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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,143 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,143
Reviews: 371
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11%
Wants: 80
Gots: 135 | 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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Ratings: 1,143 | Reviews: 371 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

MaximumYuks, Oct 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Joestradamus91, Oct 14, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -5.1%

brokenlizard20, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Sammy, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

pascilla, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

JKV96, Oct 11, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: nearly crystal-clear, yellow-gold liquid with a slight tinge of jade... very open, spongy, frothy white foam

S: fantastic, immediately recognizable Chouffe yeast character... lemon, melon... spicy hops in the end of a long whiff... bit of a honey-ish malt at the back

T: quite spicy up front - yeasty phenols with maybe a bit from the hops... (fruity) bubblegum, clove, and a nip of graham cracker in the middle, carrying through and somewhat fading by the end... finish is mostly honey and a delicate dry, toasty, mildly-cereal malt... the alcohol, overall, is static, rough-sanded dull, but with carries a lactic bite

F: smooth and dry, light-bodied, with a flash of nubile curvaceousness in the middle... the finish just disappears, but doesn't quite snap off - more like wet sand being pulled back into the sea by an outgoing wave(?!?)

O: this is pretty damn drinkable for what it is... has a passing resemblance to Delirium Tremens, but that beer comes off a bit harsher and drier from the bottle... the Chouffe yeast is f'n royalty among the Belgians - I could drink this shtuff all day

Bouleboubier, Oct 11, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -0.7%

hAle2theWort, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

indy351, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

2Xmd, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

A tad on the sweeter side for me. Has subtle yeast and spicy qualities. Descent drinking.

bnes09, Oct 07, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.2%

wethorseblanket, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

stortore, Oct 05, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +10.5%

Chris84, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Tiernan, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Zetcha7x, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

hurshybear, Sep 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

wrightst, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Spreetaper, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.2%

Wasupmx, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

ralphw56, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

yanosh, Sep 27, 2014
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Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 1,143 ratings.