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Three Floyds Barrel Aged Blot Out The Sun

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   ABV: -
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Blot Out The Sun aged in Sauternes barrels


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (2330) - Michigan, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle: Dark, dark brown pour, not excessively thick looking with almost no head or bubbles that form after a soft pour. Aroma of wood that’s been lathered in semi-vinous booze & moderate maple syrup. A little bit of cocoa as well as some of your typical roasted malt, charred sugar, & burnt caramel stout-y aromas. Lots & lots of brown sugar on the palate. Sweet, balancing the booze nicely. Less vinous, more just a generic booziness on the tongue with a strong, yet well controlled tannic presence throughout. Light notes of bitter cocoa, mallow foam, & molasses lingering into the sticky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PartyFowle (83) - - OCT 12, 2014
Enjoyed at the 2014 Firestone Walker Invitational. Is there rye in here? The sharp nose would suggest as much. Coffee, vanilla, pepper both green and black. Flavor is odd -- piny hops lead; milk chocolate and vanilla follow. A sharp, spicy, soap-flavored front before a smooth stout finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3822) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Chocolate, sweet malts, light oak and barrel aromas. Sweet, dark malt, dark grape, some other barrel tones.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (2761) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Sampled at DLD 2014. Wow. It poured a dark brown to black color with a brown head. The aroma was of dark fruits and slight notes of peaches or grapes. The taste was similar with more of the fruity wine notes. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biggsbowler (383) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle - Pours a very dark brown w/ tan head. Dark bitter chocolate, grapes, and dark fruit in the nose. Mmmm!!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hayduke (3470) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 26, 2014
Sampled at the bottle sharing at the Hampton Inn on Dark Lord Dave eve. This was jet black it seemed to me. Rich tan head. Very thick. Nose of dark ripe fruit and chocolate. Very bold rich body. Thick in the mouth. Flavor is really rich, showing dark ripe fruit, chocolate, wood, and bitter hops. And oh yes, vanilla. A superb beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (5072) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2014
Sampled at dld eve. Black and only a little red. Tan head. Wow. Sublime. Delicious. Fruit. Barrels. Malts. Ideal. Rich and smooth. Chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2765) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Bottle 413/522, courtesy of kermis. Pours a very dark brown, almost black beer with a tiny ring of beige head on top. Aroma of sweet molasses, touch of vanilla and has some slight woody characteristics as well. Flavor has this typical 3Floyds touch to it. Quite sweet and sugar, loads of barrel and even a touch of some sweet yeast going on. Very enjoyable to drink this bad boy, but not as interesting as I’ve might have hoped it to be.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (5743) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours near black with a ring beige head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, boozy aspects and toffee. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Grapes from the BA coming out in the palate. Light full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deanso (5736) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
Bomber courtesy of and shared with Kermis. thin off white head. Clear black pour. Sweet. Lovely beer.


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