43%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Served on-tap in downtown Janesville, WI. This pours a brown color with a light beige head. Not too much of a scent other than a little malt aroma. There is a sweet, malty flavor that erupts with delicious flavors. A little bit of alcohol burn given the A.B.V. but very well made.

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Bottle marked 17IM at 45 degrees into goblet and allowed to warm to 50 degrees
Aroma somewhat figgy with a hint of alcohol
Head large (5 cm), very light tan, creamy, slowly diminishing
Lacing good with irregular thick rings of small and medium bubbles
Body dark amber, hazy
Flavor begins moderately sweet with hints of figs and dates; no alcohol, no hops, possibly a hint of diacetyl. Flavor ends quickly immediately followed by an alcohol burn in the stomach.
Palate medium to full, creamy, soft carbonation.

This is a very pleasant easy-drinking Belgium ale.

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Gulden Draak from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
4.2 out of 5 based on 3,932 ratings.
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