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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

975 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 975
Reviews: 356
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 66
Gots: 102 | 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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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
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Brewsed

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-23-2013 01:47:56 | More by Brewsed
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-22-2013 19:21:18 | More by JeffTheJuice
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-22-2013 16:40:57 | More by InspectorBob
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-22-2013 01:01:09 | More by ipc2000
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Muleshark

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

05-18-2013 20:04:35 | More by Muleshark
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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-17-2013 19:45:24 | More by jroberts8811
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Jsmick

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-17-2013 04:44:49 | More by Jsmick
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-16-2013 17:32:19 | More by FreshmanPour77
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ElijahRivera

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

05-15-2013 02:59:42 | More by ElijahRivera
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

05-14-2013 16:09:00 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

05-14-2013 16:08:13 | More by pknyc
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strongaf

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-14-2013 07:28:37 | More by strongaf
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BigLittleHokis

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

05-14-2013 06:51:49 | More by BigLittleHokis
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-13-2013 17:00:04 | More by leftstagebrew
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Cotton foam with a thin ring of lacing as the foam disappears. Gold color.

Smell: Lemon, grapefruit, and sourdough. Very light for a strong ale.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Plums, raisins, and some licorice. Excellent spritzy feel combined with a full-bodied mouthfeel that is surprisingly heavy for a light-hued beer.

Overall Drinkability: Better than Ommegang Abbey.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 03:53:41 | More by tjsdomer2
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a: This was a slightly hazy, somewhat dark golden color. It poured with a thick, creamy head that left behind lots of lace.

s: Big, yeasty esters of slightly earthy bananas. Bright, fresh, sugary tropical fruit and bready grains. Some peppery yeast emerged as it warmed.

t: Sweet tropical fruit early, getting pretty sugary toward the middle. Drier, yeasty finish; peppery, light barnyard.

m: Soft and lush.

o: Another very good beet from Ommegang. No surprise there. Not quite up among my favorites from them, but knocking on the door for sure.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 20:04:16 | More by DIM
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

05-12-2013 18:07:02 | More by mikeburd1128
Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
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