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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,032 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,032
Reviews: 360
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 72
Gots: 114 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malts: Pilsner, Carapils, Flaked Oats, flaked Red Wheat, Special B
Hops: two Saaz varieties, 3 additions
Spices: none
Sugar: yes
Yeast: Chouffe yeast in primary fermentation, Ommegang yeast in bottle conditioning
OG: 19.9 o Plato
FG: 2.9 o Plato
IBU: 19

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2011)
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mctizzz

California

1.5/5  rDev -63.4%

02-12-2012 14:56:52 | More by mctizzz
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Bart9620


1.75/5  rDev -57.3%

05-22-2014 03:47:27 | More by Bart9620
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BoRaeCho

California

1.75/5  rDev -57.3%

09-19-2012 16:45:33 | More by BoRaeCho
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BarleyHawley120

Florida

1.8/5  rDev -56.1%

I had this at Oblivion Tap Room here in Orlando Florida and was very unimpressed with it. It poured well in a cloudy gold tint with a nice head. It smelled slightly of cloves with hints of what I thought was bananas. As soon as I tried it, it easily was one of the worst beers that I have had recently. I could not taste what was going on with it. Not balanced at all but very complex and left a sweet bitter after taste. You could taste nothing but the cloves. I could not finished it, for me it was that bad. Possibly I got a bad batch but will not take the change of ordering it again.

08-22-2013 02:13:42 | More by BarleyHawley120
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leinie13

Ohio

2/5  rDev -51.2%

01-14-2012 03:03:30 | More by leinie13
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bryank2000

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -51.2%

07-31-2014 17:29:35 | More by bryank2000
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jmarsh123

Indiana

2.33/5  rDev -43.2%

Pours cloudy orange with a minimal white head.

Very sweet aroma. Smells like gingerbread with some banana, clove and bubblegum with a little funkiness.

Eww way too sweet. Starts off with some cloying sweet bread character. Banana is somewhat presence, but the clove then overpowers and it finishes sweet and clovey. Accentuates all the worst aspects of the style.

Medium bodied with adequate carbonation.

I found this completely horrible. The clove was way overdone and the sweetness provided a weird character. Had I been drinking it by myself, it probably would've ended up down the drain, but I gutted through my ~7 oz.

07-02-2012 19:05:04 | More by jmarsh123
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Enochase04

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -39%

07-02-2014 23:34:40 | More by Enochase04
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ksherry112

California

2.5/5  rDev -39%

12-30-2011 15:06:44 | More by ksherry112
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TheDoorman

New York

2.65/5  rDev -35.4%

Golden ale with grassy, yeasty aroma and sweet, sugary palate that coats your mouth.

Unbalanced. Too sweet. Nothing special.

The last few beers I have had from Ommegang have not met my expectations. I fear that have they have increased output they have decreased in quality.

05-08-2011 03:11:50 | More by TheDoorman
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logicalparadox

New York

2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

05-22-2014 06:48:35 | More by logicalparadox
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

06-14-2012 03:46:20 | More by ejimhof
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msquared36

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

05-25-2014 00:17:16 | More by msquared36
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SirSketch

Massachusetts

2.93/5  rDev -28.5%

A - Ranges in color from dark yellow to orange, with about a half inch of solid, foamy head.

S - Spicy, phenolic yeast character explodes out of this beer. A pear, apple and lemon fruitiness come next. Moderate amount of alcohol, too. Tons of aroma bursting from the top of my tulip glass.

T - Very perfume-like and peppery tastes. Sugary, chalky sweetness tastes too much like a Flintstones vitamin. The aftertaste is pleasant, with a clean malty finish.

M - Again, a little chalky at first, but finishes cleaner.

O - With the high caliber of the two breweries involved, I expected more from this collaboration, but this beer really needs polishing. Also, I suggest drinking this pretty cool, as it gets much too boozy as it warms.

05-04-2011 02:08:24 | More by SirSketch
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ctodda

Texas

3/5  rDev -26.8%

08-31-2013 17:14:22 | More by ctodda
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3/5  rDev -26.8%

12-18-2011 18:59:07 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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theminutemen

Missouri

3/5  rDev -26.8%

03-02-2012 21:24:53 | More by theminutemen
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -26.8%

07-04-2012 15:06:16 | More by enelson
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meanmutt

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.8%

07-31-2014 11:36:59 | More by meanmutt
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chippo33

Vermont

3/5  rDev -26.8%

12-04-2012 04:22:26 | More by chippo33
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josephwa

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -26.8%

06-30-2013 18:14:01 | More by josephwa
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IpeeA

Missouri

3/5  rDev -26.8%

11-15-2011 03:07:27 | More by IpeeA
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PG2G

California

3/5  rDev -26.8%

06-07-2014 14:53:44 | More by PG2G
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3/5  rDev -26.8%

08-09-2014 22:39:13 | More by Thedrizzle
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Jim_DemonDeacon


3/5  rDev -26.8%

07-03-2012 22:27:39 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 1,032 ratings.