Brewery – Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown, New York
Beer – Biere d’ Hougoumont
Style – Biere De Garde aged on maple and oak
ABV – 7.3%
Color – Red-ish copper with an off-white head
Aroma – Caramel, toast, biscuits, figs
Flavor – Toffee, lightly toasted bread, raisins, figs, hint of nuttiness, matches aroma very well
Verdict – Very tasty beer that drinks very similar to a Belgian Dubbel, but with more subdued fruitiness and more prominent malt character. Truly enjoyable!