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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) - Brewery Ommegang

Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,517 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4517
Reviews: 1870
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%


Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002)
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JohnWaynes44

Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this into a tulip shaped glass. Cloudy and dark brick red with a tall frothy slow moving head. Sticks to glass really nicely.
Very aromatic floral and spice. Malts and fruits are evident. Alcohol permiates the nose. Taste: Grains and alcohol make a splash right away, then is met with the sweet fruits and malts. Cherries, raisins and more alcohol remains for extended stay, warming with every sip. The mouthfeel is part of the taste. The carbonation expands on the palate and opens the taste buds, exposing the flavors. Creamy and velvety. Easier to drink with every sip as it warms and the initial shock of the style settles in. This really good. I like the cherry ale blended in. Pairs nicely with beef or lamb.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2010 17:08:59 | More by JohnWaynes44
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S: Sweetness, herbs and spices, maybe some wheat, and some light fresh malts with a slight suggestion of hop.

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,517 ratings.