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RATINGS: 2557   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
Three Philosophers is a remarkable limited edition strong ale brewed by Brewery Ommegang in response to a home brewer’s description of his dream beer. Realbeer.com, the internet’s largest beer website, hosted a contest called “Create a Great Beer.” Brewery Ommegang was chosen by Realbeer.com to brew the Belgian-style ale for the winning essayist. Noel Blake, a home brewer from Portland wrote the winning description for what his “dream beer” would be like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edbast (38) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Tried both on tap and in bomber. Nicely done. Warm, dark, definite Belgian influences.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tstamba (678) - Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Bomber to a snifter. Clear copper brown with one finger tan head. Has the look feel aroma and flavor of a true Trappist Quad... Layers of complex flavor hide the ABV... A delicious beer...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Larkin (25) - Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2015
This is an American Quad that appears and tastes as if monks had been producing it for 300 years. The bottle I drank from had been aged for one year, though I have also had the 2015, age rounds the edges and softens this strong ale. Notes of black licorice, orange peel, belgian yeast and dark, dark chocolate are pronounced throughout. with a sweet carmel malt bringing up the rear. A great Quad that flashed me back to my youth in Europe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Larry_Duffman (324) - - OCT 7, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a Stella Artois glass. The aroma is cherries and a warming alcohol. The taste was cherries, alcohol, and Belgian yeast. The palate was very nice. There was a nice smoothness, which gives way to a nice carbonation. As it warms, the smoothness is enhanced. This was good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5288) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2015
12/17/2009 3:45:53 AM Bottle at The Half Pint, NYC. Nice dark red body with slight tan head. Nose of lots of fruits, malts, caramel. Taste also of caramel, bitter and fruits. Sweet, but not too much. But quite fruity (or bitter) to me. Enjoyable all the same.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (1894) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2015
On tap at Colonial Inn, Watkins Glen. Spicy and malty aroma. Rich caramel and spice and taste. Nice spice finish. Very good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
skatanarchy (212) - - OCT 2, 2015
브루어리 오메강 - 쓰리 필라소퍼스 9.7% ABV 오메강의 콰드루펠. 뉴욕주에 브루어리가 있지만 실제로 듀벨 소속의 벨기에 양조장으로 출발했다. 들큰하게 치솟는 알콜기에 설탕에 절인 과일같은 테일의 에일 꽤나 고급스럽고 고전적인 레이블 등으로 인해 맥주맛 좋다고 알려진 브루어리로, 크래프트 맥주를 고급 문화의 일부로 소비하는 계층에게 특히 사랑받는다. 레이트 비어 99점이지만 솔직히 그 정도 맛은 아니다. https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (2113) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2015
12 oz bottle from 2012. Shared with ebone1988. The pour is a dark ruby brown with a cap of light tan head and no lace. The aroma is surprisingly full of cherry. There is a little Belgian malt and a lot of cherry. I love how they mixed the Kriek here. The flavor is really, really malty. There is no Kriek present, the cherry all left. It's got a Belgian malt that forces it's way in with clove and a light yeastiness. The mouth feel is thinner than it looks with a soft carbonation and a lingeringly malty and Belgian finish. It started out so well, only to drop the ball. Damnit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1182) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle shared with koleminer20. 2012 vintage. Aroma is tart cherry, dry, yeast, caramel, decent. Appearance is red brown, light tan head. Taste is malt, caramel, light cherry, skins, dry. Mouthfeel is harsh, carbonation is high and unpleasant. Overall, so much potential gone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomekboniek (454) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 22, 2015
Butelka. Barwa brunatna, ciemno bursztynowa, mętna. Piana lekko beżowa, gruba, szybko znika. Aromat intensywny dojrzałych owoców (wiśni, jabłek, winogrona), suszonych (śliwki), oraz dodatkowo aromat kwaśny pochodzący z dodatku kriek’a. W smaku podobnie jak w aromacie bogactwo. Goryczka niezalegająca, kwaskowa. Wysycenie wysokie. Piwo jest pełne, bardzo treściwe, tekstura kremowa. Alkohol bardzo dobrze ukryty.

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