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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,108 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,108
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 76
Gots: 126 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Exiled, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

djrn2, Nov 24, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

celticfutblclub, Nov 24, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased this as part of the Holiday gift pack. 750ml corked and caged bottle served in my ST tulip. Pours a dull golden-orange with a slightly hazy clarity. Head is one inch, fluffy and bright white and embedded with pinpricks. Head eventually dissipates into a soapy slick and a tight white band around the shoulders. Thin swaths of lacing coat the walls of the glass. Nose expresses coriander, clove and a trace of candi sugar - overall impression is somewhat herbal. Taste consistent with nose; however a pleasant, light malt backbone reveals itself. There's also a suggestion of raisins and a hint of something else - perhaps mint, perhaps a residual tropical fruit quality. Mouthfeel is light-medium with a lively, almost prickly carbonation, some acidity and a faintly oily texture. There's also a residual burn at the back of the throat that lingers between quaffs culminating in a slightly dry finish. Overall, a pretty solid BSPA but there are better examples of the style out there. Well worth a try if the opportunity presents.

Jwale73, Nov 24, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

PittBeerGirl, Nov 21, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at O'Brien's

A: Slightly hazy golden color with a thin off white head.

S: Candi sugar, golden raisins, belgian yeast, honey and some pear.

T: Pretty good stuff here. Sonefruit, pear, honey, some spice and Belgian yeast with a touch of heat from the alcohol. Very drinkable.

notchucknorris, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

lennerja, Nov 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Magery, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

goalie33, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

bmur112, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

ej285701, Nov 16, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A light golden-grey colored brew with a decent thin white head and fair lacing. The aroma delivers a thick but tasteful grainy alcohol and pleasant clove with subtle orange citrus hop. The flavor offers a commanding wheat grain goodness with clove-citrus brightness. Full of spicy cinnamon allspice and a bit of light alcohol. This is medium bodied plus with a nearly cloying feel. Carbonation is very mellow and overall this is a classically smooth Belgian beauty. Though not as hoppy as I was hoping, still a highly recommended brew.

Durge, Nov 16, 2011
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Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 1,108 ratings.