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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Busick (390) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2014
What a great beer to have during the Christmas time! I loved the warm feeling as the beer went down smoothly....a real winter warmer! Now I want the first 5 beers in this series.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjgmd (1511) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Father’s Day 14, with Zach, after the French World Cup win over Honduras, pours a dark mahogany brown with a java head. Nose is sweet, malty, with big toffee. Taste is very sweet, with a big caramel and toffee taste. Finishes on the same sweet tasting notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1462) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a muddy amber brown with a tan head and spicy, fruity, toffee aroma. Taste is boozy, with toffee, spices, dark fruits, bread and carmael leading to a warming finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2250) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Aroma: Berry, Vanilla, Cinnamon Appearance: Brownish Hue, Passes Mild Light, Thin White Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Sweet Bread, Vanilla, Mild Cinnamon, Mild Plum Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Boozy

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Dark caramel brown pour with little head. Nose is dark fruits, plum, cinnamon, some Belgian esters. Flavor is a bit sweet, a lot of fruit, plums, dark cherries, bubble gum. Finish is a bit hot, fairly dry. Light carb.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (566) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Pours a brownish color with a white foam head. Has a pleasantly sweet fruit aroma. Flavor is a combination of tart fruit and sweet Belgian yeast. Very enjoyable and very strong.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8393) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Trübes kupferfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, trocken, malzig. Geschmack süß malzig, kräftig, freife Früchte, alkoholisch.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (3986) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Bamberg jolly day 2 25/01/2014. Bottle shared at Cafe Abseits grand tasting. Thanks to Ken. Clouded orange coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is sharp apple skin and hot fuessel alcohols. Flavour is tart apple, granny smith, nutmeg, solvent. Dryish palate. Spicy hop in the finish Disappointing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Cloudy orange-brown with particles. Small tan head. Aroma sweet malt, booze, fruity. Full body. Some alcohol burn but not unpleasant. Flavor is rather sweet. Caramel, molasses. Some red fruit in the background. A bit of tartness. Big and sweet, mildly complex, I think I like it but it’s a little hard to say.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
Danish tasting session
Hazy dark amber color with small sized compact head. Aroma of fruits, some smell of puke and stale water; light talc. Sweetish flavor, some fruit (fruit jam), malt, not much of the promised Belgian character (self defined Belgian style); ordinary bitterness with some wood in the end and fairly strong alcohol impression.
Confused and not much interesting concoction.


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