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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,660 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,660
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 149
Gots: 270 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-18-1998)
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

02-16-2014 08:03:17 | More by Snow81
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4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a pilsner glass

Pours a dark copper orange brown in color . Three finger white foam settles into a white bubble layer with good lacings.

Aroma is malty, deep rich plums, spices , licorice, orange and coriander

Taste of sweet malt , plums, spices, licorice, coriander, orange peel and alcohol

Medium and you can detect the alcohol in here.

Great beer. I'll definitely repeat and recommend you give it a try.

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3.99/5  rDev -4.1%
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Had this beer in a corked bottle. 7/23/14.
Appearance:
Pours a really nice dark maroon color that won't give away the way it tastes right away. Head dissipates in a nice frothy fashion.

Aroma:
The nose is spicy and malty, you can definitely trace it back to the licorice, coriander, orange peel, and yeast.

Taste:
The taste consists of sweet malt then flavors of slight licorice, coriander, orange peel, spice, and yeast. The more you sip, the better it gets as your mouth gets used to the very slight metallic plum taste. Blends together perfectly.

Mouth Feel:
Medium bodied, even though the look doesn't give that away, nice dry finish. Alcohol is hidden very well.

Overall:
This beer is a very good example of the style, first Ommegang brew I've ever had. Very refreshing mouthfeel and a lot of underlying fruit characteristics that point to fig/plum and licorice. The orange peel and coriander hints balance it quite nicely.

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,660 ratings.