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Ommegang Adoration Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

819 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 819
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 55
Gots: 98 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 08-04-2009)
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

whatname, Dec 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

JarMills, Dec 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Sekliw, Dec 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

CM44, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

MeganandDana, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

amstokesdb9, Dec 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -38.9%

discharmingly, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

holiday beer from ommegang, and while it is very festive given its broad spice profile, there is nothing about this beer that says to me it cant be enjoyed all year around. its a medium shade of brown on the pour, like iced tea, with a lot of fizzling carbonation and some yeast bits. the nose has a sort of indian/Asian spice profile with ginger and possibly cardamom, not out of balance, but prominent. darker malt profile and Belgian yeast give additional spice notes of white pepper, molasses, and even vanilla as it warms up. all of these smells are tastes too, with the yeast being the dominant feature. i am struck both by how well the alcohol is hidden, and how light this feels on the palate despite its looks. its extremely bubbly, which eases its rich malty sweetness, and it finishes more relaxed than it starts. a gentle beer for what it is, with much wider appeal in my opinion than just the holiday season. another gem from ommegang.

StonedTrippin, Dec 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

thinwhiteduke, Dec 12, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - Electric ruby-mahogany with minor haze. Beige/off-white head, frothy, thick and sticky. An impressive looking beer.

S - Cloves, cardamom, pear, grapes, booze.

T - Oh my. All of the above and more. Plums and dark cherries galore. What a stately punch this beer is.

M - Full-bodied and smooth. Chewy-thick.

D - An elite beer. One of the very best beers - if not the best - I've had this year. This is a big, big beer.

jmerloni, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Beer21, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

hayesjw, Dec 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

mattyrubes, Dec 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

dbell23, Dec 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Alex5, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

cfinch2, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

HollyHops, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

MO5290, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Sspeer1, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

mlefebvre7, Dec 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

bshiban, Dec 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

SpAiReArGsEonNE, Dec 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

DrunkinYogi, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a very clouded brown. Thick head with thick lacing. Definitely bringing the Belgian here. Robust and earthy tones with a mild sweetness. The only detractor is a kind of tangy aged orange peel that is too prevalent for my tastes. Overall though, it’s nice. Definitely a winter ale. Would go very well with food.

RblWthACoz, Dec 08, 2013
Ommegang Adoration Ale from Brewery Ommegang
91 out of 100 based on 819 ratings.