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:
6,414
Reviews:
2,095
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
11.65%
 
 
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385
Gots:
1,599
For Trade:
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3.86/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into a snifter glass. Pours a nice amber with a 4cm pale yellow head. Sits brown in the glass but shines a beautiful ruby in the light. Head dies down to a thin film.

Smell brings in aroma of malts, fruits, and slight spice.

Taste almost reminds one of drinking a red wine of sorts. Hints of cherry and slightly burnt toast on the starting line, then opens up to nice malts, some hops, and the same spice as smelled. Alcohol is somewhat noticeable in this one.

Has a nice mouthfeel, full bodied and dry. Carries on the comparison to a red wine.

This beer definitely lets you know its there. A lot of flavors mixed in. This is my first beer of this type, but still it made a good impression. One thing for sure is that this beer looks really cool in the glass with the gorgeous ruby tone.

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3.3/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a. Beautiful brown/red color with a nice head of 2 fingers poured into a tulip glass.

s. Smells were of fruit, malt and yeast.

t. Coriander present in this beer. I do not like corriander that being said, the body was right and the cherry was near perfect.

m. Good carbonation.

o. Wish there was no coriander, but I think it is the signature spice of the Ommegang group.

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3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Sweet tea with foam... Pretty good lacing. Constant bubbles rising from the bottom.

S- Raisins, caramel, yeast, bubble gum, clove, and prunes.

T- Burnt bread, raisin, dark caramel, subtle cherry, a touch of banana, roasted malts, booze, earthy hop?, and spices. Dark chocolate peeks in from time to time. Strange aftertaste.

M- On the thicker side of medium, which is pretty cool considering how crisp it is. Drying.

O- I can't say I was the biggest fan of this one. I finished the bottle, which I don't always do when I'm not overly impressed, so it gets points for that. You could definitely tell it was a combination of styles. The flavors mixed together to form something kind of muddy to me. The aroma and mouthfeel were nice, though.

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Three Philosophers Belgian Style Blend (Quadrupel) from Brewery Ommegang
4.12 out of 5 based on 6,414 ratings.
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