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Broo Doo - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,651
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 375
Gots: 160 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2006

This beer is brewed during the hop harvest with a portion of unkilned or “wet” hops fresh off the vine. Apricot in color, Broo Doo’s nose has dominant orange, pine sap and floral notes, balanced by a glazed nut and toffee malt body. This celebration of the hop harvest has intense tropical fruit, citrus and spicy accents that showcase the complexity of the hops we all love.

80 IBU
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Ratings: 1,651 | Reviews: 445
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3.27/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

22 oz. bomber poured into a 16 oz. tulip pint glass (November 23, 2009).

Eyes: Pours a thick orange, very little light passes through the glass. A large frothy head is created and stands nicely.

Nose: Wow! A strong fresh citrus hop aroma wafts up. Fruity and piney.

Tongue: I'm overwhelmed by the by the wholesome, fresh hoppy flavor (cut grass, piney citrus), but that's all there is. The straight bitterness is undeniable and pushes everything else aside.

Mouth: Medium bodied, crisp and metallic.

Libation: I understand what the style & goal of this brew is, but I'm underwhelmed with the product. The great hop aroma and flavor is dominated by the fierce bitterness. Not as complex as I'd have hoped. It's one and done for this brew in my opinion.

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3.39/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice looking - big, pillowy off white head on top of a faint orange colored, slightly turbid beer. Leaves a ton a lacing. I was expecting more on the nose - a bit of green hops and some faint bread aromas. The taste was also a let down - no malt flavors or much from the hops other than plenty of finishing bitterness. Maybe I am imagining things but I also detect some alcohol - I didn't think this is possible on a 5.5% ABV beer. Medium bodied and well carbonated. Drinkability is fine - finishing a bomber was not a problem. I guess comparisons are inevitable to Founder's Harvest Ale. This beer isn't even in the same league as Harvest Ale.

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3.4/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A dark orange color is given off by the brew with a foam head that sticks around for a while and leaves a nice ring minutes after the initial pour. A strong hop presence comes to the nostril and with some malt and barely hinting around in the back.

This beer will give a hop lover his fix, that is pretty much what it is the entire time , I taste some spice in the middle , but hops are all throughout the taste experience. This isn't exactly my style IPA I like a little more flavor in them then just hops, I'm more of a dreadnaught fan than this one.It is a little heavy on the palate and has just the right amount of carbonation. Good mouthfeel overall.

This is a decent drinker for IPA but I still prefer more citrus to keep the hop build up from overload.

Photo of Ryan011235
3.4/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter on 10/29/10

Split with MbpBugeye

Mostly clear, golden amber color. Poured a 1/4th inch foam that dissipates quickly to a skim. Some splotches of drippy lace are left. A few floaties in there.

Reasonably hoppy aroma. Floral with a juicy, somewhat citric bent. Mellowed blend of tangerine, lemon peel, orange rind & grapefruit, albeit to a lesser extent. Decent malt offset; not too sweet. Calls to mind cotton candy, bubblegum.

Hop flavor is decent & resiny enough but seems smoothed over. Kind of juicy, floral & muddled. There isn't much bitterness either. Malts aren't too prominent, just a toasted breadiness & a slight sugar cookie sweetness.

Medium bodied with a touch of grittiness. Carbonation is lower than average, so it has a smoother feel, though it's sticky enough to weigh it down a bit. Mild bitterness lingers.

Broo Doo is easy enough to drink, if only slightly above average. Seems like an ok take on a San Diego IPA. I imagine it would be enjoyable on tap.

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3.43/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bomber poured into imperial pint.

A- Pours a burnt orange that has some good haze to it. A half finger worth of head that sticks around for a while and leaves a nice cap on the beer. Minimal lacing is left behind.

S- Hops, sweet hops. More piney than anything and some grassiness in there as well. No real malt to speak of.

T- Big piney hops on the for front. The malt is more present in the taste that adds a little bit of sweetness to it. I pick up the same grassy notes but also an almost caramel like flavor.

M- Medium to full bodied with low carbonation. Not too much in the way of a hop bite. Pretty smooth otherwise.

D- Not much more than average for the style. Decent flavor and smell but again not outstanding. I think I prefer Dreadnaught to this.

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3.43/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Many thanks to Ryan011235 for the chance to try this.
Ive been getting through a lot of fresh/wet/harvest/moist/damp/cold/autumn/estate/yakima/overnighted hopped beers this season. This one claims to be one of the better ones.

A- Rich orange, brightly highlighted. Its capped off with a sticky froth. Its pretty nice and glowing looking. Im getting lots of little pearls of lace.

S- Thick, sticky, dank, resinous hop oils lay siege to the nose. Dandelions and wild onions are conjured up. Sugar coated sweetness of cotton candy and grapefruit hack through the undergrowth. Pine bough is also noted amongst it all. After many attempts to cut through the dense hops I found a little bit of sweet malts.

T- Very sticky, dense hop oils brace the tongue. Sweet tastes of unicorns, princess fairies and wishing trolls are layered under threshed overgroth, pine, onion and dandelion pollen.

M- Vastly under carbonated, especially by the end of the glass. The appearance hides this fault well, but the beer just feels watery.

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Broo Doo from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
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