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Ommegang Abbey Ale

Top 10 Winter Beers

Ommegang Abbey Ale from Cooperstown, New York

AMERICAN CRAFT BREWS

Ommegang Abbey Ale
Dubbel - New York / All-Year
8.2 percent ABV

Brewery Ommegang is located on a 135-acre former hop farm, which was the epicenter of American hop production in the 19th century. Typical for the farmstead style, this flagship brew pours a dark, nearly brown, red, with prevailing aromas of dark fruits such as raisin, plums and dates. Clove, sweet malt and caramel flavors help to mask the beer's hefty 8.2 per cent ABV. Like its Belgian cousins, it boasts a generous selection of spices — in this case licorice root, star anise, orange peel, coriander and cumin. A great candidate for cellaring, this ale will develop caramel, fig and currant notes with age.

Price: $8 / 750 ml.

Find more great beers at Brewery Ommegang's official website


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