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3 French Hens - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

382 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 228
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 105
Gots: 374 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Three French Hens is the third in the 12 Days/Years of Christmas Series. We again drew some inspiration from the name and decided that at least a portion of this beer had to be aged in French oak barrels. What we came out with is a bold and spicy Belgian Dark Strong Ale, 25% aged in oak. This beer is designed to take the journey through time until 12 Drummers Drumming, but is a delightful holiday treat right off the shelf.

(Beer added by: claspada on 10-08-2010)
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3 French Hens from The Bruery
86 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.