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3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012) | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012)3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012)
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342 Ratings
3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012)3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012)
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Behold! The fifth collaborative effort of Three Floyds and Mikkeller. This complex ale is just the beverage for canal boat trips in Copenhagen or the brutal Chicago winter. This year’s offering will be brewed in both Europe and in Chicago. Look for both editions and the subtle differences in each. Cheers and thanks for supporting craft beer.

22oz bottles and draft only.

Added by MasterSki on 08-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
342
pDev:
12.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
77
Gots:
69
Trade:
2
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the pub (or crazy house as I like to call it! :) )
Brought a few bottles home like normal.

Shit is good! Damn, good.

Happy to stop in for a snack at lunch and see this Mikkeller collar on tap, well that and got the first bottle of Moloko as well!

A: looks delicious. golden clear pour with a 1/2" head to stick your nose into

S: Jumps out at you. Barleywine? No. Three Floyds Barleywine yes. I say that because I'm not a barley wine fan yet. This one is citrus, orange, grapefruit and hops. Consistent with FFF.

T: grapefruit citrus off the bat. The malty sweetness comes immediately after, then hops to finish it off. It seems to linger in your palate wanting you to take another sip. At 10.4, a sip is good at lunch time!

M: standard carbonation. Smooth and tastey. As expected

O: Wow, didn't think I'd be that head over heels for this one. BooGoop was good, but not even close to RisGoop. This is my style. Call is a Barleywine, call it a IPA, call it whatever you want. This shit is good! Didn't i already say that! :)

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into a Three Floyds teku, enjoyed on 8/13/12.

Pour: Lighty hazy amber orange with a finger and a half eggshell head. Head diminishes to a nice film, and leaves excellent lacing.

Smell: Grapefruit and pine. All the way. Maybe some honey. Maybe.

Taste: Amazing resinous pine that provides a crisp bitterness. Juicy grapefruit and orange come out mid-sip. A honey sweetness that finishes dry and bitter closes this amazing beer out.

Mouthfeel: Wow, this goes down so quick. I get no alcohol, The beer becomes heavier for sure as it warms, but unleashes some malt complexity in the process. Very dry.

Overall: I would say this is world class, and better than most, if not all West Coast DIPAs, whose style this beer matches well.

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4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: single finger head on a clear golden with slight copper hue. Very nice lacing.

S: Very floral ad citrus. Excellent hop character and range of aromatous hops.

T: light on the malts with full array of hops included with floral and citrus dominating with subtler earthy and herbal flavors. Mild pine and sour citrus in the finish.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: Exactly what you would expect from these two breweries; a complex and flavorful brew. A must try.

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

Enjoyed from the tap at the Three Floyds Brewpub and served in a snifter.

The brew is a clear, deep golden with a touch of amber adorned with a one finger bright white head. The head is present as long as some brew remains as well as abundant web-like lacing. The nose is filled with citrus and flora and certainly is reminiscent of other FFF brews. Orange blossoms, juicy grapefruit, and bitter citrus rind are dominant. Milder notes of fresh cut grass and a touch of pine fill out the aroma. Opens with grapefruit rind and a blast of juicy citrus hops however the bitterness is immediately met by a light sweetness and velvetly malt which heads off the bitter bite. Instead of overt bitterness the tastebuds are treated to a long lasting juicy tangyness that slowly relents in the finish which is silky smooth and ends fairly dry. The mouthfeel is very unique as a heavy malt backbone is present, yet the density seems lighter than it should be. Extremely creamy and absolutely no hint of the high 10.4% abv. Enjoyable, a very unique brew.

Note: Having had the bottled version as well, I would suggest trying both versions as there are some distinct differences which led to slightly different experiences.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the FFF brewpub.

From the menu;
Behold! The fifth collobarative effort of Three Floyd's and Mikkeller. This complex ale is just the beverage for canal boat trips in Copenhagen or the brutal Chicago winter. This year's offering will be brewed in both Europe and in Chicago. Look for both editions and the subtle differences in each. Cheers and thanks for supporting craft beer. 10.4 % ABV. $9 snifter.

Well... That's a pretty useless menu blurb if you're looking for info about the flavor profile... But here we go.
Clear, honey-touched golden body with some orange hues. Ecru head of one fluffy finger. Great retention and nice lacing.

Not a lot of malt presence on the nose-- perhaps some crystal? I know this is brewed with rice, but I can't find it in the aroma. Smells hoppy though-- and some booziness coming across as well.

The flavor has a light sweetness up front, then dries out, shows off some big bitterness, and finishes dry and boozy. The hop flavors aren't nearly as prominent as the hop bitterness, but some floral and spice notes come through... Perhaps just a hint of citrus as well.

Feels pretty hefty-- ample carbonation though. Firm body with an oily lingering sensation.

Overall-- not the best from Munster... In fact, this is the worst of this collab series... Still, it isn't bad, it's just that perhaps my expectations were too high, or maybe I was hoping for a flavor wallop! This seems too boozy and bitter, and riceay have been a poor choice (to be fair, what else is left? They've done oat, wheat, rye, and rice?!)

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3 Floyds / Mikkeller Risgoop (2012) from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 342 ratings
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