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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,431 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3431
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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Reviews by match1112:
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match1112

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4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: think liquid caramel with a generous two finger head that's made up of thousands of quick moving bubbles.

s: caramel, spice and dark fruits like figs, raisins and plums soaked in booze.

t: sweet and spicy. tons of caramel malts and spices like corriander and pepper maybe a little star of anise.

m: medium body, very well carbonated, you can feel the bubbles liven up the taste buds. some burn from the pepper on the back of my tongue. a dry finish that leaves you wanting another sip.

o: nice dubbel, glad i finally took the time to enjoy a bottle out of the glass instead of drinkin out of 12oz bottles.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2012 01:22:40 | More by match1112
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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,431 ratings.