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Broo Doo - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1,575
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 363
Gots: 145 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-19-2006)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

vrbulldog22, Feb 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

ObeMaltKinobee, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of mjtiernan
3.63/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to JohnPPutz for this bottle!

As Vince Vaughn said in Dodgeball when he saw Christine Taylor’s home decor... “Dear Barbara.” SCARY 22oz bottle poured into a New Belgium Globe.

Bottled ??/??/11

A: Copper and hazy. Nice pillow of foam that dissipates until it is nearly gone except for a small ring around the outside of the glass. Leaves a very oily appearance.

S: Not as much fresh citrus and pine as I expected. Grassy with an apparent smell of malt, alcohol and what I can most closely identify as licorice.

T: Slightly sweet malt turns into pine. I get a little bit of pineapple and just a touch of the onion-y hop flavor that I dislike.

M: A little oily but not enough to be a distraction. Not as much of a tingling sensation as with some other hop-forward beers.

O: In the realm of IPAs, it was pretty good. But I expect different/more from a Fresh Hop ale. I’m not feeling the benefit of all the trouble that goes into brewing with fresh hops with this one.

mjtiernan, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of HollyHops
3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

HollyHops, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of roadhouse
4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I was pleased to find this one for only $6.97 at Wise Guys (!). Have had it a couple times before but not exactly fresh.

Poured a golden orange amber into my pint glass with a two inch head that quickly settles into a nice thin coating over the top. Leaves some nice looking lace on the glass.

Aroma of peaches, tropical fruit, grapefruit, and some subdued pine. Overall, the citrus tones dominate but there is a nice pleasant caramel sweetness below all of that.

The flavor is exquisite, a wonderful blend of malt and hops. There is a short burst of malty sweetness at the beginning that is quickly taken over by citrusy hops but after the initial citrus flavors come some of the tropical fruits and peaches that the aroma suggested. Finishes with that fruitiness and the grapefruit bitterness lingering on.

Mouthfeel is medium, pretty crisp, but smooth drinking.

Definitely one of the best wet hop beers that I have tried. One of the better FFF seasonal offerings.

roadhouse, Nov 21, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

pirmannt1, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of cfrances33
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a FFF teku.

Pour: Nearly completely clear deep orange with two fingers of very foamy, sticky off white head. Leaves a LOT of lacing, and the head sticks around. Good lookin beer.

Smell: Lots of dank, resinous pine, with some citrus and oranges mixed in. A nice caramel hints at a well established backbone, but certainly does not steal the nose.

Taste: Boom. Really nice mango and tangerine, with more dank pine. The caramel backbone hinted at in the nose is definitely there, but only provides a sweetness. Tangerine bitterness lingers.

Mouthfeel: Nice carb, and pretty substantial bitterness. A little too sticky at times, but still really nice.

Overall: This was really good, and I will continue to buy it until it falls off.

cfrances33, Oct 08, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

DCLAguy11, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

HumanParaquat, Jan 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

PHBoiler, Jan 16, 2013
Photo of jjayjaye
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Many many thanks to braddah DavidEddie for the opportunity to consider this one!!!

Pours a cloudy iced tea amber color with a HUGE stiff pastel yellow head that resists fading, in fact a pillow of a head remained through the last mouthful. Sheets of lacing in its wake. The smell is really nice; aggressive sweet and fruity, orange and pineapple and a strong piny resin. The mouth feel is medium bodied and adequately carbonated. It has a big tangy hop kick and a resin after taste that lingers nicely. Full flavored, the taste is all about the hops; very similar to the nose. Very hoppy yet quite balanced. At 5.5% ABV (are you kidding me!!!) this is one of the most sessionable ales out there. Bottom line...this is probably the best American IPA that i've ever sampled!!! Drinks a lot like Blind Pig, although is seems to have more substantial flavors and mouth. OUTSTANDING!! I think i'm going to move to Chitown!

jjayjaye, Nov 22, 2008
Photo of pwoods
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

22oz. brown bomber poured into an imperial pint. Notes.

A: Pale grapefruit pour. Decent head with some retention and some lacing.

S: Smells like a juiced up Pride and Joy. Good citrus hops, loads of resin.

T/M: bitterness is decent with nice citrus notes. Malts are very sweet and cut the bitterness nicely. Body is medium or so and carbonation is nice and cleansing.

D: Very drinkable and low ABV.

pwoods, Oct 28, 2009
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

RichH55, Dec 02, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

freduardo, Dec 06, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

thampel09, Apr 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

elkinbrown, Nov 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

IpeeA, Oct 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

coz, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of pokesbeerdude
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle courtesy of ScrimshawFan. Into a NB Globe.

A: Mostly clear copper in color with an almost khaki colored head that bubbles up to about an inch and doesn't want to fade away. Fair amount of carbonation moves up from the nucleation point. Excellent lacing left behind.

S: Dank wet hops, quite herbal, and a fair amount of pine as well. Decent amount of citrus finds its way into the nose as well. Under that is a decent malt profile with strong caramel notes.

T: Quite good, nice mix of piney hops and caramel malt goodness. Huge bitterness that lingers on the tongue for a long time after the swallow. Tons of hop resins coat the tongue and leave a lingering soapy bitterness. Very nice caramel malt profile to balance the bitterness out. A lot of flavor here, very tasty.

M: Lighter body with a touch too much carbonation. Finish is dry that lingers on with excellent bitterness. Tone the carbonation down a bit and this would be fantastic.

O: A very nice fresh hop IPA. Has everything that I love to have in an IPA with the distinct fresh hop characteristics. Very enjoyable beer.

pokesbeerdude, Nov 13, 2011
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3/5  rDev -29.6%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

mikepcarney, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of MrMcGibblets
4.55/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

wow, was i excited to see a new 3Fs fresh hop ipa at the store, and it lived up to my expectations. pours an almost clear amber with a nice creamy white head and no visible sediment. aroma was very flowery and fresh with some notes of tropical fruit, honeyed malt and citrus. fucking phenomenal bouqet on this. taste was well-balanced between the moderately sweet malts and medium bitterness, with the aromas carrying through in the mouth along with some caramel. juicy hops. very smooth, well-integrated bitterness with a medium-long finish. a bit of astringency is the only negative quality perceived. mouthfeel was light to medium and nice and frothy. great drinkability at this low abv and high complexity, it's too bad this is not sold in sixers. definitely one of the best wet/fresh hop beers i've had.

MrMcGibblets, Nov 24, 2007
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Magery, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of TwelveOunces
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a tulip

A- Pours hazy golden yellow. A moderate one finger white head with decent retention.

S- This beer is bursting with citrus and pine and sweet bitter hop glory. A slightly sweet and dry malt backbone.

T- A moderate to high bitterness up front and through the entire mouth. This beer has a crisp tingling feel and crisp taste. The hops provide a variety of citrus flavors as well as pine and some herbal spice. Malts are not to present but are crisp and clean allowing the hops to do work.

M- Light body and very easy to drink. Bitter and crisp. Quite dry.

O- This is a good IPA but a bit of a let down if i'm to be honest. A Fresh hop ale from a brewery known for their hoppy beers should have a more bold hop profile. Its still a good and easy going beer.

TwelveOunces, Oct 19, 2012
Broo Doo from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 1,575 ratings.