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Three Blind Mice - Mother's Brewing Company

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177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 3
Gots: 39 | 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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Photo of gordonj
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RedSon06
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the best brown ales I have had, so far.

Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.13/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A- Pours a deep, deep brown with a touch of red in the body where the light comes through. A relatively big and frothy head forms and sticks around for a long while. The lacing is very good.

S- Medium to dark malts greet the nose first and provide a solid, mildly roasty scent. There is a touch of coffee mixed into the smell underneath the malts. On the back end there is a touch of chocolatey sweetness.

T- This beer starts off with the lightly roasted malts from the scent and moves progressively a little darker and more bitter throughout. None of the coffee in the smell is found in the taste, but more chocolate is present on the tongue. The chocolate is semisweet to a little dark and bitter and is the finishing flavor of the beer.

M- For a brown, this is way on the thin and watery end of the spectrum. There is no detectable alcohol and very little weight on the palate.

Overall, this is just your average to below average flagship brown ale. Nothing to write home about here, but maybe if it was thicker and a little more roasty it would be a little better.

Photo of Hayscotty
3.84/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrownAleBollocks
2.9/5  rDev -17.8%
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.

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
2.95/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of desireonrepeat
4.28/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thin, watery, fairly generic. Not bad overall

Photo of dertyd
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChiefsPaleAle
3.6/5  rDev +2%

Photo of snansel
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Bragen
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Photo of Kingston
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Photo of infinitebruner
4.21/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

November 2, 2014

Draft/growler, weizen glass

A – Dark brown, fairly clear. An inch of slightly off-white foam on top, moderate retention. Somewhat bubbly.

S – Floral hop aromas with moderate bitterness showing. Light chocolate, mildly roasted grains. Warm, dark brown bread, a touch of pumpernickel.

T – Toasted dark brown bread, not particularly bitter from the malt. Some minor roasted coffee and a light semi-sweet chocolate backbone. Hops are somewhat herbal, moderately high, with well-balanced bitterness holding it all up.

M – Moderate carbonation, enough to scrub the palate. Bitterness as much from the malt as the hops, very pleasant.

O – Somewhere between doppelbock, Northern English brown, and brown IPA, this is an interesting entry for any of those styles. Regardless of genre, really an excellent, very drinkable brew.

Photo of Sgbrown78
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Jill_kellum
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of S_Lind
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Bensouders1990
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BlackBeerDown
5/5  rDev +41.6%

Photo of st9647v3
3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of rwhitmore
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Served in a shaker at Yard House at the Legends in KC KS

Fluffy head, clear dark brown/amber.

Aroma is strong malt,a little bready and a little chocolate. Earthy and slightly spicy from the hops.

Smooth, wonderfully balanced, malt forward but with a solid hop backbeat.

A great example of an American brown ale.

Photo of Is_it_beer30_yet
3.08/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of wmury1985
3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

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Three Blind Mice from Mother's Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.