Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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From:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
 
Belgium
Style:
Quadrupel (Quad)
Ranked #43
ABV:
10.7%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,606
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 10.63%
Reviews:
329
Ratings:
1,133
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 12, 2022
Added:
Aug 11, 2011
Wants:
  131
Gots:
  454
SCORE
92
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Rated: 4.27 by MrJones07 from Spain

Sep 12, 2022
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Rated by cakebutt

4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
super malty. a bit bitter. really good but pretty strong. could only drink a little at a time.
Aug 31, 2022
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Reviewed by imnodoctorbut from Texas

4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
pours a cloudy orange gold body with a tanned frothy foam head that has a very high retention and leaves thick swaths of foam lacing behind as it craawwwwlllls down to a rocky full cap

aroma is sweet bready malt with light Belgian spice medley on the wings. could honestly live in that glass and be one-hundo. sourdough and a little bananas foster and honey with light clove, dash of white pepper (ish), pear juice, and a suggestion towards dark fruit

taste follows that nose with a rich feeling dose of contact completion. the aroma was a prayer, the taste delivered.

feel is medium-high carbonation and medium bodied that feels smooth, full, pillowy, rich and yet delicate. it covers a lot of pleasure zones, being noticeable yet superbly easy. the finish kind of nods off but leaves the Belgian spice lingering with a bit of that ol' bubblegum in the aftertaste

overall:
beautiful. can't recommend enough. while it isn't my favorite quad, it's in the top 5 I've had thus far. would make a great first experience with the style thanks to its supreme easy-going-ness
Aug 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.44 by yancarlos

Jul 20, 2022
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Reviewed by BSGibson

4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Pours golden brown with nice off white head. Head & light carbonation continue throughout.
Caramel & raisin aromas.
Well rounded taste of candy & raisins with long aftertaste on the tongue.
An excellent quad
Jul 14, 2022
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Reviewed by MrOH from Malta

4.68/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Pours deep, dark amber with a huge off-white head, excellent retention and lace
Aromas of honey, brown bread, dried pears, and a hint of clove
Honey, dried pears and apples, a bit of sour plum, brown bread, some banana and clove on the palate
Medium bodied and well carbonated
Could stand to have a bit more of a dark fruit or roast character, but otherwise, an excellent quad
Jun 26, 2022
 
Rated: 4.02 by QuintusHorace from California

Jun 03, 2022
 
Rated: 3.99 by clm9 from North Carolina

May 18, 2022
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Rated by Ushouldbeworkinh from England

1/5  rDev -75.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
Too sweet, not goof
May 13, 2022
 
 
Rated: 4.25 by altrio

Apr 11, 2022
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Shared 330 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgård. ABV is 10.5%. Deep golden to amber colour, moderate off-white head. Classic Belgian dubbel & quadruple aroma, notes of brown kandij sugar, dark dried fruits and mild spices. Same elements in the flavour, easy drinking for a quadruple.
Mar 25, 2022
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Reviewed by vinicole from England

4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle. Clear chestnut. Gently rising effervescence creating a thick frothy head.
A caramel sweetness emanates from the surface. Yeast and dark fruit present.
Toffee apple flavour with dried black grapes. Light bitter finish. Light banana and clove present.
Medium in body with soft carbonation.
No sign of alcohol. Pretty decent.
Mar 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by Enomas from Portugal

Mar 01, 2022
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Reviewed by harrypowers from Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a slightly hazy mahogany color with a tall fluffy head and a lot of lacing.

Smells of yeast and toasted malt.

Tastes of sweet toasted malt, caramel and raisins with alcohol warmth for a finish.

Medium light body with light carbonation. Slightly syrupy mouthfeel.

This very strong sipper is smooth, light and very enjoyable.
Feb 27, 2022
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

3.87/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
2/11/22 From bottle purchased at Everyday's a Party in Morgantown WV.

Look is a deep Amber with lots of beige colored head.

Smell is sweet, malty and carmely.

Taste is pretty much on the smell. A very deep sweet fruity all over. Get something in the back of the tongue.

A thick drink, but that is to be expected.

Overall, very nice for a quadruple.
Feb 11, 2022
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Rated by Sphagnicola from Belgium

4.74/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
They can't make them much better
Feb 04, 2022
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Reviewed by HoppyBastard from Nebraska

4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from an 11.2 ounce bottle into a tulip glass, there is no date on the bottle or cap that I could find. Cost was $6.49.

APPEARANCE: pours a hazy, brown color with less than one-finger, tan head that slowly dissipated until a thin, broken layer of small bubbles remained, there is some lacing on the glass, lower carbonation.

SMELL: bread and sweet caramel, raisins and tea.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet caramel and bread then raisins and tea.

PALATE: this is not highly carbonated and the mouthfeel is somewhat creamy, medium body.

OVERALL: this quad is not as sweet as some others I have tried but it works, I enjoyed this beer and would recommend to anyone who enjoys the style, I would point out there are better beers in this style for less money so I would not seek this one out again.
Jan 12, 2022
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Reviewed by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Paler than most Quads but extremely well done.
Very different in a good way.
Reminds me of sherry it Moscatel wine in the nose.
The flavor is unique and hard to describe.
I love it.
Jan 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.42 by PaulMayer from Virginia

Dec 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.05 by Oleg85 from Russian Federation

Dec 24, 2021
 
 
Rated: 4.05 by irishevans from California

Dec 09, 2021
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Reviewed by Byron28 from Texas

4.36/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
A quadruple ale that is malty and sweet; not bitter. A bit heavier than the Tripel, but not too heavy as a turn off. Has a very flavorful taste but not enough to throw the taste buds. It is full of flavor, very malty, and is a great heavy ale.
Dec 03, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by edthehead from New York

Dec 02, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by Long813 from Canada (ON)

Nov 09, 2021
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Reviewed by Anders91 from California

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Look: amber, big fluffy off-white head

Smell: malt, carmelized sugar, rasins

Taste: follows the smell, with a delicate balance of sweetness. A well rounded flavor

Feel: smooth, nice small bubbles on the tongue
Oct 24, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by Wer34truh from Minnesota

Oct 22, 2021
 
Rated: 3.09 by GendoIkari

Oct 20, 2021
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Rated by Captain68 from Russian Federation

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
93
Oct 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.94 by marcrech from Brazil

Oct 02, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Techichi from Texas

Sep 26, 2021
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Reviewed by malrubius from Vermont

3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bottle. Mostly clear reddish amber with dense fluffy head and lace. Earthy caramel sweet fruity aroma with hints of tobacco. Sweet and fruity raisin and plum with boozy strong herbal finish. Medium-full body lively carbo. Very good.
Sep 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.39 by psojk

Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by DanfromVan from Canada (BC)

4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Served in a tulip on a chillier September night in Canada.
Pours a darker rust coloured amber, and the liquid swirls with a slight syrupy texture, just the way I like it.
Head is light and bready, settles down within 5min to a thin covering and strong lacing along the sides.
Rich, slightly bitter, and sweet, all rolled into one. Mine is chilled from the fridge, and flavour continues to get complex as it warms up. Punchy carbonation on the mouthfeel, feels ok.
Overall, liked it a lot, a little less sweet than other quads I have had, but will be buying again. I paid 5.09 Canadian for a bottle in a private liquor store.
Sep 12, 2021
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
11.2oz bottle coded 02BU poured into a tulip glass at just above fridge temp 10.7% ABV. The beer pours bright medium amber in color with abundant khaki head. The head recedes to a thin ring and single layer of bubbles leaving a complete lacing. The aroma is mild with bread, malt and clove. The taste is semisweet toasty, bready caramel with with somewhat earthy and clovey notes. Mild bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with high carbonation and a mostly dry finish. Minimal alcohol presence in the taste. Overall, good.
Sep 05, 2021
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Rated by opieo from Virginia

4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
A very nice Quad. Warm, sip, and savor.
Aug 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.24 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Aug 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4.59 by Avitra from California

Aug 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Aug 04, 2021
Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 1462 ratings