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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

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4,020 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,020
Reviews: 1,674
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 211
Gots: 415 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-18-1998

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A: Reddish brown clear pour into tulip glass produces two fingers of creamy khaki head with great retention and moderate clingy lacing.
S: Smells of dark fruits, caramel, and bready malt
T: Flavors of figs, cherries and bready malt all emerge as it warms a bit. Sweet at first with spicy middle and wraps up with ethanol warmth and slight bitter end.
M: Medium bodied and creamy with good carbonation.
O: Enjoyable beer that I would definitely have again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a flute.

Appearance: Pours a semi-clear amber with a 3/4 tan head. Head is exceptionally thick compared to most beers settles after a few minutes but be careful when pouring.

Smell: If I were to say this smells like anything, I would say maybe wine...if there was a thing maybe roasted fruits.

Taste: Incredible, brown sugar meets incredible dark berries. It's not really a sweet beer but seriously there is something of butter scotch going on with this baby...it would remind you of a bubbly red wine.

Mouth: Not too carbonated...you're looking at one of the best. Goes down easy for most real beer drinkers but flavor is just wow.

Overall: I have fallen in love with Ommegang Abbey Ale and honestly can only think of one other dubbel which might have a slight edge. Regardless Ommegang Abbey Ale is in a class o it's own...take it for what it is but don;t take it for granted.

Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 4,020 ratings.