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Three Floyds Behemoth - Oak Aged

Three Floyds Behemoth - Oak Aged
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
American Blond Barleywine aged in oak. This version was not aged in a bourbon barrel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2010
On tap at DLD 2009. All the reviews for the Barrel Aged Behemoth indicate that it was a bourbon-barrel aging, so I’ve added this one. Note also that this was not the oak aged with cherries--unfortunately, I didn’t get to sample that one. A: Fairly dark, molasses type color. Slightly reddened with a creamy off-white head. S: A good whiff of oak alongside sweet and creamy malt. Quite similar to the regular Behemoth, but quite a bit lower on the hop scent than fresh Behemoth. T: Sweet and complex. The oak has definitely done a number here, and comes out very well. It melds with Behemoth’s flavor quite well, creating a subtle spiciness. Some caramel flavoring is definitely there. M: Thick, full-bodied, and very creamy. Low to moderate carbonation. D: Very good stuff. The flavor of the oak is a little much to drink a lot of this, but that just encourages slow sipping. Solid beer all around. Hope to have this one again. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-01-2009

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2011
Tap@MikkelBarCopenhagen. Perfect aroma! What else do you want in a Barley Wine American style? Absolutely great flavours as well: raisin, vanilla, tangerine, lots of hops. Powerful yet not too aggressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (1981) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Pours dark murky brown with a small offwhite head. Aromas of vanilla, dark fruits, toast, caramel, malts, woody. Taste is malty, caramel, toast, fudge, dark fruits, raisins, light hoppy, vanilla, dry oaky notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish. Light wooden. Caramelish. Toasted malty and light fruity. Lingering caramelish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Green Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Three Floyds Barrel Aged Behemoth Barleywine ].
Clear medium to dark orange amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruit, barrel, wood, oak, alcohol. Flavor is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, barrel, sweet malt, dried fruit, wood, alcohol. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20150502]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2009 FoBAB 08. Pours a hazed caramel with a tall beige head. Lots of oak, and a red fruity alcohol in the nose. Alcohol, red fruit malts, caramel, and vanilla flavors. The alcohol is a little overbearing and seems slightly hairspray like with the oak. Still a decent beer. 8/4/7/4/15 = 3.8

On tap at DLD 09. Pours a dark brown red with a beige creamy head. Rich toasted aroma that is sweet, complex and inviting. Rich caramel flavors with red fruit. Slightly bitter, but all around really tasty. 8/4/8/4/16 = 4.0

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2009
sampled at 2008 FOBAB....pours a semi transparent cinnnamon brown pour with a thin off-white head... sweet toffee and vanilla scents with some added bourbon barrel qualities... flavors of sweet dark fruit with bourbon. smooth consistency with a medium mouthfeel. tasted very similar to barrel aged moose knuckle but i give this one the slight edge as it was less boozy to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (8728) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
Tap@CBC 2015, Green Session - dark amber to brown coloured pour with beige head. Medium sweet malty aroma and taste, toasty, caramel, toffee, dried fruity, wood, spices, medium sweet malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (748) - Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Taster in line at DLD. Big bold barrel aged Barley wine... Delicious and complex, layers of flavor... Mmmm ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6675) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 26, 2009
At 2009 DLD. I don’t recognize the Behemoth here that I know. Lots of vanilla and oak. The barley wine seems completely gone. Lots of alcohol in the bite.

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