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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,434 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3434
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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TheViolator666

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml corked and caged bottle poured into tulip.

50th review.

I had this for the first time over the weekend and it's been on my mind ever since. I just had to run to Giant eagle to pick up this exquisite (and cheap) brew. Deep ruby red in color.

A: Even with a very slow pour, this one still came out with a nice two finger head that leaves some very nice looking lacing on the glass.

S: Smells of dark fruit, specifically cherries and grapes. Very vinous.

T: The taste is not unlike the aroma. Very fruity, tart dark cherries are the most notable, a caramel-like sweetness as well. There is a very dry aftertaste that has some yeast notes that normally I dislike, but it just seems right in this beer. Very good.

M/D: Perfectly carbonated with a medium-full body, goes down so smooth as it warms up. I can't taste much alcohol, even at 8.5%. Drinkable, but I don't think I could do a whole bottle. Definitely a special occasion or desert beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2009 01:57:13 | More by TheViolator666
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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,434 ratings.