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Glimmerglass - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

369 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 369
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 7
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: fmccormi on 02-20-2014)
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Carbonated! A gentle pour resulted in half beer, half foam, which settled quickly. The cap was white and fluffy, topping the mostly clear, pale yellow beer. Some clumpy lacing. Aromas of hay, lemon, a bit of sourness, wheat, grass, mild spiciness. Basically the same in the flavour, coupled with low bitterness and gentle sweetness, then a bit fruity in the finish. Light to medium bodied and lively, nice texture overall. I quite liked it and wish I had picked up more than one bottle.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 21:11:00 | More by DrJay
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iheartmyTHO

Georgia

3.31/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Nice and effervescent on the tongue. Overall, the bear is fairly light. The flavor reminds me of a hefeweizen beer, but with more carbonation and less banana / clove flavor. I do get subtle notes of the citrus and pink peppercorns, but they are VERY subtle.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 23:00:06 | More by iheartmyTHO
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Stork_Brewz13

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-30-2014 12:06:38 | More by Stork_Brewz13
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allengarvin

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This pours a light yellow-gold hazy beer with a nice thick, fluffy head. The nose is a little faint, with light fruity and yeasty-spicy notes. Very nice flavor: a light bodied, effervescent beer with moderate hoppiness (rather earthy), light pear-like fruitiness, understated phenolic pepperiness. This is a really good saison--great choice for a breakfast beer, which is how I'm having it.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 11:33:28 | More by allengarvin
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AlvinLin

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-28-2014 20:21:01 | More by AlvinLin
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BBlov


3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-28-2014 18:49:56 | More by BBlov
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Cyrano41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-25-2014 16:08:05 | More by Cyrano41
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tharper178

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

07-25-2014 01:21:47 | More by tharper178
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Drumtgot

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-22-2014 17:14:41 | More by Drumtgot
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 18:47:36 | More by MikeWard
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Beans11

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 16:53:50 | More by Beans11
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griffey123

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-21-2014 02:49:15 | More by griffey123
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Pens1967

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-20-2014 01:26:03 | More by Pens1967
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Photchkiss

Arizona

5/5  rDev +30.5%

07-18-2014 05:01:52 | More by Photchkiss
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traxstar7

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-17-2014 00:49:14 | More by traxstar7
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jscheuf

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2014 06:33:43 | More by jscheuf
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a super fresh bottle, but not "cellared"
The beer pours a slightly dull golden yellow topped by a loose, wispy white head with no lacing or sediment. The nose is a mix of honey-like malt sweetness, some bubble gummy yeast, and a slight peppercorn spice. The taste is also slightly spicy with a clean yeast presence and grain/biscuity sweetness, but has minimal bitterness or distinct peppercorn. It's light-medium bodied, filtered, clean & drinkable, well-carbonated, with characteristic omme house yeast upfront that doesn't quite transition into the anticipated spicy, bitter peppercorn finish. This is not an ommegang highlight for me (prefer their dry-hopped variants), but isn't unpleasant.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 01:27:29 | More by ThePorterSorter
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-09-2014 18:05:37 | More by atlbravsrno1
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mful2875


3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-08-2014 03:57:34 | More by mful2875
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-08-2014 00:07:02 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Ksyrium


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-07-2014 04:03:55 | More by Ksyrium
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-06-2014 02:58:00 | More by Lovely85
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gpratt138

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-03-2014 23:26:42 | More by gpratt138
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Rebrol


4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-01-2014 23:24:33 | More by Rebrol
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-01-2014 22:33:48 | More by DerekMorgan
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Glimmerglass from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 369 ratings.