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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

3,653 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,653
Reviews: 1,635
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 147
Gots: 267 | 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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Reviews by beyah:
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beyah

Maine

4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml.

Dark, with an extremely healthy head comprised of tiny babout 1 finger of head when pured into a typical pilsner glass.

Complex Malty smell, with a slight spivcy, fruity background

Taste is better as it starts to aproach room temperature getting more complex, has a dry finish.

Excellent mouthfeel small bubble on the tounge similar to most other Belgian style beers.

This is one of the best dubbles I have ever had.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2011 01:24:25 | More by beyah
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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:
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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,653 ratings.