Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) | Brewery Ommegang

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,444
Reviews:
2,104
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
11.65%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from the Ommegang mixed 8-pack

A- Dark reddish brown, slightly translucent, slightly above average carbonation, about 2 fingers foamy off-white head with good retention, some lacing.

S- Fairly aromatic, could smell while pouring. Malts, floral smell, slightly minty, dark fruits.

T- Dark fruit- cherries, plums, etc.; malts; slightly sweet; great aftertaste.

M- Medium Bodied, a tiny bit syrupy. Average carbonation, smooth, very drinkable at almost 10%, well balanced.

O- I definitely enjoyed this beer. It's very rare that you can get a mixed pack with such good beers. Definitely a good offering from Ommegang.

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

A - Half a finger of head, very dark amber coloring. Lacing sticks to the glass for quite a while after sipping.

S - Pronounced cloves and malt. Dark fruits and a little yeast. Appropriate and consistent for a quadruple.

T - Bold malts. Not as sweet as i expected from the nose. Lots of other flavors in the background, complex. Spices, breads and a slight alcohol finish.

M - Heavy mouthfeel and pretty carbonated. More of a sipper.

O - Awesome beer. Very complex and has a ton of flavors to savor. I will look forward to drinking this again.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: almost opaque, dark orange in color. Lots of yeast floating around in there. Creamy head dissapating fast, but not as fast as some.. No lacing whatsoever.

S: First thing that comes up is the alcohol burn. Smells very strongly of alcohol. Smells very sweet and fruity

T: A very complex beer. Tastes of cherry (obviously), Spices. Tastes very strongly of alcohol (not surprising at almost 10%). Lot's of bready tastes. Chocolate, carmel, but more fruits than anything.

M: Highly carbonated, medium bodied. Not Thick and syrupy as I thought it would be from the super sweet scent.

O: Very complex beer, very unique. Loved it, would and will try this one again. Funny enough, picked it up at a World Market, along with a Bison Chocolate Stout. Would much rather drink this beer though. Not an everyday beer, but definitely one to keep around for the right night. (By the way this beer kicked my ass haha. Happy drinking)

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours a murky reddish brown with a chestnut head that is very fizzy & dissipates quickly. 3.5

S-Candied sugar, plum, raisin, cherry cough syrup? Very sweet. 3.0

T- Lots of dark fruits, noticeable alcohol bite right off the bat. Artificial cherry but not in a bad way. If the alcohol wasn't so hot this would be wayyyy better, but im still enjoying it. Caramel and chocolate as well, a lot going on with this one. 4

M_very slick. Medium thickness and high carbonation. This is a quad for sure, and one that I have not had before 3.5

O-Solid example of a quad, but not great. A little too hot and a little sweet, but I did enjoy it. The reveal- Ommegang Three Philosophers. Would drink again if I had the chance. Thanks Kevin! 3.5

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
4.12 out of 5 based on 6,444 ratings.
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