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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,567 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,567
Reviews: 1,073
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 104
Gots: 173 | FT: 0
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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drawbackwards

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4.8/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

All I can say is "Wow"...I have heard all the hype about this beer and the stellar reviews it gets so I had to try it. I have had Abbey Ale from Ommegang and love it, so I had to try this one. First thing I notice is the pour...It gives an amazing head. You must be careful or a huge head will takeover your glass. The words "slow but vigorous" appear on the bottle. I would aim more for slow and less for vigorous.

The smell is fantastic, mouthfeel is great. Super smooth. This beer is so ridiculously smooth and flavorful that it really is a glorious representation of the style. If you like Hopback (Troegs), you will love this. It doesn't have the hoppiness of the Troegs, but has so much character anyway. You need this...seriously.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2009 02:09:19 | More by drawbackwards
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S- Bready malts, some sweet bread, a hint of earthy grains, just a touch of sweet syrup.

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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
91 out of 100 based on 2,567 ratings.