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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cameroncdavid (8) - - SEP 9, 2012
Three Philo is one of my favorite beers of all time. Omegang is one of the few breweries that can do fruit style beers. Just the perfect amount of fruit hint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
neurbob (62) - - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle to tulip, dark amber, reddish, cloudy /sediment noted. Sweet, dark cherry /prune,alcohol aroma. Very sweet, prune, dark malt, no hop bitterness until mild bitter fruity finish. More flavors in there. Heavy mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation. Definitely a sipper.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (355) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
darbeer75 (30) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Aroma: a bit funky and faintly fruity; very complex; Appearance: very dark and glows slightly red in the light; pillowy head that dissipates quickly; little lacing; Taste: distinctive alcohol; some coffee but not overpowering; faint apples; not yeasty; nicely bitter; Palate: full body with soft carbonation and long bitter finish; Overall: delicious, complex and lovely. Would definitely buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wombat23 (39) - Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Dark brown with off-white head. Aroma of malt, alcohol, a hint of cherry. Taste: malt, caramel, subtle cherry notes. Well balanced. Good carbonation. A nice warming finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (704) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Flaska blind. Brunröd kulör. Sötknäckig doft med mosade äpplen och belgojäst. I smak känns torkad frukt, lite barr, knäck och säd. Söt med avslutande torr och lätt besk munkänsla. Värmande alkoholinslag

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
plaugher (288) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - NOV 3, 2015
Bomber into chalice. Clear dark brown/copper with a slight tan head. Black licorice, Belgian yeast, a bit of chocolate and dark fruit notes. Loads of dried fruit flavor, sticky on the palate and creates quite a boozy warmth. Heavy. Wish I had a season’s supply of it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edbast (20) - 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 (514) - 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 (191) - - 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.

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