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Mouette à Trois - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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78
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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rand on 12-03-2012)
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3.85/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the Karl Strauss tasting room tonight. They were saying that as it aged, the cherries in the beer soured and completely changed the profile. I asked if the bottled beer aged the same way, and they said that the bottles were exactly the same as when it was bottled. Based on the other reviews, I don't know if I would be excited to try that version, but this beer on tap was delicious. I would gladly try it again if I ever see it on tap again. It seems to me like this Belgian Strong Dark Ale became a Flanders Style Red.

djaeon, Oct 19, 2013
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3.94/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Type: 22-oz. bomber
Glass: Trappist glass
From: BevMo in La Mesa, Calif. (San Diego)
Price: $9.97 (w/ club card)
Purchased: Feb. 8, 2013
Consumed: Feb. 9, 2013
Misc.: Third installment of Karl Strauss’ “Twelve Days” series.

Poured a caramel copper color with less than one finger of khaki white head that dissipated almost right away. Minimal lacing. Very bad retention.

Smelled a mix of sour fruit and alcohol. Got sour cherries, caramel, toffee, peach, apricot and sugary candy. Some Belgian spices late, smelled a little bit like pepper.

Tasted a bit different than I thought it would. Got more of a spicy cake feel, like coffee cake or cinnamon roll. I’m pretty sure I’ve never had a fruit cake, but make that would be a better comparison. Also got candied sugar, peach, apricot, pear with a backbone of sour cherries, oak and vanilla. Not too oaky, but it is there. Cinnamon, nutmeg and a bit of Belgian spices as well.

Medium body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long spicy finish.

I have to admit that I didn’t have much expectations going in, but this was a pretty decent beer. Definitely something different, but perfect for the winter and Thanksgiving/Christmas.

BucannonXC5, Feb 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

litheum94, Feb 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

beerpadawan, Jan 23, 2013
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Mouette à Trois from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.