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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) | Brewery Ommegang

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)
6,475 Ratings
Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

S - Ripe red fruits. Banana and a healthy dose of smokey phenols. Bit of candy sugar, like powered sugar. Alcohol hides deviantly in the background.

A - Hazy dark amber with red highlights. Medium sized tan head holds a thin cap of tiny bubbles. Good lacing.

T - Candy sugar flavor foremost but lending little sweetness. Banana shows up here. Red fruit maltiness in the middle. Drastically drying spicy alcohol feel at the finish.

M - Medium-full to full bodied, dry, medium carbonation.

O - Fantastic aroma. I expected a little bit more sweetness the the flavor and a little less carbonation to ease the alcohol. Nice evening sipping beer worthy of a try.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It comes a lovely dark amber color with champagne like carbonation running up the glass.

The aroma has a breadiness and Belgian yeast with some fruit. It does not have a huge aroma.

The taste has a big caramel sweetness with a bit of cherry and raisin. This is very tasty, but the cherry kriek maybe gives it a bit of an oddness. It cleans up nicely with the finish with the malt with a lighter mouthfeel.

I had this with other quads. It’s better than Chimay, but not as good as Rochefort nor St. Bernardus. It’s well crafted though and definitely stands up with the Belgian quads.

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On tap at St Augustines in Vancouver.

A: slight cream colored head over hazy brown liquid.

S: Cherries and yeast aromatics of figs and pears.

T: Caramel, wood, cherries, raisins and plums.

M: Medium and thin viscosity simultaneously with a creamy mouth feel.

O: This blended beer is an interesting creation and worth seeking out.

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 6,475 ratings
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