Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang
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Reviews by estlinska:
4.83/5 rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a tulip glass, on tap. This beer is wonderful. Pours a deep, dark burgundy color, very dense with visible particles throughout. The head is a dark khaki, about 2 fingers, and leaves delicate lacing. The nose of this beer is the highlight of this experience. It is full of red licorice, cherries, roasted malts, and toffee. I spent almost twenty full minutes just smelling the beer. The mouthful was very full with a dry aftertaste that really clears off the palate. The taste was again lots of black cherry, toffee, very fruity estery, and complex. Absolutely a beer to experience. Sad my local bar tapped out of it.
Serving type: on-tap
06-19-2012 00:00:17 | More by estlinska
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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.
Serving type: bottle
07-27-2014 03:38:28 | More by WunderLlama
3.99/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Had this beer in a corked bottle. 7/23/14.
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.
The nose is spicy and malty, you can definitely trace it back to the licorice, coriander, orange peel, and yeast.
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.
Medium bodied, even though the look doesn't give that away, nice dry finish. Alcohol is hidden very well.
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.
Believe it or not this brew pairs perfectly with French Toast flavored Goldfish. Then again, that could just be the end of the beer getting to me.
Serving type: bottle
07-24-2014 02:05:00 | More by TremontBrewing
Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,656 ratings.