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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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4,879 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,879
Reviews: 1,885
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 180
Gots: 503 | 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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MikePags

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-07-2014 04:07:52 | More by MikePags
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Stonebreaker

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into a snifter with a three finger head, dark amber color and good carbonation.

Smell: Sweet belgian aroma...

Taste: Malt sweetness and hot alcohol, cherries, chocolate with just a touch of bitter chocolate in the finish. Complexity is not there like I'd hoped. Still no disrespect to the brewers it's a very tasty brew.

Mouthfeel: My first quad, and it's thick and rich but not comparable to the Old Rasputin from last night.

Drinkablity: 7.99 at a local liqour store which is cheaper than I normally see it at 9.99 very tasty, but at practically 10% alcohol it's a sipping brew. However I'm going to enjoy the rest of this 750 in the bath and probably after. Prost!

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2008 21:55:23 | More by Stonebreaker
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jburchett

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-08-2012 03:17:36 | More by jburchett
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JeffNev

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-05-2013 04:33:12 | More by JeffNev
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-27-2013 04:59:40 | More by HeyYoMar
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-04-2013 00:13:58 | More by TKEbeerman
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jjam1266

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-06-2014 01:51:56 | More by jjam1266
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

10-28-2013 02:43:39 | More by amstokesdb9
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briandaube

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-08-2014 00:00:03 | More by briandaube
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Atom_Bomb

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-19-2014 07:22:07 | More by Atom_Bomb
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-08-2012 00:59:44 | More by williamjbauer
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-17-2012 15:26:02 | More by stereosforgeeks
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dsauter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-16-2012 03:18:14 | More by dsauter
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-30-2014 19:26:20 | More by LXIXME
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jbphoto88

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a generously large bottle, almost 25 ounces of dark opaque brown brew that has scallops of garnet highlights as you move around the glass. A thick fluffy beige head forms and coats everything it touches. Nice lacing and fantastic head retention.

Smells of cherries, chocolates, fine malts and a light grain alcohol twinge that tickles your nose.

The taste is a smooth fruity start. The 2% cherrie ale that the label states is apparent but not overpowering. There is a little chocolate that compliments a tart fruitiness. The malts are very much in the distance, not a roast flavor but just a warm sweet malt taste.

The brew feels good on the mouth. It has a silky creamy mouthfeel and a nice twinge of astringency that leaves you wanting another sip. The only set back is a slightly higher carbonation level that seems to strip the flavors from your pallet. No worries, a few swirls in the glass alleviate that problem.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2008 00:56:07 | More by jbphoto88
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DCHritz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-08-2014 23:55:11 | More by DCHritz
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wander4

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-18-2012 01:37:45 | More by wander4
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informaticsDoc

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-31-2014 01:31:37 | More by informaticsDoc
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KrittyKratz

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-19-2014 14:33:11 | More by KrittyKratz
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hansenme

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-11-2012 02:45:32 | More by hansenme
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

11-25-2011 06:44:13 | More by AlexChillton
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

01-09-2014 19:02:03 | More by Griffith
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asabreed

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 pint 9.4 oz bottle poured into my Delirium Tremens glass. 2004 vintage.

Appearance: Nice electrically amber and bubble-bursting body. Lots of lacing on the glass, with a head that's amped up and really doesn't want to dissipate at all.

Smell: Yeast and sour cherries up front. Some raisin and molasses sweetness and some figs too. The craziness of sweet malts up there too. The balance is awesome but with the complexity I was hoping for more.

Taste: Yeast, sour cherries. The craziness of sweet malts up there too. Finishes with beautiful sour cherries and some slight dryness. The fig and raisin sweetness is there too. Once again, could be more complex, but the balance is awesome. And seriously, the finish is amazing, which certainly boosts it up to a 4.5.

Mouthfeel: Creamy stuff, carbonation levels are awesome. A thicker body, but not cloying or anything like that.

Drinkability: A very balanced and quality brew. Ommegang has never disappointed me. And, let's face it, for about $7 a bottle this is beyond a steal. Certainly pick one up. I can't wait to cellar some of these.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2005 02:20:35 | More by asabreed
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-23-2013 01:17:15 | More by Dawkins
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zachpaschal

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-08-2014 03:30:27 | More by zachpaschal
Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,879 ratings.