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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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4,885 Ratings
THE BROS
92
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Ratings: 4,885
Reviews: 1,885
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 184
Gots: 506 | 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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elinash

New York

3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a goblet.

Appearance is the least tempting quality of the beer. It's a deep ruby brown with minimal head and lacing after the initial pour.
Aroma is caramel and tart cherries.
Taste is rich with chocolate, plum and tart cherry, but the cherries are light and balanced with the overall complexity of the beer.
Mouthfeel is pretty good, if a little lght...and maybe that's alright for this one because it's pretty drinkable.
I've tried it as an ice cream float and I tried it at Ommegang's Belgium Comes to Cooperstown 2007 with a ice cream laden tart. So, dessert pairings with it are necessary.

Three Philosophers is an excellent quad. I have many of these bottles, so I'm laying quite a few of them down and can't wait to see how they turn out.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2007 02:46:14 | More by elinash
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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,885 ratings.