Region Riot - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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Ratings: 61 | Reviews: 14 | Display Reviews Only:
2.73/5 rDev -22.9%
Tried this at FFF. Served in an Imperial pint glass.
A: Well it looks like a malt liquor. Cloudy yellow straw with a white film ring around the edges after the thin head subsides.
S: Yup, smells like one too. Big corn fixture. Although there is a slight hoppy presence in there which makes this actually a decent smelling beer.
T: Just like the nose. Corny barley and a light fruit hoppiness mixed in there.
M: Typical creamy mouthfeel. Decently carbonated with a medium to light body. Some hops left on the palate which is refreshing to say the least.
O: Well, this is a malt liquor. It's still not a good style and this isn't really a good beer. Rating to style though, it is definitely an above average representation of a malt liquor. If the hops weren't present this would have been another bad beer, they make it tolerable.
09-11-2011 11:45:46 | More by Treebs
3.08/5 rDev -13%
Served in a snifter at The Firkin.
Nice, another craft malt lickah to torture my tongue with. It pours the color of Death's horse from Revelation topped by a finger of lightly dusty white foam. The nose comprises bleached wheat, corn syrup, corn starch, white bread, sweet flowers, and dried grass. The taste holds notes of corn syrup, sweet grass, marshmallow, sweet flowers, light menthol, white bread, and an awful lot of bleached wheat and flour. It's sweet, syrupy, and dry all at the same time. Wow. The body is a heavy-feeling medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a lightly syrupy feel. Overall, definitely one of the better lickahs I've had, but there's just too much corn- and wheat-sweetness for me to ever really enjoy this stuff.
10-11-2011 03:44:24 | More by TMoney2591
3.2/5 rDev -9.6%
A - Pale, straw colored beer with a bit of a white head that left just some minor spots on the sides.
S - A lot of sweetness, with some corn. Not really getting much else on there, no real hop presence to speak of.
T - It tastes pretty smooth, alcohol is hidden. Tastes like sweet grains and a bit of corn syrup. Pretty boring, but not bad.
M - Pretty light, a little bit of a syrupy feel. Softer carbonation.
O - Not bad for a malt liquor. The beer had a very warming effect on my stomach, which was unexpected and just went to show how well the alcohol was hidden. Got a little too sweet at the end, but no real complaints.
11-17-2011 21:08:58 | More by AgentZero
3.25/5 rDev -8.2%
Served on tap in a chalice at Northdown. What the hell, it's Three Floyds, let's dive into some malt liquor!
Appearance: My glass arrives with an already subdued head, more of a thin off-white film with a bit of a collar. The beer itself is a mostly transparent golden color that is a little hazy in the center.
Smell: The aroma is relatively faint. Gentle bready malts, some honey and caramel sweetness, creamed corn, grass, hay, and some herbs.
Taste: The flavor takes a few strange twists and turns. That is not language I would normally use, but the progression of flavors is more of contrast than flow. It starts out sweet, with some honey and bready grains. Next I get a tinge of herbs, grass, and spice. The flavor switches gears again with notes of sweet creamed corn, before finally finishing with a light prickly ethyl alcohol flavor.
Mouthfeel: There is some sweetness throughout, giving off a juicy or vegetable quality. The body is definitely on the full side for the style, which is definitely an improvement over most other offerings. The carbonation is slightly crisp and creamy, which is also better than average. There is a slight stickiness.
Overall: If I am to believe Three Floyds description of this beer, "this is what a malt liquor should be," I think I might just not be a malt liquor guy. My review shades upward to adjust for style, but this is just not a beer I would really order again.
11-02-2011 17:13:21 | More by KickInTheChalice
3.3/5 rDev -6.8%
On-tap at FFF.
A - Pours a clear light yellow color, thin ring, wisps on top.
S - Big malty sweetness, caramel, hay. Lots of sweetness, very little/if any hops.
T - Big on the malts and sweetness (duh), caramel, wheat/hay, slight herbal/medicinal finish.
M - Light to medium, good carbonation, dry finish.
O - One of the better malt liquors...I need a brown bag for my glass. Not going to have again, but had to give it a try.
09-16-2011 18:01:02 | More by Sean9689
3.48/5 rDev -1.7%
On-tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad
Pours a pale yellow color with a short lived white head. Smells like malt liquor. Really sweet and simplistic aroma. Sugar and corn with a bit of cereal and not much "real" malt aroma. Some sweet fruit esters, though. The sweetness dominates the flavor, too. Sugar, apples, cereal, and corn make up most of it. No hop flavor or bitterness to speak of.
01-24-2012 23:01:52 | More by womencantsail
Region Riot from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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