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Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
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548 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 190
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.72%


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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Metalmonk

North Carolina

4.88/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

As stated above, this really should be listed as a Mikkeller beer, not Three Floyds, as it was brewed on Mikkeller's side of the ocean. Regardless, what lover of great beer could resist a collaboration between these two beer artists? Aging my ass, this is getting opened NOW.

The opaque, clouded-over rust color is nice, and the superbly creamy, firm dirty-white head is even nicer, leaving splashes and splats of lace all over the glass.

This is one of those aromas that leaps out of the glass and flies straight into the nostrils from several feet away. Enormously flowery/green/pungent/piney/citrusy hops lead the way, all big and bright, with a malty lower level that reminds of rye, spicy and super-earthy as it is.

Holy cow, this beer has it all going on. Initially there's a slight shock of prickly spices (cinnamon comes to mind/tongue), again reminding of rye, but clearly it's buckwheat (as printed on the label). While the hops scream Double IPA, there's a malty character here that strikes a sweet, vanilla-kissed balance between the barleywine and wheatwine poles. Hops are hugely herbal and resiny/piny, not as much citrus/fruit as suggested in the aroma. Caramel tones, burnt toffee-like tones, charred red apple skin, and that "je ne sais quoi" of the best "American Strong Ales" that puts in on a level with the almighty Double Bastard. And about that 10.4%, it's excellently incorporated, just one part of the greater sum, never brash or overdone.

ohmygodIneedtobuyanothersixteenbottles of this...

Texture/feel is also utter perfection, in terms of texture/feel. Slick, creamy, full, a bit sticky, superbly round and, again, creamy (!!), it's just right for the flavor. You want to keep the beer in your mouth forever not only because of how it tastes, but also how pleasurable it feels. Like a room temperature vanilla ice cream and 7-Up float that has merged into a velvety soup.

Boogoop is one of the best beers I've had in recent memory, and really one of the best beers EVER. It's also yet another example of why bigger beers should be drunk at higher temps. At the right spot, like mid/high 50s Fahrenheit, this nears being not just great but transcendental. What a treat. Daaayaaamn.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 23:27:31 | More by Metalmonk
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.65/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into an oversized wine glass. Poured a hazy amber color with a one finger head even in this glass. Head goes away in a minute or two but retains some little heaps of bubbles.

The smell is fantastic- hoppy and fresh, there's no hint of alcohol which is surprising in a barleywine (hence the 5, keeping style in mind). Also a nice mild wheat smell.

Tastes is clean and crisp- very nice round wheat flavor. I've never head a wheat beer whose flavor I've really enjoyed but I sure like this one. Hops are piney and well balanced. NIce dry finish.

Mouthfeel is excellent- full bodied and yet well carbonated. I feel a lot of barleywines (wheat?) are too syrupy and not lively enough, again why I gave this beer a 5.

Great beer- if you see it, get it.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 23:35:54 | More by Hopdaemon39
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DaftCaskBC

British Columbia (Canada)

4.6/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at Popago brewing in Scottsdale, Arizona.

A: 1/4" tan head over brown liquid.

S: Sweet barley malt, yeast, dark fruit.

T: Fruity esters, cherry, figs, barley malt and toffee flavours.

M: Medium to thin mouthfeel. Very smooth.

O: Beautiful. This fruity and smooth wheatwine is extremely tasty. Most of the inexperienced jackasses reviewing this beer are acting as if are reviewing an IPA, but as a wheat wine; this is fantastic.

Serving type: on-tap

03-16-2012 03:47:40 | More by DaftCaskBC
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CHickman

New York

4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Double Bastard snifter, it’s a very cloudy amber brown color with orange around the edges near light and a creamy 1 finger tan head that faded slowly, leaving great foamy lacing coating the sides and rings as it went down; looks like an IPA and was not what I expected, so it was very impressive.

Smells of big floral hops up front, then a mix of light syrup, wheat, caramel, orange peel, citrus hops, sweet malt, roasted grains, piney hops and a sweetness like brown sugar; the hops are shockingly very powerful and sweet, with a lot less wheat or grain in the nose than the style would indicate – seems these brewers used their hop influence to make it unique, and I dig the nose this way.

Taste is consistent with the nose and hoppy up front, followed by sweet malt, roasted grains, piney hops/pine cones, wheat, caramel, citrus hops, orange peel, very bitter grapefruit, floral hops, herbs, coriander, pepper and other spices, bread like wet wheat bread or cracker, syrup, light brown sugar, light cinnamon, grass, sour grape or sour apple that brings a tart pucker, and a sweetness like fresh hopped IPA that trails off with a bitterness leaving a grainy coating and bready aftertaste; holy confusing Batman, this beer is all over the place in a good way. Extremely complicated is the best way to describe this; one sip is all hops, another sip hops and wheat, and after one pour I tasted the head and that was like a sweet syrupy Barleywine. This beer is like flavor ADD, so never expect the same results after each sip. The ABV is so well hidden that this beer sneaks up on you during all the confusion.

Mouthfeel is very creamy and smooth, with very light and mild carbonation, a medium body and a sweetness that jumps from hoppy to bready to grassy and then back and forth all the time; in summary, the flavors are all over the place yet this beer slides down like a delicious creamy milkshake and has an incredible feel to it.

Overall this was very good and insanely interesting, but while it may not be a “traditional” Wheatwine, it was damn good and it was a shame that the last pour came and ended this ride. A definite recommendation as this beer was a great beer experience and worth the premium paid for an expensive bomber. Two great breweries created one great beer, so check it out if you can…it’s worth it.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 03:54:07 | More by CHickman
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.53/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Whether it's the wheat or the Euro-brewing techniques, this beer has a huge head that lays atop the mahogany liquid, leaving copious amounts of lacing behind

Smell: Loads of piney pith, but the wheatbread elements are clearly discernable; brown sugar and caramel are present, as well

Taste: Caramel and brown sugar sweetness hit the front of the tongue, with the piney hops delivering a blow by mid-palate; after the swallow, the flavors come together bringing the buckwheat along underneath; sweet and boozy in the finish, but well-balanced

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation and considerable warmth in the gullet

Overall: This beer takes Gumballhead to a whole new level; well worth seeking out

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 22:59:39 | More by brentk56
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle, can't find a date unless its on the cap, in which case I can't read it anyway, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours a hazy amber/garnet color, capped with a huge creamy inch-thick white head, eventually settles down to a thin layer but leaves crusty, thick lacing all over the glass, looks awesome.

S- The aroma is super powerful, very hoppy and citric, but what really stands out to me is the buckwheat aroma, it smells delicious and unlike any other beer I've ever smelled, some sweet booze in the back as well.

T- Big citric, piney hops and booze up front. Huge malts as well, very spicy and thick with some caramel and toffee sweetness that sticks to your teeth. Booze is very complex and not overly sweet, for 10.4% ABV I'm pretty surprised at how drinkable it is. Finish has a long hop bitterness that wrestles with lingering sweetness. All of the flavors are big and aggressive but work very well together.

M- Full-bodied, super thick, chewy feel, good carbonation.

O- A fabulous beer, really top notch, it's cool to see a wheatwine done with buckwheat, it really does provide an interesting extra dimension to an already massive beer. I'm glad I still have a bottle left, but I already know it's not going to be enough.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 07:01:27 | More by WillCarrera
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up locally and was excited since I love Three Floyds and I don’t often get to try their brews, I enjoy wheat wines and finally I always fin Mikkeller to be interesting. The three together should prove intriguing.

The moment the cap is popped you know you are dealing with a Mikkeller influenced product. There is a sense to the aroma that is so them. MUCH MORE hoppy than I ever imagined.

Sudsy pale head that is classic Mikkeller. Looks like a Mikkeller beer. Enough said.

Drinks like a double IPA Really interesting. I don’t get a lot of wheat here. Realize it’s Buckwheat and I’m frankly not sure if there is a difference in taste between the two. Seems a bit sweeter than most wheat wines. Lovely pine hop bitterness.

Almost thick body... But quite nice. Almost a honey like quality.

I actually really like this beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2012 21:15:54 | More by Reagan1984
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DCon

Missouri

4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a 1 PT 9.4 FL OZ bottle of this from Lukas Liquor in Ellisville, MO for $11.99 & shared w/ GeoffTheAleMan. Poured from the Hand Crafted Bottle that looks like an artist was hired by FFF w/ a Skull & Flags on the front into my 0,47l New Belgium Oversized Snifter Glass. Has no freshness date, like all FFF beers.

Aroma- Tons of sweet hops and a duplicate of some type of FFF IPA... Hm. Malts come in towards the middle of the nose and then finish with a slight sour finish? Cool!

Appearance- Pours a 3 finger, frothy head that lasts forever. Has a darkest amber/copper colored body with semi-haziness. Leaves the thickest lacing from top-bottom. Eye Candy.

Flavor- Sweetness from the beginning and then tons of well balanced hops and malts come in. Buckwheat you say? Check. Has a medium bitterness level on the finish and then a barnyard characteristic comes out also.

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium Bodied, Medium-High Carbonation, Sweetest finish, and leaves Cracker Jacks on the palate!?!?

Overall Impression- While never enjoying a WheatWine before, this one was impressive! I definitely recommend picking up a bottle of this! It also seemed as if this was a Sour-IPA! Such an interesting brew. Try to see if you find the Crack Jack taste as well...

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 20:37:40 | More by DCon
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cnally

Indiana

4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

You know, sometimes a brew collabo just seems like it will hit every single checkmark on your list. Two agressive, forward thinking breweries.

Looks pretty. Light gold body, slightly hazy, and a fluffy--huge fluffy off-white head rises above.

The aroma is fantastically hoppy. A citrusy hop profile dominates, but just underneath all that is a wheaty, grainy aroma.

Flavor comes in sweet as hell, but starts bashing you with a spicy hopped taste. Behind all of that awesomeness is a smashing malty flavor, dominated by the buckwheat.

Great mouthfeel. Thick, frothy, heavy, full body.

Awesome beer. Tasty, aggressive, full. Whoa.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2012 01:27:31 | More by cnally
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

25oz into Dupont wine-style fatmouth glass.

Pours with a crazy thick, creamy head that settles to a heavy foam over a very cloudy amber-to-orange body. Purdy.

Subtle citrusy aromas that include orange, grapefruit, and lemon.

Whoa... creamy smooth on the palate (for the style). Flavors are packed with citrus tree-fruits. Lots of pink grapefruit, a healthy dose of malted wheat sweetness, and some honey-like sweetness in the finish. Didn't notice the rye-like spice until it warmed. Mouthfeel finishes with a good, sharp bite. Just enough carbonation to cut thru the thick body.

This one is neck-and-neck in my book with Ithaca's 13th Anniversary wheatwine. Both are very similar, although the Ithaca was more citra-fresh. This one is a touch sweeter & thicker.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 03:20:39 | More by BeerImmediately
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cosmicevan

New York

4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

consumed on 7/19, while I was "on Hiatus." picked up locally. shared with my wife, enjoyed from a mikkeller wine glass and a FFF teku.

a - brew poured a deep murky orange brown with a finger plus of foamy, almost IPA looking head. lacing was chunky and left lines on the glass.

s - big toffee with some nice hop presence. smells like a nice american barleywine.

t - boozy toffee caramel with some nice hopping...again, very american barleywine. wheaty.

m - tingly. lots of carbonation...prickly.

o - overall, this is a really nice beer. my wife dug it too. very impressed, wish it was still on shelves, would love to nab another bottle.

bottle

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2012 02:03:06 | More by cosmicevan
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On the path of New Holland's Pilgrim's Dole and Founders Nemesis '09; this new wave of buckwheat heavy ale comes alive with the remarkably intense citrusy hop character.

A rather viscous pour looks like creamy corn syrup but with a tint of burnt orange and garnet. An eventual froth separates from the beer underneath for a very sturdy and dense retainage of mild yellowish foam that clings confidently to the glass.

Strong and surprising hop notes of grapefruit, oranges, pineapple, and and mangoes spring to the forefront just ahead of a candied scent of straight up caramel, cotton candy, and marshmallows. Strong alcohols present a light booze note that hides just behind the hops and gives the beer a rosy floral overtone throughout.

Strength is also the name of the game in taste, but this time the malty richness of caramel, maple, honey, confectioner's sugar and fruit flavored candies gives a palate a sweet coat with robust wheat breads, grain, and spicy rye-ish buckwheat. The full appreciation of malt is short lived as the mid palate provides an onslaught of hops that change the tone of the beer toward American barleywine territory in a hurry. Citrus and tropical fruit flavors battle it out with ripe red grapefruit pulp, tangerine zest, pineapple, apricot, mango, and passion fruit notes that plummet into a deeply resinous bittering that finishes the beer briskly, semi-dry, and somewhat refreshing.

Full bodied for sure as the protein rich wheaty quality clings onto the unresolved sugars and deeply embedded carbonation for an expansive mouthfeel that extends very deep into the finish. Even as the hop dryness and alcohol thinning works to dry the beer, the malts release very late to allow the hops to provide final bitter impressions that linger well into the next sip.

A memory that reminds me of pineapple upside down cake, tropical fruit juices, and pine sap continues to develop beer flavor well after the glass is gone. This is a masterfully crafted ale that delivers the obscure flavors that intrigue beer drinkers but with an excellent balance and execution to find familiararity as well.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 18:10:05 | More by BEERchitect
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1st BA Review... I was lucky enough to have this on tap at the Holy Grale in Louisville, KY.

A - This rare beast pours a beautiful red-orange with a white, foamy head. It left a creamy lacing that lingered around the snifter.

S - Aroma is sweetbread with strong caramel background, also a bit of citrus.

T – Excellent. Taste is bready, citrus, and vanilla/toffee spice. Buckwheat pancakes with spicy citrus marmalade... Balanced and delicious.

M – Very smooth and an easy drinker, especially for a brew labeled at 10.4%. There was a medium body, which I found to be not as syrupy as I expected. However, the mouthfeel was still thick and velvety.

O - Finish highlights the rye followed by a light burn. Another great retired brew from FFF and Mikkeller: an awesome surprise to try this out on tap.

Thanks Tyler and Lori for having the best selection in town.

*There is a large variation between bottle and tap; the tap was great, but the bottle seemed to be missing something.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2012 22:28:28 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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oberon

North Carolina

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 23:19:51 | More by oberon
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a murky caramel orange with a tan head that settles to a small cap. Streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of sweet malt, citrus zest, and orange aromas. Taste is of sweet malt, oranges, and citrus zest. There is a medium bitterness on the palate after each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and slightly sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good wheatwine with some nice citrus aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 23:25:21 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: A very murky, rusty red/brown pour. Huge fluffy and dense tan head that lasts forever - amazing retention. Leaves a wall of lacing as it fades.

S: A lot of grapefruit and citrus. Nice grainy malt in there too. Smells a lot like a huge DIPA really.

T: Grapefruit and orange bitterness up front with a bit of an herbal aspect. Turns into sweet bread, toffee and caramel. Pine bitterness lingers in the aftertaste. This is similar to a big hoppy barleywine I would say, I don't really notice typical wheatwine flavors. There might be just a hint of wheat that lingers in the residual aftertaste. No noticeable booze. As it warms I can taste the wheat throughout, adds a nice level of complexity.

M: Very smooth and drinkable, making the 10.4% very surprising. Body isn't even that heavy given the ABV. A bit drying.

O: This is a really tasty beer. It sort of falls between styles. I would call it an american barleywine more than anything. The buckwheat seems to smooth it out a bit and gives it a tiny bit of wheaty flavor but otherwise it's just a big barleywine with tons of hops.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 05:25:58 | More by Dope
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rtaps

California

4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

thanks to UCLABreN84 for opening this one.

pours a merky golden/brown with about a finger size khaki head leaving spotty lacing behind.

very nice nose, citrus some wheat and fruity.

taste fallows the nose, wheat with a nice citrus zest and sweet malts all very nice.

medium carbonation, light bodied and smooth

overall it was a very nice brew and glad i was able to try it, would like to come across it again

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 04:55:58 | More by rtaps
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dlello2

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Map Room. 12oz poured into a tulip glass.

A – Dark Caramel, no light coming through. Nice head dissipates in the middle, hangs on to the edges forever. Lacing clings to the side of the glass all the way to the rim.

S – Not overpowering. Lemon-orange. No alcohol, definitely has hops. Very refreshing.

T – Freaking delicious. Delicious malty pale ale beginning gives way to a hint of lemonade. Flavors hit, do their job, and then let the next flavor in. Very well rounded. Not overly sweet. I get some alcohol, but it’s the tiniest amount and in a good, warm way. It balances what sweetness there is.

M – Carbonation hits and then it’s smooth, thick.

O – Awesome awesome beer. Complex and fun to drink. Very glad to have had the chance to try it—will seek out again.

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2011 17:30:11 | More by dlello2
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Split a 750 with my girl... Poured into a duvel glass

A- pours a murky burnt orange with an impressive two finger puffy off white head.... Impressive spiderweb lacing, looks delicious

S- not as pungent as I expected, scent reminds me almost of a liquid Carmel apple with hints of citrus.

T- notes of pear/apple blending into a sweet caramel middle, with a
Finish slightly bitter citrus hops. Almost bready on the very front, grainy, the taste is very complex. Citrus and bitterness on the end almost like orange rind. Alcohol bite on the end with a dry bitter finish. Deffinatley ends like a slice of wheat bread, at least texture wise. Leaving an after taste almost like honey wheat bread

M- medium carbonation and a dry finish keep you wanting the next sip of this one, that at to keep enjoying the complexity of its flavor profile. Not as sticky as i had anticipated, and that is a good thing.

O- this is an awesome beer! I love it, and I really hope somone threw some in some burbon barrels!!!!

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 04:06:11 | More by PeterIngemi
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on-tap and served in a mini-vase, the beer pours a bright orange-copper coloring with auburn highlights in the depths. Sparse film covering on the surface, with a decent filmy cling along the glass. Slow, steady stream of carbonation bubbles. The nose is malty sweet, with lemon and orangezest and resiny hops. Flavors are amazingly blended. Resiny, green, wet hops abound, with a solid caramel malt backbone. Tangy and resiny throughout, with a citrus blend to clean the palate at the end. The aftertaste of slight pepper and green hops. The finish is tangy and sweet. Delicious beer!

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2012 04:19:54 | More by GarthDanielson
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zaphodchak

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big frothy offwhite head and a ruby-amber body. Lots of lace.

Nose is full of citrusy American hops. Almost Pine-Sol.

Magnificent taste-- the hops are amply balanced by light fruit character, apple, maybe pear and white grape, and lots of honey. The buckwheat (I think it's that, it tastes kinda like a grain) also serves to balance. Slight alcohol burn with the fruit on the first aftertaste, and the hops return for a second aftertaste. Interesting.

Mouthfeel is rich and thick.

I'll be upfront. I don't like hoppy beers. This one, however, is an outstanding exception. Well balanced yet incredibly bold in terms of flavor presence.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 03:11:14 | More by zaphodchak
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to Bruery tulip.

A - Medium to dark amber colour. Two fingers of thick, creamy off-white head formed and slowly receded to one finger width with good retention and moderate lacing.

S - A mix of sweet malt and bitter hop aromas up front. A fairly prominent hop profile provides grassy, herbal and lighter citrus aromas. The malt bill compliments those aromas with cereal/bready qualities and caramel.

T - Very generous hopping is noticed up front with big grassy, herbal and citrus flavours. The citrus is far more prominent than the nose suggested. There is some pine evident as well. The malt bill balance out the bold hop profile adding sweet caramel, candy, some spiciness and light toffee notes. More flavours seem to present themselves with every sip - including some pineapple and orange peel flavours which also accentuate the citrus flavours that were already present.

M - Medium body, creamy. Light to moderate carbonation.

O - It seems like almost everything that FFF touches appeals to me. This is no exception. A well made beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 14:27:13 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Sweet pour - dark amber color with a full head at pour that persists well. Unfiltered & cloudy - appears to have good body. Great lacing. Aroma is nice with citrus & orange; some alcohol slightly present. Great flavor - slightly sweet up front with a stronger malt and mellowed hop flavor on the back. Candi sugar finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 22:53:56 | More by Oakenator
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pschul4

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle shared with areich6

A- Pours a light brown with 2 inches of tan head. Lots of head in my compadres glass as it overflowed

S- Interesting. Smells almost exactly like Alpha King. Tons of hop scents coming from this one. Being a hophead this is awesome.

T- Wheatwine? This is a DIPA if I ever tasted one. Tons of hop presence and piney/citrusy hop flacor

M- Thick like a wheatwine. This is where it meets expectations of the style. Thick and coating, very unlike a DIPA

O- I like this beer a lot. Not sure what style it is but still delicious

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2012 04:48:32 | More by pschul4
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eric5bellies

Australia

4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drank from my Duvel tulip

A - Pours a cloudy orabge copper colour with a two fingered off White head that retains well and laces.

S - Very grassy hop driven aromas with a little orange peel.

T - Up front some major hop flavours that give way to some nice wheat flavours. The booze is a little warming and lingers on the finish.

M - Medium body and carbonation.

O - A fantastic beer that i recommend. The flavours are bold, the aromas are full and the price is great value.

Serving type: bottle

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