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Black Sun Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

Black Sun StoutBlack Sun Stout

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Ratings: 797
Reviews: 462
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
6.5% ABV, 50 IBUs - Black Sun has a nose of coffee, roasted malts and piney hops. This medium bodied stout has a broad depth of maltiness and a clean dry finish. December release.

(Beer added by: zerk on 12-16-2002)
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CoolJosh

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
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
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Black Sun Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 797 ratings.