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Biere D'Hougoumont - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

342 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 342
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 16
Gots: 35 | 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:
Beer added by: billab914 on 07-03-2012

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.”
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Ratings: 342 | Reviews: 79
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
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02/27/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Sweet at first then a sour finish on the first sip. Essence of orange under the nose which seems to manifest as a bitterness, ever so slight on the tongue. A touch on the heavy side. The sweet is sustained after a few tastes so sweet it is. Seems like a lot of work for a modicum of result. I'd say Napoleon didn't miss out on too much.

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Biere D'Hougoumont from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 342 ratings.