2 Turtle Doves | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

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

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.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
445
Reviews:
251
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.11%
 
 
Wants:
191
Gots:
264
For Trade:
14
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle popped at 55 degrees in a wine glass. Smell was unimpressed with some mild candy, brown sugar and leather notes that weren't very strong in either direction. Poured with a tiny bit of dirty brown ring head but had a cappuccino type of swirling which was impressive. Taste had a nice Belgian dark base to it with some caramel,
Cocoa, sugars, nice depth and would love the barreled version I think.
Would easily get this again

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