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Hell's Black Intelligencer - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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97
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201 Ratings
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 186
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An oatmeal stout brewed with Intelligentsia coffee. "Richard yet lives, Hell's Black Intelligencer" - Queen Margaret, Richard III

28 IBU

(Beer added by: AleWatcher on 10-25-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Anonymous1, Nov 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Mojo333, Nov 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

AleApostle, Oct 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Lukafer, Oct 22, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

a74gent, Oct 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

minterro, Sep 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

pghawkins, Aug 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

ObeMaltKinobee, Aug 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

ianconcidine, Aug 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

bsuedekum, Jul 28, 2012
Photo of spark3148857
4.38/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Three Floyds:

AP: Deep brown with a creamy tan head.

AR: Balanced roasted malts with slightly sweet and robust coffee.

TS: The coffee is executed perfectly in this stout. Present but not overwhelming and not overly acidic. Oats add a nice sweetness and balance.

MF: Creamy mouthfeel, really superb.

OV: One of the better coffee offerings i've had. A toned down Southern Tier Jahva. The oats are really a great addition. Very enjoyable.

spark3148857, Jul 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Jarpo, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of abrand
4.83/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap poured into a plastic cup.

Very dark pour with no visibility. A nice 1 finger head leaves some lacing. Smells is so rich with coffee. Very pleasant smelling. Some grains are also noted. Taste is again full of coffee. I loved this taste. Not much else really going on. Subtle notes of chocolate. Mouthfeel is somewhat full and well carbonated. Overall I loved this. So much coffee. Amazing.

abrand, Jul 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

sammo, Jun 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

fergster75, Jun 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

jdcooper88, Jun 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Zaphog, May 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.6%

hattingc, May 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

lbriones5, May 26, 2012
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2/5  rDev -54.5%

SickNukes, May 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Mark000, May 12, 2012
Photo of tsauce2
4.45/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes taken 4/13/2012

P: 8 fl oz pour into a glass jar.

A: SRM is black. Opaque. Light tan head, 1/2 in, dissipates to line the top of the beer. Light carbonation. Medium lacing.

S: Big dark roast malt profile with generous oat additions. Coffee is surprisingly light on the nose, but becomes more pronounced as the beer approaches room temp.

T: Big oat flavors along with heavy dark roast malt. Coffee was a bit lighter than expected. Light natural, lightly bitter chocolate notes. Dark roast malt and oat on the aftertaste.

M: Medium body. Dark roast malts and oats give a moderate chewy/viscous feel. Wet finish.

O: Just when I think the Floyds only know how to rock out with their hop out, they remind me that I'm an idiot by making something like this or the Mushy P. HBI is without a doubt one of the better, I'd say top 5, Oatmeal stouts I've ever had. It's my favorite style, so I'm pretty critical when it comes to oat stouts. Huge oat flavors dominate this beer. I wish I picked more coffee, but then again this beer was fantastic as is. PLEASE BOTTLE THIS BEER ALREADY!

tsauce2, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

danp14, May 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Caterwaul, May 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.1%

dschuster03, May 07, 2012
Hell's Black Intelligencer from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
97 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.