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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) - Brewery Ommegang

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5,244 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,244
Reviews: 1,919
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 216
Gots: 665 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Mike-Harms, Today at 07:13 AM
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4.1/5  rDev -1%

The bubbles flow and stay,
Holding on for one more sip,
My teeth crunch in to,
Caramel apple at the carnival,
But this one gets you drunk.

A: Incredibly well carbonated with a thick creamy head that refuses to go down. Beautiful burnt toffee brown -- a little hazy but not opaque (3/3)
S: I’m gonna go with caramel apple and alcohol. Is there any better combination? (9/12)
T: Freshly picked apple at the front with a good deal of toffee/caramel in the middle and end, but the aftertaste is almost like a light coffee. (16/20)
M: Very bubbly with a medium body considerable dryness on the finish (5/5)
O: Decidedly smooth. If I had to fault it for anything it would be that: the flavors could be richer and more complex in a quad, but if I’m introducing a newbie to good beer, this is the first quad I’d reach for probably. Very approachable (8/10)

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle. Sweet aroma and flavor.
Some alcohol esters mix well with the dark fruit and medium malt flavors.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Ommegang has become my Oh My God! Belgian Replacement. The further, deeper they get into the styles the better they are as with this deep, cherry Quad.

A: Cloudy russet body with an initial, thick head of beige density; laces well.

S: Perfect Dessert beer. The fruit is ample. Cherries first, with chocolate and caramel highlights.
Going to be good with either dark chocolate anything or big cheeses.

T: Balanced see saw with sweet cherry start, following the smell, and then the sour, acidic balance, and finishes with woody tones: cedar, church, incense.

F: Medium bodied with low carbonation.

O: A bargain at a $3 single.

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
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