2 Turtle Doves | The Bruery

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2 Turtle Doves2 Turtle Doves

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
2 Turtle Doves is the second in the 12 Days/Years of Christmas Series. We decided to take our inspiration from the name and base the beer on the "turtle" candy, brewing it with cocoa nibs, toasted pecans, caramelized sugar and a lot of caramel malts. Somewhere between a Belgian-style Dark Strong Ale and an Imperial Porter, this beer is designed to take the journey through time until 12 Drummers Drumming.

Added by Overlord on 10-12-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a good beer. Glad I finally got to taste it. Cacao is present in the nose and in the taste. Pecans are more present in the taste than the nose. Overall, pretty nice. Didn't get to taste fresh, so no idea how it's ageing.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Poured from bottle into snifter

A: very dark brown khaki head

S: sweet and nutty

T: tastes like turtle candy. Chocolate covered pecans and carmel.

M: great

Overall: I hope I can hunt a bottle of this down. But probaby won't be able too. Insane beer

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -56.8%

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3.38/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Small khaki head.

Smell - Chocolate. Some fruitiness. A little nutty. Lots of caramel. A little oxidation.

Taste - Very sweet. Caramel. A bit of tart cherry flavor. Oxidized. Some chocolate.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Kinda oxidized.

Overall - Old, but good.

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2 Turtle Doves from The Bruery
4.05 out of 5 based on 445 ratings.
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