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Bière De Mars - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
87
very good

386 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 25
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 386 | Reviews: 272 | Display Reviews Only:
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-23-2013 23:07:29 | More by jaxon53
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-21-2013 14:03:48 | More by csfcmitchell
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freebirdbm14

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-11-2013 18:37:26 | More by freebirdbm14
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

05-27-2013 13:49:55 | More by Slatetank
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hopkrid

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-21-2013 00:12:22 | More by hopkrid
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-10-2013 03:49:48 | More by kingmaker
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-13-2013 23:04:48 | More by Jspriest
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -48.2%

04-11-2013 23:56:24 | More by soxandbeer
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MadScientist

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-20-2013 00:52:10 | More by MadScientist
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Herky21

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-11-2013 23:10:29 | More by Herky21
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-04-2013 00:53:55 | More by generallee
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phishbone23

New York

1.5/5  rDev -61.1%

01-23-2013 15:49:02 | More by phishbone23
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Brew33

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

01-22-2013 21:26:42 | More by Brew33
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch #3 2008.

Pours hazy amber with a finger of head.

Interesting aroma. Plenty of toasted malt aromas, biscuits, grassy, earthy, light dry spice notes, phenols, ripe apple fruitiness and tartness.

Taste has a little more funk. Plenty of toasted biscuit flavors, apple-like tartness, slightly bitter on the finish.

Tight, crisp carbonation

Interesting beer. Would get it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 04:33:10 | More by TheMultiYeast
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Huffs

New York

4.55/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured the big corked bottle into a Duval style glass and a nice tan, bubbly head developed. Head dissipated quickly. Appearance was copper in color and a bit cloudy. Aroma was strong and complex with spicy notes dominating (clove, ginger hints) with sweet and sour undertones. Mouthfeel bas bubbly and carbonation was a dominating characteristic. Taste was hoppy with sweet, spicy overtones. Only slight earthy and malty hints, with those predominating in the aftertaste. Another good one from Ommegang.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 01:48:56 | More by Huffs
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musicsherlock

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-20-2012 17:35:57 | More by musicsherlock
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lillitnn92

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

12-13-2012 00:51:08 | More by lillitnn92
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TheBigLebrewski

Michigan

4.85/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Batch #2, 08! Oldest beer that's graced my lips.

Only negative aspect of the appearance, per the age, is a substantial amount of sediment that did not adhere well to the bottom of the bottle. Simply a detriment to the trifling aspect of beauty.

In terms of scent, which is generally very delicate, notes of citrus and gentle herbs come through, if ever so slightly. Hints, possibly even more so, of tart, unripened apple.

Taste fucking rocks. An incredibly non-aggressive flavor profile, though none of the three who've tried it feel the flavor is any way lacking. Flowery, distant apple, and a sourness that somehow soothes instead of puckering the mouth. It's really, genuinely supple. As a last note on flavor, there are certainly elements of the past, but lots of people are just a beautiful old as they are young.

Lest we pause before the mouthfeel... It fills the mouth and expands, but gently so, and more slowly than usual, all the while leaving no curve of the tongue untouched and the roof of the mouth waving towards the brain in a blissful, popping clamor.

I'll leave it at that.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 08:38:44 | More by TheBigLebrewski
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rolive

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-02-2012 20:10:26 | More by rolive
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MarcWP

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-02-2012 05:04:47 | More by MarcWP
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-20-2012 08:02:51 | More by MarioM
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RelentlessLefty

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

11-08-2012 00:16:12 | More by RelentlessLefty
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matthewheadden

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-20-2012 19:17:23 | More by matthewheadden
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-06-2012 19:48:10 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

09-18-2012 15:15:29 | More by PaBeerLover
Bière De Mars from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.