Three Blind Mice | Mother's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company
Missouri, United States | website

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Three Blind Mice is inspired by our favorite qualities from English brown ales, German altbiers, and Irish reds. Mother’s trio of beer connoisseurs sipped away many a night, working to find this ideal combination. Mother’s beautiful brown beer is medium-bodied with caramel, toffee, and subtle chocolate malt flavors—all balanced by moderate hop notes and a clean, dry finish.

Three Blind Mice combines components of several malty beers for the unique brown beer experience you've been missing. After lots of research to find the perfect styles for our base, the clear winners were the lighter body and caramel characters of Irish red ales, the soft chocolate and toffee flavors from English brown ales, and the hop component and balance of German altbiers. We used traditional elements from each beer style and added our own touch for one incredible brown beer.

24 IBU

Added by MarzenMan on 05-22-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
218
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
34.77%
 
 
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Reviews by TheDrunkenDwarf:
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2.93/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I just bought some of this beer from a local grocery store. From the "brown beer" on the label, I was kind of expecting either an english or american brown ale. That is certainly not what this beer is.

The pour is ruby-colored with a white 1 finger head that has moderate lacing. The color is reminiscent of that of an irish ale like Smithwycks. The initial smell had a sweet caramel, nutty tone, with slight hoppy floral/grassy notes. Others on here have stated that this beer has a malty character, but I really wasn't able to pick that up in the taste. While there is a bit of caramel/toffee at the start, the middle and finish are pretty much dominated by a slight peppery bitterness of hops. The taste and body remind me a bit of a toned-down APA. Maltiness does come out a little bit as the beer warms though. All in all, not a bad brew for kicking back and tossing back a couple with friends. However, from the labeling, I was really hoping for a good malty english or american brown ale and this beer is far from that!

Mugs up to ye' laddies!

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Had this on tap with Sushi in Joplin tonight!

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S: Some herbal hoppyness & faint toasty notes

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Three Blind Mice from Mother's Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.
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