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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) - Brewery Ommegang

Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)

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4,515 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4515
Reviews: 1870
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%


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 screamking:
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screamking

Ohio

4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into snifter.

Appearance-pours a deep red-orange with nice two finger khaki head, nice lacing but it doesn't stay on glass very long. 4

Aroma-very fruity smell up front. Cherry and banana. Some overripe orange, clove, black pepper, bubble gum, hints of cinnamon. 4.25

Taste-the taste follows the aroma very well. Very sweet and fruity. Bubble gum and banana charge forward early. Then cherry comes through strong. Nice bit of sour after the sweet. 4.25

Feel-lighter then I thought coming in, but still medium. Coats palate very well. Nice carbonation. 3.75

Overall-This beer is making me look forward to trying others of this type. I love the sweet and sour mix in this. Price for this is reasonable, I would like to try the 12oz bottles next time, seems the better deal. 4

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 02:13:47 | More by screamking
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A: Thick wheaty golden brown with a tenacious head that lingers in little circles on top. Great lacing.

S: Sweetness, herbs and spices, maybe some wheat, and some light fresh malts with a slight suggestion of hop.

T: Much like the smell, but the flavors are somewhat bolder. It had a bit more kick to it than I expected, which was surprising but very nice! Nothing here knocked me out of the park, but it was a very tasty and nuanced set of flavors.

M: The wheat was fairly prominent, and stuck in the mouth, displaying the flavors nicely. The beer was smooth and went down quickly, hiding somewhat the fact that the ABV was in the 9's.

O: Like I said, nothing that wowed me, but still a very very good beer. I love Ommegang, and this one holds up to the name. A great and refreshing beer, and definitely worth a try

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
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