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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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3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Great dark amber color. Tons of lacing. Small amount of nose but good taste and palate. Dark fruit and spice. More of a one and done for me but tasty overall. Impressed overall by ommegang beers so far.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (529) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 4, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Amber color with a soapy beige head that lingers. Great lacing throughout. Aromas of caramel, maple syrup, currants, prune and some molasses. Full body with a rich syrupy mouthfeel. The fruit and maple really stand out as it warms up. Nice smooth and rich finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
blackmetal (175) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
There is something very incomplete and lazy about this beer compared to a Belgian quadrupel. I hope what I had was from a bad batch....

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (76) - Colton, California, USA - MAY 2, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2015 Pours red-brown with heavy sediment. Creamy tan head. Aroma of trop fruit, green apple, boozy malts, toffee and black cherry soda. Taste is same with a sneaky alcohol finish and berries with black cherry and dark fruits. Mouthfeel is light-medium. Good heat in the finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aumentm (325) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
This beer is one of the best ever. Going to feed it to you as much as anything ever This is heavy in malts.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sparf (160) - Östersund, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2015
Söt lite mandelaktig arom. Russin i sherry. Toner av kola, malt och torkade dadlar. Mycket vacker, tegelröd färg. Bra skum som halveras tämligen snart. Björnklister, lite gummi. Söta mörka, torkade frukter i sherry. Halvfyllig, lite vattning kropp. Torr eftersmak med långa klanger av inlagda mörka frukter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rjplumer (605) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2015
Cinnamon brown body with a thin tan head blanketing the brew Spice fruit aroma. Warms the palate on impact. Friendly warming spice to keep you wanting more. This is a seriously potent brew meant to be sipped.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerm719 (128) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2015
Very nice head. Big body. Dark fruits, plum brandy, earth and spices. Nice hint of cherries. Sweet yet balanced. Fairly dry finish. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jared_Clifton (39) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours brown with tan head. Medium body. Lots of dark fruits, maple syrup, finished sweet. Really good quad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (96) - - APR 10, 2015
Pours dark reddish dusty brown with a thick foamy head that slowly dissipates and laces the glass. A mouthful is semi-thick with hints of malty syrup, raisin and a hint of alcohol. The lingering aftertaste is raisin. Delicious, heavy, rich and complex.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
akgrimey (1) - - APR 8, 2015 does not count
Not as heavy in the mouth as I expected. Small, champaign like bubbles. Aroma was lacking for me, a faint sweet caremel. Butterscotch, carmel, buttery bananas foster and bourbon finish. Sounds good, but not my favorite


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