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Blackheart - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1,108
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 148
Gots: 103 | FT: 5
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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mnstorm99

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour is agreat copper with a tinge of red, the head is nice, but doesn't stay for long.
Aroma is malty as a EIPA should be, but there is a nice hop aroma there, but American hops, I can't hold that against them, I prefer them anyway.
Taste is hoppier than a typical EIPA, but it is three floyds and I expected that, toffee and caramel malts dominate, with a great citrus and floral bouquet of hops.
feel is nice and smooth, and this is a very drinkable beer, but at 9%, I am not sure how many I should have.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2009 14:29:18 | More by mnstorm99
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It's a hazed medium gold, translucent leaning toward opacity, with a soft but densely bubbled, tight bone-white head staying still at about one finger's height. The lacing it drops down is thick and plentiful.
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07-13-2014 17:01:46 | More by Brenden
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Blackheart from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
90 out of 100 based on 1,108 ratings.