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Scythe & Sickle - Brewery Ommegang

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775 Ratings
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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 18
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Scythe & Sickle is an-amber ale brewed with a variety of malts, including pils, rye flakes and oat flakes, for incredible depth of flavor and a hint of natural sweetness. Scythe & Sickle brings a new life and flavor to autumn beer lists traditionally filled with Oktoberfests and pumpkin ales. The flavors of the hard work of summer and the celebration of autumn harvest are captured in Scythe & Sickle, creating a unique but traditional Ommegang farmhouse harvest ale.

“Scythe & Sickle is our foray into honoring the harvest season, taking the finest malts and blending them seamlessly into a rich amber ale,” says Brew Master Phil Leinhart. “Farming is about precision, timing and care, and this gently sweet ale is our testament to the craft and care of farming.”

(Beer added by: MLasoski on 08-27-2012)
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delta490

Virginia

3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- a cloudy medium amber with a huge pillowy white head. Very lively pour due to the bottle conditioning.

S- rich malt and spices dominate with hints of yeast

T- subtle, maybe even subdued. All the flavors from the aroma are there but muted. A little bitterness from the hops engages on the finish

M- Just right. Not too heavy, but not too thin either. Right where it needs to be.

O- a really good, almost great Belgian Amber Ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2013 21:06:31 | More by delta490
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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BDGarde312

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-03-2013 02:33:55 | More by BDGarde312
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-03-2013 01:27:42 | More by jim_carignan
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-01-2013 03:36:46 | More by kelvarnsen
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-30-2013 23:46:05 | More by DustinSWB
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dwoolley1

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-29-2013 21:42:58 | More by dwoolley1
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-28-2013 23:45:23 | More by HollyHops
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KSather

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-28-2013 01:31:23 | More by KSather
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PortLargo

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-23-2013 20:24:03 | More by PortLargo
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-23-2013 00:46:41 | More by BeerOps
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice golden/copper pour with 2 fingers of foamy white head. Slow head dissipation, great retention, and a good amount of lacing.
A nice Belgian yeast aroma, lots of bell pepper, bready, slight hint if roasted nuts.
The flavor is a bit roasty, like toasted rye bread.. Lots of bell pepper and saison yeast profile.
Medium body with high carbonation, a very enjoyable beer. Nothing out of the ordinary but still a solid beer again from ommegang.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 00:16:37 | More by facundoCNB
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maxk

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-19-2013 22:02:56 | More by maxk
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sjones5045

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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jspaner

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-13-2013 22:59:12 | More by Dizzy242
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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-12-2013 21:11:48 | More by krome
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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-10-2013 06:10:05 | More by zestar
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-10-2013 04:32:25 | More by dcisco44
Scythe & Sickle from Brewery Ommegang
87 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.