Broo Doo - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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4.28/5 rDev +0.2%
22 oz bottle picked up at West Lakeview liquors for $9 or so.
Pours a clear orange/amber, thin white head forms, nice chunky lacing, good retention, settles to a thin layer. Smell is 3F, caramel, pine/nice floral, oranges and tangerine, very fresh hop aroma, fruity, nice. Taste is sweet and malty, sugars, bread and caramel, nice pine and tangerine middle, sugar, balanced finished, nice fresh bitterness. Mouthfeel is is medium bodied with low to medium carbonation, very drinkable. Nicely done beer, very fresh hops, goes down easy.
11-19-2007 02:15:19 | More by Viggo
4/5 rDev -6.3%
Thanks to THECPJ for the share! From notes on 12/5.
A: Pours a hazy amber/orange with a nice white, fluffy head. Good head retention and lacing.
S: Mostly floral hops, slightly grassy. Get some grapefruit and a slight hint of pine at the end.
T: Lots of grapefruit and citrus on this one. Again, a grassy flavor comes out. I also get some orange as well. Nice light malts to sort of balance it out. Has a dry, bitter finish.
M/D: Medium bodied with nice carbonation. A very good IPA here, overly hopped and if you like that it in an IPA this one is for you.
12-09-2010 00:28:25 | More by mdaschaf
4.03/5 rDev -5.6%
Regal copper body. Thick, dense cap of dirty white froth. Retention and lace qualities are outstanding. Good nose of fruity hop goodnesss....tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple. Aroma is actually pretty delicate and refined. Flavor brings more of the same. Nice fruity hop qualities, but also a definite grassiness, which adds a little extra dimension. Nice resinous tones also backed up by a nice toffeeish malt backbone. Lightly carbonated and medium-full bodied. Bitterness makes itself known in a nice way. This is enjoyable.
01-07-2010 05:56:08 | More by Bighuge
3.8/5 rDev -11%
Poured from a 22oz bottle into my Southern Tier tulip glass. Pours a cloudy bright orange color wit ha one finger white head. Good lacing on the glass as I drank it.
Aroma is hoppy and citrusy with grapefruit and pineapple. Taste has some of the citrus as well but pine and bitterness dominate the flavor. Taste reminds me a lot of Ruination.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Drinkability is good, it's very bitter and piney which effects drinkability for me. Could have used a little more citrus flavor to smooth it out.
01-03-2010 19:14:25 | More by billab914
4.1/5 rDev -4%
Inflatablechair brought this one over recently.... Thanks Sam! This one tasted Uber-Fresh!!
Pours hazy deep golden/orangish... very nice head and retention.
Nose shows bright hoppiness reminiscent of thick fresh cut grass and plenty of pine... smells resinous with some background grainy malts that helps push the hops up and out of the glass.
Flavor has just bits of pine up front that quickly move into waves of weedy funky grassy hops.. some pithy citrus lets you know it is definitely American.. reminds me of alot of the other FFF hop forward beers, but that is NOT a problem... some pale malts play well with the hops.. I think this was from our 10/10/10 tasting.. The "freshness" was a big player.
Thanks Sam for not bogarting this one. ;-)
11-02-2010 08:48:23 | More by JohnGalt1
4.13/5 rDev -3.3%
I found this review written on an envelope under some papers on my desk. I received this as an extra in a trade with Pwoods, which is awesome because I didn't have to trade for it. I collected trolls when I was a 6 years old so this beer is nostalgic.
Poured into a pint glass, the beer is orangish gold with a nice two finger head. The retention and lacing are both excellent.
The aroma is of fresh hops. Grapefruit, and grassy, earthy, piney wet hops. Alcohol is apparent as well. The flavor is bitter grapefruit hops with a caramel malt backbone. The hops have notes of pine and an earthiness with some alcohol. The finish is long, dry, and bitter.
The beer has great carbonation, a medium-full body, and a sticky mouthfeel.
04-05-2009 01:41:53 | More by HopHead84
4.22/5 rDev -1.2%
Bottle thanks to mbierz.
22oz bottle poured into a Pint, but not my Three Floyds, duh.
A - Pours a dark, murky orange with a finger and a half yellow-cream colored foamy head. Great retention and lacing left on the glass.
S - Pine and very citrusy - Orange, pineapple, grapefruit.
T - The pineapple hits me first, then some sour green apple, and a pine finish. Nice.
D - Good carbonation, slightly sticky in the mouth, a touch bitter also.
O - A nice fresh harvest. I really enjoyed this.
11-12-2011 03:02:45 | More by HuskyinPDX
4/5 rDev -6.3%
reviewed from notes:
special thanks goes out to a BA but can not find my notes on who sent this one my way. so here is my Thank You.
appearance: golden orange with a finger white head
smell: citrus, hops, grass
taste: grass, hops, bitter, dry finish
mouthfeel: mild carbontion, medium body, crisp
drinkability: this is a good representation of a grassy IPA. would like to see out some more seasonals from Three Floyds.
03-13-2011 17:48:00 | More by THECPJ
4.25/5 rDev -0.5%
Bottle from BuckeyeSox (thanks Dev). The beer is dark copper color and clear, wet looking tan froth. The beer smells just like a harvest ale should, really fresh green hops aroma. The taste is likewise fresh and hoppy, maybe amarillo hops (a little pine needle and spiciness). This is a great beer, probably best fresh, I'll buy more if I can find it next time I'm in IN or IL.
11-16-2008 21:33:08 | More by TurdFurgison
4.47/5 rDev +4.7%
22oz bottle, Riley's
I deleted my previous review, as I was somehow lucky enough to drink a 10 month old wet hopped IPA. Thanks to whatever shitty Chicago store sold me that.
appearance: silly troll label, poured into a great dane nonic pint, bright orange body, lovely beige froth
smell: delicious - fresh FFF hop profile, tangerine, grapefruit zest, sugary orange citrus
taste: This is great stuff - wet hop IPA's are pretty hit or miss for me (Founders is a major hit, others not so much) - this tastes like liquid orange pez (in a good way) with lots of oily fresh citrus hops, evergreen, tangerine, grapefruit. Just wonderful really - 3 Floyds hops rule the day again.
mouthfeel: oily, light bitterness
11-18-2010 01:58:45 | More by dirtylou
3.95/5 rDev -7.5%
Pours a great, slightly cloudy, amber color, but with very sparse, lethargic bubbling. Very little to no head also gives this beer just a par appearance. Great sell though. Like a hoppy, candied orange with some hints of flowers and syupy candy. The taste has that great, candy like citrus bitternss right up front. The hops and malt meld together so well. Can someting be so bitter that its actually sweet. Oranges,brown sugar, pine, sweet biscuits. Pretty good. But of a funky finis though. ery strong palate up front, but fades pretty fast. The sweet bitternes, is a bit too much to have more than one in a night for me.
12-27-2007 04:33:00 | More by scruffwhor
4.33/5 rDev +1.4%
22oz bottle poured into large tulip glass. thanks to crushedvol
Pours a clouded golden orange with a one finger high white head, retains with a thin film, leaving little spots of lacing on the glass.
Tons of citrus hops in the nose with light sweetness, zest, and malted breadiness.
A nice punch of hops right up front to get things going with grapefruit and oranges. Zesty flavors continue with a dash of honey sweetness. A decent malt backbone moves in with a slight earthiness to it. Another blast of citric hops crashes in towards the finish with a slight warmth.
Medium body, higher carbonation, dry and sticky feel. Really drinkable and flavorful throughout the entire bottle. The hops are holding up really well still, and the ABV is just right, as this is one of my favorite harvest ales this year.
12-11-2010 07:17:55 | More by xnicknj
3.8/5 rDev -11%
650 mL bottle poured into a chalice.
Appearance - Hazy orange body with an ample white head. Sticky foam clings inside the glass.
Smell - Musty pine hops. Resiny with some grapefruit notes. Lacks the hop presence of other Three Floyds IPAs.
Taste - Similar in hop profile to the nose, with a cracker malt flavor. Bitter in the finish and dry.
Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation and fairly bitter, but still easy drinking.
Overall - While better than most IPAs, it's a little disapppointing. Looking for a juicier hop profile, but this falls just slightly flat compared to regular release from Three Floyds.
01-19-2013 00:50:04 | More by Alieniloquium
3.58/5 rDev -16.2%
I drank this from the bottle into a chalice.
This beer pours a murky orange with a light white head that had decent retention and lacing.
The aroma has hints of orange and robust hops.
The taste is decent overall but has some flaws. The start is sweet with citrus but then there is a burst of bitterness that lasts until several secods after you swallow. I don't mind a good bitter beer but there is a metallic flavor to this that makes a little unpalatable.
Mouthfeel is very stron, but the metal brings down the drinkability.
10-29-2009 15:22:20 | More by jrallen34
3.98/5 rDev -6.8%
Big thanks goes out to enelson for sending me this one as an extra in a past trade! Served from bottle into a Stone nonic. Poured yellow-orange with a three finger off-white head that subsided to one finger slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, caramel, citrus, and citrus hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, caramel, citrus, citrus hop, caramel hop, and earth. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. Had a really nice malt backbone going on here. This bottle was a little old if I am honest as I found it hiding away in my cellar after moving but was still quite tasty. This one had a very nice appearance to it per the style. The aroma was also very inviting and pleasant on the nose. A definite must try if you get the chance without a doubt.
07-06-2011 18:47:01 | More by thagr81us
4.13/5 rDev -3.3%
22 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a hazy amber/orange color with a half-inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. Aroma is citrus (grapefruit, pineapple) and pine hops along with some caramel malt. The taste is the same as the aroma, citrus and pine hops and caramel malt. It's a little more hoppy than malty, but for the most part there's good balance in this brew. There's also has a good bitter hoppy finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium and it has good carbonation. Drinkability is very good, it's smooth and easy to drink. I think this is a pretty good IPA, I'll definitely have to buy more of this in the future. I'm sure it'll be even better fresh.
07-19-2009 21:18:39 | More by bluejacket74
Broo Doo from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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