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

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RATINGS: 1233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
strap (407) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JUN 10, 2014
dark amber with a light head. complex flavor. raisins, toffee and slightly nutty. a bit of alcohol warming. not my favorite belgian strong ale, but still decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (136) - - JUN 7, 2014
Pours a dark brown body with a thin head. Complex aroma full of motor oil. A rich and nice taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1164) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2014
Mørk brun farve med beige skum. Lukt av mørk malt, frukt, karamell og gjær. Smak av malt, karamell, frukt og gjær. Import.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2014
#1100 God duft av frukter, rosin og krydder. Mørk brun farge. Tynt lag skum, ring langs kant. Nydelig fruktig smak med krydder og rosin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3097) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2014
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines, cheers Ash! Pours hazy dark amber. Aromas of dark stone fruit, toffee, yeast. Light boozy note. Taste is all of this and more sweetness. Sticky, oily finish, but good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdiBeer (1019) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
Aroma: yeast, light alcohol, malts. Appearance: slightly hazy gold, massive white creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets intensify, caramel, honey, bitters come up, dominate, long dry finish. Overall: very nice Abbey Tripel, great palate. Pint at De Garre, Bruges.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjuf1853 (1234) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a muddy brownish red with a very small head. Aroma has a malty sweetness. Flavor of dark pitted fruits, burnt caramel and a hint of vanilla. Sweet finish. Alcohol is well hidden.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ppils (135) - - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown beer with medium beige head. Aroma is alcohol, roasted malts and caramel. fruity with yeast aroma. Taste is roasted malts and caramel with an alcohol finish. A good beer but a bit to strong for my taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Osprey87 (1589) - WALES - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle BB 2016. Murky red brown, big foamy brown head. Aroma - very sweet malty, yeast, lilly pollen, alcohol. Body is medium, low carbonation, pretty foamy. Taste is sweet, some alcohol, soft caramel, milk, malty. This is actually pretty nice - balanced - even though I can’t think of much to describe the flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (320) - FRANCE - APR 29, 2014
Pours deep dark with medium tan head. Nose is yeast and roasted malts. Aromas of dark fruits, caramel and chocolate. Sweet finish.


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