Ommegang (Abbey Ale) | Brewery Ommegang

4,562 Ratings
Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Ommegang (Abbey Ale)

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-18-1998

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Photo of CuteZombieDoll
4.84/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A- Very dark with a reddish hue. Forms a nice head.

S- Very fruity with some hoppy floral notes.

T- Strong sweetness and fruit flavors initially, followed by some mild toffee notes. Not too intense of a hop characteristic. There are so many individual fruit notes, it's hard to keep track.

M- Not too carbonated, kinda heavy but in a good way.

O- An excellent beer. Absolutely one worth trying, and I will defiantly recommend this beer to others.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of madwookiee
5/5  rDev +20.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of iBeer16
4.7/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed in a tulip glass.

A: pours a rich mahogany clor with about a 3 finger head that is of a dark cream color. Head lingers for a while and leaves tons of great lacing.

S: only becaus I know what is in this from frequent brewery visits, the licorice root is very noticeable in the nose, very sweet with a nice scent of dry citrus in addition. Also a strong malty aroma with a strong alcohol presence as well.

T: the licorice root again makes a strong presence in the taste of this, also has a nice fruity malt flavor while having a nice balance of alcohol taste present

M: thick body, gives a nice tang feeling to the palate but finishes dry, refreshing and a bit bubbly from carbonation.

Overall, such a classy, well brewed craft. Love pairing this with meats, and love cooking with it as well. Strongly reccommend, great brew as majority of ommegang beers are. Reccommendation, if you ever try this at the brewery, take a sip, grab a piece of the licorice root and chew on it until the sugars release and take another sip, the flavor it brings out is incredible.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of HopNelius
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served out of a 12 ounce bottle and into a goblet.
Appearance-brong color with a 2 inch head that was full of yeast goodness.
Smell-notes of yeast, alcohol, and dark fruit.
Taste-pleasant yeaste taste, dark fruit such as figs, clove, and alcohol does come through in a nice way.
Overall- a fine expample of a Belgium Abby Style, even though it is brewed in the heart of NY state. A very nice and approachable Belgiun beer, I will be seeking this out again and again.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of vandemonian
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ommegang Abbey Ale is a delicious dry dubbel which tastes of dried fruit and spice.

A: Cloudy dark brown colour and a 15 mm head that lasts very well. 4.5

S: A lovely mixture of malt, yeast and spice. Some alcohol is noticable. 4.5

T: Malty with spicy yeast and dried fruits. The finish is dry and spicy. Yum. 4.5

M: Foamy. 4.5

O: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
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