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Glimmerglass - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

366 Ratings
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Ratings: 366
Reviews: 60
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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silverking

Florida

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- it pours a hazy golden color with lots of visible carbonation. Fluffy, coarse white head. Great retention, well defined rings of lacing.

S- pepper, wet hay, funky yeast, tangerine, spicy hops.

T- tangerine up front. There is a nice black pepper note throughout the midpalate. Not much in the way of hops. The finish has that nice saison funk with a slightly sour note.

M- light. Lots of prickly carbonation.

O- really good for an American-made saison.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 10:18:08 | More by silverking
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eheinz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-24-2014 23:21:32 | More by eheinz
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mrandypandy

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-23-2014 13:10:18 | More by mrandypandy
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Mild_Bill

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 18:07:28 | More by Mild_Bill
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WunderLlama

Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a goblet

Whoa! I initially poured this wrong which resulted in a monstrous foamy white cap which filled the glass. Settled down into thick, foamy, giant bubbly foam with some nice lacings on the glass. I shall repour....second pour, this beer simply foams up on you. Carefully pour which will result in a three finger head. Opaque golden yellow with teeny tiny bubbles if you look hard enough.

Aroma of grass, spices, peppery, lemons.

Taste is light and flavorful. Spices, grass notes, peppery, hint of lemon on the finish. Slight aftertaste.

Mouthfeel light but will foam up when you swish it around

A good Belgian that I would enjoy again if within my reach. There are others that I would seek out but still a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 16:23:52 | More by WunderLlama
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AWB3

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-22-2014 00:37:50 | More by AWB3
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wise456

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-21-2014 22:09:37 | More by wise456
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panamaniac

Florida

3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a growler purchased at Three Palms Brewing.
A= Golden yellow pretty see through but this is common in this style of beer, almost lager like, minimum head, very little lacing.

S= Malty, fruity.

T= this is where this beer becomes confusing, is really light for a saison even thought that at 5.4% should have some heft to it.

M: viscosity levels are off the charts with this one not a bad thing for me.

O= Saisons are one of my favorite style of beer this one is on the light side of the scale which makes it perfect for florida weather, but I can see how other reviews might be expecting more out of a beer from Ommengang, the question lies would i buy this again... chances are no if there are other Saisons available.

Serving type: growler

06-21-2014 19:44:55 | More by panamaniac
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tykechandler

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-19-2014 03:30:09 | More by tykechandler
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cbuckl14

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

06-18-2014 22:11:54 | More by cbuckl14
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leansean88

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-18-2014 03:13:10 | More by leansean88
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Enriquehopnog

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

06-18-2014 01:23:21 | More by Enriquehopnog
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dhabersa

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-15-2014 18:15:12 | More by dhabersa
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-15-2014 02:18:31 | More by macesq
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beerbrains

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-14-2014 04:21:16 | More by beerbrains
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JVan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-13-2014 13:33:27 | More by JVan
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a yellowish-gold. A good deal of foamy white head. Good retention and good lacing.

Smell: Spices, wheat, and a little grassiness. A little fruitiness when agitated, most notably lemon.

Taste: Lemony. Strong taste of grass and yeast. A mix of other fruits, as well, a little harder to pinpoint. Possibly orange and grapefruit.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, with good carbonation. Surprisingly refreshing.

Overall: Still getting used to these surging Saisons. A little different than the IPAs that I'm used to. I liked Hennepin a little bit more, but this one was more of an easy drinker.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 02:10:45 | More by majorbase2
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JLeet

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-11-2014 21:29:16 | More by JLeet
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-11-2014 01:44:11 | More by zonker17
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TapHeadBrewing

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-10-2014 23:30:58 | More by TapHeadBrewing
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BB1313

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 1/8/14. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy light golden with a fluffy eggshell white head that sticks around and leaves awesome lacing and retention. The aromas are very clean and pleasant. Lots of fresh pear. Some hints of green apple in the mix as well. Very fruity. Yeast and malts are there. Some banana and clove. The flavors are clean and refreshing. More fruit, especially pear. Maybe some hints of white grape? There's a nice earthiness going on. Some spices, but they truly are subtle, in my opnion. Some black pepper, but far from spicy. Lots of malts. Mouthfeel is awesome. It's on the lighter side of medium-bodied with very active carbonation. The carbonation is very creamy and fluffy. Extremely smooth. Alcohol obviously goes unnoticed. Great for spring/summer.

This is another really nice beer from Ommegang. Very crisp and refreshing with a fun creaminess to it. Enjoyable stuff!

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 20:19:40 | More by BB1313
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amano_h

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-10-2014 02:39:41 | More by amano_h
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cjgator3

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-08-2014 01:27:59 | More by cjgator3
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mjtiernan

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-06-2014 04:24:40 | More by mjtiernan
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brauseboof

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-05-2014 23:01:48 | More by brauseboof
Glimmerglass from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 366 ratings.