Melange No. 3 | The Bruery

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Melange No. 3Melange No. 3
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A blend of Black Tuesday, anniversary ale, and White Oak Sap.

Added by Floydster on 02-14-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,866
Reviews:
267
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
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756
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Photo of burns3y
4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of David_Menendez
4.37/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeLoynes
4.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ross84
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanoBear
4.61/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jensenmoon
4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wallbj
4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 4truth
4.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Preluderl
4.34/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bgold86
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SveNss0N
3.69/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.4/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shrugdealer
4.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.16/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Delicious if a tad too sweet. I didn't pick up much barrel flavor, though.

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Photo of gcamparone
4.63/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Bruery tulip glass. Thanks Scott for trading this to me a couple years ago. I think this is a 2013. Bottle says 15%.

Pours a muddy brown opaque body with not much of a head, it's off white and reduces quickly to leave pretty much nothing but a very faint ring. Good amount of sediment. /

Aromas are outstanding.. complex.. rich.. molasses, vanilla, lots of dark fruits to the point of being reminiscent of a heavy red wine, nutty, caramel, toffee, butterscotch, bourbon, chocolate, crazy amount of complexity coming through here, letting this warm up really woke it up.

On the tongue it's equally as complex and rich.. overall its super sweet with notes upfront of molasses, brown sugar, dark fruits, caramel, vanilla, chocolate cake, lightly boozy bourbon, followed by chocolate chip cookies, char and roastyness, syrupy malt extract, finishes sweet and rich. Body is heavy with low carbonation.

This is the definition of a dessert beer.. sweet, rich, and complex, you could spend forever analyzing the flavors and nuances of Melange 3. Very nice.

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Photo of n2185
3.87/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Honeybourne
4.42/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of teraflx
4.3/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Oakhtar
4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dmandrick
4.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of polopaul20
4.99/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pagriley
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of straightlambic
4.3/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nefarious
3.93/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BPMeyer27
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Melange No. 3 from The Bruery
4.35 out of 5 based on 1,866 ratings.
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