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Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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587 Ratings
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Ratings: 587
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 38
Gots: 184 | 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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3.15/5  rDev -21.3%
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.

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4.14/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Swampy red brown, stripes of thin beading just below the head, a few fingers of khaki head recede down to create a fat dollop that floats around the middle of the glass and great sticky lace.

Fat caramel and dessert sweetness, honey and citrus, toasted grains... nice.

Mmmm... bittersweet pineapple and wheat... warming booze is well integrated, orange and pear, mouthfeel is a little chalky and dry, allowing the finish to linger between tastes.

Glad to finally try this one - good shit.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Meh flat brown. HUGE white foamy head. Lots of lacing.

S: Sugary hops. Citrus and floral hops. buttered toast. Brown sugar. Molasses.

T: Yummy hops. Pretty bitter on the front and back. Burnt sugar on the very back.

M: Thisck and foamy.

O: Not bad at all.

thanks redliner8!

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Boogoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.