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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

4,835 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,835
Reviews: 1,885
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 176
Gots: 486 | 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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pmlondrigan

New York

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I freely and willingly admit that I am borrowing this from my house mate. Hey at least she has good taste in beer.
One of my favorite styles. Poured into my Orval chalice, half finger light tan head that retreats faster then a French regiment (I kid). Lots of floaties, opaque deep reddish brown, an ugly beer. Nice bready aroma. I also detect bubblegum, raisin, clove and brown sugar. Reminds be alot of a dubbel I just brewed. The cherry comes through nicely in the flavor but doesn't steel the show. Malty, brown sugar, and cooked fruity sweetness. Lots of yeast charecter in the taste. Not as smooth in flavor as I usually like in a quad. Velvety mouthfeel, a little more prickly then typical carbonation, like liquid candy. Great little beer here, glad I borrowed it.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 02:09:53 | More by pmlondrigan
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Appearance: Carmine/bole body with a pearl/eggshell head.

Aroma: Persimmons, plums, blackcurrants, cherries, grapes, and a slight orange 'musk' with notes of spicy, herbal yeast.

Taste: All of the fruits in the aroma, but with a 'burnt' characteristic - all with the classic alcohol presence of a Quad.

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,835 ratings.