Rosetta | Brewery Ommegang

RosettaRosetta
BA SCORE
4.07/5
756 Ratings
RosettaRosetta
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States
ommegang.com

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ale aged on cherries. Traditional Belgian Kriek, pleasingly tart with a touch of sweetness. Brewed exclusively for Brewery Ommegang by Liefmans, a sister brewery, in Belgium.

Added by epyon396 on 09-01-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,567
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
756
pDev:
8.11%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
178
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 756 |  Reviews: 187
Photo of Irrationalist
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BigTuna1066
3.62/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briandschorr
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

So this beer is more like wine than beer but also is a great way to bring your wine friends over to the better world of beer.

L: An opaque cola. Tan head, which dissipates leaving foam coverage yet spotty lacing.

S: Sour cherries at the front and a farm hay-like element on the back.

T: The flavor was tart, lightly sour cherries, rum cake and vinegar. This one is nicely refined, with medium intensity at all levels. Delicious!

M: Felt like cough syrup with little carbonation texture. Warming cherry alcohol, bready, and acidic mouthful with a dry wine like finish.

O: Very smooth drinkability.

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Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: bright cherry brown with ruby highlights under a 2" cream to light tan colored lacy mousse-like foam cap with good retention

S: Rich perfumy, spicy cherry and biscuit aromas rise form the glass

T: Cherry flavors advance across the tongue in at least three layers supported by dark malts with some rum cake character.

F: The body is medium to medium light and the carbonation is medium and very soft. The acidity and funk are mild.

O: This beer is flavorful and easy to drink but a little low on character. The character should develop as it ages.

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Photo of BeerMe8
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into tulip glass.
Vigorous pour results in tan head, which dissipates. Minor ring and some foam coverage throughout. Spotty lacing.
Brown appearance with a touch of red, and murky.
Smells of sweet, tart cherry and yeast. Some leathery funk.
Sweet, tart cherry taste, sour background with slight funk.
Medium body, and dry finish.
Well done fruit beer.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A nice cola pour sits a dark garnet red in the vessel. A large, foam structure of tan coloring has a firm, whipped consistency. A smothering display of lace patches adore the vessel in near full coverage rate.

S: Sour cherries start things off with a nice wiff of strength. Cherry skins and cherry cough medicine like alcohol follow. Finishes with some dry hay and barnyard funk.

T: The flavor was tart, lightly sour cherries,with a small barn like funk. Wet barley grains and a smooth acidity with some wet barnwood and wet bread. Smooth cherry funk, nicely refined, medium intensity.

M: Slick, syrupy consistency, thick, with very little carbonation texture. Warming cherry alcohol, bready, tart and acidic mouthful with a dry wine like finish off the tongue.

O: Tart cherry sourness, light belgian yeastiness. Bready, small funk, very smooth drinkability.

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Photo of wjbent
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psmith161
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Poormansreview
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shawnspl
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sjrider
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Reef
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle at Southern Hops in Florence,SC
Dark amber nearly opaque, then glowing reddish as it warms. Frothy tan head which left a healthy ring and partial surface covering.
Aroma has cherries, floral notes, yeast
Taste has sour cherries, vinegars, a little cherry cough drop, malt.
Slick feel.on the tongue, fairly dry, consistently sour, ample carbonation.
Something about the aroma was a little off-putting, but that didn't carry over to the taste. Cherry flavor intensified as the glass warmed. Enjoyed

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Photo of mrl2112
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the large bottle, it pours a nice reddish amber with a nice head. The head eventually reduces to a ring. Tart cherry in the nose...and mouth. Nicely, not overly, sour - a nice Kriek!

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Photo of foghornleghorn22
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CaptainHate
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I've only Had a dozen beers in this style and rarely repeat as I am not a fan of sours and tarts. But I might make an exception of Rosetta. And it might be the Liefmans influence, as I seem to not have minded their Oud as much as others.

Rosetta Smells of tart cherry and malt. Taste gets fuller; adding a bit of sweetness hyped by more malt and more tart.
Feel is chewy enough and finishes very, very tart; lingering long enough to cut the fat of appetizers.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a variety 3-pack from Sam's Club $19.99 22oz bottle
Smell of cherry crack seed
Cloudy brown color
Light carbonation
Medium mouthfeel
Taste like cherry crack seed, tart, salty taste
Overall a good deal for a Belgium beer. Something to drink once in a great while. Drinks more like a wine than a beer.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours reddish brown. Short, foamy, ten head that fades fast to a lasting ring.

Smells tart cherry, caramel malt, yeast, light vinegar, brown sugar.

Tastes sweet cherry, bready malt, brown sugar. Fading to light tart cherry and fruit with vinegar hints. Finish is Semi sweet with cherry linger. Medium body and fizzy higher carbonation.

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Photo of dbl_delta
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft at The First Post in York. Pours a clear, dark ruby-brown with a very minimal head. Initial impression is a fruity and tart, with cherries predominating. Caramel and brown sugar sweetness are followed by more cherries. Mouthfeel is medium, as is carbonation. Kind of sweet finish. All in all, it's a little too sweet and fruity for my taste.

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Photo of jmh21
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of vande
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cincy_Joe
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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Rosetta from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 756 ratings
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