Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 745   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Gulden Draak, lonely at the top for 25 years, now gets company
The birthday present: Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple, an enrichment of the Gulden Draak range.
An ode to the past and to the city of (9000) GHENT The Gulden Draak is named after the gilded statue on top of the belltower of Ghent. Such eminent symbol, that has been standing firm for over 6 centuries, deserves equally grand beers. The unsurpassed Gulden Draak as dark tripel of 10,5% alcohol gets, after 25 years of growing success, quite an addition, the Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple.

All features of the Gulden Draak The extremely rich and complex taste sensation and the stable beer head can also be found in the Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple. The sweet caramel touches, however, are still reserved for the Gulden Draak.

With addition of extra malt The new recipe, on basis of 3 different kinds of malt added in a volume of 4 times the content in lager, provide the Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple with a deep golden amber colour and a fruity scent. Together with the smooth and subtle sweet taste ensures this a wonderfully accomplished bouquet.

In line with the traditions of Brewery Van Steenberge Just like the other specialty beers of Brewery Van Steenberge is the Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple a beer of high fermentation with secondary fermentation. A wine yeast is used for the secondary fermentation, which also contributes to the grandiose taste.

Bibendum's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bibendum (117) - - DEC 4, 2012
Alla vista si presenta con un colore rosso carico quasi bruno. schiuma persistente color bianco scuro. Gusto forte e abbastanza alcolico. retrogusto amarognolo che permane anche dopo l’ultimo sorso

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeebon (247) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Pours a hazy orange colour with a thin but lasting head. Aroma has quite a bit going on with apple, toffee, plum, figs and yeast. Taste is somewhat sweet but as you get through the glass the bitterness come through although not too strong. Nicely balanced and quite complex, the alcohol strength isn’t too noticable. Somewhat thin but overall very nice indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arek (441) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Piwnica, Wrocław, Poland.
Ciemnobursztynowe, wpadające w miedź, mętnawe piwo o obfitej i puszystej pianie oraz przyjemnym, słodowym, owocowym i winnym aromacie. W smaku gęste, rozgrzewające, początkowo słodkawe i owocowe, następnie winne z lekko wytrawnym i łagodnie goryczkowym finiszem. Mocno rozgrzewające gardło i przyjemnie drapiące w przełyk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lbianchi66 (55) - FRANCE - APR 16, 2015
Belle robe ambrée, opaque. Saveurs de malt de levure et de fruits noirs. Texture épaisse. Longue en bouche. Très bonne quadruple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hednom (70) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - APR 16, 2015
Bottle 33 cl, amber colour with white head, Light bitter taste, also bit alcoholic note, long aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (939) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2015
Aroma is Belgian candy sugar, plum, toffee, apple, slight pineapple. Nice wild yeast tones. Taste is nice sweet and mellow crystal malts consumed quickly by a fabulous array of dark fruits and wild yeast. A very subtle but pleasant hopiness is there to deliver a perfect among of bitterness without spoiling the beautiful experience. Appearance is a hazy orange with a thin lace head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjansen1310 (103) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2015
0,33 liter bottle. Amber coloured with nice white head. Taste is alcohol, bitter, raisin sweet, and hoppy. Interesting in the carbonation. Another great beer from the gulden draak!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1444) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2015
Dark amber pour with big fluffy white head. Belgian yeast, raisin, candied sugar, booze, a spiced banana type aroma, a bit of ginger, almost a butterscotch type sweetness, but not cloying. The taste is authentic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (331) - - APR 12, 2015
Dark amber colour with firm tiny biege head. Aroma of caramel, malts and yeast with alcohol notes. flavour is a little bitter, dry and alcoholic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (1003) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 11, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl au Brass à Besançon, couleur caramel peu de mousse et peu d’effervescence. Une bière avec un nez sur l’alcool en bouche grosse attaque sur la goutte de prune puis pruneau continuité sur l’alcool en fin de bouche et le sucre candy. Fin de bouche caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1504) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Bottle from Real Ale store, Newark. Slightly hazy deep Amber gold colour with a thin tan head that lasted. Aroma is fruity caramel, slight nutty and yeast. The taste has a decent balance that isn’t too sweet.

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