1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

BackMasking - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

Not Rated.

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

605 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 605
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 18
Gots: 105 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-27-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 605 | Reviews: 53 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JIMTRK16
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of ChainChompsky
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of BrewtalHonesty
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of creepinjeeper
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of Thebrianeffect
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of Queequegtashtego
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of bufante
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of Jamison85
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of GoodwillHunter
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of MarriedAtGI
4.95/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A: Black. One finger of think tan foam. Red-orange edges show after head dissipates.

S: High quality dark chocolate and a hint of coffee and a very faint floral hop aroma

T: More chocolate. Absolutely delicious!

M: Velvety smooth. Carbonation stays out of the way but is present enough not to leave the beer flat

O: This is a fantastic stout. Wish I could get more of it.

Photo of Beerguy15
4.88/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of IrishHockey
4.86/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Had at the brewpub in tap 1/11/13
Served in a pint glass

I'll be honest, this was probably my fourth or fifth beer of the night, but it was tasty! Got chocolate and maybe a hint of coffee in the taste and smell. This is by far the best stout I've had from 3 Floyd's. Next time I'll try and be a bit more sober for a proper review, but this was a awesome brew. If your at the brewpub get a pint and enjoy it!

Photo of 29mikoyan
4.8/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of JamesS
4.8/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of acknight
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of N_Overholt
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of HollyHops
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of AirZombie
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of chrismattlin
4.72/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of Diddy0330
4.68/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of ChiTownPackFan
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark/Black pour as to be expected with a 1.5" cappuccino head. Lacing all the way down the glass as I drink it.

S - Roasted malt, dark chocolate, burnt sugars, light alcohol.

T - Right on with the nose. Rich roasted malts, bittersweet chocolate balanced by the perfect level of sweetness. Low level of hops presence that helps in balancing the sweetness and giving it a great lingering affect on the palate. The slightest taste of root beer like flavors in the finish. Amazing!

M - Medium to full viscosity on the beer but the perfect carbonation gives this beer a rich and creamy mouthfeel on the tongue.

O - This beer did not disappoint. From appearance to finish it was an amazing example of the style. Mouthfeel just kept getting better as I drank this and the alcohol level was just enough to warm my stomach by the end of the glass but not enough that it interfered with the flavors.

Three Floyd's is right where they should be on this one - nailed it!

Photo of Articula
4.64/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of pat61
4.62/5  rDev +16.4%

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.

Photo of phillipp57
4.6/5  rDev +15.9%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
BackMasking from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.