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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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4,909 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,909
Reviews: 1,886
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 189
Gots: 516 | 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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fredaboots

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Maryland

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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South Dakota

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MikePags

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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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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Nevada

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Ohio

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Florida

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Virginia

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Delaware

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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Virginia

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Indiana

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New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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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

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Pennsylvania

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New Jersey

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 4,909 ratings.