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The Bruery 6 Geese A Laying



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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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 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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
huineman (583) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 21, 2015
Hazy tan body with rapidly disappearing beige head. Strong aromas of honey, vanilla, red berries, orange and croissant. Powerful, sweetish, with fresh sourness. No bitterness whatsoever. Creamy, medium-lasting finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
WanderinCelt87 (197) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Pours a lovely dark mahogany body with a small white head. Has a fantastic sweet aroma of berries and malt. Goes down smooth with no lingering after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2013
On tap. Opaque--insanely unfiltered, leaving lacing and sediment on the glass. Notes of ginger. Nose and taste stronly of banana, clove and other fruit esters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Palidor19 (3154) - Brandon, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Lots of flavor. The flavor is has a near perfect combo of malt and dark berries. The beer is dark and fruity but not tart. It's pack a punch with every sip. This a winner ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
plytton27 (7) - - MAR 19, 2015 does not count
Wow. I'm really impressed with this beer. I'm usually not to have gooseberries, but I think I like them :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1640) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Medium brown mahogany with a slight haze, strong two-finger head that dissipated to a solid and consistent film, and exquisite lace. Aromas of ripe dark fruits - figs, plums, raisins - banana, brown sugar, toasted malt and a whiff of maple. Rich dark fruit sweetness with the tartness of a granny smith, accompanied by toast and brown sugar. Medium to full body, lively carbonation, rich creamy mouthfeel, and a slightly tart finish. Wonderful - might put one away for a couple of years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (389) - Redford, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Strong banana clove belgian aroma. Appears to be unfiltered, a caramally opaque light brown, beautiful lacing. Tastes of sour ginger with hints of sweet banana, some leather, followed by hop bittering. Palate is medium bodied a little fizzy. Overall, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (9905) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (946) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Cloudy brown color. Light sour aromas. It is like a sour scotch beer, tart but full sweet body. Rinses light and fresh.

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