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Sauternes Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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86
very good
12 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
119
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
13.66%
 
 
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Sauternes Barrel Aged Blot Out The SunSauternes Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blot Out The Sun aged in Sauternes barrels.

Added by JulianC on 11-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Pours dark brown with no carbonation and a small head. The nose is pure bourbon with lots of vanilla and oak that balances against a dark and roasty stout. The nose has a slight vegetal aspect to it. The beer itself follows the nose with a strong astringent bourbon up front that has loads of vanilla, coffee and dark chocolate. As I describe it, I'd think I'd enjoy this more than I did but it just didn't blend together well. The mouthfeel is smooth with a slight astringency in the finish.

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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.

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Sauternes Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.