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Biere D'Hougoumont - Brewery Ommegang

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Biere D'HougoumontBiere D'Hougoumont

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BA SCORE
87
very good

339 Ratings
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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 15
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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New York, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Our Limited Edition Biere d’ Hougoumont is brewed with traditional French ale yeast, eight malts, French Strisselspalt hops, and aged on white oak and hard maple wooden staves. A traditional Biere De Garde style, this malty French-style farmhouse ale is brewed to be aged. The name honors the Hougoumont farmstead at the pivotal center of the Waterloo battlefield. Napoleon repeatedly failed to take the fortification, he then lost the battle and “met his Waterloo.”

(Beer added by: billab914 on 07-03-2012)
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Biere D'Hougoumont from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.