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Fantabulous Resplendence X Anniversary - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

148 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 148
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 8.52%
Wants: 46
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mdm46410 on 06-30-2007)
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Reviews by BlackJeremiah:
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BlackJeremiah

Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22oz. bomber into a Bell's tulip glass. The color is a hazy amber, lightens significantly when held up to the sun. Streamers are gentle and consistent with 3F's commitment to bottle conditioning. The head is white, but disappears quickly. The scent is a mix of IPA and barleywine smells--floral notes and citric tickles with creamy/sweet pastries and bakery scents providing the promise of a sweet, chewy, creamy malt flavor. I'm not disappointed; caramel creams, figs, dates, and carrot cake (sans the carrot) lead off, blending with the oily, biting hop flavors: conifers, grapefruit, and orange. A slight, light, peppery alcohol finish gives a clean break from the oils of the hops and the sticky-sweet malt character. It's thick, slick, and oily; it coats the tongue and palate briefly, while dissipating quickly enough to avoid cloying your tastebuds. The significant alcohol content is only expressed through that slight pepper taste and a pleasant warming down the esophagus.
This was brought back for me from Munster, along with five bottles of Dark Lord, a case of Alpha King, a few bottles of Dreadnaught, and a half-case of Gumballhead--a hell of a care package from my relatives who live there. It's especially lucky, since 3F doesn't seem to distribute to NoVA right now; I've heard rumors about problems with their distributor, which I hope works out. At any rate, I'm willing to admit that my rating for Drinkability here reflects my enjoyment of the beer itself AND my excitement that I got to try it. Take off half a point if you have a massive stash of FRX in your cellar (lucky!). And thanks, Mom, for indulging my 3F addiction during your visit to the Region.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2007 18:52:35 | More by BlackJeremiah
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Fantabulous Resplendence X Anniversary from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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