Gulden Draak "Golden Dragon" in Dutch, is a dark Belgian beer with high alcohol by volume, brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge in Ertvelde, East Flanders. It is named after the golden dragon at the top of the belfry in Ghent
Gulden Draak has a strong scent of alcohol, which hampers the ability to easily discern its aroma. Still, there is a powerful fragrance of barley, ripe plums, and cherries. Different testers worldwide mention a sweet coffee aroma. Compared to the aroma, the taste is influenced somewhat less by the alcohol. It hints at sour cherries and brown sugar. The aftertaste is somewhat bitter. Gulden Draak also has a high Abv for a beer at 10.5%.