Boom Over Pow | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
An extra sexy bitter. Good for the front porch and the backyard.

52 IBU

Added by Gonzoillini on 04-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 40
Photo of corby112
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a slightly cloudy, bright golden orange color with apricot edges and two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting cap/ring. Excellent retention, taking a while to settle and coating the glass with streaks of soapy lacing on the way down.

Somewhat tame aroma for a Three Floyds beer. Slightly floral perfume-y nose with delicate hop resins, subtle spice and a sweet malt backbone. Fresh cut grass and pine needle with peppery spice, light fruit esters and sweet caramel malt. Some bread, toffee, hibiscus flower, grainy cracker and boozy sweetness. Nothing really stands out but it has interesting spice and ester-y fruit notes that I don't usually associate with the style.

Slightly watered down light body with very delicate spicy and floral hop bitterness countered by zesty spice, faint malt sweetness and light fruit esters. Some grassy pine and earthy bitterness followed by floral hints of camomile and hibiscus. Fruit sweetness with apricot and tangerine followed by caramel malt, bread and caraway seed. All of the flavors are pretty delicate making this beer easy to drink. Some boozy heat/sweetness in the finish but the ABV is well hidden. Nothing really stands out making this a pretty average session beer.

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Photo of Lothore
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a clear orangey golden hue with a small off white head

s- citrusey, slightly yeasty

t- light, citrus, floral with a light bitterness o n the back end

m- medium bodied and effervescent

d- excellent lawnmower beer. Wish I h ad easy access to this beer

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Boom Over Pow from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.53 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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