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Boogoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 38
Gots: 182 | 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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2/5  rDev -50%

Neffbeer, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of homebrewhawk
4.08/5  rDev +2%
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 -16.3%
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%

deliu, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of Lantern
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Lantern, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of pmlondrigan
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
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 +11.8%
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
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

distvan, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

nevins, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of sjstraub
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

sjstraub, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of bluejacket74
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours an orange/copper color with about an inch light tan head that stays around for a while. There's also a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like pine hops, caramel malt, citrusy hops (tropical fruit, orange peel), toffee and some candied fruit. The taste is mostly like the aroma, but there's also some spicy hop flavors noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's a bit creamy and has moderate carbonation. There's also a bit of alcohol heat, but not enough to hurt the beer. I think this is a good brew overall, it's definitely worth trying.

bluejacket74, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of brentk56
4.53/5  rDev +13.3%
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

brentk56, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of clayrock81
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a ruby red brown with a solid head and lace down snifter. I get a not medicinal but still very boozy aroma - that ABV is noticeable from the start - as well as some strong caramel malt, spicy citric notes and a touch of wheat. The beer is medium-bodied, with a fuller mouthfeel effect from the yeast/wheat twang. A good chunk of caramel and bready malt for sweet dryness, as well as a touch of peppery clove spice and some citric hops that give off a crisp finish. Good balance, and I liked this beer, but some of my sips were very "hot" from the alcohol and a somewhat too strong boozy finish at times. My one glass on draft settled nicely; I think a big boy bottle would put me down.

clayrock81, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

crbooher, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of DarthKostrizer
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to UCLAbrewn84 for this little guy

Look: Orange in color with a 1/4 inch tan head and good retention

Smell: Caramel and piney hops

Taste: Unique wheatwine as it starts out very hoppy with some nice citrus notes and then the caramel maltiness takes over

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium carbonation

Overall: I really enjoyed this beer and can't wait to drink it again

DarthKostrizer, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

avaldivia, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

jh1982, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

acurtis, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of John_M
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Max's today.

The beer pours a copper amber color with good head retention and lacing. Don't get a whole lot on the nose... just some light dry citrus, a hint of pine/sandlewood and some light sweet malt. Fortunately, the flavor profile is much better, with the flavor profile showcasing considerable citrus, tropical fruit, light wood, and an underlying "wheatiness." The beer is fairly sweet, but there's enough alcohol and hoppy bitterness to balance that sweetness quite well, and the finish is actually on the dry side, though also a bit boozy. Mouthfeel is fairly full, though the heat I get from the alcohol on the finish detracts a bit from this beer's drinkability. Alcohol is pretty noticeable in this beer, and it definitely comes across as a fairly high alcohol beer.

Interesting stuff, but the high abv. would have me thinking twice about drinking a lot of this beer.

John_M, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of DCon
4.47/5  rDev +11.8%
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...

DCon, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of Grinnerman
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a delightful brew! It has a great color and nice head. I didn't know what to expect from a buck-wheat ale but found it to be somewhat like a good IPA. It is very hoppy in both smell and flavor. Nothing wrong with that! I would without a doubt recommend this one! Enjoy!!!!

Grinnerman, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

taigor, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

surlytheduff, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of BdubleEdubleRUN
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle served into tulip.
Pours a very attractive copper orange color with continues bubbles rising from the bottom, boasts a large off white frothy head that lasts and lasts. The nose hits you with toasted malt, caramel, toffee and some fresh bread. The taste fits the nose, and is big on the toffee. Medium bodied with solid carbonation makes this a very enjoyable beer. Would drink again.

BdubleEdubleRUN, Feb 08, 2012
Boogoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.