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Gnomegang | Brewery Ommegang

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malts: Pilsner, Carapils, Flaked Oats, flaked Red Wheat, Special B
Hops: two Saaz varieties, 3 additions
Spices: none
Sugar: yes
Yeast: Chouffe yeast in primary fermentation, Ommegang yeast in bottle conditioning
OG: 19.9 o Plato
FG: 2.9 o Plato
IBU: 26

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,194
Reviews:
461
Ratings:
1,587
pDev:
10.76%
Bros Score:
3.99
 
 
Wants:
138
Gots:
365
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,587 |  Reviews: 461
Photo of Scrapss
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Gnomegang bomber poured into a Sam Adams Turbniator style glass.

A: beautiful, hazy, straw light appaerance with a gorgeous two finger rocky head that settles to a one finger tightly bubbled creamy head. Wow!!! Great looking brew.

S: Light lactose funk, clove, spices, coriander. Faint spicy hops. Faint malt way in the back.

T: Light lactose funk, coriander. Faint honey notes. Spicy-yeasty notes that opens up considerably as it warms.

M: Very creamy as look says it would be. Warming. Coriander notes on breath. Lactic funk notes.

O: Hell yes, balanced, delicate and beautiful. Would seek to have again.

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Photo of BradenMK
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I need to pick up a bottle of this again soon. This is a placeholder to remind me to full review this in all its glory as I drink it, rather than try to do so from memory alone. But what a delicious beer this is.

APPEARANCE (3.25) -

SMELL (4.0) -

TASTE (4.5) -

MOUTHFEEL (4.25) -

OVERALL (4.5) -

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.99/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Beautiful white fluffy head with nice retention, leaving thick gobs of lacing. Brew itself is chock full of sediment, and is otherwise a clear golden color.

Yeast and straw dominate the aroma, with little hint of tangy sweetness or citrus.

Much sweeter flavor, lightly tinged with a yeasty tartness. Thick wheat body. Hints of banana.

Fairly thick and sticky body, but still lively. Very drinkable.

This was a surprisingly smooth and tasty BSPA. Very much worth the try.

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this at Monmouth race track on 8/31/13 bbq brew fest from the bottle and then from glass
A: hazy gold with big white head
S:citrus, pine and nice yeast biscuit notes
T: very nice mildly sweet citrus, grapefruit rind, slight spicy pepper
M:nice medium carbonation with crisp finish

Overall a very impressive beer from the guys at Ommegang that I would buy again

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3/5  rDev -26.7%

Gnomegang from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 1,587 ratings
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