Ommegang (Abbey Ale) | Brewery Ommegang

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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Chimay chalice.

Nice cherry brown color with a huge, foaming head that has great retention. Decent lacing.

Big, bold, and beautiful nose: malts galore, spicy notes with some pepper aroma, cloves, tons of Belgian yeasts which give it a fresh bread feel, candied fruits/citrus, and even some mild aged cheddar. Awesome. Who doesn't want fresh bread, fruits, and cheese?

See above: malts with caramel, mulled apple cider, and peppery cloves. There is some kick to this beer (spicy!) - not for the faint of heart.

Big carbonation in this dubbel - not everyone's taste, but it fits the style nicely. The bubbles also help keep the finish bone dry. For a 8.5% dubbel, you couldn't ask for a much cleaner finish.

This Abbey is banging - certainly among my favorite beers around. (I also said that about Rare Vos - coincidence?)

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
4.14 out of 5 based on 4,579 ratings.
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