Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

Not Rated.
Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,978 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,978
Reviews: 1,657
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 193
Gots: 382 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Ommegang (Abbey Ale) Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 3,978 | Reviews: 1,657 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of bmeehan
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Easily the best beer I've ever had. It absolutely lives up to its billing.

Photo of TheWiredDJ
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skrabbenhoft
3.7/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kotzbauerm
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of amvrana
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gotweid
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jtrigonis
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gemini6
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DavidSomers
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Thecasehead
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dwoodard71
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of double2chin
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Premo88
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into chalice
(reviewed 8/15/13, best by 4/2016)

L: loads of foam, about 1/2-inch head of tan, almost darker tan/brown; murky caramel brown brew; not a ton of lacing

S: fruit, sweet fruit; some yeast ... bread; light candied figs; wine notes ... definite grapes; tooti fruity gum; banana 2/3 of the way in

T: sweet fruit with some yeast to balance; wine/sour grapes, sweet-sour grapes; banana as it warms near the end

F: full medium body, loads of carbonation

O: a great American version of the Belgian classic; loads of fruit with just enough of that real trappist monk yeast punch

Photo of kimlsully
2.4/5  rDev -42.3%

Photo of infinitebruner
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

December 13, 2014

12 oz bottle, tulip

A – Deep, luxurious, dark mahogany, mostly brown with ruby highlights. Fairly clear. Foamy, slightly craggy head is a light khaki color with long retention.

S – Toffee and brown sugar, with some apple and pear notes, dark cherry pits, and rich cola cake. Raisins and caramel also present. No hop aroma.

T – Juicy, slightly bitter cherries, bitterness perhaps from hops though no hop flavor is apparent. Light caramel and dark toffee. The cola is prominent here as well, with a licorice-like tinge.

M – Thickly carbonated and fairly full-bodied. Moderately dry finish with enough bitterness to counter the sweetness from the malts.

O – Ommegang is one of the best American producers of Belgian styles and this is no exception. Straightforward, not flashy, but incredibly flavorful, complex at the same time. A phenomenal beer, a dubbel that would make the monks proud.

Photo of Malfunkt
5/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of ystazi
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of OldManBike
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of jkinny
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of pgrow
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of Patrick4434
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Tchun
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of bjouan
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of JonSC
3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 3,978 ratings.