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Murda'd Out Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Murda'd Out StoutMurda'd Out Stout

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276 Ratings
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Ratings: 276
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 605
Gots: 65 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Individually barrel aged Three Floyds - Dark Lord, Surly - Darkness, De Struise Brouwers - Black Albert, and Mikkeller - Beer Geek Breakfast. These were aged for 14 months seperately and blended together to taste.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-12-2012)
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Photo of Jeffo
4.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brought to you by Dennoman at the big DL lineup a few weeks back. I barely even remember this one, but luckily I took surprisingly detailed notes on it. Way more detailed than I remember doing. I must have been in great shape still.

From a 750 into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours out thicker than the Dark Lord variants, relatively viscous and black but not quite pitch black, yielding a smaller, medium looking, fluffy, light mocha head with good retention. Black body with no carbonatino evident. Head fades to a small, swirly wisp and ring but leaves no real lacing down the glass. Pretty good looking stout.

SMELL: Lots of bourbon on the nose, with oak, vanilla, coconut and caramel as well. Light roasted aroma with some dark chocolate combine with some milk chocolate and sweet cream from the bourbon barrel. Pretty bold with a good balance between the base blend and bourbon barrel. Really good.

TASTE: Lots of barrel again, with piles of bourbon, oak, vanilla, sweet cream and caramel sweetness with a hint or bitter roasted flavors at the swallow. Bold and unrelenting aftertaste of bourbon barrel, lightly roasted and burnt malts with some bitter dark chocolate as well. The oak and sweet vanilla cream flavors from the boozy bourbon barrel work well with the roasted and bitter base beer. Actually surprisingly good and well integrated.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Enough weight for the style, creamy enough as well, goes down fine and finishes slightly sticky. A burst of heat lingers on the palate as well. A touch hot perhaps, but definitely big and smooth enough to support the flavors.

OVERALL: I must have liked this beer way more than I can remember. Luckily I can still read my scrawl as well. This was much better than I'd expected. The bourbon barrel works really well with the base stout, making a big statement but still showing excellent balance as well. The feel could perhaps be a touch bigger, which would give the flavors the support they need for top marks, but given the style, this is a minor complaint. Come to think of it, given how much I actually liked the bourbon DL versions, I guess it's not such a surprise that I enjoyed this so much. On the whole, I'm a pretty big fan of the four base beers. Thanks again Dennoman! This was a beauty.

Jeffo, May 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

iliketigersalot, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of jklecko2
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

jklecko2, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Doublechar0517
4.64/5  rDev +0.9%

Doublechar0517, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of TGanyone
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

TGanyone, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
5/5  rDev +8.7%

MicroBeerMan1980, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of stakem
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Waxed bomber poured into a snifter. The brew appears black in color with a dark brown head that rests atop with decent retaining power. Some patchy lace and legs of alcohol are noted.

The aroma is meaty with a touch of sorta smoked chocolate meets vanilla and caramel. A mild indication of some herbal hops are felt across the back of the nose along with a lasting indication of alcohol and roasted to charred grain.

The taste includes plenty of bitter chocolate and roast with enough of a neutral booziness. Then a lot of barrel nuance is noticed tasting of vanilla, caramel and a contradting amount of roast and char. It's a real good blend of flavors.

This is a boozy brew, full bodied and moderately carbonated. Pretty nice offering that showcases some familiarity of the base beers included in this. It really is greater than the sum of it's parts. However, I dont think I would ever consider paying the cost of admission on this one. Thank you kindly Mark for the generous share.

stakem, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

funkyaudio, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

VerticalLiturgical, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
4.37/5  rDev -5%

thanks to Mark for sharing this, enjoyed chilled in a 1/2 pint.

The color is black and opaque with thick tan cap with ultra fine bead. The smell is rich with dark malt and has a yeast aroma with creamy cocoa quality and butterscotch with light stone fruit odor and mild hint of oak with a subtle alcohol aroma. The feel is rich and thick with roasted texture and mild spice with a smooth cocoa and light woody feel with medium carbonation and semi-high alcohol in the finish.

The taste have a very chewy malt presence with roasted and light woody taste and slight chocolate fudge thick dark toffee-like taste and slight dark bread with the flavor of wood present with subtle dark cocoa and earthy yeast element. The flavor of alcohol is there but not overpowering considering the richness of the coffee and toffee flavors in the malt. Overall this is a great blended stout wonderful flavor ...the only thing holding it back as far as drinkability is the alcohol level.

Slatetank, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.45/5  rDev -3.3%

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one at Wowcoolman's tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, vanilla, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, chocolate syrup, vanilla, and bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with fantastic barrel aged qualities in the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

cosmonick, Aug 17, 2014
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4.61/5  rDev +0.2%

Rado, Aug 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

drewone, Aug 17, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +1.7%

Wowcoolman, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

injuredreserve, Aug 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

BigDaveLB, Jul 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

mjc3151, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

cmgray03, Jul 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Riggsenater, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of johnnnniee
4.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from MeadMe, HUGE thanks for sending it my way so I could share it with the Tasters Choice group!
Pours a thick viscous black color with a smallish tan head that dissipates quickly. Huge rich malty aromas of brown sugar, caramel, molasses, coffee, dark chocolate, light wood and hints of bourbon, light fruit and smoke. Huge complex nose that I could park my nostrils over all night. The flavor is richly complex like the aroma suggested. Huge sweet sugary maltiness as a base to a bit of chocolate and roasted grains set in some bourbon oak and lightly smokey with touches of fruit and earth. Medium to thick body with a light level of carbonation. Fantastic frigging beer right here! If I weren't driving sat night I would have seriously Bogart-ed this bottle!

johnnnniee, Jul 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

TheSamKuehn, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Gonzoillini, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

jermy, Jun 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ronn, Jun 06, 2014
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Murda'd Out Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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