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Melange No. 8 - The Bruery

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Melange No. 8Melange No. 8

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

160 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 97
Gots: 35 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  14.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

The eighth in our Mélange series of blended beers - this robust ale is a marriage of our bourbon barrel aged anniversary ale along with White Oak Sap (our bourbon barrel aged wheat wine), along with locally roasted Geisha coffee from our friends at Portola Coffee Lab.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 02-24-2013)
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Evan, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

The beer generally tastes like sweet caramel and bright coffee grounds. There's a medium plus sweetness with sharp barrel character and alcohol on the back.

A decent brew, but the bright coffee character cuts a bit away from the experience.

dar482, Sep 17, 2014
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Melange No. 8 from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.