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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: 10
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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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-14-2013 05:35:47 | More by RochefortChris
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-14-2013 01:54:52 | More by Buckeye982
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-14-2013 00:57:13 | More by mychalg9
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SaltySizzle

California

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

12-13-2013 19:19:32 | More by SaltySizzle
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smogfood

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-13-2013 17:52:30 | More by smogfood
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2GOOFY

California

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

12-13-2013 02:52:58 | More by 2GOOFY
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JeffSK

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-13-2013 02:11:20 | More by JeffSK
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BringbakFavre

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-13-2013 00:58:38 | More by BringbakFavre
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JacobGumina

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-12-2013 21:18:16 | More by JacobGumina
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SCZ

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-12-2013 02:06:05 | More by SCZ
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FlussigkeitMut

Indiana

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-12-2013 01:06:48 | More by FlussigkeitMut
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spoony

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-11-2013 20:59:09 | More by spoony
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-10-2013 20:59:41 | More by MinorThreat
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oberon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Poured into a tulip glass a hazy medium brown with a tinge of amber,a sticky one finger head atop,wasn't a fan of the hazed murkiness to the color.Aromas have a lactic kick to them from the gooseberries to go along with mild spiced phenols and lemony notes.Again some lactic-like notes imparted from the gooseberries on the palate along with some clove spice with a hint of barnyard in the finish but not real strong.Not a bad beer,lightly acidic and somewhat refreshing even for its size.

12-10-2013 13:16:32 | More by oberon
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drpimento

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -7.7%

Pretty good stuff, tho my bottle seemed a tad under carbonated. Poured it on the cold side with a smallish tan head that soon settled and no lace. Color is a somewhat hazy brown amber. Aroma is malt, fruit, citrus, orange pith. Flavor's like nose,while not much carbonic tang, the gooseberries' acid helps mitigate the heavy sweetness. Also present are malt, caramel. Body would've been great if better co2. Finish is like flavor, of average length, with strong alcohol warmth.

12-10-2013 06:14:43 | More by drpimento
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Farnswurth

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.4%

12-10-2013 04:30:18 | More by Farnswurth
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ZombieJester

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-09-2013 17:27:27 | More by ZombieJester
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California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

12-08-2013 21:52:30 | More by TypsiYpsi
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-08-2013 16:43:11 | More by metter98
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California

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-08-2013 01:35:30 | More by jhlosito75
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-07-2013 18:09:11 | More by qcbrewer
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2013 14:38:23 | More by TheConnMan
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-07-2013 06:20:16 | More by oglmcdgl
6 Geese-A-Laying from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.