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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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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

4,907 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,907
Reviews: 1,886
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 189
Gots: 515 | 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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TPSReports

Alabama

4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

tiny bubble floating up into a medium density tan head when I poured this bottle into my chalice.

Rich brown sugar aromas with a hint of taffy tickle the nose.

This is a very interesting quad -- there's plenty of fruitiness here with a late lingering esprsso flavor. I imagine that as this beer warms from the 48 degrees in the cellar that the front end taste will be quite nice.

this beer has more an early carnonation tingle than other quads I've sampled -- certainly not overdone, but there.

Overall, this a nice drinkable quad, but would rank as my favorite. A nice job by Ommegang.

Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2005 02:54:09 | More by TPSReports
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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,907 ratings.