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Oubliette - Solemn Oath Brewery

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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Belgo-American Pale Ale

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-17-2012)
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3.55/5  rDev -0.6%

Served in a tulip glass at Farmhouse Tavern.

Gotta keep trying out these new locals, I thinks to myself. Luckily, here's another for me sample... It pours a clear golden brass topped by over a finger of light cream-white foam. The nose comprises wheat, grass, light lemon zest, light coriander, and light banana. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some rye-like spice (almost clove-ish) and some black pepper. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry-ish finish. Overall, a pretty solid BPA, fairly enjoyable, but nothing really close to special. I'd take another, definitely.

TMoney2591, Jul 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

emerge077, Oct 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Gonzoillini, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

brandoman63, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +12%

The Oubliette is a solid Begium style pale ale that poured a golden clear with white head that left a spotty lace. The scent carried citrus and that belgian wiff. The taste was a light crisp pale ale with spicey orange peel. The mouthfeel was light in body with good carbonation. Overall, a decent beer.

WoodBrew, Sep 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Hopheadjeffery, Dec 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

smartassboiler, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.1/5  rDev -13.2%

On tap @ Hop Leaf

Cloudy light pale yellow in color. Forms a fairly sizeable white head. Aroma is off: toast, cardboard, plywood, and yeasty esters that come of reminiscent of decomposition (I said: "rotten cherries" my wife described it as "dead goose") Aroma is really odd and I'm having a hard time getting a grasp of it. Taste isn't much better: a shitload of toast with a good dose of biscuit malt in the mix. Some herbal hops on the finish, but unfortunately they don't complement the toasty flavor in the least. Light to medium body with a dry toastiness to it. Leaves a rather unpleasant coating in the mouth. Overall, this beer is a good try, but far from anything I'd want to have again.

Florida9, Jul 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

thewimperoo, Jun 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Sparky44, Mar 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -23%

zonker17, Aug 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

kawilliams81, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

BeerOps, May 28, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +14.3%

Had on tap at Brixie's. Served in a shaker pint glass.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow with a creamy white head forming on the pour. Thick with nice retention that leaves some sticky lace.

S: Fruity Belgian yeast is prevalent on the nose with light cracker malts and minimal grassy hops.

T: Nice Belgian yeast characteristics with some fruity esters. There's a slight spiciness to it, but the pale ale start to come through with some cracker and pale malts with a little bit of bitter hops in the finish.

M: Light bodied with a nice carbonation level. The finish is clean with just a hint of lingering yeast.

O: A highly drinkable Belgian IPA is always a nice addition to any line-up. I'm two for two in enjoying Solemn Oath beers so far. Keep it up!

Treebs, Jul 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

RichH55, Mar 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

PHBoiler, Mar 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

oso, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Zuidman, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12%

sgoro, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

Stevie_Janowski, Oct 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

birdsellam, Jul 01, 2013
3.75/5  rDev +5%

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3/5  rDev -16%

gpawned, Jun 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

scottwurst, Oct 11, 2013
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Oubliette from Solemn Oath Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.