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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

1,420 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,420
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 786
Gots: 630 | 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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Photo of Brabander
4.73/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer was brought into a tasting by Mar02x. We had a Westvleteren tasting of different Westvleteren 12 bottle dates, end 2013 beginning 2013. After those bottles were gone the bigger work started. Tasted at the restaurant of the best beerbrewer in Holland: De Molen in Bodegraven on the first Easterday 2013.

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.

Brabander, May 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

liamt07, May 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jminsc76, May 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Pete27lax, May 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

CuriousMonk, Apr 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

MattKane, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

mtrog313, Apr 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Douvalis, Apr 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

zachattack555, Apr 28, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

HopsMatt, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

unclekeith, Apr 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ADTaber, Apr 27, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

reverbking, Apr 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

IPx, Apr 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

incubuscience, Apr 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

drgonzo2k2, Apr 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -54.9%

Bluecane, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

gueuzedreg, Apr 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jschonert, Apr 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

thegerm87, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of spicelab
4.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to MrKenendy for sharing. Reviewed from notes.

Deep mahogany with a beige head of modest retention. Falls to a collar.

Initial balsamic pungency gives way to stewed fruit, toffee apples, cherries, muscatels, raisins.

Flavours are wayyy richer and sweeter. Redskins, stewed plums blackcurrant and caramel fudge.

Syrupy, rich and decadent, but not overly big for the ABV. Light carbonation. All told, it's quite drinkable.

Big but balanced. The high sweetness is offset by the barrel complexity, making it a pleasure to drink.

spicelab, Apr 19, 2013
Melange No. 3 from The Bruery
98 out of 100 based on 1,420 ratings.