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Sand Pebbles - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
88
very good

128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 8
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A strong American Brown ale with an aggressive hop presence. A manly beer named after the manly and quintessential Steve McQueen film. “Not your father’s brown ale.”

53 IBU

(Beer added by: mynie on 06-13-2009)
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Ratings: 128 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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YogiBeer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

01-25-2013 17:39:39 | More by YogiBeer
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

01-21-2013 22:39:49 | More by SPRichard
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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

01-20-2013 18:54:33 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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thedarkestlord

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

01-15-2013 04:28:36 | More by thedarkestlord
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-14-2013 00:21:41 | More by CanisMajor
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rjacobs6

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

01-08-2013 06:24:13 | More by rjacobs6
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Borlando89

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-08-2013 06:14:54 | More by Borlando89
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NSK79

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

12-31-2012 02:25:10 | More by NSK79
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bdn72

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-29-2012 21:46:50 | More by bdn72
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Scotthuller

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1%

12-28-2012 21:24:55 | More by Scotthuller
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-28-2012 06:24:22 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

11-16-2012 08:08:16 | More by Anonymous1
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Mojo333

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

11-07-2012 18:22:12 | More by Mojo333
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Grfilwett

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

11-05-2012 20:34:09 | More by Grfilwett
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SirIPAalot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-19-2012 14:32:26 | More by SirIPAalot
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -10.9%

Had on tap at the tasting room at Binny's South Loop Chicago. Served into a pint glass.

Appearance: 1/2 head, chestnut brown in color, clear, low carbonation

Smell: citrus hops dominate with some toasted malt

Taste: much like the taste citrus hops dominate, there is some dark chocolate and a significant leather taste

Mouthfeel: light body, moderate carbonation, bitter with a touch of sweetness

Overall: If you like Troeg's Dead Reckoning, you should love this. The beers are similar, good not great browns that are hop heavy. The hops and the leathery elements work well together. I would get this again, but one pint is enough per sitting.

08-14-2012 17:49:20 | More by tigg924
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DonDeDieulicious

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

08-04-2012 16:56:31 | More by DonDeDieulicious
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

07-01-2012 22:56:23 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -9.6%

Draft at Cigar City during Humahpu Day 2012.

Pours a dark chocolate brown color with amber/hazelnut hues and a half finger beige head that quickly settles into a lasting ring.  Sporadic spots of lacing left behind.

Sweet, slightly roasted aroma with chocolate and caramel malt notes along with subtle lactic cream and earthy hops.  Hints of toffee, hazelnut and toast followed by a resinous, grassy pine character.

Medium bodied with a strong hop presence up front that provides a dry bitterness that dominates the flavor.  Dry grassy pine needle flavor is very prominent, overpowering most of the malt notes.   The hops are slowly countered by sweet and roasted dark malts.  It tastes more like an India brown ale with subtle notes of toffee, chocolate, caramel and nut.  Pretty good but too hoppy for the style in my opinion.

06-17-2012 21:02:36 | More by corby112
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jeff96gt

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-22-2012 10:43:20 | More by jeff96gt
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Mark000

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1%

05-12-2012 15:43:41 | More by Mark000
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antoines15

California

4/5  rDev +1%

04-15-2012 16:29:45 | More by antoines15
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Florida9

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

On tap at RJ Grunts. Clear dark brown. Minimal light tan head leaves lots of sheeting on the side of the glass. Aroma is all malt with notes of caramel, lightly roasted malts, and toasty nuts. Flavor is similar with a very nutty taste. Piney hops with a biting bitterness. Mild alcoholic burn on the finish seems out of place for a beer with this ABV. Medium bodied, moderate bitterness. Overall, an enjoyable beer that went nicely with a burger.

04-06-2012 17:13:15 | More by Florida9
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LornaLee

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

04-01-2012 18:17:17 | More by LornaLee
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edk218

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

03-31-2012 00:55:01 | More by edk218
Sand Pebbles from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
88 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.