1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) - Brewery Ommegang

Not Rated.
Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)

Educational use only; do not reuse.

5,674 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,674
Reviews: 1,987
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 266
Gots: 978 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) Alström Bros
Ratings: 5,674 | Reviews: 1,987 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jaguar1712
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Magery
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of despond
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of DoctorB2B
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of beerandcycling88
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a snifter

A Pours a muddy brown color that is topped with a off white head.

S The is fruity and sweet with cherries, raisins and a hint of spicy clove.

T Very spicy clove notes with some tart cherry. Also a bit of an herbal note. The ABV is very well hidden.

M Full and smooth with a bit of a coating quality with a bit of a warming feeling as it goes down.

Overall this is an excellent American made quad that is well worth drinking.

Photo of Nightrain87
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of DoktorZee
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed at the Sugarbowl in Edmonton. Poured from a bomber into a narrow chalice.

A - cloudy, dark amber brew with a light tan single finger head

S - really delightful on the nose with very fresh floral and grassy notes

T - very light hop character overtaken by complex floral and fruit. Dried apricots and peach. Super tangy and ultra lip-smacking. Sticks in the back of the throat. Some medicinal notes in the finish.

M - fairly heavy with moderate carbonation - not oily, but definitely coats the mouth and throat; delightfully warming throughout

D - powerful but drinkable; leans a little toward being a sipper as one would expect with the big alcohol profile

Great beer - competes will with the Belgian and delivers a powerful and complex punch.

Photo of bacher468
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Brunite
4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A:Slightly hazy...dark amber/brown...like ice tea with mahogany hues.. A 1-finger tan head is on top, settles fairly quickly, minimal lace.

S: Nice! Tart cherry, dark fruits, malt, sweet, brown sugar. Typical quad with cherry kicker.

T: Excellent. A top level quad. All that you would expect (dark fruits, malt, brown sugar sweet, toffee) in a quad...with a nice tart cherry addition. This is a very nice surprise.

M: Medium heavy...chewy...creamy. Strong carbonation with a nice fizziness lends to nicehead after each swirl.

O: I love it, A great quad with the addition of cherry. The cherry is perfect. Not overt as in many a fruit beer. Perfect harmony. I am sold.

Photo of decadance
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of rattletrap968
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of KGarrett
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of mariposafan
2/5  rDev -51.7%

Photo of BeerArchivist
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of jjheinrichs
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of iamsolidsnake
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of MoparNJ
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of BeerThursdays
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of codynevels
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of logicalparadox
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of ChrisPro
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of bigdaddypolite
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of RyanPS
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 5,674 ratings.