Rare Vos (Amber Ale) | Brewery Ommegang

Rare Vos (Amber Ale)Rare Vos (Amber Ale)
BA SCORE
85.2%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 3,361 ratings
Rare Vos (Amber Ale)Rare Vos (Amber Ale)
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,323
Reviews:
1,165
Ratings:
3,361
Liked:
2,864
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
10.81%
Alströms:
4.41
 
 
Wants:
206
Gots:
687
Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,361 |  Reviews: 1,165
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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great rusty gold-orange color, full of life on a swirl. Smell is a little faint, but I get mild caramel, apricot, brown sugar. Taste is a nice balance between sweetness and malt, a bit of a pleasant lingering aftertaste. Very nice Belgian style, thankfully stopping short of being too sweet.

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

Kinda hard to believe that it took me this long to get to such a standard and classic for style beer. Best by 8/14.
Such a nice rich malt aroma with all the sweet, spicy, herbal, faint alcohol scents one would expect, except they do it so well. Closer to amber as the bottle states with a tannish full head, leaves a light dripping lacing. Quite clear from the top of the bottle pour.
Nicely complex for a "smaller beer". Tingly and prickly carbonation. Clearly a stronger malt backing that many for this style but it blends very nicely with the yeast flavor, which are not quite as fresh and impressive as in the aroma, but still nice.
Nice full feel from a lighter ale. The grainy malt is enjoyable and unique. I really enjoy the light spiciness and the changing of the yeast flavors through the drink. Also takes on some fruit flavors as well.
As it warms the hops become more evident and the dryness of the finish shows. Really well done.

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Rare Vos (Amber Ale) from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 85.2% out of 100 with 3,361 ratings
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