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Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

572 Ratings
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Ratings: 572
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 39
Gots: 187 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

A delightful Buckwheat Wine-style ale brewed by Three Floyds and Mikkeller at De Proefbrouwerij in Belgium. Enjoy the fourth collaboration between our two breweries!

80 IBU

Should be listed under Mikkeller.

(Beer added by: Treebs on 11-14-2011)
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Reviews by eyeenjoybeer:
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2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

eyeenjoybeer, Feb 13, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass a murky deep orange with a large blooming off white head that left multiple broken rings of glob as it settled into a frothy mass.Deep resiny hops in the nose along with brown sugar notes,some sweet alcohol really comes in as the beer warms.Warming alochol,honey-like sweetness, and powerful resiny hops on the palate,it's on the sweeter side but the hops bring great balance in the finish.This is a sipper the alcohol is very prevelent but wheatwines are made to be sippers,a great beer.

oberon, Jan 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

aszatk01, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of tectactoe
3.15/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Thanks to Mike for bringing this one - always willing to try something from Three Floyds. Boogoop comes out of the bottle looking slightly copper with a swampy, brown-ish hue to it. Translucent, topped with a half-inch head that's off-white in color and pretty quick to recede. No real lacing left behind, though that's not too shocking for a 10%+ ABV wheatwine.

Aroma is VERY buckwheat heavy. I haven't had much buckwheat in my life, aside from in pancakes and such, but its aroma is very noticeable and very easy to recognize - very dry and grainy. Booze is apparent but isn't too hot or off-putting. A nice bouquet joins the aromatics about halfway through; perfume, roses, flowers, leaves - smells more like a forest or a handful of grass rather than actual hops.

And not so far from the aroma, the flavor is so, so heavy on the buckwheat. Extremely dry, grainy, and borderline abrasive. The floral hops are noticeable from the start - flowery and grassy in all their glory - but unfortunately they get buried by the robustness of the buckwheat. The booze starts off mild, but starts to open up with time and by the end, you're definitely getting a little bit of heat.

Caramel malts and some sugary sweetness from the malt help to balance the beer, but sadly there isn't much hope. The buckwheat and the booze are too heavy to be balanced properly, which is a shame, because some of the flavors from the malts would probably be quite nice. Pretty thick body with a sticky, almost syrup-like mouth feel, low carbonation.

Well, I'm glad to say I got to try this one, but it fell awfully flat for me. If you're a dedicated lover of buckwheat, then you'll surely love this beer. But it was quite overpowering and heavy, and the dryness from it was a bit too intense to be consistently enjoyable. Not awful or undrinkable, but not something I'd care to try again. Either way, big thanks to Mike for cracking it open.

tectactoe, May 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

StevenT562, Jan 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

tbryan5, Mar 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

FadetoBock, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of warnerry
3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a hazy orange/caramel with more than three fingers of light brown head. Head has excellent retention and leaves rings of lacing down the glass.

S - Very hoppy aroma, mostly grapefruit, but some pine. Lots of toasted grain, with some caramel, toffee and quite a bit of booze.

T - Similar to smell though the taste has even more grain than the aroma. Again, lots of grapefruit hops with some pine. Caramel malt takes a back seat to the hops and grain. Leaves a lingering bitter aftertaste and is reminiscent of a DIPA.

M, Medium-full mouthfeel finishes dry and bitter some numbing alcohol.

T - I don't normally like really hoppy barleywines/wheatwines, but I think the hops are necessary here to counter the heavy tosted grain character. Because of that, I'm not sure how this one will age. It is pretty tasty, and I'm glad I had it, but I doubt I'll think about this again.

warnerry, Jun 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Callmecoon, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of Mora2000
4.22/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Common Table after the Jester King/Mikkeller beer dinner.

The beer pours an orange-amber color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of biscuit malt, as well as a lot of orange citrus notes from the hops and some sugary notes.

The flavor is a nice mix of caramel malt and honey, as well some some orange citrus and pine notes from the hops. There is also the same sugary sweetness that I got in the aroma. There is also some alcohol present but the beer is still easy to drink. Overall, I think the beer tastes like a bigger version of Alpha King, with the same hop profile that I get in a lot of the Three Floyds beers.

Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Glad I got to try this one, which I found to be very good.

Mora2000, Nov 21, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

mikejonze, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

BrandonDZ, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

1Adam12, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

fo1ksguitar, Feb 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

standardcherry, Apr 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

bpfrush, Feb 15, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.1%

PGHeppJr, Mar 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

SPRichard, Feb 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

daveytheformer, Apr 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

LucienDeRubempre, Feb 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -19%

acurtis, Feb 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

ste5venla, Jan 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Nickqb7, Apr 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

DerekQXQX, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of biboergosum
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz glass at Underground Edmonton, a sneak preview of their Mikkeller (and friends, evidently) tap takeover starting this Thursday.

This beer appears a hazy, murky dark apricot brown colour, with one fat finger of bubbly, thickly foamy, and fairly creamy beige head, which leaves some nice pockmarked stoneface lace around the glass as slowly ebbs away.

It smells of sweet caramel and wheat malt, an indistinct graininess, a slightly musty yeastiness, muddled orchard and tropical fruit, floral, leafy hops, and a simmering booze warming. The taste is very barleywine-esque up front - big, bulging caramel/toffee malt, subtly aided here by some beefed-up wheat malt, one rather bereft of any usual edge or crispness, a musty, dusty, old cellar dankness, lingering brewer's yeast, and subdued leafy, floral, and somewhat citrusy hops. The big ABV does well to keep its distance.

The bubbles are actually active, but keep their head down while they go about their duty, the body a sturdy medium-heavy weight, and generally quite smooth, the only thing threatening ingress being the quivering alcohol. It finishes sweet, duh, the caramel and sugar wheat cereal pops fullness having little trouble with the latent fruity hops, while the booze still seems capable of minding it own manners.

Probably the tastiest wheatwine (sorry, Half Pints!) I've come across, and yes, it's mostly because of the barley wine proximity, but also due to the alcohol integration, and maybe the agreeable hop balance. Lots going on here, but at the same time, it really seems quite simple. Glad to have gotten a go at this one - thank you John from Soltice.

biboergosum, Jul 09, 2013
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Boogoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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