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Three Floyds Black Sun Stout - Bourbon Barrel
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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Our delicious stout aged in a barrel since 2010 has a nose of coffee, roasted malts and piney hops. This medium bodied stout has a broad depth of maltiness and a clean dry finish.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
WickerBrew (311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2008
Wow I may have liked this more than the actual Dark Lord... Its definetly a diferent flavor, very heavy on the Bourbon and thinner. Great smell and kind of random that I even had a chance to taste it. Not a huge fan of normal Black Sun so I am surprised this was so good.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
HighWine (959) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Tap at the brewery. Black pour like spent motor oil with a brown head. Aroma of roast toasted oak, coffee beans, and bourbon vanilla extract. Taste is absolutely phenomenal. Its sweet, roasty, smooth and delicious. I had to stop after every sip with shock at how good this beer tastes. Very coffee-like with a crime brle like sweetness and milk chocolate essence. The hops linger in the background but are present enough to keep this from being at all cloying. Velvety mouthfeel and a nice full finish. So good I had two, which almost never happens for me in one session at a place with lots of great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2008
DLD 08: On tap in the pub: Pours black with a tan head. Aroma, fruity citrus hops, bourbon, chocolate and vanilla. Flavor, pine, citrus, some fruits, an earthy bitterness, bittersweet chocolate, bourbon notes. I thought it was a bit more full bodied than regular black sun. I loved it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Barley69 (26) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 18, 2015 One of the better ba(barrel aged) offerings from Three FloydsThe ba Dark lord is too much as well as the BA Behemoth but this as a good amount of bourbon flavor and retains some nice oak qualitysdoes?nt taste like a shot of bourbonI?m biased because I love Black sun to begin with.A real nice beer try it if you can get it

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch (10557) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 29, 2008
Draft... DLD 08... This beer rocks!... Tar black ale with a small, creamy, tan head. The aroma offers strong notes of espresso, chocolate and bourbon with a touch of vanilla. Oily and full-bodied with a silky-smooth mouthfeel and prickly carbonation. Burnt bitterness follows closely behind bourbony chocolate and vanilla sweetness. Whiskey-warm, chocolate and blackstrap finish. If ever there was a beer totally reconstructed by barrel aging, this is it!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
railcat1 (702) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Black sun stout aged in bourbon barrel what more can you say.First sip was strong bourbon taste that mellowed into a nice and smooth stout that has a very fine finish to it,a nice surprise to find on tap.CHEERS!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BabyJoe692 (109) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2008
Draft @ 3F. Pourd black in color with a thin light brown head. Aroma of roast, hops and bourbon. Mellowed from the original Black Sun with a hint of bourbon flavor. Great!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Aged in bourbon barrels with cherries. Dark black with big creamy brown head. Bourbon and vanilla aroma. Lots of cherry in the aroma and taste, not sour at all though. Almost brings out a coffee flavor. Nuttiness. Really enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2007
This baby is way smooth! Big alcohol, big hops, big barrel, big bourbon, hints of chocolate and sour cherries...what else could you ask for? The mouthfeel is so very smooth and syrupy...you cant help but sip it and go aaahhhh! This is head and shoulders better than the base Black Sun in my opinion.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2008
Draft at FFF, DLD. this was a huge score for me as im a big fan of the base beer. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma is bourbon, fruit, and chalky vanilla. The flavor was just that with some hop character but more so chocolate and bourbon. I loved this.


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