Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale) | Brewery Ommegang

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89
very good
1,373 Ratings
Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale)Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by paulieatworld on 03-17-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,373
Reviews:
466
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
10.78%
 
 
Wants:
91
Gots:
104
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,373 |  Reviews: 466
Photo of emerge077
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a hazy burnt yellow color with a light ruddy orange color. Rimmed with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Messy lace ends up becoming stringy. The aroma starts off with some citrus, tropical and grassy hops. Some hay and then lemongrass accompany very nicely. Belgian sugars and a light breadiness. The flavor brings about that Belgian sweetness nicely and rolling into those previously mentioned hops. Belgian malty sweet aftertaste with a touch of spice blend to form the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Carbonation feels good. Nicely executed smooth to bitter agreement on my tongue. Overall, nicely done Belgian pale ale with a refreshing American hoppy twist. I would have again.

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Photo of Timtac
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew33
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Simon212
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AD17
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tekstr1der
3.24/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Not sure if I got a bad bottle. Pours a nice slightly hazy copper with a lasting, clingy cream-colored head. Unfortunately, that's about the only thing to like. Lemon and pepper on the nose, this smells like something I don't want to taste. Speaking of which, this doesn't taste good. Slightly more malt presence, but still pronounced sour and acidic, it tastes like heartburn. Finish is reasonably clean.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BalancingBrooms
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edmiglia
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brauseboof
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brewskifan55
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass.

A: Opaque burnt gold with a white one finger head that held on. Thick-as-hell lacing.

S: Fruity esters featuring bananas and lemons with a pinch of clove. Bready malts. Belgian Yeast.

T: Follows nose with a smooth rush of Belgian funk, bready malts and bananas.

M: Medium with carbonation to kill for. It literally fizzes on the tongue.

O: A great BPA from those awesome folks in New York. You can't go wrong with Ommegang.

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Photo of jzeilinger
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a medium gold color with generous amounts of carbonation, and a bright white, rocky head.

S - Lemon, barnyard funk, straw, crisp yeasty bread.

T - Light lemon, bread, crisp malt, peppery with moderate lingering lemon rind bitterness.

M - Light medium body, sprightly carbonation.

O - Crisp and refreshing.

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Photo of Jarrod_LC
4.59/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours dark gold into a chalice with a light haze under a persistent, clingy 3” finely bubbled white foam collar.
S: Fragrant esters, bread, spice, faint pine.
T: Orange, apricot, biscuit, herb, with pepper on the finish.
F: Creamy and soft, medium body, medium carbonation.
O: Very well made big flavored BPA.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zbloom
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.62/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Geoffq
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,373 ratings.
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