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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 111
Gots: 28 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jeonseh on 01-10-2008)
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Finally crackin' this bad boy from DLD '12

Pours a deep black color with a surprisingly thick layer of mocha colored head. Sticky walls of lace.

The nose is full of rich, dessert-like flavors such as vanilla, dark fruits, coconut, and milk chocolate.

The flavors of this amazing brew are quite similar to the nose. Toasted coconut, vanilla, tannins, cocoa, and sweet butter.

The mouthfeel is full bodied with a mouth-coating oil that tickled the tastebuds for quite awhile after each sip. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, amazing brew that kinda reminds me of Vanilla Bean DL with less intensity. Pretty damn good and worth every penny at that. One of the better bourbon forward brews from the Floyds

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1487th Review on BA
Bottle to FW Snifter
750ml Waxed

2012 Vintage
Bottle #20/423

Thanks to KevanB for sharing
Shared with JealousChalice, KevanB & Schmoopsbeer

App- It poured out a dark brown, almost black pour with a 1-1/2 finger dark khaki head with a good amount of stick and cling to it.

Smell- Its a basic baltic porter. Malty, bourbon and a little bit of chocolate. Really a bit one dimensional.

Taste- This ia one of those beers where there the sum is better. The malty base with a bit of spice and vanilla and chocolate paired with good amount of bourbon, creates a nice beer but not a great beer.

Mouth- Its a solid medium body with a medium carbonation. The bourbon creeps up on you and balances itself it out with a nice bit of vanilla from the bourbon.

Drink- Well Kevan. You won wale wars for tonight. A good beer. Just not sure if great. I enjoyed this one alot. Just expected more.

Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.