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RATINGS: 605   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This fine pale ale has citrus and tropical fruit aromatic shared with a well-balanced – yet abundant – hop character. It uses our own Belgian yeast, five malts, two hops, and plenty of patience. Finishing touches include dry-hopping with Cascade hops and warm-cellaring.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2010
Bottle shared by daknole -- thanks! Pours amber in color with a fluffy tan head. Smells and tastes predominantly of grapefruit rind, Belgian yeast, and earth. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (3192) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2010
750mL bottle from Liquor Loft. Murky yellow pour with a bright white head and lots of lacing. Aroma of hay, lemon, bubble gum belgian yeast. Tastes of bread, lemon, sweet tropical fruit, citrus rind, clove and pepper. Lots of belgian yeasty banananess. Medium texture. Finishes on the dry side. Eh, didn’t dig on this one so much.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6181) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 14, 2010
Almost clear golden color/ frothy white foam. Nice dry hay, dusty pale malt aromas with spicy hops, mild barnyard. medium bodied. Semi dry house yeast flavor with dusty pale malts, spicy hops, mild clove.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3396) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 9, 2010
Approx 12 oz draft pour at The Beer Bistro in Chicago, Illinois. Pour is a ruby golden, mostly clear with a one inch white head. Aroma of Belgian perfume spice clove yeastiness, along with some citrus hops. Taste is a nice blend of apricot citrus hops and the soft perfume clove Belgian yeast. Malt is around, but certainly in the background. Nice balance, clean taste. Palate is thin to medium, soft natural carbonation and a long yeasty aftertaste. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrinkWest (2) - USA - JUN 2, 2010 does not count
Good traditional pale Belgian. Very smooth. Good aroma... definitely worth a second glass

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2010
Corked bottle.
Pours a perfect dense, cheddar orange with a thick, fluffy white head. Aroma is orange hops, floral lemon, sour grass, a touch of sweet cedar wood, and a hint of pepper. Flavor is upfront hops with a finish of grapefruit and orange juice, light pine sap, and a hint of red wood. Slippery on the tongue. Great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jason (1703) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2010
Bottle. Poured a nice pale gold color. Aroma is light esters and hops. Flavor had a nice in front flavor of hops and yeast but lost points on it’s body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgmees (33) - Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2010
750 ml bottle. Poured a cloudy yellow with a frothy white head that has good lace. Aromas of toffee, yeast and citrus. tastes of floral earthy hops with a bit of bitterness with some tangerine/lemon overtones. medium to light feel with a airy texture. Basic Belgian ale

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3147) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2010

4/29/2010: Ommegang BPA (Belgian-style Pale Ale, Dry Hopped)... Aroma: Dull yeast and weak citrus peel (nothing distinct). Appearance: Big pop on opening; bright, sunny gold color with a slight haze; ample white white that leaves puffy lacing on the glass. Flavor: Soft grains, a bit doughy; Noble-like, floral, earthy, and slightly medicinal hops with a soft bitterness; a bit muddy overall. Palate: Medium-light; nice and airy; smooth (nearly cask-like mouthfeel) and easy to drink. Overall: Terribly unexciting and a somewhat disappointing offering from Ommegang; reminds me of a traditional pub bitter, but lacks definition.

750 ml corked and caged bottle (Alc./Vol. 6.2%) shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #107 for this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5177) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2010
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow golden with a large frothy white head that lasts awhile leaving good sticky lacing. The aroma is a fruity malt with yeast and coriander. Thin mouthfeel with a spicy hop with pepper and lemon zest. Easy to drink, a good Belgian ale from Ommegang.


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