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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Reddish brown clear pour into tulip glass produces two fingers of creamy khaki head with great retention and moderate clingy lacing.
S: Smells of dark fruits, caramel, and bready malt
T: Flavors of figs, cherries and bready malt all emerge as it warms a bit. Sweet at first with spicy middle and wraps up with ethanol warmth and slight bitter end.
M: Medium bodied and creamy with good carbonation.
O: Enjoyable beer that I would definitely have again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a flute.

Appearance: Pours a semi-clear amber with a 3/4 tan head. Head is exceptionally thick compared to most beers settles after a few minutes but be careful when pouring.

Smell: If I were to say this smells like anything, I would say maybe wine...if there was a thing maybe roasted fruits.

Taste: Incredible, brown sugar meets incredible dark berries. It's not really a sweet beer but seriously there is something of butter scotch going on with this would remind you of a bubbly red wine.

Mouth: Not too're looking at one of the best. Goes down easy for most real beer drinkers but flavor is just wow.

Overall: I have fallen in love with Ommegang Abbey Ale and honestly can only think of one other dubbel which might have a slight edge. Regardless Ommegang Abbey Ale is in a class o it's own...take it for what it is but don;t take it for granted.

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The aroma is not its strong point. Just nothing stands out. There are hints of caramel with fruity tones fig, raisins.

The taste is where this Trappist style ale really shines. It is complex and demands more sips and swirls. A true delight to enjoy on a winter night.

Overall this is gem that will always be a regular on my list of top beers and enjoyed time and time again.

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Ommegang (Abbey Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
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