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Live A Rich Life - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 516
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%


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

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A collaboration/dedication ale brewed with our friend Urbain from the Belgian brewery De Struise, this intense Belgian-style double IPA was fermented with Urbain's special yeast and then an amazing amount of hops were added. This beer was brewed in loving memory of a former employee, Rich Sheppard, who passed away on 4.11.11. Art by Tommy Borst. Try this beer and enjoy the Rich life.

100+ IBU

Formerly served on draft as Shark Pants.

(Beer added by: AleWatcher on 06-03-2011)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours 2 fingers of billowy golden off-white foam, bode is a slightly hazy orange amber, lots of carb in the body. I get nice foamy rings after each quaff, and retain nearly a finger of rocky carb throughout the session.

Smell - Smells fantastic! Bold fresh citrus peels, , candied orange rind, pineapple, and some nice tropical notes

Taste - Starts with an onslaught of juicy citrus flavors which almost immediately "sharpen" as the light sweetness gives way to ripe citrus peels and some pith, some bittering peach pits, and then finally a nice dash of white pepper and some faint belgian yeast flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium mouthfeel due mostly to the bold full flavors here, carb is medium and smooth but has great sharp edges along the sides and back of the tongue. The finish is a bit bitter and dry, with some great peppery citrus pockets in the mouth corners.

Overall - I really haven't been a big fan of belgian ipa's until this beer - FFF pulled this off perfectly, really an excellent and flavorful ipa. The belgian yeast and bright peppery flavor is completely complimentary, definitely a must try imho.

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Live A Rich Life from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 516 ratings.