Black Sun Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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Reviews by CoolJosh:
4.05/5 rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Big thanks to d0b for sharing this one through trade. I have recently fallen in love with FFF and am on a quest to try all of their offerings. I think theyre hope use is very well executed.
This beer was poured into a tulip. The body is not quite dark black but there is no seeing through this one either. White head that is lays for about 2 or 3 minutes before completely subsiding.
Very attractive smell, full of cascade and other citrus hops that create a very nice floral scent. Really nice bitter chocolate and bitter coffee, good amount of oats make for a simple but interesting and nicely crafted stout.
Bitter coffee hits you right away followed by a nice floral and citrus hop kick. It's creamy but not in an over the top manner, giving it the consistency of a typical stout. Flavor wise its really different for a stout but definitely conforms with the typical hop usage exhibited in most of FFF offerings. Another job well done.
Serving type: bottle
01-29-2009 15:27:09 | More by CoolJosh
More User Reviews:
3.65/5 rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A: Appears to be very dark brown, if not black, in the glass, but holding it up to the light reveals it to be a bit thin and translucent. Forms a moderate sized deep tan colored head, but the beer offers little retention. Light lacing.
S: Aroma is mostly roasted malts, coffee, and cocoa with a mix of citrus and piney hops.
T: Taste starts of with mostly roasted malts and milk chocolate, then it thins out. Lighter notes of coffee and citrus hops. Maybe a slight hint of smoke.
M: Medium bodied. Lower carbonation. Mild bitterness.
O: A decent stout. A bit hoppy for the style, but that is to be expected with FFF.
Serving type: bottle
02-02-2014 02:01:05 | More by Florida9
Black Sun Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.