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Three Floyds / Surly / Real Ale Blakkr - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Three Floyds / Surly / Real Ale BlakkrThree Floyds / Surly / Real Ale Blakkr

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

437 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 437
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 16
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.99% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This double black as night IPA is too massive for just one brewery’s efforts. BLAKKR took the trinity of Real Ale Brewing Co., Surly Brewing Co. & Three Floyds Brewing Co. to actualize this crushing ale. Cheers.

This is the 22oz bottled 3 Floyds version, brewed in collaboration with Three Floyds / Surly / Real Ale.

(Beer added by: AMG55 on 03-24-2014)
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Ratings: 437 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Danny1217, Aug 23, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

SjConroy, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

lswilma, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

jordanimal, Aug 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

NW2285, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Review taken from notes: late spring 2014.

Brown FFF style bomber with pretty cool label art. Black with a three headed monster sitting in a field of red flames. Poured into a nonic style pint glass.

A - pitch black in color with a huge dark tan to brown khaki head that after awhile settles into a clumpy ring of lace leaving superb stick.

S - big tropical fruit aromas up front of guava and pineapple. Resinous pine notes come on strong afterwards and the aroma is surprisingly dank given its color.
Rich dark malts balance the aroma with big black coffee, black bread, toffee, and a hint of darker fruits. Roasted chocolate lay the backbone to Blakkr's aroma.

T - more giant tropical fruit notes with a resinous pine coming just behind. Pineapple, dark fruits, dank pine give way to some real roastiness of dark malt, bitter black chocolates, black coffee with a mixture of bitter chocolate/roasted coffee and a smooth semi sweet toffee notes in the finish.

M - full bodied and a near perfect texture. It feels like a stout and looks like one too, but the impressive stuff inside this bottle was indeed on the black dipa end of things. Sticky coating mouthfeel and just ridiculously drinkable. A bit of alcohol as it warms but only adds to its intense flavors.

O - maybe one of the best Collabs I've had.. Though for me this is more FFF in style than anything. They didn't disappoint. Blakkr in the FFF bottling is some top shelf stuff. I'd buy it again without thinking twice.

BradtheGreat7, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Buttstallion, Aug 14, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into snifter.

Pours black with a thick mocha head. already the roasted notes are coming out. digging a little deeper the citrus starts coming out, slight orange and lemon. the taste is jacked full of roasted coffee, chocolate and a hint of orange. 3floyds really nailed this one, it is well above their average fair and a bit different then the things they normally put out.

screamking, Aug 14, 2014
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IndianaAndy25, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

SteveTheBrit, Aug 13, 2014
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PhilDaBrewer, Aug 12, 2014
Three Floyds / Surly / Real Ale Blakkr from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 437 ratings.