Dismiss Notice
Save $5 when you subscribe to 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine by selecting auto-renew.

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join Our Email List →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.
Dismiss Notice

Pre-order your Respect Beer "Hipster" Hoodie today!

Plus: Free shipping (US only) on orders of $25 or more until 12/18/15. Just select "Free Shipping" at checkout.

Shop now →

Vanilla Floyd - Bloomington Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Vanilla Floyd
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 4
Avg: 4
pDev: 6.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bloomington Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: robwestcott on 04-12-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 4
Reviews by rlee1390:
Photo of rlee1390
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-cloudy ruby amber not much carbonation one finger head

S- vanilla darker fruits some caramel and molasses

T- unbalanced overly sweet vanilla candied sugar darker fruits plums, no bitterness

M-lighter, slight carbonation tad watery

O- The vanilla was too much, didn't balance with the rest of the beer. Was expecting more from this one.

 343 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of robwestcott
4.26/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Cold from the tap during Bloomington Craft Beer Week. This one is Ole Floyd's Belgian Strong Dark with Vanilla Beans.

Opaque and deep rich amber brown, with a wispy beige short lasting head.

The vanilla is way up front and ever present in the nose, reminiscent of the organic vanilla extract in my wife's kitchen cabinet.

As advertised, the vanilla is big and way way in the front, big bodied, smooth and creamy, with medium carbonation. It's just right, light brown sugars, molasses and a hint of banana Belgian yeasts in the way back.

Dangerously drinkable.

 572 characters

Photo of amcaleh
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Boilerfood
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Vanilla Floyd from Bloomington Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.