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6 Geese-A-Laying - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

416 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 9
Gots: 90 | FT: 16
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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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%

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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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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%

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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Split with rudzud.

Pretty much no head, nice legs but no lacing or head, semi clear cherry maroon color.

Nose dark Belgian malts and dank candi sugar, little candy syrup, little jammy berry fruit like a boisonberry blueberry gooseberry candied blend, touch of cocoa nibs, and choc, not a ton.

Taste sweet syrupy mess, candy Sugar, syrupy candy and candy sugar, little Belgian malts dark malts, big booze, generic berry fruit, little toffee caramel, etc. Just a ton of sweet characters blending to a generic mess of sweetness, candy generic berry fruit.

Mouth is fuller bod but a syrupy mess, fair hot booze, decent but lighter carb, syrupy mess.

Overall a bit of a disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 18:44:37 | More by jlindros
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01001111

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-11-2014 04:09:24 | More by 01001111
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amano_h

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-10-2014 03:05:38 | More by amano_h
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-09-2014 20:01:42 | More by IAmHollywood13
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a dark deep chestnut hue with a thin halo that faded to leave light lacing and wisps.

S - Aromas of Belgian sweet malts and esters, dark candy sugar, not much tartness but a genetic berry fruit. Light chocolate. Solid nose, interesting.

T - Taste is esters, dark sugars, booze, light chocolate, booze, slight metallic twinge, genetic fruitiness not tart but fruit, lightly syrupy sweet malts.

M - Mouthfeel is a syrupy mess, heavy, boozy.

O - Overall the nose was fun but everything else is a mess, heavy, syrup, meh.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 00:23:40 | More by rudzud
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Rborre321

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-06-2014 20:28:13 | More by Rborre321
6 Geese-A-Laying from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.