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BackMasking - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

90 Reviews
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Reviews: 90
Hads: 906
Avg: 3.96
pDev: 31.82%
Wants: 36
Gots: 239 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States | website

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout | 8.00% 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: 90 | Hads: 906
Reviews by dmgeng:
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4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
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

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Bung
3.56/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

It's good as always, but also as always I don't understand their need to put their standard hop profile in almost EVERYTHING they do.
To me many of their stouts and porters are overpowered by an overbearing hop profile, this while not as overbearing, probably because it is 6 months old, was likely more so when released. Everything does not need to be ipa hopped, like say, an oatmeal stout.

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Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
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.

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of barhoc11
3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Nothing special, best quality was the thickness from the oatmeal

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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rsquared59
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.62/5  rDev +16.7%

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.

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Photo of PPIV
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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

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4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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BackMasking from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.