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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,540 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,540
Reviews: 1,071
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 102
Gots: 167 | 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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Ratings: 2,540 | Reviews: 1,071 | Display Reviews Only:
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -26.1%

03-10-2014 13:12:40 | More by jaswilson2
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -26.1%

12-04-2012 04:24:14 | More by chippo33
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twonder23

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.1%

06-26-2014 21:25:08 | More by twonder23
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JLapadura

New York

3/5  rDev -26.1%

02-18-2013 06:28:52 | More by JLapadura
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erlenmeyer

Maine

3/5  rDev -26.1%

01-21-2012 12:40:04 | More by erlenmeyer
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -26.1%

08-27-2013 11:01:37 | More by scxcrunner
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cashmier

New York

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-17-2012 00:18:34 | More by cashmier
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -26.1%

10-13-2013 22:10:25 | More by shagal
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.1%

08-07-2013 17:05:43 | More by Chris77McGrath
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cbuckl14

Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.1%

06-18-2014 22:10:17 | More by cbuckl14
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Soto

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -26.1%

09-06-2013 22:54:46 | More by Soto
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -26.1%

11-14-2011 16:57:16 | More by Jspriest
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cannunzi

Florida

3/5  rDev -26.1%

05-29-2013 19:37:56 | More by cannunzi
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Havion383

Texas

3/5  rDev -26.1%

05-24-2012 15:12:18 | More by Havion383
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-14-2012 06:52:50 | More by MammothTarantula
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ChuckSchick


3/5  rDev -26.1%

01-25-2013 13:47:02 | More by ChuckSchick
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-29-2014 15:54:49 | More by Belittle
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Jesse14

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -26.1%

02-18-2012 12:43:13 | More by Jesse14
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nicholas527

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -26.1%

03-25-2012 21:10:52 | More by nicholas527
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -26.1%

12-02-2011 05:21:01 | More by rab53
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Mosul

Arizona

3/5  rDev -26.1%

01-03-2014 05:37:02 | More by Mosul
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rderedin

Maine

3/5  rDev -26.1%

05-09-2014 17:46:08 | More by rderedin
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gunpwdr

Virginia

3/5  rDev -26.1%

04-10-2013 01:32:28 | More by gunpwdr
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Foyle

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Copper-Amber and very cloudy. Pours a 2” off white head that recedes slowly and leaves significant lacing.
Aroma: coriander and other spices, caramel malts, some Belgian yeast funk
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel and a wet finish.
Flavor: The coriander and other spice flavors (clove perhaps?) lead the taste. They are followed by a bready caramel malt, citrus rind, and a slight hop presence in the finish.
Overall: A very good beer, but not outstanding,

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2014 15:52:38 | More by Foyle
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jonziefle

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Poured a cloudy orange-brown amber color. One finger bubbly that reduces to a thin layer pretty quickly. Plenty of visible carbonation. Some lacing, but a little head remains the whole time.

Smell: Not much of a nose at all. Some roasted and caramel malts, and some apple flavors.

Taste: Mild caramel and nutty malt flavors, but without much in the way of hops. Mild yeast esters. It does have some of that typical Belgian spiciness, but it is also very mild.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a very strong carbonation bite, without being overly filling.

Drinkability: A Belgian dark ale by style, but a Belgian amber ale by name. Definitely on the darker side of amber ales, without much hop flavors/bite to balance it out. Could use some more flavor.

Buy Again? No.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2010 19:34:13 | More by jonziefle
Rare Vos (Amber Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
91 out of 100 based on 2,540 ratings.