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Blot Out The Sun - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

161 Ratings
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 38
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Since the dawn of time it has been mankind's dream to blot out the sun." - C. Montgomery Burns

97 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-14-2012)
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Photo of shredder83
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of sbxx
4.81/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance - Dark, dark, dark! Lives up to its name. 1 finger of head disappeared quickly. Nice lacing.

Smell - Sweet citrus hops! Some floral hints intertwined.

Taste - Fruit! Hints of grapefruit. A citrusy stout, so unique. Loving it. Chocolate/espresso notes come out in the aftertaste. The alcohol is blended so well, it's ridiculous. Light, pleasant alcohol vapor on the breath afterwards. Not hot whatsoever. Just right.

Mouthfeel - Thick, a little bit of chew to it. Finishes slightly dry & sticky on the lips.

Overall - Amazingly unique brew. Lives up to their slogan "It's not normal" and then some. I will be getting this every time I come down to the brewpub. If they ever bottle it, I will be getting it then too. 10.4% ABV?! Haha. It goes down so smooth, it's not even funny. The most dangerously drinkable beer I've tried to date. Awesome.

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Klif
3/5  rDev -28.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of imfrommichigan
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of DrJoe82
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Gotti311
3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of MrMcGibblets
4/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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3/5  rDev -28.7%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of mjohnson17
4.45/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On Tap @ FFF brewpub.
Serving Type: 10oz goblet

A: Black, near opaque color with minimal head. Nice alcohol legs and some slight lacing

S: Hops, nice citrus hops. A bit of booze, some good caramel & toffee roast notes. A great smelling hoppy stout.

T: This one is mostly malts, nice roasted malts. Chocolate, toffee, slightly sweet. Barely any hops as I was expecting from the nose on this one. Very slight on the booze notes, dangerously drinkable

M: Medium mouthfeel. Coats the mouth nicely with roasted malts with a hint of booze.

O: A great stout. Deceptively drinkable, i could drink this all day, then be plastered. The nose is wonderful but the taste doesn't follow the nose, which is good IMO. One of the best beers I've tasted from FFF this year.

Photo of denimdemon
4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Treebs
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed on tap FFF. Served in a 10 oz. goblet.

A: Pours an obsidian black color with a fluffy tan head forming on the pour. Recedes to a thin ring and leaves little splotches of lace.

S: Citrus hoppiness with some noticeable booze and some chocolate. Light roast as well.

T: Roasty malts with some sweet booze. Milk chocolate with a minimal citrus hop backing. Some black licorice as well.

M: Medium to heavy bodied with a little chew to it. Smooth, roasty and sweet finish.

O: A very nice and big stout. Boozy, tons of chocolate and roast. One of the better stouts from FFF.

Photo of pmoney
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of MCain04
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of mishtif
4.71/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

served into a tulip at the pub on 1-18-2013

I am not normaly a dark beer drinker, but i was told that this brew i could not pass up.

Pours dark as night with a chocalate colorded head about a hlaf inch high.

Smells of coffee, toffe and chocalate with a nice almost citrus like aroma.

I was taken away by the taste of this brew. Righ in front you get hit by the hops in this one. Almost a citrus/cascade dry hop. Very full body, lots of booze. Again hints of choclate, toffe, and pine.

From three floyds, i was expecting a rather bitter finish, but is was quite subtle. Went down with out a backlash of bitterness.

overall i wish this was a beer that they continue to make and hopefully one day bottle.

Photo of DrGonzoDDS
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Blot Out The Sun from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
94 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.