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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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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,336 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 70
Gots: 83 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paulieatworld on 03-17-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of dcx10music
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy gold with some orange tints. A very significant pure white head that takes a while to subside. Good, but nothing special.

S - Lots of citrus fruit and grassiness. It smells nice enough, but it's quite intense, even a little off-putting at first.

T - Not nearly as fruity as the scent would indicate. It's quite bitter, with a slight sourness as it comes to a close.

M - Quite nice. Light and easy to drink without passing over into the realm of wateriness. Not perfect, but very close.

D - It feels really nice going down. Not too boozy, and very very refreshing. Quenches my thirst without weighing me down.

Notes - This beer kept me on my toes the whole time, but sometimes the surprises held me back from enjoying it for what it is. Still, a very nice BPA that's well worth revisiting.

Photo of forsakenpariah
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750mL -> tulip glass

A: Hazy pale amber with lots of head. Fair amount of lacing.

S: Funky yeast and some light fruits. Mild hop aroma comes out as it warms.

T: Taste pretty much follows aroma. Nice light traditional Belgian characters. Alcohol is nowhere to be found in this one.

M: Light yet full mouth with lots of carbonation, true to style.

Very nice beer, but nothing too extraordinary. Definitely worth a try though.

Photo of chorkpop
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of MIBeerRanger4
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Chad_M
3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of uberez8
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the lovely new Haymarket brewery in Chicago. Poured a nice brownish gold color with a white, one finger head. Not much of a smell to it surprisingly.

I didn't know quite what to expect, Ommegang has been hit or miss for me in the past but at the first sip, I was impressed. A slight hoppy flavor, some what earthy to coppery I'd say, followed by a sweet malty finish, perfectly balanced. The hoppiness lingers just enough to keep all the flavors together, making sure it's not too bitter or too sweet. Nothing I love more than a that perfect balance of sweet and hoppy. I definitely will have keep an eye out for more Cooperstown brews in the future, this BPA has me convinced about them.

Photo of TheLargeMoose
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of MelissaC
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of zbellino
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid tier of gold with a light tobacco hue. It really builds a sticky head that grips the side of the glass like cobwebs, even if it takes a while for the head to die down.

The aroma is really light, but sweet in the back of the nose like bananas and cream with a gardener's touch of floral and fir.

Tastes sweet like mango and ruby red grape fruit. A subtle herbaceousness infects this brew. Really, this beer is smooth, and all about the taste.

Overall an accomplishment. Well hopped enough to keep you off the heavier stuff, downright refreshing enough to session on a hot day.

Kudos Ommegang.

Photo of 7UCK
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served on Tap in a BPA glass that I got to keep

A- A gernerous white head, with a gold/copper coloring.

S- light citrus with a wheat and with a bit of spice.

Taste- the taste is more pronounces than the smell. the hops really hit you, something that you can't smell all that much. Has a nce carbonation and a subtle citrus taste.

Opinion- i enjoyed this beer, a very well done BPA

Photo of cavale
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Python574
5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.99/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jpweisel
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Caged and corked 750ml bottle from BuyRite on 72 in NJ.

Pours a cloudy orange amber into glass. Nice and good lacing. I loved the crisp, light flavor. Great for a hot summer day. This is a well balanced beer and you can taste hints of both the Wheat and the Belgian Styles.

Ommegang has been surprising me a lot lately. I have always liked their beers, but the last few I have had I will get again and again.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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1/5  rDev -74.9%

Photo of trf32
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

First review on this site. This beer was included in the Ommegang variety pack along with 3 other terrific brews which I highly recommend.

A- Pours golden, hazy, with an incredible head. This thing looks like it has a nimbus cloud sitting on it. Be careful with this guy or it'll foam over no problem. Beautiful.

S- Smells like a refined pale ale. Definitely some sweetness and fruitiness to it. Soft on the nose.

T- This one is a quencher. Comes in smooth with some fruity undertones and leaves with a dry, hoppy bite. Not incredibly overwhelming. Certainly a bit of tartness.

M- It's like an afternoon nap on your tongue, except for that bitter dryness at the end. It leaves your mouth wanting more.

D- I want to drink this all day. I'd get a case of this in a heartbeat if I found one for a decent price, and I doubt it would last very long.

Photo of JeffZano
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
90 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.