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Glimmerglass - Brewery Ommegang

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86
very good

449 Ratings
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Ratings: 449
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 14
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: fmccormi on 02-20-2014

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Ratings: 449 | Reviews: 69
Photo of kvgomps
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jera1350
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hockeyfighter19
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JerodH
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SABERG
3.61/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of babaracas
3.61/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy light orange with one finger of fizzy offwhite head, settles to a thin ring, spray of lace trails halfway down the glass. Smell: floral, orange note, mildly spicy; peach sweet tea. Taste: peppery, grassy, clove-ish, green banana esthery-astringent mix; orange note towards the finish. Carbonation is fairly aggressive, making it fast upfront on the palate but with a long tail. It's a nice spring beer.

Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vukusich
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trxxpaxxs
4.14/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.42/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edmiglia
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours an orange hue with a frothy white foam. Some nice lacing on this beer. Scents of citrus (orange juice) and earthy spice hits the nose. This is a flavorful saison that has notes of orange, pepper, and cloves. Decent finish with a cloying feel. Overall yet another win from Brewery Ommegang.

Photo of MattBrewingW
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On opening, Glimmerglass has a rich fruity aroma that jumps out of the bottle. Subtle orange with a bit of peppery spice. The beer is brewed with pink peppercorns - which are the ripe berries of pepper trees, and carry fruity sweetness as well as a spicy, peppery edge. It's slightly dry, though with a touch of malty sweetness - ultimately kept crisp by a nice balance of hops. Not bitter at all, but crisp with a light, refreshing body.

This is the ideal beer to drink as spring approaches. Delicate, refreshing, with a lightly fruity, floral aroma. Ommegang brewed this beer with the intention of evoking Cooperstown's Ostego Lake - which reflects the trees and hills surrounding in its clear waters. What you have here is a beer that deftly captures the flavor and aroma of spring in upstate NY. Really well crafted.

Photo of bmeehan
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Glimmerglass ist gut. It's tart and it's as easy on the eyes as it is on the tongue. For a seasonal brew, it's another strong product from the best brewery there is (that may be more of a subjective statement).

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.87/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at When Pigs Fly.
Nice citrus and pepper aroma/taste.
A great beer for a hot summer day.

Photo of Jeffreysan
4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a very pretty, opaque, golden color, speckled with orange highlights and four fingers of white head that slowly dissolved into a lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer.

Aroma: Strong, pleasant aromas of toasted malt, freshly cut grass, hay, orange zest, pepper and coriander.

Taste: Delicious! Toasted malt up front, imparting notes of freshly baked French baguettes, followed by some honey-like sweetness, orange-like citrus flavors, finished with some spice notes of pepper and coriander.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, with some good carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 5.4%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a great saison, and another great beer from Ommegang! I’ll certainly get it again!

Photo of OntheLambic
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AD17
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lare453
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidSomers
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Glimmerglass from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 449 ratings.