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


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RATINGS: 955   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 321   ABV: 10.7%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (870) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 15, 2016
Spices and some kind of fruit on the nose, maybe dates. Nutty, spicy, doughy, really nice. I remember it being boozier, maybe once it warms up. Becomes a bit more flavorful but not.boozy by any means. A really cool quad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcinG (665) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2016
Butelka 330ml. Ladny opalizujacy miedziano-bursztynowy kolor. Piana srednia ,biala,lekko brudzona o drobnych pecherzach. Aromat slodow,rodzynek,bananow,karmelu,drewna i drozdzy. Slodkie..moze nawet za bardzo ale typowe dla gatunku. Karmel i suszone owoce na pierwszym planie..rodzynki i drozdzowo-chlebowe nuty w tle. Alkohol rozgrzewa przelyk ale jest dobrze ukryty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lkowalkowski (178) - POLAND - DEC 7, 2016
Barwa miedziana, piana gęsta, drobna i jasna. Dosyć szybko się redukuje, nieśmiało oblepia szkło. Aromat mocny i wyraźny. Od razu poznać ze to Quadrupel. W smaku trochę słodkie, trochę owocowe. Wszystko świetnie się komponuje. Bardzo dobre piwo.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AleMonger8 (3) - TAIWAN - DEC 4, 2016 does not count
33cl bottle shared with 3 friends. Thin white head. Hazy amber pour. Light bitterness. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1265) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 29, 2016
0.33l bottle. Clear amber body, white head. Aroma of toast, cherries, banana, dough, wood and some booze. Taste of caramel, banana, wood, cherries, booze and floral hops. Sweet beer, but there is a subtle sourness to it. The alcohol is obvious, but not harsh. I like it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1747) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2016
Cest une bire lapparence surprenante pour ce style, mi-paisse et de couleur orange et tinte de rose. Mousse crme en surface. Nez de gomme balloune, de petits fruits et de sucre dorge. La bouche est trs sucre, beaucoup de fruits, prunes et raisins et autres fruits moelleux et trs mrs. Lalcool est prsent mais bien dissimul. Pas une bire facile, de par ses sucres rsiduels un peu hors de contrle, mais ses saveurs explosives et son originalit la rendent fort agrable boire.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paladares (207) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 18, 2016
Botella. Precioso color mbar. Semiturbia. Muy rico aroma afrutado, a pera y algo de pltano. Impresionante en boca. Todo matices. 10,5? No me lo creo... o estos tos lo disimulan muy bien. Compleja, plena, con punto fantstico de gas... Fabulosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlueGaljoen (138) - FRANCE - NOV 13, 2016
Une quadruple tout en quilibre ! Une robe ambre, armes malts. On est sur le caramel sans lourdeur. Une trs bonne quadruple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Subliminal64 (121) - London, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2016
Bought as part of a winter mixer pack. Cellared 1 year. Smells like a Quad. The sweet and sour smells are more pronounced. Pours a dark orange colour. Head disappears quickly. Taste is that of a Quad, although the booze came through more in this beer. Not as sweet as some. Great carbonation,. Sweet aftertaste. Overall I was very happy. Will buy again. MB The Beer Bear-on.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (1248) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle poured a hazy orange hue w/ thin fully diminishing head. Bold aromas of stone fruits. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are peaches, Belgian sugar, white wine and brandy. Full bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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