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

Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With PlumsBarrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Plums

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BA SCORE
89
very good

65 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 65
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.66%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 65 | Reviews: 13 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by womencantsail:
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womencantsail

California

3.15/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The pour is a murky dark brown/black color with a khaki head. The booziness is really overwhelming. Tons of oak, roasted malt, and a pronounced acidity. Mild plum, a touch of solvent, and plenty of green apple. Tastes of roast, alcohol, green apple, and bourbon. A fair amount of acidity, mild to moderate caramel/toffee sweetness, some raisins, plums, and cherries. Kind of sour on the finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2012 20:52:36 | More by womencantsail
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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.

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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.

Serving type: bottle

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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Plums from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.