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Ommegang XV - 15th Anniversary Ale - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

166 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 24
Gots: 60 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Ommegang XV pays homage to the great Trappist ales brewed by monks in the Trappist monasteries of Belgium. Created with deep devotion to the brewing art, using the finest ingredients and made with infinite care, XV is unlike any ale we've ever brewed. Even by our exacting standards Ommegang XV stand alone.

Ommegang XV pours a deep walnut hue, with a ruby highlight, full head, and lively carbonation. The nose is malty and complex. Flavors of toffee and chocolate arise, mingling with molasses and caramel as the ale warms. Fruity esters and hints of raisin follow. The body is full and finishes with creamy smoothness.

(Beer added by: generallee on 11-20-2012)
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4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A- poured a one finger thick light tan head into a snifter. The body was dark brown with lighter edges.
S- dark fruit like raisins.
T- raisins and chocolate with that Classic Belgian finish.
M- creamy, coating with a bubbly and dry finish.
O- excellent and a terrific sipper.

GPHarris, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

leansean88, Jun 18, 2014
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qcbrewer, Apr 06, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The pour was nice and dark with a long lasting, no everlasting dirty cream head.
Typical Belgium yeast aroma with some added malts. There was definitely something else in the nose, but I have not been able to identify it.

The taste was soft with some fullness, but not a lot of character.
The aftertaste was the same, soft, some fullness, but nothing really shinning.

It may be just because I am not a big fan of Belgium style beers

rdilauro, Apr 01, 2014
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Ommegang XV - 15th Anniversary Ale from Brewery Ommegang
93 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.