Bourbon Barrel Aged Moloko | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged MolokoBourbon Barrel Aged Moloko
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our seasonal Milk Stout aged in bourbon barrels for one year. Chocolate, coconut, and vanilla liquid awesomeness.

Added by Sean9689 on 08-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
219
Reviews:
39
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
19.13%
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
27
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 219 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of Thedrizzle
3.74/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wtc11
1/5  rDev -75.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of markgugs
1.33/5  rDev -67.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Photo of SkiBum22
1/5  rDev -75.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Poupae
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imperialking
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HollyHops
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnnyChicago
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lunarbrew
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of stogirelli
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffrey2310
1.12/5  rDev -72.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Infected. Four more words now

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Photo of kevanb
3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, blue wax from the 2014 release, poured into a Three Floyds gold DLD mini snifter. Enjoyed on 2.28.2015, reviewed from Tasting Journal.


The beer pours a nice jet black color, cola brown edges with a finger or so of khaki head, moderate retention and minimal lace. The aroma is big on the barrel, really oak forward with potent whiskey, stone fruits, light spice, bittersweet chocolate, rich grain and a bit of vanilla. Really big on the barrel, not hot per se, but definitely barrel forward. The flavors echo that sentiment, oak barrel, bourbon, toffee, rich chocolate, stone fruits, some roast and char, licorice and a bit of vanilla. The body is a bit thin, plenty of carbonation though it still feels smooth and easy and finishes nicely, with a gentle warming sensation.


Verdict: A decent barrel treatment of Moloko, perhaps less carbonation would help, but this is still tasty. It has a decent complexity to it and and a fairly nice balance, just needs some more oomph.

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Photo of 30MinutesSouth
2.69/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not a totally fair review as this was one of the infected bottles released this year. For the record FFF made good with a gift card at the kiosk for the cost of the bottle.

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Photo of dfhhead25
3.46/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TBlightning
1.65/5  rDev -60%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Sour and infected, no bourbon flavor.

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Photo of kkleu357
3.44/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Well, was worried it might be infected with all the posts about it being so. My bottle seemed fine. Maybe a hint of sourness, but I might have been picking up on that due to thinking it would be there. The beer itself is only ok. Sweet smooth taste. Some bourbon notes. Totally not worth $35 a bottle. This beer should easily only cost $10. Yes it was good, but not that good.

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Photo of Jobin_24
4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hallertau
2.6/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Infected Sour cherry taste. Thin body.

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Photo of JavaNoire
3.61/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BMart
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of greenspointexas
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MLDucky
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Slight green apple taste, no barrel notes. Maybe I should have drank it fresh

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Photo of Kurmaraja
2.5/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Smells of green apples and a touch of nail polish. Body is thin, prickly. No bourbon notes, no lactose creaminess. Infected.

2014 bottle.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Moloko from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.13 out of 5 based on 219 ratings.
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