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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

4,829 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,829
Reviews: 1,885
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 176
Gots: 484 | 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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Reviews by justintcoons:
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an Ommegang Tulip.

Appearance
Garnet with red highlights. Slightly hazed with 1-2 fingers of loose head.

Nose
Cherry, plum, honey, hay and booze.

Taste
Overripe plum, red grapes and cherry. Sweet honey malts and caramelized grains. Good amount of Belgian funk comprised of dried hay, clove and pink peppercorn. Slightly boozy.

Taste
Medium bodied, smooth and slightly drying.

Overall
Great American made Quad. Would really love more dark fruits. Big honey sweetness and Belgian funkiness. The 9.8% abv could be better disguised.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 02:37:14 | More by justintcoons
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Overall: My first from Brewery Ommegang, and it did not disappoint whatsoever. I highly recommend 'Three Philosophers' for those who are already fans of Quads and for those who would like to get into Quads. Cheers!

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,829 ratings.