Barrel Aged Behemoth | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American barleywine aged in Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels.

Added by GbVDave on 01-06-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
441
Reviews:
67
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
509
Gots:
139
For Trade:
14
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4.02/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.49/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zac16125
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottle into a snifter
Vintage 2013
#644/1696


A huge thanks to pauljrinaldijr for sending over this long time want as an extra in a trade, world class beer advocate right there!


A: Pours a very hazy muddy brown with just over 1 fingers width of light tan head, which has decent retention before dissipating down. Leaves essentially no lacing but some alcohol legs. 4.25

S: Huge nose, lots of sweetness including a big toffee/caramel character, some dark fruits, candied sugar, vinous notes. There are also some pleasant faded hop characters. Barrel notes aren’t strong, but are noticeable, with a charred oak and subtle bourbon booze. 4.5

T: Pretty big barrel notes right off the bat, with bourbony vanilla and charred oak. Burnt sugar, toffee, bitterness. There an almost anise like licorice character. Aftertaste of oaky bourbon and burnt sugar lingers for ever after each sip. 4.5

M/D: Medium bodied, carbonation appropriate, a bit thin considering its such a big beer, ABV is noticeable, but drinkability remains excellent. 4.25

O: Wonderful beer. So glad I finally got to try it. Easily in the top handful of American Barleywines I have ever had. Thanks again Paul for hooking me up! 4.5

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3.94/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.01/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.71/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.74/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2014, with orange wax, bottle 1226 of 1696.

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4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.09/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Was excited to try this for a while, it did not perform. Taste and smell very offensive to me and highly barrel forward. Could not finish mine.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.97/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Barrel Aged Behemoth from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 441 ratings.
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