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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) - Brewery Ommegang

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

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92
outstanding

4,920 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,920
Reviews: 1,886
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 191
Gots: 525 | FT: 14
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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Maerzen

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I decided that I needed a good choice for my 20th review. Happened to have a 12oz bottle of this (from City Beer Store) in the fridge so it seemed fitting.

It poured a wonderful dark amber. Darker than I was expecting, but still amber with golden highlights. Nice cream head after good pour but not much lacing afterward.

The smell was difficult to pin down as it is very subdued. Although it has cherry lambic added, at first the only thing I could pin down was a slight hint of pear. About half way through the glass the cherry finally started to come out with a touch of chocolate. A nice sweetness without overdoing it.

Nice taste. Caramel and malt up front with a hint of the alcohol at the end. One thing I like is that at 9.8% the alcohol isn't as present as say a strong porter or stout. It is a bit carbonated.

Very enjoyable. It seems to need to breath like a good wine; the complexity continues and changes as you drink it.

Very glad a friend from Cooperstown introduced this to me.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2007 01:10:02 | More by Maerzen
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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,920 ratings.