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RATINGS: 1556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Rare Vos is flemmish for "Sly Fox," and the name of one of Brussels’ great cafes. It has a sweetly fruity malt character and yeasty spiciness. A fine dose of yeast permits the beer to mature and mellow in the bottle.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevin (2154) - New Mexico, USA - AUG 26, 2004
bottle. amber with a thin off white head. sweet tart candy and yeast aroma. up front bitter that is spicy and finishes sweet and fruity.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
steview (1036) - Petaluma, California, USA - AUG 23, 2004
duvel tulip glass: big light tan head, a bit rocky, diminishes into a thick ring around the glass. bubbly brown amber body. bubbly mouthfeel. apple, dry, spicy, bready, and just a little bit of pleasant sourness. i had a hopdevil before this and this reminds me of hopdevil. anyway, i like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2004
Slightly hazed bright honey-amber color. Big frothy off-white head. The nose is big and yeasty with bright hints of raisin. Sweet malt is also detectable rounded off with a rather subdued citrus spiciness and various other dark fruits. The body is lightly spritzy with a hint of citrus and underlying yeast - very light. Some fruit in the middle and a very light hint of alcohol. Spiced lightly. Somewhat of a light belgian.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1139) - farmington, Michigan, USA - AUG 20, 2004
cloudy amber, lots of carbonation on a substantial white head. aroma is candy, spice, sausage, slightly floral. flavor is very malty, nice and sweet. some spiciness offsets the malt, with a very dry finish. almost completely disappears in the aftertaste. another success from ommegang.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2004
Cloudy amber brew with very little carbonation.I like a cloudy beer as I yhink it will have more body.Maybe not always true but still..Okay so the brewer is right that it does have a nice floral fruity aroma,nice maltiness also.Has a pleasant finish in that the fruit flavors hold on.Nice of Bier_Bauch to send this my way.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8423) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2004
12 oz bottle. Goldwn yellow with a good size white head. Aroma is interestingly hoppy with a nice base of... Belgianness (slighlty sweet yeasty alcohol?) Palate has a pleasant effervessence to it. Nice hoppy bitterness in the flavour with a delicate touch of spice. Pleasant dry tartness in the finish. Thanks for sharing Ken.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Pours a foamy lasting tan head on a hazy amber orange body. Lots of fruit specially oranges in the aroma. Also yeast and spices. Flavor is very special with lots of spices, malt and fruit and a dry and harsh end. Quite sharp and edgy and rather difficult to appreciate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2004
From the 750 ml bottle - It poured a tall beige head, with a rich "Belgian Ale" aroma, and had a lovely rich taste, although a tad light for the style. I do recommend this brew!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2004
Truthfully wasn’t very impressed by this. Maybe I expected more out of it. Decent yeasty, floral aomra. Dark red, light brown appearance, with a huge disappearing beige head. Basic Belgian flavor. Sweet yeasty, spicy flavor. Not the best Ommegang.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlabastorJones (810) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 31, 2004
Clear orange appearance, excellent bright and crisp fruit aroma, It has a nice bite right when you take the first sip, but there’s not nearly the complexity to this that there is in the Hennepin, sweet flavor with a hint of alcohol, leaves a somewhat buttery taste on the palate, invite a robot to your next party, they can just rage all night and make beeping noises.


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