6 Geese-A-Laying | The Bruery

6 Geese-A-Laying6 Geese-A-Laying
BA SCORE
68.3%
Liked This Beer
3.78 w/ 546 ratings
6 Geese-A-Laying6 Geese-A-Laying
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
6 Geese-A-Laying is the 6th beer in our "12 Days of Christmas" series and is a return to the more classic dark and toasty winter ale, following the appropriately blonde 5 Golden Rings. Brewed with cape gooseberries, this malty ale displays notes of plums, dark cherry and bright, citrus-like flavors from the namesake berries. Delicious right now, but suitable for aging up to 6 years, upon the release of 12 Drummers Drumming.

Added by jvillefan on 10-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
546
Liked:
373
Avg:
3.78/5
pDev:
10.32%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
129
Trade:
18
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 546 |  Reviews: 70
Photo of billab914
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 12.25.13

A - Pours a medium to light brown with a huge, very light tan head that fades slowly.

S - Holiday spices and fruity sweet.

T -Dull spices with a fruity, cranberry - almost fruit cake like.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Nice spices - Gooseberry is fruity without being overly sweet. Solid, but can it hold up for six more years.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of ProudBeerSnob
3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into snifter. Ruby in color with a solid head that dissipates quickly and leaves faint lacing.

Intense fruity aromas rendolent with plums and apricots. I had this on tap last week and it seemed less sweet than in the bottle. As it warms that fruit taste turns a bit boozy. Nice.

Not really interested in cellaring this, but I am interested on what the Bruery comes up with for swans a swimming.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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6 Geese-A-Laying from The Bruery
Beer rating: 68.3% out of 100 with 546 ratings
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