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Art Of Darkness - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
89
very good

566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.62%
Wants: 33
Gots: 89 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Edwaka01 on 02-13-2012)
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4/5  rDev +1%

ChrisKuhns, Oct 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

NHhomebrewguy, Oct 10, 2013
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scottwurst, Oct 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Andonato, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

yevyalon1, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

TheDarkKnight, Oct 07, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big bottle, corked, dark, Belgian style. Life is good.. It looks more like a porter than anything Belgian, black with a dense tan head. Smells of carob, raisins, hay, and lemons. I think my mom made that as a soup once. The taste is very nice, leather, bread, a graininess, and then a dry finish. The mouthfeel is substantial, slick, and lightly carbonated. Overall, this is really a nice beer. It is dry, maybe a bit too much so but that just makes you want to drink some more, so good on ya!

roblowther, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

KJ2013, Oct 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Beermaine, Oct 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

sbart518, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Zach136, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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themathguy, Sep 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

DeJayPe, Sep 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

ajdemma, Sep 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

chippo33, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

ejimhof, Sep 19, 2013
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schaffer9252, Sep 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

civicm87, Sep 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Focusf111, Sep 18, 2013
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RamboDog, Sep 12, 2013
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3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours with a stout like opaqueness. Cola-like head, in both color and retention. Aroma offers little until it really warms up, which is essential for this one. Pepper, raisin, a little blackstrap at the tail.
Flavor is nice but seems to lack a little complexity compared to some of the finer examples of the style. Has a lot Moore roast character than typical and not a sweet. Fewer dark fruits. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but the mouthful is a little heavy as well. Not quite what I was expecting, but worth a try. Might try again but to be honest the $15 might deter.

Braseltonage, Sep 09, 2013
Art Of Darkness from Brewery Ommegang
89 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.