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Ommegang
« on: January 26, 2010, 08:43:24 PM »
I am so impressed with each Ommegang beer that I try.  I can't give this brewery enough credit.  AMAZING.

"Three Philosophers" may be one of the best beers I've ever had.  Rare Vos and Abbey Ale are up there also. 
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2010, 01:01:23 PM »
I wish I could, but the styles don't do it for me.  Hennepin is OK, but I'm not a big saison fan.  Their abbey ale is pretty good though.
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2010, 04:31:35 PM »
I liked the Hennepin and thought the Abbey was pretty good too. I was pleasantly surprised with their Witte. They are a first class operation AFAIAC.
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2010, 06:32:33 PM »
I had a hankering for Three Philosophers.  Grabbed one last night.  Man that was good.  Wish I had gotten a few, it really hit the spot.

I find that I often take Ommegang for granted because it is one excellent brewery that is readily available.  I am always on the lookout for something I cannot usually get.  But I inevitably enjoy their beers greatly.  I always think, "I'll buy a few of each and cellar them" but rarely do.

On that note I will say I tend to enjoy their beers even more with some age on them.  First time I had some Ommegang it was some long neglected bottles marked down for clearance. 
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2010, 08:33:53 PM »
I'm a big fan of all their beers EXCEPT the Witte. Compared to other Wits I've had, it is watery and lifeless. To end on a high note, Hennepin and Rare Vos are two of my favorites.

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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2010, 08:54:37 PM »
Wow.....I just can't get on board with Belgians yet. I had a botle oh Three Philosophers. Took one drink, hen dumped the rest. I still have half a bottle of Hennipen in the fridge. Anyone who likes is welcome o come pick it up.
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2010, 05:26:38 AM »
I had a botle oh Three Philosophers. Took one drink, hen dumped the rest.

I just cried a little.

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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2010, 08:17:13 PM »
I had a botle oh Three Philosophers. Took one drink, hen dumped the rest.

I just cried a little.

I just cried a LOT!   :'(

oh the HORROR!!!
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2010, 06:18:18 AM »
I cried too. At my first sip. Then I threw up in my mouth a little.
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2010, 07:57:57 AM »
I cried too. At my first sip. Then I threw up in my mouth a little.
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2010, 10:37:00 AM »
I think you just might have committed a crime against high art :(
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2010, 03:32:19 PM »
I cried too. At my first sip. Then I threw up in my mouth a little.
Did you relocate to Idaho yet?

Not yet. But I guess one good thing about moving there is it puts that much farther away from Cooperstown NY!  ;D
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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2010, 03:13:41 PM »
I cried too. At my first sip. Then I threw up in my mouth a little.
Did you relocate to Idaho yet?

Not yet. But I guess one good thing about moving there is it puts that much farther away from Cooperstown NY!  ;D

To each his own!   ;)

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Re: Ommegang
« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2010, 04:04:02 PM »
Yep, to each their own.  That leaves more for the rest of us.  ;D