Gulden Draak is a dark heavy beer with 10.5% alcohol by volume. Gulden Draak, is a beer that undergoes secondary fermentation in the bottle. It is very rich and has a very characteristic flavour and it reminds some who try it of chocolate and others of coffee. The English call this type of beer a Barley Wine. (Golden Dragon) Gulden Draak was crowned best beer in the world by the American Tasting Institute in 1998! This beer has won many other awards as well.