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Three Blind Mice - Mother's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
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34 Reviews
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Reviews: 34
Hads: 202
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 4
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MarzenMan on 05-22-2011

Three Blind Mice is inspired by our favorite qualities from English brown ales, German altbiers, and Irish reds. Mother’s trio of beer connoisseurs sipped away many a night, working to find this ideal combination. Mother’s beautiful brown beer is medium-bodied with caramel, toffee, and subtle chocolate malt flavors—all balanced by moderate hop notes and a clean, dry finish.

Three Blind Mice combines components of several malty beers for the unique brown beer experience you've been missing. After lots of research to find the perfect styles for our base, the clear winners were the lighter body and caramel characters of Irish red ales, the soft chocolate and toffee flavors from English brown ales, and the hop component and balance of German altbiers. We used traditional elements from each beer style and added our own touch for one incredible brown beer.

24 IBU
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Reviews: 34 | Hads: 202
Reviews by zeledonia:
Photo of zeledonia
2.58/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Picked this up on a recent trip through Kansas City. Tasted 24 February 2013.

Pours quite dark brown, appearing opaque without light behind it. That light reveals red, deep cherry red. One finger of light tan head, good retention, solid fingers of lacing. Nice.

Smell is good. Warm, slightly buttery and toasty. Like a buttery biscuit. All in the malts, and all very smooth.

Taste is where this beer takes a downward turn. It's actually kinda bad. Dull, a touch herbal but almost flavorless, but for an unpleasant medicinal twang. Really not working for me. Not sure if I can finish this.

Mouthfeel is fine. But I want this beer out of my mouth.

Borderline drainpour. Not terrible, but definitely worse than okay. Strange thing is that several elements of the beer are actually pretty good. Not sure what happened with this one. (833 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

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3.87/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrownAleBollocks
2.9/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is a burgundy, oxblood color. Aroma is a bit weak, malty and non descript. Taste is pretty clean with notes of chocolate, slight toffee and roasted malt. Mouthfeel is thin, but enjoyable for an easy drinking brown. Overall, not the best brown I've had but easy drinking. (279 characters)

Photo of djschnabel
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of russpowell
3.35/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap with Sushi in Joplin tonight!

Pours mahogany with some tan head that drops away fairly quickish. Okay lacing & head retention

S: Some herbal hoppyness & faint toasty notes

T: Toasty malt & herbal hops up front. As this warms, a bit of roastyness comes through as well along with dryness & more toasty notes. Finishes semi-crisp with some toasty sweetness

Medium bodied, slightly over carbonated along with nice balance

An easy drinker that needs a little more malt depth & hop snap to make this a good Alt, would buy this again though... (558 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.69/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of Branlott42
3.89/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of n2185
3.12/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: pours a clear copper-brown with a finger of off-white head that fades into a thin ring with little lacing

S: dry roasted aromas with some nutty notes as well. Slightly sweet caramel malt notes bring up the finish.

T: dry, roasted nut flavors dominate with some faint chocolate notes and a slightly bitter and charred finish.

M: medium body and carbonation, this beer could benefit from a creamier body.

O: an alright beer, though nothing special. I'd like a bit less bitterness and a creamier body. (505 characters)

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
2.25/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

12oz; Springfield; date was within two months; review a week later; it seems I do not care for brown ales, and this one had little aroma/flavor. (144 characters)

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Three Blind Mice from Mother's Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.