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3 French Hens | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Three French Hens is the third in the 12 Days/Years of Christmas Series. We again drew some inspiration from the name and decided that at least a portion of this beer had to be aged in French oak barrels. What we came out with is a bold and spicy Belgian Dark Strong Ale, 25% aged in oak. This beer is designed to take the journey through time until 12 Drummers Drumming, but is a delightful holiday treat right off the shelf.

Added by claspada on 10-08-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dark brown, two fingers of creamy light brown colored foam, spray of lace on the glass. Smell: brown sugar, note of toasted nuts, grape skin, ripe peach, sugary plum. Taste: overripe slightly tart peach, plum, brown sugar, notes of baking spices and cherry cola, herbal / oaky pop in the finish. This is nice... stone fruit-ed bsda with some oak barrel character.

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3 French Hens from The Bruery
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 402 ratings
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