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Popskull - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

PopskullPopskull

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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-26-2009)
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Ratings: 168 | Reviews: 124 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by jaysephx69:
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jaysephx69

New Jersey

4.72/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Very dark brown, big bubbly head that quickly went away

S: Tons of barley, deep roastiness, malt and malt in chocolate
leather

T: Hits with a mouth full of leather, thin booze,
cigars leaves, tons of malt and barley with chocolate
coming through, spiciness

M: Medium but comes across thin.

O: Hit all the right malty roasty notes for me. Not overly hopped. Very drinkable

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2012 20:52:33 | More by jaysephx69
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

01-12-2014 23:20:42 | More by threedaggers
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ivorycannon

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-25-2013 04:08:07 | More by ivorycannon
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jegross2

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

10-15-2013 01:03:08 | More by jegross2
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

09-09-2013 03:28:33 | More by BucketBoy
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-19-2013 13:16:56 | More by ncaudle
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

08-05-2013 12:15:18 | More by DRBiser
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-07-2013 02:29:13 | More by AngusOg
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

05-31-2013 22:28:05 | More by mikeincharleston
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kodt

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

04-28-2013 15:53:42 | More by kodt
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

04-15-2013 04:49:11 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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DruRho

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-19-2013 00:04:14 | More by DruRho
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bomber into a matching FFF teku. The brew appears a very dark brown color with a finger of khaki head. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain a thin film across the top of the brew. As the cap fades, it leaves some spots of lacing effect on the glass. A swirl revives about a finger back to the surface. When held to the light, the brew shows a brilliant color of ruby clarity through the body.

The aroma is a bit nutty blending with a grainy quality and a suggestion of chocolate covered raisins. There is almost a lactose sort of milky sweetness across the backend of the nose that fades into a faint oxidized touch. As it warms up, a bit more focus on dark fruity aspects emerge (plum, dates, more raisins) but it never smells like it is the listed 10% abv.

The taste pretty much reiterates the aromatics. Chocolate covered raisins, a hint of coffee bitterness blends into almost a milk chocolate sweetness. Some raisins, plums, prunes and dates. Some nutty grain flavoring persists into the aftertaste. Each time I take a sip, there is a hint of fruity alcohol flavoring but it never comes out in a way that suggests it is as strong as the label lists.

This is a medium to fuller bodied brew with a moderate amount of carbonation. It is pretty darn easy drinking for 10% but is lacking a bit in character. I am surprised by how linear this brew is. Pretty much just a strong brown ale with not much else to offer. I dont know how I let this much time slip by before opening this, perhaps it was better when fresh?

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 01:23:41 | More by stakem
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

03-03-2013 01:16:47 | More by t0rin0
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

01-31-2013 19:13:39 | More by thewimperoo
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MordorMongo


4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

01-13-2013 20:18:55 | More by MordorMongo
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-10-2013 21:29:38 | More by MSandahl23
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

01-07-2013 13:55:16 | More by duceswild
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marlinsfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

01-07-2013 13:26:23 | More by marlinsfan4
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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davey101

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1%

12-06-2012 21:52:01 | More by davey101
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Duff27

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brown body, short light beige head that leaves a collar. Nice lacing left behind.

Almost a hazelnut aroma. Slight oxidation on the nose.

Malty sweet, roasty. Potpourri-like concoction of floral notes, but better tasting than that sounds. Low hop profile, again with the "aged" flavor. Well hidden alcohol for 10%abv

Smooth mouthfeel, lower but adequate carbonation.

Everyone enjoyed it. Dont know if you'd want to hang on to Popskull any longer though. Shared with two huge FFF and DFH fans.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 21:09:48 | More by Duff27
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1%

09-03-2012 00:53:21 | More by bsuedekum
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JMBSH

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-14-2012 02:12:33 | More by JMBSH
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sliverX

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-06-2012 17:16:46 | More by sliverX
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Popskull from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.