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Region Riot - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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14 Reviews
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Reviews: 14
Hads: 61
Avg: 3.51
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 9
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor | 8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Wadsey on 09-06-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This delightful malt liquor was brewed to celebrate the equally delightful "Region" that we brew in. Brewed with a portion of Indiana corn, this is what a malt liquor should be.

10 IBU
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Reviews: 14 | Hads: 61
Photo of MasterSki
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Three Floyds. Served in a half pint glass.

A - A finger of white foam settles to a partial cap and thick collar, leaving behind splotchy lace. Lightly hazed dark urine yellow color.

S - Zesty and slightly skunky herbs, some corn cob but surprisingly low sweetness for a malt liquor. There's a touch of lemon, as well as some bready malt and yeast character. Somewhat understated, even when warm.

T - Taste is again fairly bland. Lightly sweet lager, with some corn and sugar cookie sweetness. Finishes surprisingly clean. Hops drop off completely from the aroma.

M - Pleasant moderate carbonation supports a surprisingly light and refreshing body. Alcohol isn't noticeable at all.

D - It's an easy drinking malt liquor that isn't overly flavorful. However, the alcohol is masterfully disguised and there aren't any of the off-flavors that you typically get from malt liquors. Superior to most malt liquors I've had, but not in the top tier either.

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Photo of Sean9689
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at FFF.

A - Pours a clear light yellow color, thin ring, wisps on top.

S - Big malty sweetness, caramel, hay. Lots of sweetness, very little/if any hops.

T - Big on the malts and sweetness (duh), caramel, wheat/hay, slight herbal/medicinal finish.

M - Light to medium, good carbonation, dry finish.

O - One of the better malt liquors...I need a brown bag for my glass. Not going to have again, but had to give it a try.

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Photo of Treebs
2.73/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tried this at FFF. Served in an Imperial pint glass.

A: Well it looks like a malt liquor. Cloudy yellow straw with a white film ring around the edges after the thin head subsides.

S: Yup, smells like one too. Big corn fixture. Although there is a slight hoppy presence in there which makes this actually a decent smelling beer.

T: Just like the nose. Corny barley and a light fruit hoppiness mixed in there.

M: Typical creamy mouthfeel. Decently carbonated with a medium to light body. Some hops left on the palate which is refreshing to say the least.

O: Well, this is a malt liquor. It's still not a good style and this isn't really a good beer. Rating to style though, it is definitely an above average representation of a malt liquor. If the hops weren't present this would have been another bad beer, they make it tolerable.

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Photo of Wadsey
3.89/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Region Riot on tap at Three Floyd's on September 6, 2011 

Served in an imperial pint. 

A: Appears hazy straw with minimal head. 

S: Light aromas of Corn Pops and citrusy hops. 

T: Subtle malty sweetness leads off, followed by corn-like grains and citrusy hops. Medium-high bitterness. Grainy finish. 

M: Medium-heavy body and medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.  

O: Region Riot is an above-average representation of the malt liquor style. 

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Region Riot from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.