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BackMasking - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

77 Reviews
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Reviews: 77
Hads: 835
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 32
Gots: 217 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-27-2012

noun – A recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward. An oatmeal stout.

32 IBU
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Reviews: 77 | Hads: 835
Reviews by Copernicandream:
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3.43/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 3 months aged 22oz bottle.

A: Pours a dark deep brown with very minimal purple amber tones to light. Initially a creamy coffee colored head of medium consistency.

S: Initial is malty cocoa powder. Cocoa is really the most overpowering tone. Some subtle pumpkin-like esters mixed with coffee tones.

T: Early and extremely sweet malts mix with a vinegar like backbone and spice cake. Cocoa, lactose, and burnt malt combine to form some sort of mildy sour chocolate concentrate. The acetic acid really becomes apparent on the late palate. There are some subtle squash/pumpkin esters i attribute to the yeast. After taste, is pure cocoa powder.

M: Acidic, wet and thin. High moderate level of carbonation makes the chocolate flavor explode on the tongue. Low moderate warming from the alcohol. A little astringent and too acidic. The level of carbonation brings the pH a little to low and makes it somewhat vinegar-like. Was looking for more oatmeal protein to coat the mouth.

O: Not what I was expecting from an "Oatmeal Stout." The base was much too thin and the sweet and sour melancholy left me thinking I was drinking a sour. The cocoa tones are unique and strong, like huffing a box of pure coca, but the overall taste and balance were a little lacking. (1,274 characters)

More User Reviews:
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4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Studio 35 Columbus. Nice change of pace beer in between all the other hoppy pales from 3Floyds. (105 characters)

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Nothing special, best quality was the thickness from the oatmeal (64 characters)

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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.62/5  rDev +17%

Has a light coffee nose sweetened with dark sugars and seasoned with a hint of cinnamon and a whiff of chocolate.
It pours dark brilliant brown with a fluffy 1” tan cap.
The attack begins with chocolate, coffee, and big spicy grain flavors. Although malt driven, very well rounded.
A creamy, silky smooth chewy body has a touch of slickness and oiliness. (358 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Great oatmeal stout!!! Holds up to a lot of other oatmeal stouts. Great finish on this one. (92 characters)

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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BackMasking from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.