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Gnomegang Blonde Ale | Brewery Ommegang

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18 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States | website

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Joelski on 12-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
116
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
28.68%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 116
Reviews by JuicesFlowing:
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3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: Murky sunburnt lemondrop yellow, a foamy white head slowly calms to a frothy film. Random foamy lacing.

Aroma: Lots of bubblegum sweetness and yeast. Some banana and fruit sweetness.

Taste: Very much like the aroma, a banana and bubblegum backbone hold up most of the ale. A dry finish that has a bit of an alcoholic edge.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy, dry.

Overall: A bit too heavy for my liking but certainly flavorful in the true Belgian way.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of vince_arch_beer
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of chinchill
3.24/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

From a 12 oz bottle.
Hazy yellow-gold body topped by a white head that has little retention.
Slightly funky and yeast, but mainly fruity aroma. The flavor follows.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of zachpaschal
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of csyme
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TheArtOfWort
3.52/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of cjgator3
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JT99125
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Andresa
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was great with pineapple

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Photo of rieg21
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Basoos1
2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

Photo of otterbearfla
5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of ThaneMcC
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Dodo2step
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- light yellow with tints of orange. A huge 4 finger fluffy head makes me stop my pour and it leaves a gorgeous lacing on the inside of the pint.

S- strong banana notes with hints of citrus hops that come through. Finally, grain rounds it out.

F- strong grain and banana and that is it.

M- alcohol and warm belgian ale as it goes down.

O- A good brew and strong. A sipper but dont take too long with it.

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4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walleybeer
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason_the_Argonaut
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Roz_Topher
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of robear
3.25/5  rDev -19%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Bikeboy1
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Pav5069
4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Gnomegang Blonde Ale from Brewery Ommegang
88 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.
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