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BackMasking - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
89
very good

523 Ratings
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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 16
Gots: 98 | FT: 15
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 03/25/2014 printed on the bottleneck. Another new stout to me from Three Floyds, this one a bit lower on the alcohol than anticipated. More awesome satanic bottle art. Expectations are pretty good.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a wonderful fluffy frothy 4 finger wide mocha head on top of a mostly opaque black body with some hints of brown showing around the edges. Excellenct head retention and some very nice sticky lacing. Looks delicious.

S - The aroma is kind of subtle, strange, yet interesting. I'm getting some light floral / herbal notes initially, and not a whole lot of roastiness. More of a lighter milk chocolate / creamy sort of aroma. Maybe a very mild piney hop presence in there also.

T - The chocolate bitterness is amped up on the taste, but is still tame. Lightly leathery / smokey / char. Creamy, milky, and chocolatey. Good light roast / floral / herbal elements going on. I'm not entirely sure I would guess this was an oatmeal stout without knowing beforehand, though. Mild tart dark fruit presence is noted on the end - cherry / fig / date / plum / apple / pear.

M - The feel is delicious, smooth, frothy, and creamy. The oatmeal adds a lovely texture to the beer. Light & powdery cocoa sort of bitterness. Medium bodied with excellent carbonation, especially considering I feel Three Floyds ups the carb way too high normally.

Overall, I say it is a delicious stout from Three Floyds, and I am more than pleasantly surprised. One of the more memorable offerings I've had from these guys in recent times. Smooth, creamy, delicious, and drinkable. Recommended.

Three Floyds Backmasking ---4/5.

mfnmbvp, May 13, 2014
BackMasking from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.