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Omer Traditional Blond - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

173 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bockor N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: philipquarles on 10-02-2009)
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-12-2014 15:11:44 | More by Texasfan549
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-29-2013 22:42:42 | More by LXIXME
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Theogre83

Kansas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-25-2013 18:47:26 | More by Theogre83
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TeeRex

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

12-25-2013 18:28:16 | More by TeeRex
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craigdb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-24-2013 02:43:31 | More by craigdb
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zlel

Portugal

4.38/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle 33 served in its own glass.

Clear gold colour, almost like a lager. High carbonation, excellent lasting foam.

Smells like lime with some spice.

Tastes like citrus fruits, quite bitter as it should. Spices are still there. In the beginning it seems lighter, then you feel the alcohol arriving.

This is definitively one of my favourite Belgian beers. Alcohol, smothness, biterness, all seems to match very well.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 16:48:02 | More by zlel
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-17-2013 00:19:53 | More by brandonld23
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-07-2013 17:11:46 | More by dcmchew
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-03-2013 15:14:34 | More by jaydoc
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +9.6%

11-02-2013 15:45:37 | More by jaycar06
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ManforallSaisons

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-01-2013 13:32:06 | More by ManforallSaisons
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-21-2013 11:56:57 | More by mikehillman
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-08-2013 17:37:40 | More by Falcone
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Anatole

Belgium

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-26-2013 09:06:17 | More by Anatole
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

23rd Sep 2013: bottle poured into the huge Omer glass by Daisy in 't Brugs Beertje.

Looked great, golden and bright with a vast pure white head.

No great aroma, some yeast and light malts with citrus hop hints as it warmed a little.

Taste wise it comes across slightly sweet with a mild hop bite, refreshing and crisp: the alcohol is hidden well and is far too easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 07:00:50 | More by BlackHaddock
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talahrama

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

08-14-2013 04:08:45 | More by talahrama
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

08-13-2013 16:00:26 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

Got this as a sample from my distributor after he had heard I'd never had this stuff before. Right on. It pours a lightly-cloudy gold topped by a finger or more of white foam. The nose comprises French bread, mild yeast, light black pepper, and a soft breeze of smoothie (made up of banana, orange, and lemon). The taste brings in more of the same, with the yeast and its spices taking center stage, the pepper and its partner clove dialing things up a notch for the performance. The body is a light medium, with a moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a solid BSPA, something I could see enjoying while watching a soccer game (if I ever got into soccer, that is).

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2013 06:41:14 | More by TMoney2591
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Gww1864

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 01:43:48 | More by Gww1864
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy yellow to orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, candy sugar and quite floral. In the taste, dry candy sugar and dryer floral notes. A spice like bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry floral and candy sugar notes in the aftertaste. Just above average, but decent.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 16:47:06 | More by OWSLEY069
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Nutwood

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-21-2013 10:43:41 | More by Nutwood
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trotnixon

Maine

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-18-2013 16:39:13 | More by trotnixon
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

"Pilsner first- everything else can wait". At least that's the way Bockor brewers think as they favor the malt-forward character of more genuine Belgian ales as they push the fruit-spice balance to the background. Rustic, raw, and classy as hell!

Deep gold in color, the ale is cast with a very mild haze that gives the ale an even deeper hue. A billowing head erupts from the pour and is slow to settle. But as it does, it collapses into a rocky white head of foam that retains persistently and laces with spiderwebbing.

Firmly rooted in the bready scent of pilsner malt, the nose awakes with grain, honey, dough and fresh baking bread. Following are a melange of scent that include grass, apple, lemon, white pepper and floral undertones.

Then to taste, much of the same happens- the high crisp sweetness of pilsner malt creates a bready-sweet taste with light honey and hay. Layers of fruit and spice start with pepper and apple but end with mild clove and lemon-like acidity. Closing with light detergent and alcohol spice, the taste ends up pleasantly herbal and minty.

Medium-light in body, the fullness of malt is lifted by the abundance of carbonation. As the bubbles push the beer off the tongue, it ushers in a swift crack acidicty and mineral bite. This keeps the textures crisp, clean, and much more refreshing than an 8% beer should. Finising warm, spicy, and earthy- a linger of fruit and spice keeps a winey linger on the mouth.

The ale doesn't only pay tribute to classic and rustic stronger Pale Ales, it continues the trend of churning out authentic pale tastes from sip til finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 04:57:18 | More by BEERchitect
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-16-2013 09:58:28 | More by buckyp
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trebbates

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-27-2013 23:43:35 | More by trebbates
Omer Traditional Blond from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.