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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (6177) - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zathrus13 (1730) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HighWine (955) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Roonai (292) - - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - 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!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2011
Many thanks to daknole for sharing this one! Pours coffee black in color with a tan head that leaves a fair amount of lacing. Smells incredible. Loaded with notes of vanilla, cocoa, port, and whiskey -- almost like a BA AleSmith beer. Tastes of further notes of dark fruits, sweet malts, and molasses. A bit on the sweet side with an odd tartness on the mid-palate, but an excellent beer. Happy to have gotten a chance to drink this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jckp64 (356) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle shared by scotty. Pours dark with a light tan ring for a head. Aroma is chocolate, sugar, caramel malts and vanilla. Flavor is Chocolate, coffee, bourbon and vanilla. Has a nice bit of booze in the finish. Full bodied and Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
storminorman (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Beautiful dark brown pour. The aroma has a sweep smell. The taste is very sweet and a bit tart. I like it. I could drink a lot of this.

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