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Barrel Aged Behemoth | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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448 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#467
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
448
pDev:
9.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 448 |  Reviews: 67
Photo of mikepcarney
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.92/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.06/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - The beer was tan in appearance with little noted head.

Smell - The beer had a malty nose with little in the way of barrel aging noted.

Taste - The booze comes to the front. It is boozy, but a little spicy. Cinnamon and clove can be observed. As a whole, the beer can be described as leathery, with some vanilla notes. The aftertaste has an oaky presence that accompanies the booze.

Mouthfeel - For the style, it is thinner than I might expect. The regular edition behemoth has more staying power.

Overall - For the price, there are better BA barleywines available.

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Photo of Kramerwtmf
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcmchew
4.99/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of PG2G
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stvsmtt
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gambyt20
4.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CPAles
4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

About an 8oz pour on tap at FFF. 2016 version.

A- Moat water brown... lets face it, barley wines are never pretty
S- Boozy, lots of barrel characteristics on the nose. Sweetness
T- Not too how. Barrel really shines. Lots of bourbon sweetness working well with the barley wine sweetness and hops. Not too sweet
F- Nice and full without being syrup
O- Great beer

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Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M1A2
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scott2269
4.51/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Devman171
4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SadMachine
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dirtyhands
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

An outrageous aroma with complex notes of raisin, toffee caramel, vanilla and oak. Badass, drink whenever you can.

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Photo of Jas45678
4.02/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fredmugs
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.46/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dfillius
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed a 2013 bottle on 1/19/14
A: Cloudy brown liquid with 1/2 finger tan head
S: Bourbon heat tickles the nostrils. Earthy, oak, nougat.
T: No bourbon heat in the mouth. Sweet finish is almost like candy but not cloying at all.
M: Sweet, chewy, not hot at all.
O: Very tasty. I love it.

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Photo of Hop_God
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Murky dark brown, some ruby to orange hues around the edge

S: dates, brown sugar, booze

T: more dark fruits, booze again, burnt sugar, slight hops

F: low carbonation, smooth, high ABV coating

O: quite good, balanced well then punch of booze on the end .. good job

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Barrel Aged Behemoth from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 448 ratings
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