Rare Vos (Amber Ale) | Brewery Ommegang

3,344 Ratings
Rare Vos (Amber Ale)Rare Vos (Amber Ale)

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2000

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured two fingers of very foamy head which took its time calming down. Nice opaque amber body color, seems to be a lot of suspended solids in it. Very little lacing.

First impression of smell is malty and earthy. Second sniff reveals a wealth of yeast, banana, clove and a hint of caramel.

Wheat, yeast, banana and bitter apple all greet the tongue. Light malt tones begin to fade in with more sips and some spice and cloves take their places at the end with banana notes.

Medium bodied. Carbonation bites slightly. Slides easily over the tongue and finishes dry.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have had this in bottle and on tap. Greatness around!

From tap to pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear, medium amber brown body.

Smell: Toasted malt, bananas, dark fruit, and Christmas time herbs.

Taste: Sweet bready malts with a strong fruit tastes throughout. I'm left with herby aftertaste more so than anything.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: A very good B.P.A. from Ommegang.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Corked bottle


Orangish amber

Smells earthy

Fizz and foam fill the mouth

Spices up front, which fades to a pleasant malty aftertaste

Sweet Belgian yeast lingers in the mouth

This beer makes me happy that I drink craft beer.

I’ll have another.

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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
4.04 out of 5 based on 3,344 ratings.
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