Boogoop - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 38
Gots: 181 | FT: 12
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3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Treebs on 11-14-2011

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.
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Photo of TheHoppiest
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 75 cl bottle into an oversized wine glass. Pours an amber brown, slightly opaque, with one inch off-white heas that leaves decent lacing around the sides as the head reduces.

Has a much hoppier aroma than I'd expect from a wheatwine. Notes of cane sugar, sweet grapes, oranges, and flowers, this is much more sweet smelling and less malty than other wheatwines I've had.

Starts spicy, with orange peel, rosewater, and hints of vinous oak, and finishes with essence of grapefruit pith; pithy hops that just dry your mouth out!

Medium bodied, starts smoothish but quickly swells the tongue with hop bitterness. Leaves a wafting, ashy aftertaste in the mouth.

The 3F hoppiness shines through, overpowering the characteristics I'd expect from a wheatwine. It's a good brew, but one that I'd peg as a DIPA or a barleywine, rather than a wheatwine if given a blind taste-test. Worth a try if you can find it.

Photo of Hopswagger
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P:  A beautiful cloudy body of orange copper that displays a 2 full fingers of milky taupe head that lingers. 

S:  Fresh bursts of citrus sun drenched wheat, grapefruit, orange peel, mango, toasted caramel malt, barnyard must, dried hay and hints of fresh rolled oats. Once swirled a timid lacquer, and orange pinesol aroma hit the nose. Alcohol is sweet with a dash of spicyness. 

T/M:  Dark malts flood my palate, toasted caramel, toffee, charred wheat, and burnt orange bitterness to round out the complex flavor. Orange dark chocolate liquor filled candy is the most noticeable flavor profile.  The bitterness us a triumvirate array of tropical fruits, orange zest, grapefruit and pine resin. Fluffy mouthfeel, nice warming and a dry semi chalky finish lingering orange oil and pine resin. 

O:  A hop forward wheat wine that is loaded with complexity. Flavor changes drastically from cold to warm with it being much smoother once warmed. Hats off to Mikkeller &Three Floyd's for a deliciously well crafted treat. 

Photo of ChugginOil
4.2/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap @ the St. Charles Tap House

Pours orange tinted brown color that is murky. Tons of sticky cream colored lace shows after the inch of like-colored head settles.

The nose is comprised of bready malt, green apple, fig, caramel. light hoppy aroma. Smells very interesting and inviting. Like a caramel apple on Halloween.

The taste follows suit. Big caramel and green apple notes, surrounded by biscuit-like malts. Hops then come into play and deliver an assertive bitterness. Sweet, malty, fruity, hoppy, delicious. The sweetness is balanced nicely and is anything but in-your-face.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied, a bit oily, and finishes dry from the hoppy goodness.

Overall, this was very enjoyable. Big beer with a nicely masked abv and great flavor profile.

Photo of StaveHooks
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle split with my awesome wife.
Served in a Duvel tulip

A - Pours a hazy burnt amber color with a frothy off-white head. The sinks into a thick sudsy cap with thick horizontal lines of lacing.

S - Rich bready caramel malts, caramelized brown sugar, sugar cookie dough, citrus hops, candied stone fruit, ripe pineapple.

T - Matches the nose with big caramel and breadyness, toasted toffee, crushed pecans, maple syrup, grapefruit oils, mango , papaya, and leafy hops. The middle pushes hearty barley grains, and pine comes out as it warms. Finishes with sweet barley and sticky citrus and pine notes

M - This is where the wheat shines providing a full bodied, lush creamy feel. Finishes semi dry with zero alcohol presence.

Incredible! This has more of a Barleywine twist to it than a straight wheat wine. The wheat seemed to only show up in the incredibly smooth mouthfeel. Intense candied fruit flavors that were were very complex and balanced at the same time.

Photo of rarbring
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A hazy amber brew with a warm almost orange foam, High and slowly setting. Leaving loads of lacing and having good curatins as well.

Smelling of apricot jam, muffins, mango chutney, raisins and sherry.

Sweet bitter orange marmalade, plums and bitter grape-fruit peel.

Medium low carbonation, small foamy bubbles, a large body, sticky and oily, a dry finish.

In all very good, a bit of a fruity imperial IPA due to the heavy hopping. Would have been interesting to store a few years.

Photo of wordemupg
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into tulip 19/7/13

A murky dark brownish amber with enough clarity to see a few slow tiny bubbles feeding a very well sustained massive beige foam that leaves 6 distinct rings before falling to a pencil top eraser island, looks fantastic

S caramel and butterscotch, candied pineapple, honey, Proef yeast, herbal notes, cereal, little booze, and some citrus rind

T more citrus rind and slightly less caramel and more candied pineapple, a little spice I can't place and there's booze but its well hidden, not sure the age but shes still pretty hoppy, tastes solid but the nose has a slight edge

M full and little syrupy, enough carbonation to give it a slightly creamy feel, just a little heat on the way down ans a sweet rind finish

O great beer and a solid example of the style, not sure of the age and I don't know if I'd want to age it further or not, a nice balance of sweet malt and hops, very easy to drink for a strong heavy beer

worth looking for and when you consider who came together to brew it I shouldn't be surprised. Yet another one of those beers where I want to try it on its bottling date and again well sown the road, I'll be buying a couple to age out of curiosity

Photo of Morningside
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served chilled in a Bell's Snifter.

A- Deep burnt orange with a two-finger eggshell head that slowly dissipates to one finger. Solid lacing.

S- Toffee, mild heat, woody resin, pine, grapefruit, brown sugar and caramel.

T- Bitter cocoa bean, mild pine, grapefruit, toffee, dryish, sweet finish.

M- Mildly drying, very little carbonation, not as sticky as I thought it would be.

O- Very interesting, a nice balance between hops and malts. Shockingly easy to drink for this abv. Bold and challenging, yet a pleasure to drink, what would you expect from these two breweries.

Taken from notes on 11/9/12

Photo of superspak
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into snifter, smudged bottle date, but probably bottled late 2011. Pours very hazy red orange color, with a nice 2 finger dense khaki head with incredible retention, that reduces to a thick cap that lasts. Some nice soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big caramel, orange peel, grapefruit, honey, floral, pine, herbal, toasted biscuit, candy-like sweetness, wheat, brown sugar, and apple. Very nice aromas with good strength and balance. Taste of big caramel, orange peel, grapefruit, honey, toasted biscuit, pine, floral, apple, brown sugar, and herbal spiciness. Good sized pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pine, grapefruit, caramel, biscuit, orange peel, apple, honey, and herbal spiciness on the finish for a while. Great flavor balance with a good amount of floral bitterness that balances out nicely with the malts. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a very creamy, slick, and thick mouthfeel as expected. Alcohol is extremely well hidden with hardly any warming present on the finish at all. Very smooth and easy to sip on. Overall this is a delicious wheat wine! Great flavor balance and good complexity; and extremely smooth to drink given the alcohol level.

Photo of jlindros
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a huge thick frothy 1.5 finger slightly beige colored head that sits for a while and doesn't seem to want to fade, nice lacing, semi hazy copper reddish orange colored beer. Great head retention for the abv.

Nose is nice, big malts and lots of wheat, caramel, toffee, reddish toasty malts, copper sweet malty aromas, hint of booze. Then hops bring a nice earthy slight spicy hop, hint of grassy and even slight touch of pine.

Taste starts rich with lots of malts, caramel and toffee galore, lots of wheat as well, fairly sweet with a bit of a booze kick. Toasty reddish copper malts fill out the malt profile. Then hops, plenty of spicy hops, earthy, little pine, and slight grassy, fairly bitter like biting on a hop pellet. Finish dries a bit but stil slightly sweet and a bit syrupy, bit of booze as well, but mostly the long bitter earthy spicy hoppy finish.

Mouth is fuller bodied, slightly syrupy, rich and smooth, good carb esp for the abv., bit of warming booze.

Overall really nice, reminds me of a lighter malt version of Behemoth, not too boozy, nice malts, lots of hops so I don't think this will age as well as it should.

Photo of cfrances33
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at The Farmer's Cabinet in Philly on 7/5/12. Served in a snifter.

Pour: Mostly cloudy caramel color with just over a finger of fluffy, sticky white head.

Smell: Wheaty sweetness and some citrus. Hops have held up well since its release.

Taste: Caramel sweetness up front followed by a burst of floral, peppery, and citrus hop bitterness. Hops command the majority of the taste, but are not overpowering. Bready sweetness lingers.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy body, and not overly bitter. Definitely warming, but alcohol is masked pretty well.

Overall: really excited I got to try this, and I was not disappointed.

Photo of tobelerone
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A deeply hazed dark orange beer with a huge, fluffy, cream-colored head. Retention and lace are both very good. After quite a few months the aroma is still aggressively hoppy; pineapple and citrus leap out of the glass, followed by a heavy, bready malt note and lots of brown sugar and caramel. As the beer opens up and warms a bit more details emerge, in particular a distinctive coconut aroma that was very attractive indeed.

The beer drinks like an enormous DIPA; you can tell Three Floyds had a hand in this one; the hops remain aggressive and bitter; pineapple, citrus, dank resins lash the tongue, a huge wave of chewy malt, molasses and caramel follows, and the beer ends up with a long and lingering bitter aftertaste. Finishes semi-dry with some residual sweetness hanging around.

Medium-full bodied with medium carbonation; this one is a monster to be sure. I came in from work at 11pm Saturday night thinking I’d have a few but after sharing this 750ml bottle I was done for the night.

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from the bottle into an Urthel tulip glass

A- Poured a a rust orange/brown color with a three finger fluffy off-white head. Leaves lots of clingy lace

S- Big pungent/astringent hop aroma. Big grapefruit pine, and floral aroma. Caramel and spicy notes.

T- Malt up front despite the aroma. Caramel, spicy character, belgian yeast, and nutty flavors. Huge hop presence hits on the finish, big grapefruit, citrus, and piney hop flavor lingers. Hop flavors are present without the bitterness. Alcohol comes through in the taste some.

M- Pretty soft and smooth mouthfeel. Nicely carbonated with a little bit of a syrupy quality. Big warming effect from alcohol.

O- This is a big beer with a really unique flavor profile. Big beer with a great hop aroma/hop flavors and malt bill.

Photo of heygeebee
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From phone notes, on tap at Pumphouse.

Pours a rich dark copper gold, half finger head, with sticky lace.

Aromas are a hops and pine assault on nose.

Taste is a resin pine and malt bomb, however quite sweet overall.

Sticky mouthfeel - quite oily.

Good beer, but I wonder how easy it is to brew something this flavourful at this abv?

Photo of woosterbill
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into a medium-sized Duvel tulip. Big thanks to Alex for sharing this one.

A: Slightly hazy red body under a lovely finger of creamy eggshell head. Great retention and lace. Lovely.

S: Hops are huge, with grapefruit, spruce, and mint. As it warms, some malt comes through (buckwheat, I suppose, although that's hardly an aroma/flavor with which I'm familiar) with just a hint of roastiness. Pretty great.

T: Follows the nose: piquant, fruity hops up front, with rich, complex maltiness following close behind. The maltiness is unique, with some almost grassy, dry graininess following some fruity sweetness. Big bitterness and moderate alcohol on the finish. Nice.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Solid.

O: Be warned: right now this is much more hoppy than malty, with DIPA-level hop aroma. I really enjoyed this aspect of the beer, but if you're looking for a more traditional Barleywine feel then you may want to sit on it for a few months. I'm really curious what it would taste like with some age, as the buckwheat component was intriguing - but largely secondary to the dominant hops. Still, those hops were fascinating in their own right, and I'd gladly drink it fresh again, too. Good stuff.

Cheers!

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

Photo of JohnGalt1
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up tonight at Bier Thirty for a pretty damn respectable $14... although I did bite my lip a bit.. FFF and Mikkeller had better be worth it.

Poured into my little Cigar City goblet... 2 finger tannish/yellow head... the brew is very clear light amber and shows great retention and lacing.

Tons of piney hops with a great catcher of sweet orange zest... sorta earthy malt profile that adds sweetness and helps bring the hops up into the nose hairs.

Nice bitterness up front... good citrus hoppiness meshes quickly with a complex maltiness that I was not expecting... toasty .. earthy.. mildly tannic.. the flavor has something that I can only describe as bubblegummy phenols... think bazooka joe but only with a minor sweetness that helps draw it out.. finish is mildly malty sweet and a resinous oily hop presence that clings to my teeth more than my palate..

Medium/full body and creamy everpresent carbonation is accentuated by the oily hops....

Loving it fresh.... I am damned happy to have this one locally without having to trade... I want a few for a 6 month interval tasting.

4.5/4/4/4/4.5

Photo of yamar68
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

Photo of tbeckett
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Beer Deluxe.

A - Cloudy dark orange. One finger of really fluffy/creamy khaki head. OK carbonation. Wicked retention...thick and creamy head sticks around with a half finger, but when topped up seems like ice cream and just hangs out. Lace is like rings just spattered on the glass.

S - Candied/boozy pineapple. Orangey citrus you'd normally get from a Hefe or Wit. You can tell there's a hefty malt body there as well with some breadiness and toffy. I wouldn't describe it as 'wheaty' though.

T - Lot's of hops with a resinous, interesting character. Lot's of orange and pineapple. You can tell there is a graininess there also but the tropical fruit character is stronger. With some warmth the strong malty character comes out really nicely. Sweet sugary-ness is there with some spice. Almost like rye but different. A little alcoholic kick in the finish too. Seems like a really complex beer with candied, malty, hoppy, and boozy elements all blending quite nicely.

M - Good carbonation and a nice full body with a spicy/boozy finish.

O/D - My first of the style. My first (well half way anyway) from Three Floyds as well. One hell of a good beer. Lovely complexity and flavour elements working together. Solid stuff. A nice colab for sure. I would love to cellar this to see how it progresses and really hope to have a few more.

Photo of Daniellobo
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A very nice hoppy wheatwine… Memories of a slightly softer variation from other Mikkeller collabs..

Presentation: 750 mm brown caped De Proef bottle. Label with a funky-pop image of a skull and matching flags as an emblem for the collab. Minimal notes point to ingredients and style. Expected smudged bottling date on cap. Shows 10.4% Alc. by Vol. Served in a snifter.

A - Softly hazy deep amber pour. Rich frothy head with good retention, nice surface memory, and lacing. This is probably a top notch looker but I can help but remember that Mikkel and Menno looked even better…

S - Nice hoppy nose with rich ranges of hops and caramel… citric, grass, sugar…

T - Taste nicely expanding beyond the nose with a long lingering hoppy range, grassy, lemon.. lemongrass in fact with caramel, malt, that sugar…

M - Medium to medium-full body with soft but permeating medium carbonation. Nice smooth creamy flow with a prickly punctuation in the finish.

O - Coming together very nicely… Unusual but very, very pleasing…

Notes: Nice collab, but sorry, I´m biased… Feels like a toned down tweak from the collab with De Molen, which I though was outstanding… This is close, sure, and it is not the only bottle I´ll be lucky to have but… I miss Mikkel and Menno.

Photo of biboergosum
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz glass at Underground Edmonton, a sneak preview of their Mikkeller (and friends, evidently) tap takeover starting this Thursday.

This beer appears a hazy, murky dark apricot brown colour, with one fat finger of bubbly, thickly foamy, and fairly creamy beige head, which leaves some nice pockmarked stoneface lace around the glass as slowly ebbs away.

It smells of sweet caramel and wheat malt, an indistinct graininess, a slightly musty yeastiness, muddled orchard and tropical fruit, floral, leafy hops, and a simmering booze warming. The taste is very barleywine-esque up front - big, bulging caramel/toffee malt, subtly aided here by some beefed-up wheat malt, one rather bereft of any usual edge or crispness, a musty, dusty, old cellar dankness, lingering brewer's yeast, and subdued leafy, floral, and somewhat citrusy hops. The big ABV does well to keep its distance.

The bubbles are actually active, but keep their head down while they go about their duty, the body a sturdy medium-heavy weight, and generally quite smooth, the only thing threatening ingress being the quivering alcohol. It finishes sweet, duh, the caramel and sugar wheat cereal pops fullness having little trouble with the latent fruity hops, while the booze still seems capable of minding it own manners.

Probably the tastiest wheatwine (sorry, Half Pints!) I've come across, and yes, it's mostly because of the barley wine proximity, but also due to the alcohol integration, and maybe the agreeable hop balance. Lots going on here, but at the same time, it really seems quite simple. Glad to have gotten a go at this one - thank you John from Soltice.

Photo of Parrotshake
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Scratch. Poured into a monstrous brandy balloon-type glass a rusty amber without a whole lot of head. Lovely colour and left a lot of lacing on the glass.

The smell is wonderful. I didn't get any buckwheat, but a bunch of sweet malt, citric hop, some spice and light astringency. Taste was a bit of a surprise. Having eaten buckwheat noodles/pasta, not to mention sampled the Rogue buckwheat ales on numerous occasions, I was initially disappointed to taste nothing resembling buckwheat in this beer. That said, is sure is a wonderful barleywine. A bright hoppy number that doesn't begin to hint at it's considerable alcohol content. Citrus, spice, candi sugar, toasted brioche, notes of wheat, gingerbread and tropical fruit. Young and brash and really quite bitter. Not exactly what I was expecting.

Slick and fairly full mouthfeel. Paired with an assortment of cheeses and bread - an ideal complement to the flavors, and a handy diversion from what is an entirely too drinkable beer. Slightly disappointing in that it is not much different to the other beers in this series but great nonetheless.

Photo of lacqueredmouse
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ah, buckwheat, what an interesting and challenging grain. I've really not been a fan of the soba ales I've had, but let's see what unleashing insane breweries and criminal amounts of hops on it can do.

Pours a very pleasant burnished red-amber colour, with a phenomenal head of off-white, that leaves cracking and crackling fine intricate lacing. Body actually looks oddly thing, and doesn't support a great deal of fine carbonation (although the carbonation is fine). I love the colour, and the volume of the head. Pretty good, all up.

Nose is fresh with bright hops, giving a fragrant rubbed lemon character mingled with pleasant green organics. Some classic American-hop pine notes coming through as well. There's not a lot else, but the hops are really pleasantly integrated, and they enliven and excite the senses.

Taste is light on malt, and big on fragrant hop bitterness, coming across very much like a Double IPA. There's a really clear, clean character to the palate, which allows the hops to shine through, while still supporting them. Bitterness grows on the finish the more you drink, leaving a pleasant if challenging crufty aftertaste. Feel is smooth but still light, again providing weight, but allowing the hops to shine though.

Buckwheat? Well, there's not much to it from the malt side of things one way or the other, and certainly the subtle character of そば is lost. But it's a good beer even then. It just makes me wonder how this should stand out from the others in the series.

Photo of webmanspidey
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours a cloudy brownish-orange color, very heavy on the head with a solid couple inches. Smell combines some mild hoppiness with cloves and banana.. like a cross between an IPA and hefe. The taste continues this theme as there is initially a very sweet banana and molasses flavor followed quickly by some bitter hops and citrus. This is very tasty and fairly drinkable for such a high ABV.

Photo of bump8628
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep amber, two fingers of ecru foam that leaves a couple thick rings of lace behind. A quick burst of tropical mango and melon on the nose starts things off. The palate shows off malt more than hops with a slather of caramel and brown sugar. Alcohol flexes and coats the mouth. Hop bitterness on the back end balances out the sweetness, while adding some citrus, grass, and black pepper flavor. Thank God for Shelton Bros. bringing in some new and exciting beers to Oklahoma.

Photo of Skull40
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this on tap at the brewpub.

A - Copper,amber with a nice white head that didn't linger for more than just a few minutes. This thing has great legs as well.

S - Malty and sugary. Very little hop character.

T - Mostly malty, with some honey. It has a definite wine character to it. There was little hoppiness, but I did taste the slightest amount of grapefruit bitterness on the finish.

M - Quite viscous. It goes down like honey butter.

O - I really enjoyed this. Rich and malty with a wine like character. Nothing to powerful, but definitely a very enjoyable sipper. The alcohol crept up on me. Yah. Nice. It's different enough from a traditional barleywine to be considered "not normal". That's what the Floyds do best.

Boogoop from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.