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BackMasking - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
89
very good

381 Ratings
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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 14
Gots: 67 | 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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Ratings: 381 | Reviews: 39 | Display Reviews Only:
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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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Inglewood

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-30-2014 13:49:25 | More by Inglewood
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ONUMello

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle dated 6/7/14 poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a 2+ finger head
S: Oat, smoke, roasted malt, caramel/toffee; overall very dark and complex
T: Oat, smoke, roasted malt, a touch bitter... also a slightly empty midpalate though a fairly long finish balances it out
O: Solid but I think more hops would add a nice addition that's currently lacking

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 03:34:02 | More by ONUMello
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smilez

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-29-2014 21:24:03 | More by smilez
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-28-2014 16:36:40 | More by Thedaver4220
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stillalivetui

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

06-28-2014 06:03:39 | More by stillalivetui
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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-27-2014 23:10:20 | More by cosmonick
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Pestin

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-27-2014 20:21:03 | More by Pestin
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runlikeakenyan

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-27-2014 09:55:36 | More by runlikeakenyan
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-27-2014 04:04:59 | More by ethanmc12
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Kevin_Chapman

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

06-26-2014 02:06:11 | More by Kevin_Chapman
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saxclar123

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-25-2014 01:35:22 | More by saxclar123
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pstam87

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-25-2014 01:10:44 | More by pstam87
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acknight

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

06-25-2014 01:06:23 | More by acknight
BackMasking from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
89 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.