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Blackheart - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 957
Reviews: 345
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%


Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
A throwback historical ale brewed when English IPA's were hopped up to last the long voyage from England to Colonial troops in India, using English malts, English hops, English yeast and aged slightly on toasted oak for a 19th century taste.

78 IBU

(Beer added by: philberinghele on 03-21-2008)
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kshankar

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours orange with good amount of white foam, with large amounts of lacing.

Aroma: Citrus and piney hops, strong malt backing. The hop profile seems to be closer to that of an American IPA, while the malt strength is English based.

Either way, it tastes great. The bitterness from the hops is in the forefront, even the strong malt presence in the aroma isn't coming through in the taste. At this point, it seems to be leaning in the American, not English direction. Mouthfeel is medium, but not bready enough from the malts to be considered truly English. Drinkability is okay, albeit a bit strong (again, not in line with a true English IPA).

Overall, its a good beer...but an English IPA it is not.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2010 02:13:14 | More by kshankar
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Blackheart from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 957 ratings.