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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

Rare Vos (Amber Ale)Rare Vos (Amber Ale)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,359 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2359
Reviews: 1057
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.33%


Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2000)
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barczar

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy light amber with a fizzy cream head that dissipates somewhat quickly.

Slightly tart cherries, pear, and sweet caramel malt form the initial aroma, with Belgian yeast character adding complexity.

Sweet caramel lies at the base of this beer, more candy-like than malty. Buttery toffee segues into lightly sour cherry notes, which dry somewhat quickly in the finish. Somewhat of a vinous character comes to mind. Medicinal phenols emerge.

Body is moderate, with high carbonation and light alcohol warmth.

Very different brew. The phenols are somewhat offputting, and the buttery toffee caramel base dominates. The high carbonation robs the mouth of the flavor too early.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 21:13:05 | More by barczar
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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
91 out of 100 based on 2,359 ratings.