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Ommegang Adoration Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang Adoration AleOmmegang Adoration Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

800 Ratings
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Ratings: 800
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.74%
Wants: 49
Gots: 91 | 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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jburd19

Ohio

4.51/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours bronze with a huge white head.
Smell is fantastic, as is the taste.
Smooth, dark fruits, Belgian yeast, the 10 % abv is almost totally hidden but can feel the warmth as you go. Very easy to drink, hard to sip because it draws you back for more.
Very good, tasty brew. Will definitely buy a lot more of this

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 04:11:47 | More by jburd19
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pottergator

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

12-05-2013 04:05:53 | More by pottergator
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a hazy brownish orange amber with a massive three finger light tan head that slowly dissipates leaving massive sheets of lacing. Seasonal aroma of Belgian yeast, sweet bready malt and lots of spicing, primarily cinnamon and cardamom, some dark dried fruit. Flavor is rich dark fruit, orange, faint citrus, sweet bready malt, Belgian yeast, cardamom and clove, hints of alcohol. Medium bodied, slightly syrupy. A nice spiced Belgian strong dark ale, leaning towards the sweet end; the dense mixed fruit and spicing are quite appropriate for the Winter season, reminiscent of a mulled wine. Alcohol is barely noticeable, so covered well for this 10% ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 03:54:18 | More by LiquidAmber
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Lukass

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-05-2013 02:34:49 | More by Lukass
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

12-04-2013 23:50:42 | More by taylor714914
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ygolordned

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-04-2013 15:46:48 | More by ygolordned
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

12-04-2013 14:12:29 | More by Bjlps
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lanegan94

New York

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-04-2013 04:54:25 | More by lanegan94
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johnso98

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

At first pour, I noticed the smell right away. It was almost a deep dark sour fruit quality. For a dark holiday spice ale, this was welcome. The color was a very dark brown-red. Steadily streaming carbonation into a white tan head.
The taste is deep and rich to match the smell and appearance. Does not seem like 10% abv, but has some noticeable kick. Mouthfeel is a bit on the thick side with much carbonation (I poured according to the instructions).
Overall, another quality beer from Ommegang. It's not all that different from other Ommegangs though... Not like that's a bad thing.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2013 03:04:58 | More by johnso98
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aflies

Arizona

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-03-2013 18:14:27 | More by aflies
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mevett89

Maryland

4.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: deep reddish brown, with a fluffy off white head. No lacing.

Aroma: faint spice, dark fruit and caramel notes, with some alcohol detectable.

Taste: rich dark malt with caramel, some burnt sugar; raisin, date and general dark fruit; and spice - simply awesome! It hides the alcohol very well, I get only a hint of alcohol bite.

Mouthfeel: thick and creamy, with a low carbonation. Thick bodied.

Overall: I simply adore this ale! You don't expect so much from the mild aroma, then it hits you with a delicious smack-in-the-face flavor. What it lacks in aroma it more than makes up for in taste. This is exactly what I want from a beer of this style, and is actually one of my favorite beers to date, certainly as far as taste is concerned. Very well done Ommegang.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 05:06:15 | More by mevett89
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Hana

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-03-2013 03:19:07 | More by Hana
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-03-2013 00:58:48 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-03-2013 00:48:51 | More by kjkinsey
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-03-2013 00:09:31 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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abirosak

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-02-2013 20:34:35 | More by abirosak
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kirkse

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-02-2013 04:20:32 | More by kirkse
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 23:52:56 | More by xShoWTeKx
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Danobold

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 22:17:16 | More by Danobold
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 21:16:16 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

12-01-2013 01:38:07 | More by Loveyourbeer
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-01-2013 01:18:47 | More by jim_carignan
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craigdb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-01-2013 00:45:24 | More by craigdb
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DustinSWB

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-30-2013 23:46:43 | More by DustinSWB
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-30-2013 22:21:00 | More by NYR_Rob
Ommegang Adoration Ale from Brewery Ommegang
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