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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Plums - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
89
very good

68 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 27
Gots: 18 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-18-2012)
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Photo of BarrytheBear
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

Pours a brown which allows some light to pass through along with a thin skim that lasts.

Blend of dark fruit and big barrel on the nose...really reaches out of the glass.

Sweet malt and light roast on the front moves to a healthy plum presence along the middle..both skin and fruit. The end is a lightly tannic but healthy bourbon fade.

Lighter bodied, porterly appropriate, and easy to sip.

An interesting beer, a fun try, but may verge on too sweet with the plum presence for some.

BarrytheBear, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of madtowndmb1
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

madtowndmb1, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of antoines15
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

antoines15, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

ThePorterSorter, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of ravot
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

ravot, Dec 24, 2013
Photo of vinny21bal
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

vinny21bal, Dec 01, 2013
Photo of BUNZILLA
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

BUNZILLA, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of CityofBals
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of wesside89
4/5  rDev -0.5%

wesside89, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of birdsellam
4/5  rDev -0.5%

birdsellam, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Etan
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml generously shared by Marco.

A. Pours black with brownish hues and a small light tan head.

S. Slightly tart plum, cocoa, tannic vanilla, molasses.

T. Dark fruit, lightly smoky roast, chocolate, brown sugar, toffee, a little vinous, mild oak.

M. Thick-bodied with medium carbonation.

O. I wasn't expecting the plum to come through at all but I was pleasantly surprised at its presence here. The barrel character is there but not overpowering. Pretty nice.

Etan, Jul 20, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

CadetGCBD, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Ayelikebeer
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Ayelikebeer, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

cadaugherty, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

KevinmusPrime, May 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

warnerry, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of Gonzoillini
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Gonzoillini, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

t0rin0, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Treebs
3.49/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle served in a Southern Tier tulip. Bottle # 79/391.

A: Pours a dark black color with some lighter brown edges. A light khaki head forms on the pour and recedes to a thin ring. Some splotches of lace are left down the glass.

S: Roasted malts with a bit of the barrel. Mild bourbon with light oak. Some fruity plum sweetness with a little chocolate malt.

T: As with other BA FFF offerings there is some mild acetone notes, but this is the least offensive amount I've come across so far. Nice roasted malt presence with some light chocolate. Trace amounts of bourbon.

M: Medium thin bodied with a medium low carb. Sweet finish.

O: This was alright. As with all the other BA Alpha Klauses the base was overwhelmed and the barrel seemed kind of mute as well.

Treebs, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

kodt, Mar 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

pmoney, Mar 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Hopbully, Feb 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

bsuedekum, Feb 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

thewimperoo, Jan 31, 2013
Photo of jbuddle
4/5  rDev -0.5%

jbuddle, Jan 29, 2013
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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Plums from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.