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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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Melange #3 is a blend of three bourbon barrel aged strong ales. White Oak Sap, a wheat wine, our Anniversary Series old ale and our imperial stout, Black Tuesday, join forces in this luxurious strong ale that links some of the best characteristics of each of the contributing beers. Chocolate, dark fruits, oaky vanilla and rich toffee-like character reach through the bourbon veneer for an intensely satisfying quaff.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8706) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2011
Bottle shared by Bankhead. Thanks! Pours a clear red color with a thin creamy head that quickly fades. Aroma of booze, caramel, toffee, whisky, chocolate, baking spices, vanilla, maple and stone fruits. The taste is sweet malts, whisky, maple, vanilla, booze, plum, candied citrus and dates. Full bodied. Nice sipping beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (8507) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Sample at Bruery Provisions. Pours a cloudy dark brown color with a thin tan head that dissipates steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla and malt. Rich and chewy body with a dark malty aroma and touches of chocolate and oak. The finish is smooth and malty with a lingering bourbon aftertaste. Good concoction overall.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jlemus (1) - California, USA - DEC 16, 2011 does not count
This beer is amazing. I have a new favorite. Can’t get enough of it. Exactly what I expect from The Bruery.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 11, 2011
dark brown color with fleeting foam. Big bourbon, vanilla, pit fruit, chocolate aromas. heavy syrupy mouthfeel. Very sweet, boozy flavors of bourbon vanilla, wood, chocolate, pit fruits--nice cough syrup

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zathrus13 (1721) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Pours brown, with a tan head. Aroma is brandy, whiskey, toffee, caramel, vanilla, and malt. Flavor is toffee, vanilla, whiskey, malt, brandy, caramel, fruit, and alcohol. Medium to heavy body. Sweet and hot, with a long finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
This is a big boozer. Way too sweet for me. Followed by a big ABV taste that I don’t cotton too. Pours a dusky brown with a big barrel aroma to it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 3, 2011
(750ml bottle from Provisions store). Pours a dark brown-almost like root beer-with a tan head that dissipates into a small ring. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, coconut, wood, caramel, and some figs. Taste is quite sweet, but after only a couple sips I still want more. Its almost like drinking a rich soda with the carbonation. Full bodied with an oily texture. Smooth finish with some fizziness from the carbonation. Very, very enjoyable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HighWine (954) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2011
THE BEST beer I have had in a while. Dark nutmeg pour. Mose is sweet bourbon vanilla. Taste is similar. Sweet,quaffable, amf luxurious. Delicious blend of malt, bourbon soaked oak, and hop balance to hold it all together. Full bodied and great. I think Bruery beers are overrated but thisnone is for real.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Roonai (245) - - NOV 28, 2011
Tap at haymarket for jay goodwin event. P is black w a brown head that lasted on the edge. Smell is hot bourbon w slight backing nutty malts. Taste is smoooooooth rich nutty chocolate behind a strong bourbon front. not super complex but pulls of the dual notes very well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5664) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2014 75cl, at 15%Vol, as Mélange N°3, exclusive American blended brew, from De Hopduvel Gent, very complex brew, sweet//alcoholic and slightly roasted/spicy, heavy, yet balanced, cloudy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet very expensive!, WOW!


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