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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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1,336 Ratings

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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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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Review adapted from notes taken 7/13/11

Appearance: Undeniably pretty - epic, fluffy white head - great lacing - pours a golden orange, mostly clear, a little haze

Smell: Sweet malts, Belgian yeast, clove, kind of try - nicely balanced, nicely delicate - a little spicy, some light fruits - pretty interesting overall

Taste: Surprisingly good - bready, kind of tart, slightly spicy - clove, Belgian yeast - some interesting esters, a lot of different light fruits - some bitterness - some slight alcohol - dry, clean, tasty - much more complex than I anticipated

Mouthfeel: Medium body, gloriously carbonated, very smooth, refreshing, dry

Overall: Personally, one of the best from Ommegang

This is way more complex and way more interesting than I anticipated. Unlike some other Ommegang beers, this was a nice surprise. If I had to compare it to anything, I'd say that it was like a lighter, less complex Duvel.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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

A: Golden orange in color with a massive fluffy off-white head that leaves moderate lacing. Poured into Imperial pint glass.
S: Citrus, malt and yeasty notes are present.
T: Orange, lemon, grapefruit, slight malt sweetness. Crisp dry finish with slight bitterness. Well-balanced.
M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
O: Easily drinkable and very enjoyable. Definitely worth having again.

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3.53/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy gold with an impressive, pillowy white head.

S: The nose is dominated by aromas of citrus and woody spices. There really isn't that much else to report.

T: Notes of navel orange, lemon, pineapple, grapefruit, lemongrass, and herbs wash across the palate. The finish is hoppy and bright with plenty of herb, spice, grapefruit, and pineapple notes.

M: Full bodied, dry, and firm. Carbonation is crisp and clean. This beer is very drinkable and solidly crafted, yet it feels slightly harsh in the mouth.

O: This is a solid, if slightly one-dimensional, take on the style. In the end, I feel that it is a bit overrated by fans of the brewery. Still, Ommegang comes closer to some of the new wave Belgian pale ales than many other American craft breweries. Worth a try, but a little forgettable.

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