Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Barrel Aged Blot Out The SunBarrel Aged Blot Out The Sun

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BA SCORE
87
very good

10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 112
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 4.74%
Wants: 34
Gots: 24 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JulianC on 11-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Blot Out The Sun aged in Sauternes barrels.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle #345/522.

Appearance - Black body. Small khaki head. Medium collar.

Smell - Bright wine aroma. White wine. Strong oak. Chocolate. Black patent malt.

Taste - Chocolate, but immediately a sharp wine flavor. Slightly acidic. Oak. The wine flavor lingers. Kinda sweet. Dry winey finish.

Mouthfeel - A little sharp from the wine. Sweet from both beer and wine.

Overall - The wine wipes out the stout flavor and leaves wine. A little too strong for me. (495 characters)

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Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.