Archives: Brewer: Ommegang

New York’s Best Beers

September 10, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 5 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Brooklyn Brewery, Brewer: Ommegang, Brewer: Southern Tier, Lists

Sure, it’s easy to heed the refrain “Buy local!” when you’re an elitist living in an awesome major city enclave that has awesome food and drink.  But what if you live in a real shithole?  I’ve lived in places where buying “local” would mean picking up a pack of franks and a Sno-cone at the […]

Ommegang Rouge

July 13, 2009 by Aaron Goldfarb | 2 Comments | Filed in Brewer: Ommegang, Country: America, Grade: A-, Style: Flanders Red Ale

5.5% ABV on draught The bartender set my Ommegang Rouge in front of me, just as her phone began to vibrate in her hip-hugging pocket.  She sucked in her abs to make her pants less taut and reached in to carefully extract the device.  She glanced at it.  A histrionic gagging looking came across her […]