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Gnomegang - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,103 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,103
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 76
Gots: 124 | 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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4.25/5  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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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

monitorpop, 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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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

plumcrazyfx, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

BeerMe42, Nov 15, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

nmann08, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

mjtiernan, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

randomdanger, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

adrian21, Nov 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

ithinkimasofa, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

alexsergio, Nov 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -26.8%

IpeeA, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

thestranger99, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +22%

kkrez, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Elfastball7, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

benbking, Nov 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Jspriest, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice fruity wake me up beer. Gnomegangs are brewed in a strong Belegium tradition. Pleasant surprise for this blond ale skeptic. Nice aroma for a blonde ale anyway. A summer drink for me that competes well with the white beers, but this tends sweetness over a lemon tartness.

Complements Bob Marley and the Wailers style music. If you tend a more artsy, side then try Trio X (Joe McPhee, Dominic Duval & Jay Rosen) Try Trio X Sugar Hill.

frankiepop, Nov 13, 2011
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4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This bottle was included as part of a gift pack, I'd tried this one shortly after release and probably wouldn't have bought again. Better the second time around. Malty aroma nice yellow color not a great head and it faded quickly. Alcohol well hidden , not overly complex in taste but a good beer all the same didn't get a lot of the fruity overtones and just a hint of bubblegum in the back . Overall it's worth a shot the gift pack dropped the price enough that I'd probably try this again

brugge2004, Nov 11, 2011
Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
92 out of 100 based on 1,103 ratings.