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Ommegeddon - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
87
very good

549 Ratings
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Ratings: 549
Reviews: 432
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 67
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: John on 03-01-2005

Ommegeddon is a Belgian-style ale with a wild twist; a dose of Brett yeast and a blast of dry-hopping. Its dryness and funkiness beget the name.
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is Batch #3, April 2008.

Pours a clear fiery orange that reminds me of the explosion portrayed on the label. The explosion was also present in the form of a cork that nearly shot itself out immediately after I uncaged it. Fluffy white foam is well-retained and there's a large amount of visible carbonation. Moderate funk in the nose with hay and a whiff of cheese/musty. Light tart citrus is present in the aroma as well. Barnyard appears as the beer continues to warm up. Flavor is a blend of citrus and light toasted malts, a dash of herbal spicy, and a crisp acidity that's likely coming from the Brett. Sparkling, brisk carbonation keeps the palette on alert and a medium-light body really helps make this a refreshing and drinkable beer. There's some warming from the alcohol but it doesn't hinder the session.

When I found this beer in my cellar last week I was surprised and concerned, wondering how I'd manage to lose track of it and hoping it had held up well. As I continue to pour more into my glass, I'm delighted at how delicious this is. Wish I had another!

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Ommegeddon from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 549 ratings.