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Bière De Mars - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
87
very good

394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 27
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 07-17-2006)
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Photo of deebo
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750 ml bottle, batch 3, nov 2008 at Happy Gnome. By the time you pour the yeast in the bottle the large white head has subsided and you are left with a hazy light ruddy brown brew. Aromas of tart lemons with a floral character and a zingy spiciness on top of the light toasted sweet malt. Taste is like the aroma but noticeably without much funk or sour. Mouthfeel is very dry with plenty of carbonation zing in the finish.
Overall-no idea how this has changed in 6 years but this beer doesn't have much Brett funkiness or much sourness but is dry with a clean crisp finish and is pretty tasty.

deebo, Oct 06, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -0.3%

wethorseblanket, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

GreenMind, Oct 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

wrightst, Sep 28, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

dagubna, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of jzlyo
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jzlyo, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of ambiguousfigures
2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

ambiguousfigures, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

IndyDad, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bobv, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

buddha5050, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

PappyVans, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

MonkeyBread, May 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

HoppyBastard2, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

lucasj82, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass; Batch 2, 10/2008 bottling. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy orange amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, apricot, pear, apple, white grape, herbal, floral, hay, straw, grass, pepper, musty funk, light leather, bread, light caramel, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy/funky yeast, earthy hops, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon zest, apricot, pear, apple, white grape, pepper, hay, straw, grass, herbal, floral, light leather, bread, light caramel, light funk, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Good amount of earthy yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, apricot, pear, apple, white grape, pepper, hay, straw, grass, herbal, floral, light funk, bread, light caramel, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hop, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice biere de garde style. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hop, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

victory4me, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

speedvagen, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

HRamz3, Feb 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

pknyc, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of TCMike
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour this one slowly...It produced a 3 finger off-white head, and that was with a slow pour. Long lasting head. Beer color is a hazy copper/orange.

The aroma is of tart citrus, and some straw like, farmhouse funk.

Taste is similar, but with some banana coming through, and some minimal hop bitterness. Not enough Bret to sour it....just enough to flavor the beer. It has an upper, light body. The carbonation is champagne-like.

Very nice beer!

TCMike, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

nasboy, Nov 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

zestar, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

KRella, Nov 03, 2013
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Bière De Mars from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.