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Melange No. 3 - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

1,316 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,316
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 769
Gots: 621 | 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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Ratings: 1,316 | Reviews: 221 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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abeerdude

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

05-17-2013 22:12:41 | More by abeerdude
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California

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

05-16-2013 04:04:26 | More by deekyn
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7%

05-16-2013 02:24:47 | More by MarkFy
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ajzy

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +12.6%

05-16-2013 00:21:29 | More by ajzy
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moonknight31

California

4.75/5  rDev +7%

05-14-2013 22:14:39 | More by moonknight31
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-12-2013 21:57:41 | More by KGMIbeer
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.09/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a tumbler.

Appearance - Deep brown. No real head. Slightly transparent at the edge. Leggy on the swirl.

Smell - Boozy as hell. Bourbon and brown sugar. Much more brown sugar than barrel complexity, but it smells like candy. Some oak and vanilla, but mostly sugars.

Taste - Sharp alcohol, bright fruity flavor. Probably from the alcohol. Less brown sugar, more of a deep caramel flavor. Some light roast. Lots of oak in the finish. Dry, amazingly.

Mouthfeel - Heavy, boozy, rough, sharp and alcoholic. Might be the two margaritas and multiple beers I had before this, but it's pretty dry.

Overall - Delicious blunt object of a beer. Bourbon brown sugar. Great stuff, if nothing but sugar and alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 02:15:00 | More by Alieniloquium
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mookihouse

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-11-2013 21:32:35 | More by mookihouse
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APreacher

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-11-2013 07:03:05 | More by APreacher
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California

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

05-10-2013 20:43:49 | More by jdhugeloser
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -9.9%

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California

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.9%

05-09-2013 18:42:52 | More by JustinMatthew
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Shakory

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.9%

05-09-2013 18:14:24 | More by Shakory
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California

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-08-2013 06:23:49 | More by OC_Beer_Fan
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New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.31/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: Poured a dark cloudy brown color ale with a relatively large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with sweet notes, some bourbon and some vinous notes makes for a unique mix. Taste is a mix between bourbon and vanilla notes with some oak, dark fruit and some vinous notes which feels more or less balanced with the rest of the mix. Body is full with limited filtration and light warming alcohol. I didn’t really dig the mix between rich stout/old ale sweet notes and the dark fruit and also vinous feels of the beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 19:09:18 | More by Phyl21ca
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Brabander

Netherlands

4.73/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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This was the best beer of the tasting without a doubt. What a well balanced beer and what a depth. Sweet with almost no carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

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Melange No. 3 from The Bruery
98 out of 100 based on 1,316 ratings.