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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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3,747 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,747
Reviews: 1,640
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 158
Gots: 293 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-03-2012 02:20:37 | More by Swonkie
Photo of Spacechic

4/5  rDev -3.8%

10-02-2012 21:38:19 | More by Spacechic
Photo of NarrowG8

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%

Served in a tulip glass

A - Dark Chocolate w/ slight amber appearance when help up to light.

S - Banana, Clove, Bread, Alcohol

T - Banana bread, nutty

M - smooth, foamy, creamy

O - Great dubbel, strong with great flavor and feeling good

I like this offering but not the best Ommegang has to offer and personally would choose Allagash's Dubbel or a true Belgian or from Ommegang: Hennepin or Rare Vos. Personal fav = Rare Vos !

10-02-2012 00:44:02 | More by NarrowG8
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-01-2012 22:12:45 | More by muletrane
Photo of tviz33

New York

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

1 Pt 9.4 oz bottle to Notorious BIG pint glass

A- Pours a medium red/brown body with a giant tan head. Head quickly settles to a thin foam cap

S- Dark fruits, sweet malts, and a bit of hops hit the nose all at once. Smells pretty good, but nothing outstanding.

T- Right along the same lines as the smell but intensified. I'm getting a bit of chocolate and spicy yeast here as well.

M- This beer is firing on all cylinders here. Smooth, thick, and biting all at once.

O- Another great Ommegang offering. Right up there behind Three Philosophers for me.

10-01-2012 02:52:44 | More by tviz33
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

09-30-2012 14:44:50 | More by mitch3114
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

09-30-2012 06:29:07 | More by hpthebull
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

09-30-2012 02:38:19 | More by psdonnelly
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-29-2012 20:51:38 | More by andrzejkowalewski
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-29-2012 19:11:49 | More by smithj4
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

09-29-2012 00:31:32 | More by chancy14
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-24-2012 19:05:40 | More by WoodburyMN
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-24-2012 00:13:26 | More by tubeyes
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4.55/5  rDev +9.4%

Adding a little bit to my earlier review, tasting from a tulip

A: A nice cloudy, reddish-brown with a nice glow, with 1/4 in head, good amount of caramel lacing

S: Could pick up the fruit, spices, sugars, very aromatic

T: Dark and spicy - Very good, very easy to drink, could taste the alcohol but not over bearing, could tastes the spices, hops, sugars, malts, very good

M: Carbonated, rich boldness, could pick up on the alcohol but not overbearing, a great sipping beer, has an aftertaste, a complex aftertaste, its not over bearing, its interesting, its excellent

O: This is a great beer, great great flavor, its smooth, its relaxing, its complex, its a very enjoyable beer, its awesome,

09-23-2012 04:12:08 | More by Mavigo
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-22-2012 21:05:14 | More by thingummajiggy
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-22-2012 14:18:41 | More by mani
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-22-2012 13:40:48 | More by mattg
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

09-21-2012 21:14:03 | More by JRBecks
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

09-21-2012 00:34:31 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-19-2012 23:14:30 | More by Molson2000
Photo of JustininKansasCity

4.78/5  rDev +14.9%

This beer was fantastic! It was a substitution as I was really looking for a Trippel that evening and the liquor store didn't have any in-stock.

Picked up the big bottle for a reasonable $7? $8? something like that and was just blown away by the depth and richness of this brew. Creamy, carmely (I know that's not a word but it should be) with a hint of some kind of chocolate or coffee or something... just incredible.

I HIGHLY recommend this beer to anyone who enjoys a malty flavored brew.

09-19-2012 14:47:38 | More by JustininKansasCity
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Consumed 9/19/12

Appearance: Hazy brown with some dark amber - pours with a big, rocky beige head, fades to a little cap, leaves some nice streaks of lacing

Smell: Dark and spicy - Ommegang's generally pleasant Belgian yeast strain, lightly spicy, some faint banana esters, and some clove - cooked, caramelized malts - some dark fruits like figs and raisins - some apple, some candi sugar, and some alcohol

Taste: A solid blend of dark fruits and malts - dark fruits like figs, raisins, prunes are quite prominent - spicy yeast, with some clove and light phenols - cooked, caramelized malts, with some caramel sweetness and an overall spice cake-like flavor - alcohol is pretty obvious

Mouthfeel: Nearly full bodied, creamy, nicely carbonated, with some alcohol heat

Overall: Exceeds expectations

I drank this a few years ago and was memorably not impressed. I guess I have gained an appreciation for Ommegang in general, for I now think this is pretty good. It's not as "Belgian" as some examples of this style, but sometimes this is a good thing. This is pretty clean and drinkable, although it is a bit boozy.

09-19-2012 05:26:11 | More by angrybabboon
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

09-19-2012 02:04:44 | More by corneliustoad
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

09-18-2012 22:07:30 | More by akttr
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

09-17-2012 23:46:37 | More by FuturePilot
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