Mushy P. - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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90
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49 Ratings
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

On October 17, 1814 in Giles Parish, London, a 22 ft tall wooden porter tank ruptured, causing surrounding vessels to burst, releasing an estimated 323 gallons of house- destroying porter tidal wave. Porters were the overwhelming ale of choice for the London working class. Mushy P pays homage to this English brewing tradition with complex roastiness and robust flavor.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-23-2012)
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Reviews by beesy:
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4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

served on tap in a british pint glass

A - deep brown with a finger and a half of medium kakhi head. Head has a nice lasting power and leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

S - roasty, chocolate, english type yeast esters

T - a light malt sweetness paired with loads of chocolate and tons of coffee. A nice almost minerally, dryness on the late palate keeps it from being too sweet.

M - full bodied. Creamy.

D - somewhat high. I was expecting it to fill a little more than it does, but I think the late palate dryness is fooling me.

I liked this one a lot. Easy to drink, but full flavored and the dryness keeps it from being too filling. Very nice!

More User Reviews:
Photo of danp14
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Skull40
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at FFF brewpub. Served in a pint glass.

The appearance is black and dense. It has a nice creamy head that lasts.

The smell and taste are a flat sort of malt roastiness with toast and chocolate.

The mouth feel was thin. I would say unappealing, but it fits the Porter style.

Overall, I thought this was pretty mediocre. It's worth a try, but not a second pour, especially at the FFF brewpub. There are too many better choices on tap.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of spark3148857
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Three Floyds:

AP: Deep brown, almost black with some lightness ont he edges. Creamy dark tan head.

AR: Roasted sweet malts, chocolate and coffee.

TS: Smooth and robust with heavy chocolate and coffee undertones.

MF: Chewy and heavy, smooth.

OV: What a great offering. Really a delicious porter, more of a robust style than English style porter. A heavier Edmund Fitzgerald perhaps.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jegross2
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing the Mushy P. from Three Floyds Brewing Company.
Score: 93

16 oz tap pour served in a pint glass at Revolution Brewpub and enjoyed on 05/22/12. Review is from iPhone notes.

Appearance: Deep brown, almost black, color body. Caramel highlights outline the beer and permeate parts of the body. Served with a finger of creamy tan head. Good Lacing and retention with a nice cling factor. 4/5

Smell: Piney lemon hops, toasted grain/roasted malt, oats, and milk chocolate. Some toffee too. 4/5

Taste: Sweet and creamy chocolate, piney lemon and grain. Creamy roasted malt towards the finish. A modest backbone of bitter coffee flavor adds a good balance to the beer. A touch of brown sugar and toffee flavor without the sugary sweetness too. 4.5

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a good level of carbonation for style (higher end of light carbonation). Dry and roasty. Very creamy mouthfeel. 5/5

Overall: Three Floyds should retire Black Sun and replace it with this incredibly smooth and flavorful hoppy porter.

Recommendation: Seek this beer out.

Pairings: French vanilla ice cream.

Cost: $6 for a 16 oz pint.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of liamt07
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On draught at the brewery, served in a pint glass.

Black body, translucent dark reds at the edges. Dense tan head, great lacing and moderate retention. Cocoa and a bit of roast on the nose, some coffee and cream type character. English yeast qualities shine through, with some good hopping. Creamy and roasty flavour, sweet chocolate notes and cocoa powder. More roast and hops in the finish. Medium full feel, smooth velvety mouthfeel. A really nice English porter, as drinkable as they come.

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of AleWatcher
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at FFF.
Served in a 16 oz plastic cup.

The lacing is fucking amazing-- even in the plastic cup. Very dark, almost purple hues coming through.
Very thick and creamy feeling. Low carbonation helps that along.

Smells and tastes nicely coffee-forward. Very roasty and porter-ific.
Lots of chocolatey, roasty, sweet, and caramel malts up here.
Very dry and roasty finish.

Overall-- very thick and creamy for a porter-- but I like it.
Another solid beer from the FFF gang.

Photo of AleApostle
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of WillCarrera
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Maria's Packaged Goods, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours black with a thick tan head, good retention and lacing.

S- Nice aroma of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, milk chocolate.

T- Roasted malts are very prominent, has a bit of char and smoke, also chocolate and coffee, the dominant char is held up pretty nicely by some piney hops. Has a roasted bitter finish.

M- Medium to full bodied, great carbonation, has a smooth and creamy feel with a bone dry finish.

O- A really great porter, if this were available more regularly I would get it all the time.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Khazadum
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This has a fantastic head followed by expectd retention, thick oatmeal colored collar, tomato soup skin, and complete lacing... Like a perfect pour and vision.

Light bodied aroma, biscuits, lightly toasted oats, bits of light Brown sugar... A simple malted sweetness.

Flavors... A bit mineraly, slight roasted grain toast with a slightly blackened edge. Finishes a nice biscuit and acrid edge. Like a toasted piece of grain that got too close to the heat. Amazingly tasty.

Full bodied, thin at first but the carbonation turns this into a silky creamed soup and sticky delight. Perfect carb. Perfect flavor intensity.

This is the best English porter I've ever had.

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Mushy P. from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.