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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
6 Geese-A-Laying is the 6th beer in our "12 Days of Christmas" series and is a return to the more classic dark and toasty winter ale, following the appropriately blonde 5 Golden Rings. Brewed with cape gooseberries, this malty ale displays notes of plums, dark cherry and bright, citrus-like flavors from the namesake berries. Delicious right now, but suitable for aging up to 6 years, upon the release of 12 Drummers Drumming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (2022) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Tap. Light tan head, murky reddish brown. Slightly sweet malt, touch of dark fruits, some candy sugar, and not terribly overwhelming. Fairly sweet, dark fruits, and finishes sweet. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
revolution2718 (359) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Pours hazy light brown. Nose is distinctly Belgian yeast, dark fruits, cherry. Taste is complex. Notes of berries, yeast, spice kick, little boozy, honey sweetness. Moderately thick mouthfeel, almost syrupy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2013
On tap at Palm Tavern. Deep amber with a medium off-white topper. Aroma is boozy and sweet with bananas, yeast, bready malt, spices, brown sugar and dark fruits. Taste is sweet with cinnamon, ripe fruit, banana, toffee and candi sugar. Rather nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Draft at Sweetgrass Dairy. Muddy orange sewer water pour with a frothy white head. Phenolic, sweet Belgian yeast and fruitiness. Flavor is similar, very sticky and sweet. Blah, kind of a muddled mess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6500) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle:   Deep caramel, reddish hued, thin to moderate frothy tannish head, spotty lacing.   Rich malty and biscuity nose, bready, faint shrub type berries.   Strong shrub like berries on the tongue, assertive biscuit, tart, mild sweetness... with even more biscuity notes on the backside.   Not so sure about this one.   Needs more caramel malt sweetness to balance it out.   Sticky overall, with a moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Feels uber shrubby, and uber biscuity.   This one was a weird one, and on par with all their xmas releases with the exception of PiaPT, that one was better than all the rest.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2177) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2013
A typical fruity belgium beer that is kind of bitter. Pours a dark orange incolor. Ha this one at acre. Would not get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12217) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy dark amber with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex tart berry aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Solid dark sweet flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid complex beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8749) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pour on tap at Hops and Pie, dark reddish brown pour with white head, aroma brought notes of dark cherry, dark fruit, hints of earth, slight nutty note into caramel, toffee in there, touch of citrus. Taste is a mix of dark cherry, berry, hints of dark fruit, slight caramel, toffee, dark sugars, into a bit of spice, finishing bitter, dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kayres (659) - , Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Clear copper with a medium tan head. Very sweet fruity nose. Medium bodied and a bit boozy sweet. Bit of lemon, raisin and maybe cardamom ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8674) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2013
750 from Smith’s and Whole Foods. Pours turbid ruddy brownish rust colored with off-white head. Nose is plum, cherry, berry, funky yeasty esters, mild hopcitrus. Tastes dense and complex on the palate, with the lack of filtration adding layers of fruity complexity. Finishes with notes of old aley funky yeast, fruit and berry, and winter spices.

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