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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

992 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 992
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 69
Gots: 105 | 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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SFC21

Florida

4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a Stone IRS tulip.

Pour produces a small fluffy head which quickly dissipates. Appearance is a golden color, opaque. Nice lacing on the way down. Smells of sourdough, mango, green apples. Taste is excellent. Belgian yeast, pepper, pear, some citrus. Medium mouthful that fluffs up nicely with a little swish. Finishes dry. Overall, very enjoyable, will definitely have again.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 03:12:25 | More by SFC21
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-11-2013 18:49:21 | More by GraduatedCashew
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freebirdbm14

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-11-2013 18:38:47 | More by freebirdbm14
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KeyWestGator

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-09-2013 02:24:26 | More by KeyWestGator
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GMUPatriot_inKansas

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-09-2013 01:50:43 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-07-2013 21:12:11 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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mjw1200

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

06-07-2013 17:46:16 | More by mjw1200
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srgj88

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-07-2013 17:39:15 | More by srgj88
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bigflatsbeerman

New York

4.71/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Golden color with a three finger head. Most impressive looking beer and what I expected given the style.
Smell: Cloves with Belgian yeast
Taste: Excellent this is a world class beer in my world.
Mouthfeel: Medium body and carbonation with a nice dry finish
Overall: As high a mark I can give a beer without tasting all the beers in the world. I paid $15 for a 750 ml champagne corked bottle and I would do it again. I highly recommend this, Ommegang is awesome and this is a great beer by them.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2013 00:20:14 | More by bigflatsbeerman
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jklecko2

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-06-2013 15:06:34 | More by jklecko2
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jkane101

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-05-2013 22:54:07 | More by jkane101
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Skeeze

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-03-2013 18:17:12 | More by Skeeze
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Someguyperson

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-03-2013 17:50:42 | More by Someguyperson
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-31-2013 20:57:15 | More by dwoolley1
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MJCVII

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-31-2013 19:09:53 | More by MJCVII
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Skwalk47

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-30-2013 19:11:35 | More by Skwalk47
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Tone

Missouri

3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, citrus, slight earthy malt, yeast, herbs, and floral hops. Fits the style of a Belgian Strong Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, spice, alcohol, dark citrus, floral hops, herbs, and slight yeast. Overall, weak appearance, but good aroma, body, blend, and complexity.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2013 13:15:08 | More by Tone
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-30-2013 01:07:49 | More by Buckeye982
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle was poured into a goblet.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is s golden straw yellow color with some haziness and bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Cloves, bready, spicy yeast, bananas, vanilla, and apple.

Taste: Same as above. This beer is delicious and gets better as it warms up. Alcohol is barely even noticeable.

Mouthfeel: Super smooth, full bodied, a little booze, tingly hops, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty solid and delicious BSPA. I nice twist with Chouffe and Ommegang yeast too. Might have to get more.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 04:16:32 | More by Flounder57
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312HopBomb

Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy golden hue with much yeast suspended. Not much head, just a ring and some rings of lace. Smells great. Fruity and spicy with a great yeasty aroma with some banana. Taste consists of ripe fruit and slightly sweet. Tart apple with sweet pear and spicy peppery yeast. Warming alcohol on the finish that is well hidden. The mouthfeel is medium with light carbonation and finishes dry. Overall this is quite an enjoyable strong golden ale! Nice work Ommegang!

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 02:57:27 | More by 312HopBomb
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-28-2013 18:31:48 | More by rolltide8425
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yankhawk

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-27-2013 00:25:00 | More by yankhawk
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-26-2013 23:55:35 | More by King_KongDCO93
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

05-25-2013 21:48:25 | More by yankinwis
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-24-2013 21:53:11 | More by GeoffreyM
Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 992 ratings.