Game Of Thrones: Iron Throne | Brewery Ommegang

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewery Ommegang and HBO are partnering on a series of beers inspired by the critically-acclaimed drama Game of Thrones. Launching ahead of the season 3 debut on March 31, Iron Throne, a blonde ale, is the inaugural beer in the series and the result of a creative collaboration between Brewmaster Phil Leinhart and HBO.

“No one enjoys their job more than I do -- producing and developing new brews to delight lovers of fine beer, add to that the opportunity to collaborate on a beer based on the cultural phenomenon of Game of Thrones and exploring ways to make the beer truly reflect aspects from the show. It made us approach development in a completely new way and I think the first edition Iron Throne reveals that. With a Lannister currently on the throne, it made sense to do a delicate, but piercing Golden Blonde Ale with Noble hops. Iron Throne is certainly fair in color and soft in appearance, yet it still possesses a complexity and bite to be on guard for.” -Phil Leinhart, Brewmaster at Brewery Ommegang

Added by MadScientist on 03-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
826
Reviews:
149
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
199
For Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750ml corked and caged bottle served in my Captain Lawrence stemware. Pours a hazy, golden-orange with a fluffy, rocky, two-inch, bright white head. Head eventually settles into a consistent skim - strands of lacing are revealed during the tasting. Nose expresses sweet citrus, belgian yeast and a spicy quality (perhaps coriander). Taste consistent with nose; however, there is also a mild wet-cardboard character in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a prickly carbonation that leaves a residual burn at the back of the throat. Overall, not a bad beer, but somewhat more reminiscent of a witbier than a BPA in my opinion. That said, the carbonation was just a bit too prickly and coarse for my general sensibilities.

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Game Of Thrones: Iron Throne from Brewery Ommegang
3.86 out of 5 based on 826 ratings.
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