Damn... Ommegang does their stuff right!

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Bradystraps, Feb 20, 2013.

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  1. Stugotzo

    Stugotzo Initiate (0) Jun 13, 2012 Florida

    They all had best by dates. The Three Phils don't expire until 2015, the Abbey in 2014, Henny in 2013.... but, yes, the BPA did expire just a month or two after purchasing. :(
     
  2. Prh27

    Prh27 Initiate (0) Apr 24, 2012 Virginia

    Yes to Ommegang, and double yes to Wilco. One of my favorites.
     
  3. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,272) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    Ah, okay. Well if I'm not mistaken Hennepin has a two-year freshness date, and I think Witte and Rare Vos are given one year. These days, 12oz bottles include both bottling and freshness dates.

    Ex.: my Witte review—dating information included in the first paragraph
    Ex.: my Hennepin review—dating information included in first paragraph

    Gnomegang and Scythe & Sickle were also given two-year freshness dates, while BPA and Rare Vos both got one year. Can't speak to 3 Phils or Abbey Ale, because it's been a long time since I've bought either of those, but they definitely have longer freshness dates on their bottles.
     
  4. fmccormi

    fmccormi Meyvn (1,272) Oct 24, 2010 California
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    And for what it's worth, I recognize that my Witte review is waaaaaay above the average on this site, and I couldn't tell you why, exactly. All I know is that I was really blown away, once I actually sat down and paid attention to it—previously it was always just kind of a light and fluffy beer that I'd drink when given to me. Definitely have a new-found appreciation for it.
     
  5. Brenden

    Brenden Poo-Bah (3,554) Feb 25, 2008 Ohio
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    I did that last summer. Awesome trip.
     
  6. Jason311

    Jason311 Initiate (0) Dec 18, 2012 Virginia

    Look for Art of Darkness next. One of my favs
     
  7. JoeSpartaNJ

    JoeSpartaNJ Initiate (180) Feb 5, 2008 New Jersey

    Rare Vos is my favorite as well as Seduction.
     
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