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Art Of Darkness - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
87
very good

580 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 580
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 33
Gots: 92 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Edwaka01 on 02-13-2012)
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4.36/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.8/5  rDev -4%

dsshuck, Oct 21, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

jpro, Oct 19, 2014
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BenThereDrankThat, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

MaximumYuks, Oct 16, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

OKCNittany, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

c-rum, Oct 13, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +5.1%

canudoa9, Oct 12, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

JimBerry, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

pascilla, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Ngntjp, Oct 09, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Belgian tulip from a 750mL bottle from February 2012.

It's got a light, foamy head that's just a massive beast. The body is a dark black with no visible carbonation. 4.25

Dark fruit and a funky yeast aroma are dominant. Despite two and a half years of age, there's a bit of astringency. 3.75

Raisiny with yeasty funk and astringency. There's some floral flavor and oaken bourbon with the taste when it's watered down.
3.5

The yeast I think takes this beer in some unpleasant places. It's effervescent and slightly funky with a faint bourbon astringency. 3.25

Damn, this is a bit of a disappointment. The flavors aren't great and the pungent bourbon flavor is unpleasant.

ONovoMexicano, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

chillin, Sep 27, 2014
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CBack465, Sep 13, 2014
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KWolf, Sep 09, 2014
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WesMKE, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Burt, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Bottle: Poured a clear black color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of candi sugar with light dry fruit notes is quite sublime. Taste is also a great mix of candi sugars with some dried fruits and a solid Belgian malt backbone. Body is full enough for style with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Some spices can also bed detected. Very solid offering and this is a beer I could have more regularly.

Phyl21ca, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

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byronic, Aug 11, 2014
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Art Of Darkness from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 580 ratings.