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6 Geese-A-Laying - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

423 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 9
Gots: 95 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
6 Geese-A-Laying is the 6th beer in our "12 Days of Christmas" series and is a return to the more classic dark and toasty winter ale, following the appropriately blonde 5 Golden Rings. Brewed with cape gooseberries, this malty ale displays notes of plums, dark cherry and bright, citrus-like flavors from the namesake berries. Delicious right now, but suitable for aging up to 6 years, upon the release of 12 Drummers Drumming.

(Beer added by: jvillefan on 10-13-2013)
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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-08-2014 16:20:31 | More by GClarkage
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-08-2014 00:02:40 | More by dtivp
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-07-2014 12:03:58 | More by GABrew
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cosmicevan

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

bottle picked up locally cause i'm a sucker for this series and at this point, why start skipping them? enjoyed from a 5 oz brewery taster...stemless snifter glass.

a - a semi transparent mahogany brown with a thin bubbly head that bubbles away no real lace to speak of.

s - nose is sweet. dark berry and just sweetness. smells like a lot of the american takes on a BSDA...missing the lush creaminess of the classics.

t - definitely sweet...as the nose suggested. hints of brown sugar behind some dark fruit and berry.

m - extraordinarily thin. lacking the creaminess and body that a good BSDA needs.

o - overall, the bruery makes some amazing beers, and they also make lots of meh beers...because they make SO many different beers. there hasn't really been a superstar yet in this series and it makes sense since these are all one offs. i doubt time will do magic on this one, hopefully tame down the sweetness....all in all for some dumb reason i feel the need to try all of these and the BA versions (some of those are pretty solid) and every time i consider stopping and then just go for the tick. oh well, if you aren't ticking or collecting the set, i'd pass on this beer. not a drain pour...but that's about all i can say about it.

07-07-2014 00:12:04 | More by cosmicevan
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spoonhawk

Iowa

3/5  rDev -20.4%

07-02-2014 03:42:34 | More by spoonhawk
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LakerLeith

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

06-29-2014 01:04:47 | More by LakerLeith
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Rothobinide

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-28-2014 22:27:56 | More by Rothobinide
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-26-2014 22:12:57 | More by sammyg832
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TDA8

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-23-2014 15:23:43 | More by TDA8
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-21-2014 02:20:45 | More by bubseymour
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-19-2014 21:25:50 | More by mmulebarn
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Joe_Mahma

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-19-2014 17:46:55 | More by Joe_Mahma
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-18-2014 23:11:14 | More by apasternak
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Mesa512

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-17-2014 23:51:30 | More by Mesa512
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tikk

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-16-2014 05:23:13 | More by tikk
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-15-2014 18:08:49 | More by yourefragile
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-15-2014 02:46:59 | More by Lovely85
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-15-2014 02:35:26 | More by kylehay2004
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-15-2014 02:33:51 | More by nickfl
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DangerDawg

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-14-2014 03:06:16 | More by DangerDawg
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-13-2014 19:17:31 | More by imperialking
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-13-2014 03:14:17 | More by gcare02
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casapy

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-12-2014 23:44:01 | More by casapy
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pandow

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-12-2014 21:35:57 | More by pandow
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HookemHoos

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-12-2014 19:21:32 | More by HookemHoos
6 Geese-A-Laying from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.