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Blackheart - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 956
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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merlin48

Kentucky

4.85/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

22 oz bottle pours into a Sam Adams tasting glass a hazed and rusty orange amber body. Small beige head has some legs and there is plenty of sticky lacing sheeting the sides of the glass.

Aroma is robust with pineapple and orange notes. Some florals tease from underneath and there is a hint of biscuity malt.

Exceptional feel! Medium body with an ideal velvety carbonation and a pleasant earthy hoppiness.

Taste opens with pineapple and blood oranges. Unbuttered toast and honey add some dimension. The hops take on an earthy bitterness midway through and some pine essence briefly appears. The citrusy sweetness recovers toward the finish but never overwhelms. Startling balance between the citrusy fruitiness and classic 3F hop bitterness. No hint of the alcohol.

Wow! Probably the best beer I've had this year. Need more.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2008 19:22:08 | More by merlin48
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Blackheart from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
91 out of 100 based on 956 ratings.