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SoBro - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
79
okay

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 23.19%


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

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-15-2011)
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rich reddish brown body with minimal white head. 2nd bottling from Spring 2013. Definitely some acidity on the nose. Not much else on the nose. Nice malty body that helps round out the tartness. The beer is pretty one note in terms of acidity, but the Flanders body is there. Not a bad Flanders, but not very complex.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 16:19:57 | More by PHBoiler
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Sean9689

Illinois

2.78/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Thank, you jrallen34...the most hated man on the interwebz!

A - Pours ruby red, off-white colored head, thin collar, wisps.

S - Light vinegar, cherry skins, apples, caramel, metallic batteries in there as well. Not really all that much "Flanders" in this beer for me, but hey, it's an attempt, I guess.

T - No really sour cherries or oak in this beer, all very light. Maybe some subtle tart notes, but more vinegar and balsamic then anything. The metallic notes come out a bit more here then the nose, which I much preferred over the palate. Finish is vinegar and metal combined into one.

M - Light to medium body, lower carbonation, tart dry finish.

O - FFF can do hoppy beers, they can do stouts, and then can do German-style beers. However, they can't do sours...until I try one that's half way decent, I'm sticking to my opinion. Pass.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2012 14:58:47 | More by Sean9689
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MasterSki

Illinois

2.4/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Bottle generously shared by Jason. Served in a Captain Lawrence tulip.

A - Attractive two-fingered lightly tan foam settles to some wisps, a thin collar, and a few spots of lace. Hazy plum-colored body.

S - Slightly vegetal, with notes of barbeque sauce, copper, and wet oak. Somewhat understated.

T - Taste is initially quite bland, but finishes with copper and other metallic notes. No alcohol, and not much in the way of malt character either.

M - Medium-low carbonation, medium body, somewhat watery, with a dry finish.

D - This isn't very good. I almost wish it was offensively bad, rather than bland, as it'd give me more party conversation material. A very dull beer with an unpleasant finish. Literally tastes like a homebrewer's first attempt at a sour brown.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 05:27:28 | More by MasterSki
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Spider889

Ohio

2.48/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Nothing special going on here.

The aroma is a little funky and tart. There's some wet fruit and caramel malt mingling with soured cola and oak.

The taste is not sour at all, maybe just mildly tart.

Thin bodied, watery. Just not much depth or development here. Maybe this will be much better in 5 years. If you have a bottle it's not worth opening now, anyway.

Overall not impressed here.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2012 18:48:07 | More by Spider889
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antoines15

Indiana

1/5  rDev -71%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Well, after reviewing my notes from a huge tasting, I would say that this one was the worst based on my review scores. I actually thought that Biggs stache was worse but at least that one looked somewhat decent.

A: cloudy, watery, not appealing at all

S: At first I thought it smelled like vegetable soup but then narrowed it down to a watered down V-8.

T: watered down V-8 all the way with some alcohol. Maybe even a bloody mary that was left over from the night before or something.

M: Thin, watery and not good again.

O: Terrible. I love Zombie Dust and Dreadnaught and Alpha King and Behemoth and others from Three Floyd's but every sour that I've had from them has been not good. Stick to the Hops. Sorry. I'm glad I didn't pay for this or 'Stache

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 23:33:46 | More by antoines15
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Treebs

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle 449/720 shared by danielnovak3. Served in a Darkness snifter.

A: Pours a solid mohagony color with a thin off white head that leaves as quickly as it came.

S: A nice solid mix grape skins, tart cherries and some mild vinegar. A touch of oakiness in the background smoothes it out.

T: Mild acidicness in the beginning with some picking grape skins and a slight tart cherry. Mild woodiness is in there as well.

M: Light to medium bodied with some solid drinkability. The taste doesn't linger around to long. Nice carbonation.

O: An ok from FFF. Not overly complex by any standards, but it is easily drinkable and the flavors mesh well.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 02:49:18 | More by Treebs
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mynie

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

(From notes. Sorry about the paucity of detail)

Pours dull and lifeless. I'm glad BA has notched down the weight given to appearance scores, but I still can't give looks of this beer the score they actually deserve, because they would take the overall score down too far. Suffice it to say, it resembled puddle water, and not in some kind of weirdly appealing, "isn't that kinda neat" way.

Smells like oak and tart, zippy flanders business. Nodes of pressed fruit are very present, along with alcohol.

Tastes like it smells. Way lots of smooth brandy and vanilla against a medium-strength vinegary sourness with some nice herbs backing everything up. The flavor is light when compared to most other FFF BA's, but it's super duper tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

11-17-2011 04:01:25 | More by mynie
SoBro from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
79 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.