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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
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4,906 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,906
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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onewetpaw

Tennessee

4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Sweet cherry and ripe grape. Minimal pepper and clove. As it warms I get some of the alcohol sweetness I smell in sherry.

A- Deep red tones, almost like a burgundy. Thin yellowish head. Good lacing in the glass.

F- Complex to say the least. Upfront there's a grape and wine-like flavor. Also some mild pepper and perhaps a little clove. No perceptible bitterness. The fruit sweetness is really present, but not totally dominant, such as you see in the Lindeman's Kriek. The malty base beer is here as well. The finish does have a touch of warming alcohol, but no harshness is present.

M- Bright high carbonation. Very full body, but not cloying.

O- A fun beer to experience. A sipping after dinner beer. This could really sneak up on you otherwise. I like having one every once in a while. Certainly a beer that expands horizons.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 04:54:47 | More by onewetpaw
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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,906 ratings.