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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Mechelen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Het Anker Brewery still brews "The Emperor’s Beer" which is top-fermented and bottle conditioned following traditional methods. Its high gravity (O.G. 1080-85) combines the warmth of wine and the freshness of beer. Gouden Carolus is one of the strongest and most exciting beers in the world. After lengthy maturing and conditioning, it is bottled unfiltered, giving a beer which is rich in vitamins and 100% natural. Gouden Carolus has unlimited storage (it even improves with age) and will charm you with its warm coppery colour and rich bouquet.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2007
On tap, from old notes. Deep brown in color with thick tan foam, good retention and lacing. Big malty aroma, little bit of banana and coriander, molasses maybe? Flavor is very sweet, lots of dark brewing sugars, lots of dark malts, just a hint of coriander. Very tasty, but VERY rich.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Pours brown with an off white frothy head. Smells and tastes of dark fruit. The aroma is spicy with notes of toffee while the flavor remains sweet. Very smooth and drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle @ Lowlander. Deep brown with tan foamy head. Aroma of dark sugar / dark fruits / chocolate / yeast. Taste is bready / raisins / earthy / honey. A very good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ingy (100) - candler, North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2007
bottle, copper brown with off white head, minimal lacing. Taste of malt, bananas, brown sugar, dark chocolate and dates. Ful bodied, long lasting and delicious. Impressive brew!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle @ Lowlander. Pours cloudy copper. Nose Malty with notes of alcohol. Taste is of dates, alcohol, raisins, malt. Slight carbonation. OK but not the best Belgian ale out there.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerledgend (1196) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 7, 2007
Dark red in colour, huge white head. Warm yeasty aroma, can smell the alcohol. Warm blackcurrent and rasin mouthfeel, yeasty/bready flavours.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeZasada (306) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2007
A warm, red/brown strong ale. Aroma is malty, sweet, fuit-like. No ’watered-down’ taste here, taste is a fruity maltiness, a bit spicy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
scanovajr (672) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - OCT 5, 2007
Bottled @ Belgian Beer Café, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A redish brown beer with a beige head. Aroma is coffee, malty and sweet. Full body and strong maltness. Taste is malty, sweet and caramel. Earthy, woody and alcoholic end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (7752) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2007
On draft at the brewery tap, March 2007. Deep, opaque brown with a decent tap head. Great aroma of dark fruit, toffee, marzipan and spice. The flavour inclined towards sweetness, with caramel, preserved fruit and almonds. This excellent beer had a warming alcohol finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SHIG (4381) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 27, 2007
Bottle: Poured a reddish brown with a bubbly carbonated tan head. The aroma is deep dark fruit and sweet. The taste is full rich sweet malt, caramel sugary fruit. Awesome beer!


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