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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

3,638 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,638
Reviews: 1,634
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 147
Gots: 266 | FT: 2
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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Reviews by atr2605:
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atr2605

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-pours a nice deep amber with a sudsy tan head with excellent retention
S-sweet caramel and a bit spicy, also hints of honey
T-more caramelized fruits and prune flavor finishing a bit spicy and dry
M-medium bodied, high carbonation
O-very easy drinking considering the abv, great representation of the style and delicous

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 01:52:45 | More by atr2605
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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,638 ratings.