on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Share this beer with friends!
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3283) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2014
25.4 oz bottle. Deep, but clear, amber brown with a smooth beige head. Nose is brown bread, wood and berries; slightly tart. Thick and chewy with a fermented fruit tang and airy heat. Taste is yeast, burnt maple, butterscotch and gooseberry adding the perfect touch of sour to balance the yeast and sticky sweetness. A massive fireside sipper and perhaps my favorite of the series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (2907) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Café Abseits, during the Bamberg Jolly 2014.
Appearance: Dark amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Alcohol, caramel, fruit, spices.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, caramel, alcohol, dark fruit.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drtbrewster (40) - Arizona, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Really enjoyed this Belgium, to me brings in what a Belgium should be, strong, smooth, the ABV does not come through and it full of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2175) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle. Hazy copper liquid with small to medium off-white head. Aroma of bread, sweet alcohol, raw sugar, toffee, raisins, caramel and nail polish. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of toffee, caramel, raw sugar and bread. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
2013-01-29. Brown body with a modest beige head and lace. Aroma is sugary and alcoholic, the flavour is similar. Sweet sugary malt core, fruity and moderately alcoholic throughout. Average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. Bit simple and the booze is prominent but it is enjoyable nonetheless. Bottle shared by mds

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5584) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle. An interesting berry-tinged brown pour with a thin but blanketing top. The aroma is quite subtle, vaguely sweet and floral. This drinks with a artistically assembled blend of flavors .. there’s definitely a wild berry buzz as the forefront, but a wild, farmhouse funk clings to the final bit. Quite yummy. (#5433, 2/12/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Draft at Jerry’s. Dark amber with good, creamy, fine-bubble, tan head, light lacing / Light, acidic nose of caramel, dark fruit, citrus, oak / Medium body, acidic, sweet but good balance, some chewiness, hot finish / Flavors of caramel, toast, dark cherry, gooseberry, straw, oak / Solid components, but doesn’t quite come together.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Sweetness, boozy, coconut, citrus, orange, toasted, phenolic, estery, fermented fruity, green apples, darl fruits, plums, light acid notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Cafe Abseits tasting. Clear amber beer, little bubbly pale tan head. Palate is light and dry. Little alcohol dryness. Sweetish malt with a little caramel and a little spice. Not getting much gooseberry at all. Spicy dry finish. It’s okay but not one of Bruery’s better efforts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4260) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 8, 2014
On draft at the brewery. Pours a murky reddish brown, with an off white head. Dark fruits, orange peel, prune, date, booze, Belgian spice, and berry. Quite sweet and heavy. Ok.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 20

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50