Mushy P. | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
4.08/5
50 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
On October 17, 1814 in Giles Parish, London, a 22 ft tall wooden porter tank ruptured, causing surrounding vessels to burst, releasing an estimated 323 gallons of house- destroying porter tidal wave. Porters were the overwhelming ale of choice for the London working class. Mushy P pays homage to this English brewing tradition with complex roastiness and robust flavor.

20 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 03-23-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
50
pDev:
8.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Three Floyds:

AP: Deep brown, almost black with some lightness ont he edges. Creamy dark tan head.

AR: Roasted sweet malts, chocolate and coffee.

TS: Smooth and robust with heavy chocolate and coffee undertones.

MF: Chewy and heavy, smooth.

OV: What a great offering. Really a delicious porter, more of a robust style than English style porter. A heavier Edmund Fitzgerald perhaps.

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

On draught at the brewery, served in a pint glass.

Black body, translucent dark reds at the edges. Dense tan head, great lacing and moderate retention. Cocoa and a bit of roast on the nose, some coffee and cream type character. English yeast qualities shine through, with some good hopping. Creamy and roasty flavour, sweet chocolate notes and cocoa powder. More roast and hops in the finish. Medium full feel, smooth velvety mouthfeel. A really nice English porter, as drinkable as they come.

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

On-tap at Maria's Packaged Goods, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours black with a thick tan head, good retention and lacing.

S- Nice aroma of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, milk chocolate.

T- Roasted malts are very prominent, has a bit of char and smoke, also chocolate and coffee, the dominant char is held up pretty nicely by some piney hops. Has a roasted bitter finish.

M- Medium to full bodied, great carbonation, has a smooth and creamy feel with a bone dry finish.

O- A really great porter, if this were available more regularly I would get it all the time.

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4.4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing the Mushy P. from Three Floyds Brewing Company.
Score: 93

16 oz tap pour served in a pint glass at Revolution Brewpub and enjoyed on 05/22/12. Review is from iPhone notes.

Appearance: Deep brown, almost black, color body. Caramel highlights outline the beer and permeate parts of the body. Served with a finger of creamy tan head. Good Lacing and retention with a nice cling factor. 4/5

Smell: Piney lemon hops, toasted grain/roasted malt, oats, and milk chocolate. Some toffee too. 4/5

Taste: Sweet and creamy chocolate, piney lemon and grain. Creamy roasted malt towards the finish. A modest backbone of bitter coffee flavor adds a good balance to the beer. A touch of brown sugar and toffee flavor without the sugary sweetness too. 4.5

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a good level of carbonation for style (higher end of light carbonation). Dry and roasty. Very creamy mouthfeel. 5/5

Overall: Three Floyds should retire Black Sun and replace it with this incredibly smooth and flavorful hoppy porter.

Recommendation: Seek this beer out.

Pairings: French vanilla ice cream.

Cost: $6 for a 16 oz pint.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This has a fantastic head followed by expectd retention, thick oatmeal colored collar, tomato soup skin, and complete lacing... Like a perfect pour and vision.

Light bodied aroma, biscuits, lightly toasted oats, bits of light Brown sugar... A simple malted sweetness.

Flavors... A bit mineraly, slight roasted grain toast with a slightly blackened edge. Finishes a nice biscuit and acrid edge. Like a toasted piece of grain that got too close to the heat. Amazingly tasty.

Full bodied, thin at first but the carbonation turns this into a silky creamed soup and sticky delight. Perfect carb. Perfect flavor intensity.

This is the best English porter I've ever had.

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Imperial pints on tap at the pub. This review is from notes.

Pours dark and hazy with a nice, brownish white head. Smells good and roasty, with complex barley nodes and a mild dose of dry British hops.

Tastes much sweeter than the aroma had led me to expect. A bit of charred barley up front quickly gives way to some nutty chocolate nodes which stick around forever and just give way to a firm hop dryness at the very back end. Tastes similarly hopped to Black Sun, which definitely isn't a bad thing, but it doesn't quite taste like a porter. It's more like a cross between a dry stout and a heavily hopped American brown.

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Mushy P. from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 50 ratings
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