Cognac Barrel Aged Moloko | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States | website

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cfrances33 on 09-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
110
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
23.74%
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 110
Reviews by jaasen64:
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4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle. Bottle #230/564. Thanks Mike (Mbrown44) for bringing this one! Split 4 ways, poured into HF stemmed glass. Tried back to back with regular Moloko.

A- Pours jet black with a thin slightly bubbly mocha brown head that fades fairly fast. Consistently rising carbonation bubbles, definitely less then the regular Moloko.

S- Strong presence of cognac that almost gives it a fairly boozey smell, some dark chocolate hiding underneath the cognac, the cognac makes it very aromatic. The cognac gives it a nice smell that is a little bit too dominant and gives it a foreboding presence that it's going to be a booze bomb other then that though it's a very nice smelling beer.

T- Cognac very prevalent but not as strong as in the smell which is definitely a good thing. Dark fruits and some light chocolate hide underneath the cognac sweetness. Nicely balanced.

M- Smooth, lightly creamy, packs a tiny bit of heat but nothing off putting. Definitely a sipper.

O- This was a nice beer that really made the cognac presence known and tasted completely different then regular Moloko. In my opinion it was a tiny bit overpowering (especially in the aroma) but not bad at all. The lactose sugars from the regular Moloko had completely faded away and were replaced by a nice presence of dark fruits. I would definitely drink this again if given the chance and I would recommend trying it out especially if you like cognac.

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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle # 219 of 564.

Appearance - Black. Small khaki head. Medium collar.

Smell - Super strong cognac. Fruity and boozy. Kinda smells like a brandy, which makes sense.

Taste - Chocolate behind a hefty fruity character. Oak. Vanilla. Sweet brandy flavor. I get none of the lactose.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, not too boozy. Strong barrel though.

Overall - I'm glad I can't taste the lactose. Really intense barrel.

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3.97/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks goes out to cmrillo for sharing this one during the One Year Anniversary of My Wreck Tasting! Bottle #524 of 564! Served from bottle into a Crooked Stave ‘Crooked Line’ tulip. Poured pitch black with a half finger tan head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, apple, sweet alcohol, wood, fruit, and spice. The flavor was of sweet malt, wood, sweet alcohol, fruit, spice, and apple. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. The barrel definitely added a very nice level of complexity to this one. However, it did cover up a lot of the base brew if I am honest. This hurt its score slightly if I’m honest, but this was still a solid brew. Definitely worth your time if you get the chance to try it.

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Cognac Barrel Aged Moloko from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.
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