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Ommegang Duvel Rustica - Brewery Ommegang

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Ommegang Duvel RusticaOmmegang Duvel Rustica

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BA SCORE
88
very good

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 24
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kendo on 10-20-2012)
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Python574

New York

5/5  rDev +27.2%

09-10-2013 17:16:01 | More by Python574
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dqpryor

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

02-24-2013 00:20:29 | More by dqpryor
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tneenan1

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +27.2%

06-09-2013 02:35:00 | More by tneenan1
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csustar001

New York

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

11-27-2012 11:22:40 | More by csustar001
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

12-17-2012 02:18:41 | More by kaelingirl
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craigdb

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-29-2013 19:37:55 | More by craigdb
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ricchezza

Massachusetts

4.63/5  rDev +17.8%

A “golden ale” most certainly in appearance; very light gold, yellow like color.

Unlike original Duvel, which is highly carbonated, the Duvel Rustica has soft/light carbonation. Also deceiving is the title of Belgian-style Golden Ale. The Duvel Rustica comes across more as a farmhouse saison due to the strong lemon-citrus aroma and taste. The yeast presence is quite balanced and perfectly blended.

Overall this is easily approachable, even to those unaccustomed to Belgian (yeasty) brews. The 8.5% tag is also deceiving.

Delicious.

12-28-2012 16:14:06 | More by ricchezza
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-07-2014 00:34:47 | More by GameOfBeers
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-11-2013 06:52:47 | More by Dwtucker90
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-12-2013 00:19:29 | More by PhillyStyle
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-02-2013 00:30:54 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-24-2012 16:06:50 | More by JohnK17
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abrodsky

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-12-2012 01:32:28 | More by abrodsky
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

04-15-2013 02:06:17 | More by YieldToNothing
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jonathaniler

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-05-2013 22:56:00 | More by jonathaniler
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dfillius

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-23-2013 02:37:13 | More by dfillius
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balinor

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-05-2014 01:26:09 | More by balinor
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MadCat

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Appearance: It pours a beautiful golden color with an amazing thick, creamy white head that lasts

Smell: Wonderful fruity smell with pear notes and some grassiness

Taste: Fruity, sweet, malty, less dry than the standard Duvel. Herbal grassy flavors as well

Mouthfeel: High carbonation, but with fine bubbles, medium body

Overall: Interesting take on a classic. Not quite as good, but still an amazing brew. Would love to pick up more, and maybe in the future have a side by side with the original Duvel.

11-25-2013 02:48:26 | More by MadCat
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Ngntjp

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-07-2014 19:17:55 | More by Ngntjp
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MystikCelt

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

12-23-2012 02:00:30 | More by MystikCelt
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

08-02-2013 00:08:00 | More by BrandonOakes
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-11-2012 02:16:23 | More by bluesplit63
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

12-31-2013 23:59:54 | More by jfcaa193
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

12-23-2012 03:38:45 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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Joshpu

California

4.49/5  rDev +14.2%

Poured from a bottle into a duvel glass.

A: Poured a hazy light honey color with about a finger of white head which dissipated quickly. Alot of carbonation. Gets darker as I got to the bottom of the bottle.

S: I smell alot of the yeast. I also smell very light citrus fruits, an apple and pear smell. Also getting the peppery clove smell.

T: The taste is alot like the smell, except im getting the sweeter malt backbone. Gets more peppery as I got to the bottom of the beer.

M: Full bodied. Its a pretty crisp beer and you can definitely feel the sweetness to the beer.

Overall it is a delicious beer. Tastes pretty similar to a duvel, which is what it is modeled after as it says on the back of the bottle.

01-30-2013 06:42:18 | More by Joshpu
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Ommegang Duvel Rustica from Brewery Ommegang
88 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.