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Melange No. 3 - The Bruery

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Melange No. 3Melange No. 3

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

1,313 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,313
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 770
Gots: 622 | FT: 57
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  15.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A blend of Black Tuesday, anniversary ale, and White Oak Sap.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 02-14-2009)
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kevanb

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured at Christmas, perfect way to share with family.

This pours a really motor oil like brown black color, an agressive pour yields about a 3/4 finger of tan head that dissipates immediately. A ring of film sticks around the glass and spots of film are apparent on the top of the beer. Almost no carbonation, quite opaque, hints of reds and tans in the color. Smells heavily of bourbon and toasted smokey oak, with toffee, molasses and caramel rounding out a really nice blend of aromas. The flavor is exceptional, bourbon is definitely there, strong oak, mostly smoked or toasted oak, strong toffee, but sweet caramel and even a spicy molasses element, it definitely finishes with sweet alcohol, but no burn, only a slight warming. Perfect feel, smooth with no burn, creamy when it needs to be, decadent at times but still mild enough for anyone.

Verdict: This is exceptional, the flavors and aromas are amazingly complex, rich and balanced perfectly. Hats off to Patrick and anyone involved in the mastery of this blend.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 20:41:10 | More by kevanb
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Melange No. 3 from The Bruery
98 out of 100 based on 1,313 ratings.