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Risgoop - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

323 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 75
Gots: 65 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Behold! The fifth collaborative effort of Three Floyds and Mikkeller. This complex ale is just the beverage for canal boat trips in Copenhagen or the brutal Chicago winter. This year’s offering will be brewed in both Europe and in Chicago. Look for both editions and the subtle differences in each. Cheers and thanks for supporting craft beer.

22oz bottles and draft only.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-06-2012)
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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer is bright golden with a small head of broken bubbles. The aroma offers fresh hops and citrus atop a malt base with subtle notes of alcohol. The flavor brings oranges with a mellow candy sweetness. Nice. Medium bodied, this beer coats the palate with resiny, sticky, hops. Resemblance to a DIPA. Overall, another very tasty offering from FFF.

Huhzubendah, Nov 03, 2012
Photo of UNCCTDawg
4/5  rDev -3.4%

UNCCTDawg, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of gueuzegossage
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

gueuzegossage, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of Snowrs
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Snowrs, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of DustyDust79
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

DustyDust79, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of ObiWanKushnobi
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

ObiWanKushnobi, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of KarlSpackler
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

KarlSpackler, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of kaips1
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

kaips1, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of mmmmbeer
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

mmmmbeer, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of Lukafer
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Lukafer, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of MichPaul
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

MichPaul, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of TMoney2591
2.85/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a stemless snifter.

Thanks to Florida9 for sharing this bottle!

Re-visiting this brew out of the bottle after a hazy experience with it from the tap. It pours a lightly hazy gold topped by a short finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises vague apricot, funky wheat, and Sorachi-style lemon zest. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a sense of fruity plastic and what may or may not actually be the flavor of wild rice. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, this stuff just ain't my cup o' meat. What I assume to be the wold rice influence just comes across plastic-y, ruining most possibilities of enjoyment on my end.

TMoney2591, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of WillCarrera
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber, no bottled-on date, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a clear, slightly pale golden color, produces a finger of creamy off-white head, leaves nice lacing.

S- Big citrusy, piney and earthy hops, some pine and light medicinal bubblegum aroma.

T- Similar to the nose, lots of juicy citrus and tropical fruit, as well as yeast, sugary esters and alcohol. The booze is actually pretty well hidden.

M- Full-bodied, smooth feel with a dry finish, mild alcohol warmth.

O- An interesting beer and definitely worth trying, although I definitely liked Boogoop considerably more.

WillCarrera, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of mychalg9
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

mychalg9, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of BeerBuckeye
3.28/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a hazy orange in color, small, one-finger head.

S- Floral smell, a bit holly, with certainly a ricey backbone. It's a little acrid, not wholly disgusting, but not exactly pleasant.

T- Taste is again a little floral choppy and the taste of the rice permeates again, it's a tad offputting

M- Clean and crisp, full bodied.

Overall- I don't know, I wasn't thrilled with this.

BeerBuckeye, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of homebrew311
3.18/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appears a slightly cloudy gold with thin white head not much retention to speak of. The smell features notes of caramel, citrus hops, pine, herbs, and some artificial plasticy smelling quality that I'm not digging. The taste starts with some fruity sweetness followed by herbal hops which contribute a large amount of bitterness. Booze is present along with a acrid character that detracts from my enjoyment of this brew. Mouthfeel is surprisingly thing considering the strength. Overall, this is my least favorite of the "Goop" series.

homebrew311, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of acknight
5/5  rDev +20.8%

acknight, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of Florida9
3.85/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Clear amber in color. Forms a moderate sized white colored head. Head slowly reduces to a fairly thick surface coating leaving a good bit of lace on the way down.

S: Aroma is odd, being both inviting and mildly repulsive at the same time. Fruity and sweet with notes of bubble gum, orange and candied kumquats. But then there is some sort of odd ester quality reminiscent of plastic.

T: Mild to moderate sweetness. Lots of citrus peel, orange, light toast, and some peach. Finish has a persistent pithy bitterness that borderlines a slight chemical quality.

M: On the heavier side of medium with lower carbonation level. Moderate bitterness and a bit of alcoholic heat.

O: A good beer, but not one that is worth the price of admission.

Florida9, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of Treebs
3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Stout Barrel House. Served in a snifter.

A: Pours a solid apricot color with a thin white head head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin film that leaves some sticky sheets of lace.

S: Candied oranges and tangerines with a sweetened cereal grain malt body balancing it out. Nice lemon and lime zest to give a bit of kick. This smells like a big DIPA as opposed to a barley wine.

T: The taste is much more malty and yeasty than the nose. Some sweet candied sugar with a grainy malt sweetness make up the body with some yeasty chalkiness that provide some fruity esters. More lemon zest like the nose with some bitter orange peel as well.

M: Medium bodied with a malty body and a medium low carbonation level. Slightly drying as well.

O: This was solid overall, but it didn't quite know what it was. The nose was extremely fruity and the taste was much more malt forward.

Treebs, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of awdturboiv
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

awdturboiv, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of BeerMeFitz
3/5  rDev -27.5%

BeerMeFitz, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of C2H5
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

C2H5, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of chase2634
3/5  rDev -27.5%

chase2634, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of MasterSki
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from the brewery. Thanks to Sean for the pick-up. Served in a tulip at Stella's taco night.

A - A finger-plus of white foam settles to a partial cap, thick collar, and splotchy lace. Mildly hazy dark peach body.

S - Reminds me of a wheatwine quite a bit. Fruity esters, a bit of burnt sugar, and cotton candy, and a mix of citrus, spicy, and earthy hops. A little rough and a tad cloying as it warms up.

T - I like the taste a fair bit more, as it loses some of the more earthy and saccharine qualities. A nice mix of lightly burnt sugars, fruity yeast, orange citrus, tropical fruits, and surprisingly little alcohol. I don't get a ton of rice, more of a crystal malt vibe than anything.

M - Dry, and perhaps even lightly toasty texture, pleasant moderate carbonation, medium-full body, and no much alcohol warmth.

D - I haven't been a huge fan of the Goop series but this is probably my favorite one. Fairly easy to drink but not something I'd actively seek out with so many superior 3 Floyds offerings available.

MasterSki, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of bralston345
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

bralston345, Oct 12, 2012
Risgoop from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
92 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.