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RATINGS: 2432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
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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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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gruberm (329) - - APR 5, 2014
Blown away. Pleasantly surprised. A oaky and dark berry notes in a well rounded Belgian that pokes through. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
N3lson1 (255) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Drank from a pilsner glass poured from a 750ML bottle. Wonderful aroma of cherries and sweet malts. A nice amber color, with a nice beige head. Has a slight alcohol taste with a bit of cherries, and a slight hint of bitterness from hops.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiveacestx (649) - Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Corked and Caged Bomber - served in a tulip glass - nice deep red/brown pour with a medium head. Excellent plum aroma and dark fruit taste. Has a bit of a cider taste on the finish. Not a huge fan of quads but this one is pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackflag321 (510) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured to Trappist glass. A very mature taste: figs, dark fruit and bread, some nice and easy booziness. Smooth on the palate, yet it also has some bite.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
darrennelson12 (433) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2014 In bottle .. quite nice and probably their best. Poured a nice brown. taste is quite nice and comparable to some Belgium options .. Overall a good beer, and I would consider buying again

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dgess32 (10) - - DEC 3, 2014
Bomber poured into a pint. Really nice Belgian. Strong and complex flavor. Would get this one again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2256) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Aroma: Bready Malts, Raisins, Mild Fig Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Off White Head, Decent Lacing Taste: Raisins, Bready Malts, Mildly Bourbon Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet,Mildly Boozy

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (788) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle 2011. Pours a deep burgundy with a small head that dissapears completely. Aroma is sadly a bit too oxidized, tilting it towards medicinal bitterness. On the good side there is alot of sweet dark dried fruits here. Taste is alot better. Loads of sweet malts and raisins. Hints of nuts and caramel and applecider. Also a bitter twang of that medicinal note from the aroma. Body is close to full with just above avg levels of co2.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClubGonzo (4238) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a near-clear deep amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma is raisins, caramel, oxidized apples, red fruits and hints of candy powder, white sugar and mild banana. Taste is raisins, caramel, candi sugars, burnt toast, alcohol and hints of red berries, banana and apple cider. Full body, medium carbonation. Decent enough, but this has probably seen better years (2011 bottle).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AwaKe (65) - Laval, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
En bouteille dans un hôtel Disney. Couleur brun foncé avec reflet rougeâtre. Odeur plus fruit que malt, un peu d’alcool, un peu de caramel. Palais complet, avec arrière goût sucré. Mêmes si c’est un très bon produits nos quad québécoises n’ont rien à envier à Ommegang. (Rigor Mortis, L’assoiffée 12 notamment)

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1464) - Missouri, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle - big foamy head, beautiful dark amber red color, sweet malty aroma and flavor, mild cheery notes, mild Belg yeast spice, very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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