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RATINGS: 2561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   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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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RogertheKid (90) - Quebec, - JAN 27, 2013
Nice Belgian Ale, over all a great looking and tasting Abt amplified with a cherry finish that balance the alcohol. Kick back and enjoy!


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Adamsville (150) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Apparence : Brune acajou aux reflets rougeâtres, moyennement trouble, beau col beige avec une bonne rétention laissant une belle dentelle, effervescence moyenne-faible et moyennement rapide. N : Fruits séchés où on dénote particulièrement les dattes, caramel, léger alcool, peut-être un peu de boisé. Intensité plutôt moyenne. G : Mêmes fruits séchés, encore une fois les dattes en évidence, bien maltée, léger alcool, légère amertume. Intensité plus élevée qu’au nez. Sensation : Effervescence plutôt faible, léger piquant agréable sur la langue, ronde, pleine, crémeuse, belle chaleur d’alcool en gorge, finale de bonne durée qui n’est que l’écho de ce qu’on retrouvait en bouche. O : Très bonne bière où le malt est très bien travaillé, la levure apporte des notes intéressantes de fruits séchés, le tout équilibré et intense. Le bémol principal à mon avis serait le manque d’intensité au nez pas rapport à ce que l’on retrouve en bouche. Sinon, aucune fausse note.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Olaker (2) - Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2016 does not count
Unfortunately this second time buying this beer and second time a major disappointment. It seems getting the beer in drinkable condition in central FL is not possible. Bottle pours with thin layer of head that disappears faster than coca cola fizz. Overfermented, harsh and upsetting to the stomach. Hints of great flavors but the mouthfeel is so offputting that it’s undrinkable. Supposedly ageable beer but not when clearly mishandled which is all too common in FL.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clarkdvm (441) - Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Draft at world of beer in orlando. Expected more. Loves quads. This was avg. Looks great. Too much clove

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bellco33 (686) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Poured from q bottle into a tulip: Pours deep red / brown with a one finger white head. Aroma of dark fruit, earth, and booze. Taste is mildly sweet, cherry, prunes, other dark fruit, a little bitter, earth. Not bad, was expecting it to be more sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3291) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2016
August 1, 2015. Bottle, vintage 2012.
Hazy murky amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toffee, dried fruits, dark bread, prunes, cherries, hints of sweet raspberries. Taste is sweet malty and fruity with dark sugars, dried fruits, tiny bitterness and some tart cherry notes. Finish is slight dry with a fruity tartness on top on a sweet toffee base. Medium bodied, a bit oily texture, average carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thunderpup12 (18) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Medium brown color with a slight head. Smells boozier than it tastes. Smooth taste. This is a great beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (583) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2016
pours a medium brown tea color with a huge head of light tan foam. Light aroma of caramel. Smooth caramel toffee flavor. Nice finish with a smooth warm finish finish. Very good but nothing special.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (1263) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 15, 2016
Alluring plumb pudding aroma in a copper brown pour. Nicely balanced flavour profile with the rich malty body complimented by hops and cherries. A different but familiar brew that creatively combines the old and the new.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
emartell (339) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - MAR 25, 2016
Aroma frutal y maltoso. Color ámbar con tonalidades rojizas. En boca explosion de sabores. Dulzor y maltosidad, notas a frutos secos y las notas a cereza a intensificando y redondeando el sabor. Exquisita!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brambo13 (2) - - MAR 18, 2016 does not count
nuts, earthy, cherry appearance - dark brown, hazy, minimal head, medium bitterness, cherry lasting aftertaste, medium body, sticky, lively,


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