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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

4,909 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,909
Reviews: 1,886
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 189
Gots: 516 | 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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MikeB20

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

P: 750ml corked bottle into a tulip glass. 2012 bottling date.

A: Pours a beautiful, clean ruby red with a two finger off-white head. Lacing is generous and sticks all the way down the glass. First impressions in the glass are great.

S: Sweet malt, cherries, Belgian yeast and some slight medicinal aromas. A little alcohol and some caramel as well, more of both as the beer warms. No hop aroma.

T: Sweet, sweet caramel malt up front with some tartness in the finish. Mostly caramel and dark malt flavors. The cherries come through as a dark stone fruit but in my opinion wouldn't be immediately recognizable as cherries on the tongue. Hops are virtually no where to be found.

M: Heavy on the palate with moderate carbonation. This beer really coats your mouth and the sweet sugary flavors linger.

O: A solid beer overall but perhaps a bit too sweet for my tastes. The sweetness makes drinking a second glass a little tougher than I'd prefer Pairing this beer with something slightly bitter would be really nice. I feel like this beer would age nicely after a few years.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 19:29:09 | More by MikeB20
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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,909 ratings.