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BackMasking - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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89
very good

368 Ratings
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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 14
Gots: 63 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
noun- A recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward on to a track that is meant to be played forward.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-27-2012)
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Reviews by Docrock:
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Docrock

Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at FFF served in an Imperial pint glass:

A- very dark with a nice creamy light brown head. The head dissipated rather quickly leaving just a thin film on top, almost no lacing whatsoever

S - light coffee and a bit of bittersweet chocolate

T - more coffee than on the nose and a little bit of the chocolate, both lingering for a few minutes. I am not picking up anything else at all.

M - a little thinner than I expected but probably about right for the ABV. Carbonation is also on the light side.

O - a decent beer, not catching the oatmeal part of this one. Served pretty chilled for what I normally would drink at Stout at, it was around 40 F. But seeing as it was served at the Brewpub, I figure they would serve it at its best temperature.

Serving type: on-tap

01-24-2013 21:12:06 | More by Docrock
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mwertz

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-12-2014 18:43:44 | More by mwertz
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BigJim5021

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-12-2014 09:41:20 | More by BigJim5021
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bcerv-ca

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-12-2014 01:05:19 | More by bcerv-ca
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wildcatboy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-11-2014 21:46:32 | More by wildcatboy
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 22 oz bomber in a trade with DrewskiWhit. Poured into a WootStout branded short tulip glass. Bottled on date was illegible.

Appearance is black as night with a decent tan head that dissipates somewhat quickly, decent lacing but nothing amazing. Smell is sweet molasses, dark chocolate with a light hop aroma and toasted notes coming through as it warms. Flavor follows suit with the nose - the hop flavor lingering throughout the roasted malt and sweetness (maybe sweetened with lactose) which is quite nice - I didn't expect such a hoppy oatmeal stout and was pleasantly surprised. The mouthfeel is silky smooth like a proper oatmeal stout, light bitterness from the hop lingers in this medium-bodied ale with mellow carbonation. Overall phenomenal take on an old classic style. Leave it to Three Floyds to take a classic style of old and spin it with a modern twist - nice work fellas!

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2014 04:53:16 | More by DeanMoriarty
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SteveDoeschot

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-10-2014 04:41:51 | More by SteveDoeschot
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TimGorman

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-09-2014 20:13:42 | More by TimGorman
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-08-2014 21:13:15 | More by huntermop
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indy351

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-08-2014 15:10:47 | More by indy351
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homerman9


4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-08-2014 14:53:53 | More by homerman9
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M1A2

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-06-2014 13:45:18 | More by M1A2
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lucasj82

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-06-2014 13:44:17 | More by lucasj82
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JakeMorgan13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-06-2014 02:51:32 | More by JakeMorgan13
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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-05-2014 23:41:56 | More by scott2269
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tmryan21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-05-2014 03:04:21 | More by tmryan21
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robgage

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-03-2014 02:06:43 | More by robgage
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gutbuster

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-01-2014 20:32:16 | More by gutbuster
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-01-2014 18:16:48 | More by jayhunter357
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dmgeng

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Chose this over black-heart because of the crazy awesome label art. I love 3-F's creative designs.

A - Deep dark brown/black color. Pours thick with khaki colored creamy head with good lacing.

S - Lots of hops at the beginning which I wasn't expecting but came out pretty good. After warming the malt and roasted tones came out along and then the sweet grainy smell that goes with an oatmeal stout.

T - Tons flavor having a robust character with a malty, roasty, chocolaty, and some like toffee/caramel taste along with some hops on the back end. There is some bitterness from the roasted malt and hops but is pretty balanced with the sweetness.

M - Full mouth-feel with moderate to low carbonation. Silky feel and a nice bitterness that makes it a great beer for occasional drinking.

Overall, this oatmeal stout is different than your standard "Samuel Smith" and it is pretty delicious. It isn't as heavy as a RIS and it is a tasty brew. It has everything for the dark beer drinker who likes a little american hops in there. It's also a nice change of pace if you are used to drinking dry stouts like Guinness. I would strongly recommend this to anyone that likes darker beer.

Glass- Stein

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 08:44:18 | More by dmgeng
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hermit990

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-01-2014 02:17:25 | More by hermit990
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barczar

Kentucky

3.76/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an opaque onyx, with a gray-brown head.

Aroma is roasty and chocolatey with oats and coffee adding intrigue.

Flavor is a mixed bag of coffee and chocolate, with marshmallows hitting mid palate. The finish is fairly acrid/tart and lightly bitter.

Body is moderate, with lower carbonation and noted alcohol warmth.

The sour/acrid note is offputting, and it's a bit hot, but nice malt character.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2014 00:24:37 | More by barczar
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kscaldef

Oregon

2/5  rDev -49.7%

06-30-2014 19:33:31 | More by kscaldef
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-30-2014 16:16:25 | More by PopnLoads
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KevinL

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

06-30-2014 14:31:13 | More by KevinL
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BackMasking from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.