Three Floyds / Sun King Royal Brat - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brace yourself for the extreme quaffability, severe mellowness, and aggressive tenderness in this loving embrace between two of Indiana’s most celebrated breweries. Brewers from Sun King and Three Floyds came together to produce this belligerently sessionable English-Style Best Bitter, brewed to celebrate the Sun King CANvitational.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-13-2013)
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The aroma is a bit twangy at first but settles nicely into a more malty scent. Caramel and toffee malts, minty tea leaves and a light apricot reaches the nose.

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A - Beautiful burnt amber / dark reddish brown. Clear. Lots of carbonation, big foamy head, recedes quickly, but lace still sticking to the side of my glass 5 minutes in.

S - I am just getting over a cold so my nose isn't in top shape, but I don't smell much. A little malty nuttiness. Really light, caramel quality to the hop aroma. Really nice.

T - Interesting flavor. Light bodied, easy drinking, smooth, but with lots of concentrated flavor and more complexity than is initially apparent. Light citrusy hop flavor with just a bit of brown sugar bready maltiness that gives way to lightly roasted caramel at the finish. Really enjoyable.

M - Light bodied, easy drinking, smooth. Above average carbonation. Tiny bubbles. Decent structure on finish, lingering sweetness.

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Three Floyds / Sun King Royal Brat from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
83 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.