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Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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576 Ratings
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Ratings: 576
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 38
Gots: 185 | 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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Ratings: 576 | Reviews: 191 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Beezee
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Beezee, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of adrian21
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

adrian21, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of areich6
4/5  rDev -0.2%

areich6, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of pschul4
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

pschul4, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of birdsellam
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

birdsellam, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

bpfrush, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of DTown
4/5  rDev -0.2%

DTown, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of WillCarrera
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.

WillCarrera, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of zeff80
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured out a dark amber color with a two-finger, khaki colored head of long-lasting foam. It left sticky rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of wheat and some strong alcohol notes. Some spicy aromas, too.

T - It tasted very spicy with a peppery bite. Some cracked wheat flavors with strong boozy flavors.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a warm alcohol heat.

O - This is a nice wheatwine. Very potent.

zeff80, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy light brown with half a finger of off white head with excellent retention.
S: I'm getting a lot of citrusy hops in the nose and not much else, maybe a whiff of alcohol and a whisper of some sweetness
T: Citrus hops at the forefront with some toasted malt flavor. The Hops and malt base battle back and forth on the tongue to dominate the drink. A little bit of alcohol makes an appearance and on the swallow the mouth is full of citrusy and piney hops and some residual sweetness that slowly fades
M: Prickly carbonation keeps things lively on the tongue and keeps this beer from being chewy and overly viscous on the palate
O: A bit heavy handed on the hops but still tasty. I need to see if I can track down a second bottle to age a bit longer. Very much like a young barley wine at this stage. This is an 80 IBU beer that tastes like it.

SHODriver, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of CuriousMonk
3.58/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 750ml bottle into tulip glass. Pours dark hazy copper in color with a big foamy khaki head that slowly fades to a sticky foamy film and noticeable lacing. Aroma is big caramel and hops that come off like pine or spruce. Taste is big bready caramel and bitter hops that are again pine resinous spruce with some yeast along with some spice and pepper and signs of alcohol that are well balanced. Palate is full and sticky with a chalky dry finish. I was hoping it would be as good as the other 3F 'goop' beers, but that wasn't the case. I will try another bottle that I have again in 6-12 months.

CuriousMonk, Feb 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

bum732, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of ShogoKawada
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

this beer pours with a pretty big head that sticks with heavy lacing on the glass. Dull brown, but that sounds about right for a buckwheat wine.

Sweet syrup and alcohol, light floral notes.

The taste- lots of malt. M-m-m-malty. Big hop snap as well, bright and citrusy. Grains are a bit spicy too. Large warming alcohol presence... but I enjoy it. Comes across as a slightly spicy strong ale- pretty sufficiently hopped. It's a gingerbread beer.

Overall this is a pretty unique and enjoyable beer. Very good for a cold winter night. Overall bumped to 4.5 because this beer was fun to drink.

ShogoKawada, Feb 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

rbrefbeerman, Feb 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Jparkanzky, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of nmann08
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

nmann08, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of eyeenjoybeer
2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

eyeenjoybeer, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of Jimmys
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

served on tap at Mad Fox Brewing Co. for their 2nd Annual Barleywine Festival. Sunday, 2/12. review from notes.

A: a hazy orange body. head is unimpressive w/ decent retention and lacing.
S: very floral, very hoppy. initial aroma reminds me more of a DIPA than a wheatwine. i think the wheat lends something to the fruity nose.
T: spicy, sharp wheat starts off the palate. big citrus american hops are right behind the wheat and stay with the palate throughout. finish lingers with bitterness.
M: fizzy carbonation. full bodied.
D: refreshing flavors. very hoppy wheatwine, but the wheat is there and does add another dimension of flavor. havent had any wheatwine's like this and i like it. festival ranking: #2 of the 4 tried.

Jimmys, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of Neffbeer
2/5  rDev -50.1%

Neffbeer, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of homebrewhawk
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle served in a tulip. Poured a dark reddish gold with a massive off white head. Lots of carbonation in this one. Bottle conditioned. Huge citrus-pine hop aroma. Some caramel sweetness up front, but this is all about hops. More pine and citrus with an aggressive bitterness. Long drying finish from the hops. Medium bodied, the alcohol is not apparent. Fairly one dimensional, but in a good way!

homebrewhawk, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of oline73
3.35/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had this on-tap at Max's. Poured into a sample glass.

Appearance: Pours a red amber color with a layer of off white head that leaves some mild lacing.

Smell: Sweet and slightly fruity. Smells a bit like honey with some warming alcohol.

Taste: Bitter and strong with alcohol and hops. Not very sweet or fruity. The finish is bitter from the hops.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick side of medium and a bit syrupy. The carbonation is fluffy with a slick finish.

Overall: This is a really bitter beer and there isn't a whole lot going on with the taste. A bit more depth would have been alright with me.

oline73, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of deliu
1/5  rDev -75.1%

deliu, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of Lantern
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Lantern, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of pmlondrigan
3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Big two finger head, hangs around, a bit marangue like, sheeting its got in spades, deep reddish amber and its plenty hazy. I assume the haze is a result of the buckwheat. Pine, sap, hops, carmelly burnt brown sugar. More of the same on my tongue. Lots of hops, lots of bitterness, big caramel and toffee, sugary. Big on mouthfeel, thick, fluffy, big, nice.
Overall a little to hoppy for me, but a nice beer to be sure.

pmlondrigan, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of cnally
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.

cnally, Feb 12, 2012
Boogoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 576 ratings.