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Infinitas Attero - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Infinitas Attero
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MrMcGibblets on 08-15-2010)
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California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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Indiana

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-16-2012 00:43:20 | More by birdsellam
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mpdrago

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-06-2012 04:59:00 | More by mpdrago
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-13-2011 23:08:03 | More by spycow
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FievelGoesWest

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-19-2011 23:35:35 | More by FievelGoesWest
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adamk1978

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-18-2011 22:05:20 | More by adamk1978
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-14-2011 15:25:56 | More by sbricker
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AgentZero

Illinois

2.53/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A - Light copper color with a bit of brown, no real head on it, no lacing or anything else. Decent color, clear, about it.

S - English malts and some mild hops on the end.

T - Wow, this is kind of bad. Some light english hops and malts, tastes very watered down. Weird grassy taste on this one, don't like it.

M - Slightly flat, little syrupy, good body on it for something with this low ABV.

D - Wow, 3% and I had to sip it and sent it back after drinking 2/3's of the pint. Bad beer, I almost feel like this was an accident that they just decided to ship out anyway. Won't drink again. Only thing that made me drink as much as I did was the fact that I was eating popcorn.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2010 05:39:19 | More by AgentZero
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a shaker pint glass at The Firkin.

According to my sources, this thing translates into "an infinite number wasted" or something like that. Okay... Anyway, it pours a mostly clear pale straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises grapefruit, mandarin oranges, and light pine, with a river of caramel flowing beneath, possibly to a portrait of Viggo the Carpathian I just can't see yet. The taste holds notes of light grapefruit, light orange zest, and a very light bit o' caramel. The body is a heavy light, with a light carbonation and a kinda dry finish. Overall, a nice bit o' brew. I haven't had a pale mild before, so I don't have much to compare this to, it is very drinkable and certainly enjoyable enough to allow a nice, long session.

Serving type: on-tap

10-31-2010 20:03:11 | More by TMoney2591
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Vdubb86

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass at The Firkin in Libertyville, IL

This beer pours a clear pale straw color with a white head of foam. The aroma consists of lemon and orange zests, coriander and floral fragrances. The flavor however isn't nearly as delicate. The taste is mostly of bread, just normal stock white bread you can make at home. If you wish you can claim there is a bit of the lemon flavor in the bread, but it's honestly grasping at straws here. It's still a fairly good flavor, but it's nothing to write home about. The mouthfeel is thinner than I would like it to be with the flavors involved on the palate, it seem still rather off to me. This is still a fairly drinkable beer, but as far as recommending, well, I could go either way on this beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-31-2010 06:52:54 | More by Vdubb86
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A very pleasant and perhaps misunderstood beer. Where the flavors represent a well done English Pale Ale, it has the crisp malt backbone of a German Lager.

The beer pours a bright and light copper color that hinges on rich golden hues. An airy cottony-froathy head floats on the beer and is fueled by steady streams of carbonation; perhaps a bit too aggressive for classic English Pub Ales.

Spicy-sweet aromas of earthy hops blend well with a light display of biscuit, bread, and barley grains. Pine, mild citrus, and a hint of earthiness are released as the beer warms.

Balanced flavors of the malts and hops continue in taste and never waiver from it's initial sip until its fleeting finish. During the session, the hops begin to take the lead in taste and bitterness but only marginally so.

Creamy early, the beer is quickly cut by the carbonation and allows for a sharp cut off going into dryness, crispness, and lightness. Mild astringency from grain (over attenuation perhaps) and from mildly grassy hops come through in the finish but the biscuity/malty aftertaste has one final and sturdy say in flavor before heading for the next sip.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2010 14:59:13 | More by BEERchitect
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jrallen34

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Local Option into a pint glass...Light clear orange with gold, a light off white head. Only rises half a finger gone quickly. Looks like a cask beer with a powder sugar head that settles fast. Light lacing...Super light aroma, light malt backbone of caramel, bread and nuts. a little hops on the back, boring!!...Taste is so boring, lightly sweet a little hops with a bitter aftertaste finish that is not good. Tough to drink a pint of this. A very subpar english mild not worth having.

Serving type: on-tap

10-02-2010 18:06:09 | More by jrallen34
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tapman

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Decent 1 finger head that doesn't leave much lacing, though this is from a 1 hour old growler, and has a hazy, yeasty body. Not clear at all, which looks good to me. Looks pretty traditional for a pale mild, if there is such thing as a traditional pale mild.

Suer yeasty. Definitely an English strain; bready and mineral-like. For less than 4% this is a flavorful beer.

Once again bready and mineral-like from the yeast. Giant pale malt flavor with some sweetness form something a little darker, but not much. Pale milds are cool, but lack the complexity of their darker brethren.

Thin and quenching, which fits the style, but a little grainy from the yeast left in suspension. I love the yeast floating around, but like I said before it is grainy.

A good example of an interesting style; mostly pale malt with a decent yeast and a little hops in the beginning of the boil. I made one of these and while not as god as this one, not too far off. I thought that it was a flop beer until I tried this one which is fuller with more alcohol and more yeast in suspension. Is it typical to be so full of the little critters? Regardless, a great substitute for macro when you want something lighter.

Serving type: growler

10-02-2010 03:34:07 | More by tapman
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salvo

Indiana

4.03/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Infinitas attero is the Three Floyds interpretation of a small beer pub bitter; half inch head dissipates slowly to nothing leaving very little in the glass: little lace, no islands, just a hint of foam around the edge of the glass; murky with hops lace barely holding on to the glass. Big biscuit malts with herbal hops do not get quite bitter but balance the brew. I'd be in trouble if this were my local's common ale. Pepperyness lingers and yeastiness stays on the palate longer than any beer, real ale or otherwise, I've had in Britain, and so this really is an American version of the British pub staple. This is a great beer to introduce new potential initiates to beer culture. Order off the Three FLoyds menu, offer a pint of this, and watch someone's world expand. A great entry into the small/session beer category, I'd put this beside Sun King Cream Ale and Goose Island Ale to introduce new palates to craft beer. They prove that microbrewers are aces at the art of brewing and not just building follies.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2010 15:31:10 | More by salvo
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the brewpub. Served in a pint glass.

A - Pours with a finger-plus of creamy white foam that settles to a partial cap and leaves plenty of splotchy lacework. Slightly hazed apricot color with a few small slow-moving bubbles.

S - Nutty, biscuit, a touch of buttery diacetyl, some floral and citrus hop notes. Nowhere as potent as the Ossian.

T - Taste is pretty similar, with some citrus zest, Brazil nut, bread and biscuit, and a light diacetyl finish. Pretty average English mild.

M - Too carbonated for my liking, with some harsh zest to it. A little grainy and chalky too. Body is surprisingly medium for such a low ABV beer.

D - I had no problems with a pint, but I wish I'd ordered a half-pour as this wasn't all that great. It's a good way to slow down alcohol consumption, but it was nowhere near as good as the Ossian I had recently.

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2010 21:31:12 | More by MasterSki
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yeahnatenelson

Illinois

2.8/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance -- Pours a hazy marigold hue with a voluminous fluffy white head.

Smell -- Not especially aromatic, but there is lots of graininess in the nose along with cut grass and floral hops.

Taste -- Lots of husky grain, corn tortilla, faint grapefruit and tangerine, but the overarching hop flavors are grassy and floral

Mouthfeel -- Light in body with moderate prickly carbonation. Hits the nail on the head with mouthfeel, at least.

This has to be one of the maltiest beers I've ever had from FFF, not that this is bad in and of itself, but sometimes one needs to stick to their strengths. Drinking this beer is akin to drinking a faded Pride & Joy while chewing a wet corn tortilla. I won't have this again.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2010 01:13:07 | More by yeahnatenelson
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mynie

Indiana

4.47/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice to see an American-made English mild that's actually mild. It's also nice to have a small beer alternative on tap at the Floyds, seeing as whenever I go there I always have at least two hours left on whatever drive I'm taking to wherever.

Nothing about the beer screams Britishness, although I can't quite place the hops so I don't know whether they're European or American. The malt profile is somewhat reminiscent of an EPA, I guess, more like toasted biscuits than roasted barley.

What gives this beer its kick is its phenomenal, chewy yeast profile, which coats the rest of the beer in a kind of a magnifying bubble wrap that makes things so bizarrely big and blurry that you could be forgiven if you mistook this for a medium-strength pale.

This is true to style, immensely quaffable, and remarkably tasty for its size.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2010 15:26:53 | More by mynie
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

billed on the menu as an "english golden mild ale."
A: hazy gold color, diminishing white head and decent lace. served in an imperial pint.
S: muted. some crackery malts and maybe some earthy hops.
T: lighlty sweet crackery, biscuity malts are balanced to a dry finish by the listed 18 IBUs.
M: pretty good for this abv-did not seem too thin. light body, decent carbonation keeps this from seeming watery.
D: i like that they attempted a low abv session beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2010 14:00:02 | More by MrMcGibblets
Infinitas Attero from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
82 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.