BackMasking | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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963 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
noun – A recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward. An oatmeal stout.

32 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 12-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
963
Reviews:
103
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
266
For Trade:
22
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Ratings: 963 |  Reviews: 103
Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shroombe
1.86/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

I absolutely find this beer revolting. Poured from a bomber that cost 9 dollars.

The only way I can describe this beer is that it has the taste of the juice at the bottom of a bag of cheap lunch meat with an aftertaste of bologna.

I will never buy again and to be honest this was my first and last 3 floyds brew. Totally disgusted. I would have poured this crap down the drain if it didn't cost so much.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a nice dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with smooth roasted oat notes and light oak notes is pretty enticing. Taste is a great mix between some roasted oat malt notes with black chocolate notes and a smooth finish with light residual sugar and light oak notes. Body is full with nice creamy texture and good carbonation. Solid beer which packs a ton of flavours.

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Photo of jdageorge
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmangTown
4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L- very dark with a brownish yellow head to it. Lacing as well.
S- smells a lot like oats and Malts. Maybe hints of some chocolate as well.
T- taste great. Lots of oatmeal & toasty taste.
F- a little carbonation but still smooth. Not as think as some stouts. Easy drinking.
Overall- good beer, taste great. Would definitely get again. Would recommend to a friend as well.

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Photo of TitoLounge
3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deac83
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Markc72
4.35/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sweemzander
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cath
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Colevert
2.77/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DWittmann
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mgwagman
5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Purchased at Whole Foods in Chicago area 22 oz bomber. Had a bad day and went to store to see if they had any Three Floyds. The day went from 70 degrees to 40 degrees in the matter of an hour or so that day. Bought the bottle thinking I would only drink a little bit before dinner. Opened the bottle started drinking it and finished it in 30 minutes. Dark coffee color, smells of coffee, oatmeal, toffee, and chocolate. Have to say that this is one of the best stouts I have ever had as I am a lover of coffee. Once finished I was nicely buzzed and didn't want dinner as I was quite full feeling I had a great full meal. One of the best I have had from them!

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Photo of bwood06
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle into a tulip glass

A - Moderate pour produces a 2 finger head without making a full pour of the beer. The head is khaki in color and is creamy with a bit of milk froth. The head dissipates very slowly. The beer itself is black and opaque with no carbonation visible. 4/5

S - The aroma is fairly sweet but also a bit grainy as well. Milk chocolate, lactate, brown sugar, toffee, and fresh made oatmeal make up the majority of the aroma. Herbal hops come out as the beer warms along with more earthy tones with the sweetness dying down over time and revealing a bit of mint. 4/5

T - Caramel, toffee, and toasted wheat bread come out right away providing a nice sweetness that is then backed up by a very earthy transition into a bit of oatmeal, roasted cereal grains, and just a bit of brown sugar. There is a hint of cold pressed coffee and lightly roasted coffee beans that come out lightly in the back third along with a transition into an earthy hop note to finish out the flavor profile. An ever so slight hint of mint accompanies the hops. Ever so slight lingering bitterness. 4.25/5

M - Light carbonation tickle up front but this transitions into a creaminess that persists throughout the sip. Full bodied. Slightly drying on the back end but this drying does not linger on the palate. 4/5

O - Well balanced between sweet and bitter with a bit more bitterness than expected based on the aroma. Mint aroma and flavor notes are a bit of a surprise but not an unpleasant surprise in the least. Fairly complex flavor profile along with a complex aroma profile. 4/5

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Photo of rfgetz
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WetBandaid
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Majestic
4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Caseyk1088
4.31/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.34/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours an opaque dark brown with a tan head that persists and leaves spotty lacing.
The aroma is chocolate and sweet malt with roasted notes, a bit of nuttiness and brown sugar and raisin.
Chocolate leads the way on the taste buds with raisin and brown sugar sweetness and a slight tart note.
Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy.
A bit pricey but among the best oatmeal stouts I've had.

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Photo of beb86
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best oatmeal stouts that I have had

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BackMasking from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.97 out of 5 based on 963 ratings.
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