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Battle Priest - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
71
okay

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 35.74%
Wants: 15
Gots: 13 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aasher on 07-01-2012)
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4/5  rDev +37.5%

MaximumYuks, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.5/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a deep golden/amber color ale with a large foamy head with limited retention and some light lacing. Aroma of sour notes with light acidic edge and some dry Brett notes. Taste is also dominated by sour and tart notes with an acidic edge with some lactic sour notes and a dry Brett finish. The vinous and/or hoppy notes are not easily identifiable. Body is light with good carbonation. Decent but really doesn’t stand out from the pack of new sour ales that are coming out.

Phyl21ca, Feb 17, 2014
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

Hugonaut13, Jan 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

Durb777, Dec 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +54.6%

chippo33, Nov 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

BUNZILLA, Oct 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

birdsellam, Aug 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

Mopps, May 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -22.7%

cadaugherty, May 14, 2013
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2/5  rDev -31.3%

Hopbully, May 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +54.6%

bhurley, May 10, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -39.9%

Rogorama, May 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

largadeer, Apr 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

Jspriest, Mar 29, 2013
Photo of stakem
2.83/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to Jwiss22 for sharing this brew. Bomber # 459 pours a clear copper color in a short pils style glass. Some rising suds produce a yellowish tan head that retains decently. Some spotty and stringy fingers of lace stick to the glass.

The aromatics are medicinal and a bit carbonic. Some minor tropical notes emerge as it warms up that are slightly rindy to pitty like fruit. A little bit of sulfur and mineral aspect starts to take over as it warms up beyond ideal temperature.

The taste is herbal and rindy. A faint amount of zesty bitterness lays overtop mineral notes that are carbonic. A mild inclusion of tropical fruits and pith emerge as the brew warms up. It has a sudsy to soapy aftertaste which isnt that enjoyable.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Unfortunately, minerals and carbonic character tasting of bad city water lead the profile. The rest of this brews character is reminescent of a poorly made belgian blonde. I dont know what FFF was going for when they brewed this. While I appreciate the chance to try this, I certainly have no interest in having it again.

stakem, Mar 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

ObeMaltKinobee, Feb 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Sean9689, Jan 16, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

AleWatcher, Jan 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

spycow, Jan 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev +3.1%

Borlando89, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.68/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 12.22.12
Thanks bstyle
Bottle 252/480

A - Pours a clear medium orange-red with a fluffy off-white head with good retention.

S - Funky, old hops, oaky. BRET!

T - Tart oaky, verry woody, buttery, lots of wild yeast and Bret. Over-Powering.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - I like the idea, but the taste is so Bret heavy it misses, but I still somehow like it.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 24, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +63.2%

Gonzoillini, Dec 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +46%

freyguy10, Nov 22, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

klipper, Nov 05, 2012
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Battle Priest from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
71 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.