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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,429 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3429
Reviews: 1618
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%


Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-18-1998)
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IronDjinn

Alberta (Canada)

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a 12 oz. brown bottle, came in an Ommegang variety 8 pack. Pours out a cloudy, nearly opaque amber/brown, with a creamy tan head that sits as a thick cap.

Aroma of toffee malt and raisins, with a bit of a vinous character.

Rich chewy toffee malt up front in the flavour, raisins, dates and black currants in the middle, with a vinous white raisin character on the finish once again accompanied with intense toffee. Notes of vanilla and toffee even coat the lips into the aftertaste.

Full-bodied mouthfeel, creamy and somewhat chewy texture, with a medium amount of carbonation that helps make the overall mouthfeel more user-friendly.

Hits all the right spots and hits them hard, this is one rich, intense, yet approachable Dubbel that is huge on flavour in lieu of complexity. Worth going back for more.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 03:38:41 | More by IronDjinn
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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,429 ratings.