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

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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Raspberries
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BA SCORE
89
very good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 17
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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 11-08-2012)
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Half inch light mocha head. Leaves a cap and collar.

Good nose. Tart, seemingly fresh raspberries.

Hot/sharp raspberries, thats how I'd describe it. Late chocolate aspect leaves the mouth watering. Nothing resembling a barrel presence. 10%abv sounds about right.

Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

Different, it was like BCBS Bramble on steroids. Steroids including all the home run hitting record and the assholishness. Worth a sample. Thanks for opening this up TATURBO.

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3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Huge thanks to TATURBO for the share! Thanks Chris!

poured into snifter glass.

bottle 148/168.

reviewwed from notes taken 01/03/13.

Appearance: black bodied beer with thin creamy tan head. Drops down quickly to no head.

Smell: huge raspberry nose. Tootsie rolls. Just a hint of nail polish. Wheres the barrel at?

Taste: Fresh raspberries and lots of them. Honestly this tastes just like hot chocolate with raspberries in it. Again no barrel presence to speak of.

Mouthfeel: high end of medium bodied beer with low carbonation levels. well hidden ABV.

Overall: Its just okay. The interesting part is that I could go to the store and pick up a packet of Land O Lakes brand raspberry hot chocolate and i swear that this beer tastes exactly like it! So for all those folk who got this 3F brewery only bottle at a cost of $35; I am truely sorry. I would have been very dissapointed by this beer (probably even a bit angry at 3 Floyds) if I had bought it myself. My biggest problem with the beer is there are no barrel notes in the nose or taste of this beer. Its a barrel aged beer! Wheres the barrel notes 3 Floyds? Did those burn down with the brewery too? *Disclaimer this is just a joke, so anyone who reads my review please dont take this statement seriously.

Serving type: bottle

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Barrel Aged Alpha Klaus With Raspberries from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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