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Thr3e Wise Men

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BA SCORE
88
very good

41 Ratings
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%
Active Beers: 30
Beer Ratings: 316
Beer Avg: 3.95
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1021 Broad Ripple Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46220
United States
phone: (317) 255-5151

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(Place added by: BrewhousePRLou on 12-23-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Dkundereich34, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

cmrillo, May 18, 2014
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2.93/5  rDev -25.1%

The food at Thr3e Wise Men is great, especially the pizza and wings. I can't say I like the picnic tables they use for seating all that much and the service is typically slow. The beer is the major disappointment for me. With the exception of a replic ale they released in the summer of 2012, which was very tasty, their beers are mediocre at best. The Snow Bunny Blonde lacks any discernible taste. The Two Lucy's wheat is too sweet. The Rocky Ripple Ale, Golden Zoe and their double IPA, pretty much taste the same. I'm not exactly sure what the problem is but their beers just seem...lazy. When Thr3e Wise Men first opened they had a variety of guest beers which was a nice option. I'm crossing my fingers they'll be able to put some good brews together in the future or go back to selling other craft selections.

W9820, Apr 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Calavera1, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

vfgccp, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of Jho3325
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%

Thr3e Wise Men is a great spot to eat and enjoy a few pints. The decor is a stark contrast between the stainless vats and brewery which is visible from the restaurant and the log cabin décor. The bar area is a bit small, but overall the place is very welcoming and the staff is friendly.

This place has great food and its pizza is particularly good. There is complementary popcorn at the bar and at the tables which is a nice touch. The brewpub serves it's own beers and has a small bottle collection. At any given time there are probably between 8 and 10 taps with usually a couple of guest taps.

Thr3e Wise Men offers daily specials and has 3$ pint night a couple times a week. Overall this is a great place to go with good food, good beer, and good people.

Jho3325, Jan 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

This is a great spot. Great beer. Great grub. Great atmosphere. Great decor. Great staff. Great service. I have been here twice. Once for lunch. Once for dinner. The food pairs great with the beer. The beer pairs great with the food. The game on a sea of flat screens everywhere, including the bathroom. Great everything! !

ToddGingerich, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

lilsmizzul1225, Jan 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

Garey, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Gatordaddy, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

MSandahl23, Oct 09, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev +4.3%

Visited Thr3e Wise Men for lunch before heading up I-69 and east towards home Sunday. Thr3e Wise Men stands alone in front of a strip mall in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis. Walking in, the decor looked more like a ski lodge than a pizza place. Wood paneling and padded picnic tables stood out in the large open room. A large rectangular bar stood to the left of the entrance, and that's where we sat.

I opted for "Goose the Sandwich" which was a pizza dough bread filled with capocollo, mortadella, pepperoni, spinach, roasted red pepper spread, mozzarella cheese. (Goose refers to a local meat vender?) Homemade potato chips were served on the side. My brother ordered a small pizza "spicy something?" from the specials list. Both meals were good, but I'd say the sandwich was better than the pie. (not downgrading the za, the sandwich was just that tasty!)

I opted for a three glass sampler with Golden Zoe IPA, Centennial Martyr Double IPA, and Schweddy Ball-tic Porter. All were solid brewpub beers. The Schweddy was my favorite in both name and taste.

Our bartender was friendly, knowledgeable and fun. She was good with her customers and was quick in reacting when a growler she filled broke, narrowly avoiding soaking a fellow patron. No panic, just quick reaction, cleanup and customer service. (a reevaluation of their growler cleaning/filling procedure is needed)

Really great sandwich, good pizza good beer and good staff.

frazbri, Jan 14, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev +4.9%

This is a large, modern brewpub in a strip mall in the Broad Ripple neighborhood. The interior is dominated by wood accents. When you walk in, nearly the entire far wall is a window that looks out at the brew kettles. A large U-shaped bar is to the left, which is where we sat on 3 of our 4 visits.

Three Wise Men features 6 or so beers on tap at any given time. True, it's not the largest selection, but it certainly makes it easier to decide. We sampled 4 of the 6 on our most recent back-to-back visits and took home a growler of the seasonal hefeweizen. All the beers were good but nothing terribly unique.

Food was good all around. We especially liked the dill chips, which were a good complement to the beer. The pizzas are also popular.

Prices were about average.

We were impressed with the service at the bar, which got busy at times, especially on Sunday, which is apparently the day when everyone--and I do mean everyone--comes in to get their growler(s) filled. Despite that, the bartenders were always prompt and courteous.

Three Wise Men is our favorite brewpub (so far) in the Indianapolis area. We make it a point to go there for a beer or two when we are in town.

Penguins66, Jul 23, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev -0.8%

(Visited 11/2011): Yes another brewpub in the Broad Ripple neighborhood (which is awesome), Thr3e Wise Men is located on Broad Ripple right off Westfield and right around the corner from Brugge. There is a decent sized lot.

The interior is well-lit and open with wooden benches and tables. Brewing equipment is easily visible behind glass from multiple locations. The bar is to the left of the entrance, and there are a few TVs. They also have a board listing the available beers.

As for the beers, there were 5 on my visit: Snow Bunny Blonde, Beneficence Pale, Two Lucy’s Blackberry Wheat, Golden Zoe IPA and Centennial Martyr IIPA. All of the beers are above average. They also serve 3-beer sampler trays.

Service during a weekday lunch was good. The server knew the beers and was attentive throughout lunch.

Food at Thr3e Wise Men is solid. Pizza, sandwiches etc are good.

Overall this is a welcome addition to what is already a target-rich environment when it comes to brewpubs.

Dogbrick, Mar 13, 2012
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3.56/5  rDev -9%

Went here on a Sunday night around dinner time. Fairly crowded with a good mix of clientele. There were college students, families, and retirees. Fairly cool decor inside and outside. Stand up tables made out of barrels and hofbrauhaus-esque style seating where you share a table with a few other people. They have a glass wall between the restaurant and brewing area, so you can see all the equipment.

Service was good. Even though we were outside, the waitress was courteous and fairly prompt. She knew about the few beers they offered, but not much about beer in general. She was even nice enough to talk to us about the other brewpubs in the area and gave us directions. They had about 7 or 8 beers of their own on tap. Tried a couple of them, most were average.

Overall, a good brewpub to visit in the area, but I'd make it a quick stop if I was there again. Friendly people and decent beer for the area.

ahq514, Mar 13, 2012
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Thr3e Wise Men in Indianapolis, IN
88 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.