Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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Reviews by wschmit:
4/5 rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Big bottle into small nonic tasters.
A: Pours a mildly hazy, blond/amber body sporting an off-white head that settles with some celerity into a patchy cover and sticky ring. Barleywine-ish.
S: It has that trademark 3Floyds hop character, a fine balance of citrus, pine, and earth. There's a slightly different sweetness in the finish that I can't immediately identify--my guess is the buckwheat.Not like malt, not like rye...but good, I suppose.
T: The hops also come through like, say, Gumballhead does. The interesting thing to me is the finish--the bittering melds really wonderfully with the almost rock-candy-like malt/buckwheat. Like an odd mix of rye and candi sugar or something. It does remind me of a light, buckwheat whiskey I've had. Enjoyable, different, good change of pace. I'd consider brewing with this myself.
M: Fulsome, mouth-coating feel, some stickiness from the hops, just-over-moderate carbonation, and no alcoholic heat. A bit astringent.
O: A pretty solid quaff, though a bit pricey--14 bucks for the bottle, methinks. I've enjoyed whiskeys with spelt and buckwheat, and I'm glad to see brewers moving in. About what you'd expect from a FFF/Mikkeller collab.--over-the-top, quality hopping,
Serving type: bottle
02-04-2012 03:08:14 | More by wschmit
More User Reviews:
4.48/5 rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
I can't believe I didn't rate this one when I had it, unfortunately my notes have no date on when I tried this one, but here is what my notes say on it...
Pours a cloudy hazy amberish brown color, with a super thick off white khaki head. Smells very malty with a hint of hoppy sweetness. Initial taste - malt bomb but very pleasant balanced finish with aftertaste slightly bitter and sweet. low carbonation definitely unlike anything else, probably thanks to the buckwheat! good boo goop!
Serving type: bottle
04-23-2014 03:34:34 | More by Beerlover
Boogoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.