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Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Dottignies, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A strong blonde ale of about 8% alc. by volume that claims vaguely to be an abbey beer, Guldenberg bears no resemblance whatsoever to any Tripel you may have sampled, except in color perhaps. It is very hoppy and malty (though not quite as assertive as De Rankes XX Bitter). Made in small batches only on the weekends, they are quickly gaining a reputation as the best specialty beers of Belgium.
Previously 8.5% abv.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beertobealive (540) - Courbevoie, FRANCE - NOV 7, 2016
Pours a thin white head with light coriander aromas. Clear gold colored body. Elegant and round in mouth but nothing exceptional. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1860) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2016
Bottle from private import thx Alex for this. A: candied sugar, light spicy, alcohol, pils malt. App: clear golden small lasting white head. Great lacing. T/p: med to full body with short bitter finish. Moderate high carbonation. A bit of warming from the alcohol O: A nice classical take on the style. Not a style I crave that much but I found pleasure drinking this.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Banzale (170) - FRANCE - OCT 28, 2016
Acheter Tabac&co palais des bires dans famiflora dottignies. Bouteille de 33 cl. Couleur blonde troubl avec de beau reflet . Col de mousse lger mais prsent et onctueux. Au nez, cest houblonn et un nez de levure , mais aussi de pains. En bouche , note de fruit sch type abricot et prune , levure prsente en bouche , note de pains ( suppose que cest la levure qui donne ce gout) , une fin de bouche un peu liquoreux ! Douce mais la fois puissante un bon got !

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zvikar (5537) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 22, 2016
Pours brown to yellow hazy with a nice head, aroma of fruits, tomatoes, honey and caramel, flavor is sweet with fruits, tomatoes, light bodied

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2779) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
Oranje gele kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, fruitig, citrus, orange. Smaakt fruitig, bitterzoet, orange. Droge afdronk.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (2539) - s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
Geel goud bier met een goede witte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, witte wijn, druiven. Smaakt kruidig, citroen, witte wijn, druiven.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franckg (1386) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2016
Bouteille date du 16/09/2015 et un BB de 09/2020, bue aprs 1 an. Robe jaune-orange lgrement trouble avec un mince col de mousse blanc. Armes de levures belges, pain frais, orange, cantaloup, miel, abricot et arrire-plan dherbes grasses. En bouche, grains malts amers et levures, lger sucre brut, zeste dorange, abricot sch. Petit got mielleux par la suite ainsi que de la ptisserie. Finale trs herbacs et amre. Texture semi-onctueuse et corps mince moyen.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tjeerd (397) - GERMANY - SEP 17, 2016
Full mouthfeel is the first thing i would mention. No specific aroma, nothing special in the appearance. Round finish, long aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (1767) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle from Beautiful Beers in Bury St Edmunds and split at the EU themed 2nd Ipswich bottle share. Pours a hazy golden colour, with a small white head. Aroma of toffee, citrus, fruit and grain. Medium sweetness and bitterness. Medium bodied, oily texture, average carbonation. Fruitiness and alcohol comes through more in finish. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (4622) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
750ml bottle. Restobieres, Brussels. Bright gold. Light haze. Thin, blotchy, dense, white head. Nose has honeyed yeast. Light, spicy hop leaf. Some sweet grain. Taste is yeasty and sweet. Some leafy bitterness. Medium body. Foamy and soft. Gets more bitter as it goes, leaving that yeasty sweetness behind.


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