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Black Sun Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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806 Ratings
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Ratings: 806
Reviews: 462
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 188
Gots: 84 | FT: 5
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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Scooter77

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer on tap at a local restaurant. Pours a dark jet-black color with a thick and creamy tan froth. Head retention is great, it lasted until the last drop, leaving a sticky lace on the glass. The aroma was full of dark roasted malt, hops, coffee, and dark chocolate. The taste is very well balanced. The hops are very apparent, as is the malt. There was just a perfect balance of coffee and chocolate at the end. This is an exceptionally smooth and easy drinking stout with moderately dry finish. Seek it, find it, drink it, love it…

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2003 09:18:34 | More by Scooter77
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Black Sun Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 806 ratings.