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Cuvee BXL - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 7.02%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2011)
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Had on tap at BXL cafe. Lovely orange hue capped by a soapy looking white head. Nose has light orange, coriander, and earthiness. Taste brings the addition of light biscuit. Bitterness is a bit cutting but enjoyable. Mouth is light bodied, does become dry. Yum.

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Cuvée BXL | 470 ml. (on-tap) | 6.0% ABV | May 2011

Brewer: Brewery Ommegang
Style: Belgian Pale Ale
Glass: pint

—Cuvée BXL is made specially by Brewery Ommegang for BXL East and BXL Café in NYC—

Appearance:
Burnt orange body topped off with half an inch of bubbly, white foam.

Aroma:
Orange peal and coriander leap out of a bed of lightly roasted grain. It's pleasant but not arresting.

Taste:
Biscuit malt, orange peel, coriander, white pepper, light hop oils. The finish is grassy, dry, and clean, with a citrus kiss that lingers.

Mouthfeel:
Medium to light-bodied with appropriately peppy carbonation.

Harmony:
Overall a solid house beer with some pleasant characteristics. The pepper and spices are not overdone, while the citrus comes across as refreshing rather than overly sour. In many ways, this is a beer that does a good job of not getting it wrong.

Would I get it again?:

Bottled: on-tap May 2011
Served: May 18, 2011

Price = $8 at BXL East

Serving type: on-tap

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Cuvee BXL from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.