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Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale)Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale)

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1,327 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,327
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 71
Gots: 80 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: paulieatworld on 03-17-2010)
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

fvoegtlin, Mar 25, 2012
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redliner8, May 09, 2012
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Evan47, Feb 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

VTBrewHound, Oct 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

George2744, Jan 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

edwardkersh, Mar 27, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

jas30060, Jul 12, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

GennyCreamAle, Mar 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

RochefortChris, Mar 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

msarver16, Feb 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Conceptuallogic, Nov 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Irish0480, Apr 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

AntLeatherface, Sep 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Slightly hazy gold with a big fluffy head that doesn't seem to want to die. Had to wait 5minutes after the intial pour to fit the rest of the 12oz bottle in my SA perfect pint glass.

Bright citrus, woody herbs, slight earthiness, a touch of esters, and a nice dose of phenols jump from the glass, with a nice bready malt lying underneath. Nice lace.

Lemon and orange, green hops, white pepper, crepes? a lot going on. Tastes great, I enjoy drinking it more than thinking about it, so I'll move on.

Nice med-light body with high carbonation keep this beer quenching.

If it weren't for the price, this would be in heavy rotation all spring and summer.

MrOH, Apr 18, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

OB1, May 21, 2013
4.78/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to tulip. Best by date of 04/2011. Sampled shortly after its release.

A: Pours with a huge, 4 finger mousse-like head. Deflates slowly and unevenly while clinging to the glass's edge, resembling a a bright white snow dune. The body is medium-light orange-cream in color and 90% opaque, even when held to light. A fair amount of randomly slung lace remains on the glass. Yet another gorgeous brew from Ommegang.

S: Above average malts of hay and straw backed up by breadcrust. Dry hopping with Cascade provides strong notes of orange, lemon and floral qualities. The yeast imparts delicate aromas of must and new leather. This nose is nearly perfect.

T: Additional notes of peach and mango sweeten the bouquet and develop further on the tongue. Lightly sweet and lightly bitter with some spicy yeast phenols. Mild paper comes through as well. The balance of flavors are phenomenal.

M: Again, perfection. And this is a style I'm not particularly wild about. The body is full, the texture is thick and creamy with a mineral-ness that suits the fizzy carbonation well. Finishes lightly chalky with a pleasant bitter backdrop.

D: Highly palatable and highly drinkable. I'll purchase the BPA every time it is released.

FeDUBBELFIST, Oct 05, 2010
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4.78/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Holley Molley, this was one surprisingly good beer. I am always in search of next great Pale Ale. This beer was a new addition to our are market. I was pleasantly surprised. It is excellent blending of Belgian style beers and IPA's. Very good beer at a very reasonable price.

Dosgoat, Aug 14, 2012
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4.83/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from bomber.

Pour's yellowish orange, unfiltered with large head normal to the style of Belgium ales.

Smell from a distance isnt anything amazing, once closer there is a light hint of candy and hops.

Taste is amazing, large carbonation but this isnt a issue. Taste starts with Candy and ends with Hops. Nothing more or nothing-less could be better for the Style.

I really love this beer for a new offering from Ommegang it's a ale worth trying.

Josephkeene, Jul 14, 2010
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4.85/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had a few samples of this at last weekends Steel City Big Pour, when I saw bottles of it at D's afterward I was inspired to grab a bottle for myself. Pours a beautiful slightly hazed glowing golden amber hue. Bright off white head forms large bubbles nice and thick four finger depth with chunk scattered lacing. Aroma contains sharp citric, deep floral, and tropical fruit juice. Dry acidic note tickles the nares along with spicy yeast layer, pale biscuit malts bring some mild bready edges. Overall flavor is excellent, I don't think Ommegang does much wrong. Fruity citrus/mango infused mix of hop notes, dry bitterness rules but spicy yeast and biscuit malt with a hint of caramelization balances enough to make this incredible. Mouthfeel is effervescent, dry finish ample sturdy bitterness throughout a beautiful experience that I plan to experience again. Drinkability overall was great a top notch version of a rarely well done style at least here in the US micro brewing scene...been excited to try this since I heard about it.

WVbeergeek, Sep 16, 2010
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4.88/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Medium golden color, not perfectly clear, voluminous white head, tons of lacing. Like a darker Duvel.

Smell: Hops, fruit, citrusy, very nice. Hints of spice.

Taste: Absolutely fantastic. More hops, fruit, and citrusy, with some bitterness, with light malt. Hints of spice.

Mouthfeel: Some thickness to it, with a champagne-like carbonation. Quite good. Seems to have similar characteristics to other Ommegang brews, which is excellent in my book. Honestly wish other brews could do what Ommegang does here.

Drinkability: Perfect session beer, if I had more than one bottle in the fridge, I would have opened it. That good and easy drinking.

Overall: Close to perfect. An excellent blend of Belgian styles and Pale Ales. I'm glad this will become a year round offering, because I need more of it.

MadCat, Feb 15, 2011
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4.97/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Nice regular gold in appearance. Smell is a nice citrus hop aroma, hits the nose well. This is a tingle on the tongue and the mouthfeel is great. Wet in and dry out of the mouth, well done. Fruity, sweet, hoppy and well balanced. Overall this beer is so fridge worthy we can't afford to fill the fridge. Whoya, wow, ohea, and SMAAKELIJK says the Dutchman. This will go well with an excuse, to have another.

barleyroad, Feb 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

virinow, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

LucienDeRubempre, Nov 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

nunzo, Dec 04, 2011
Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
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