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Busy Boyz - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Pale in color with a spicy nose, bready malt body, and noble hop notes throughout, this Dortmunder-style lager is just the thing to slake one’s thirst.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-12-2012)
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DonDeDieulicious

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

08-04-2012 16:54:10 | More by DonDeDieulicious
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mvdillman

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

03-29-2013 20:29:48 | More by mvdillman
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DooshBagalow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

01-02-2013 22:21:34 | More by DooshBagalow
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coffygrinder

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.3%

03-03-2013 09:04:45 | More by coffygrinder
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.3%

07-26-2012 14:58:15 | More by cadaugherty
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NateMac13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +16.3%

08-17-2012 14:27:48 | More by NateMac13
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apocalypsezombie


4/5  rDev +16.3%

08-15-2012 22:56:05 | More by apocalypsezombie
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the brewery.

A: single finger thick head with excellent retention on clear golden body. Scattered lacing.

S: full pale malts, sweet honey, light grains. As good as can be expected for te style.

T: pale and bready malts, noble pils bitterness, light honey sweetness and herbal hop notes late in the finish.

M: light to medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: flavorful and complex for the style certainly. Not really a genre I would want to have regularly but still not a bad brew.

Serving type: on-tap

08-10-2012 19:48:01 | More by kylehay2004
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BillMueller

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%

10-08-2012 23:25:50 | More by BillMueller
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9%

12-02-2012 04:35:19 | More by Hugonaut13
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denimdemon

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%

09-09-2012 01:53:32 | More by denimdemon
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%

03-29-2013 16:33:34 | More by Jspriest
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rjacobs6

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-02-2013 02:18:51 | More by rjacobs6
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AleWatcher

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at FFF.
Served in a stein.

dry, crisp, and refreshing. Mildly bitter. Dry grainy malt has some biscuity notes underneath a pretty large bready character.

Light, easy-drinking body with plenty of carbonation.

There's not a whole lot going on here, but I can understand the style is not meant to overwhelm me-- in all honesty, this beer is allright. I prefer 2Bros Dortmunder to this one, though I'm happy to sip this here.

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2012 17:39:57 | More by AleWatcher
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap Christmas eve at Three Floyds.

Served in an imperial pint.

A: Poured a crystal clear, soft orange color, with ever the slightest chill haze, and about a 1.5 finger head.

S: Up front, I got some melted orange popsicle, FFF signature hop profile, along with a really nice hop-yeast combo/duo.

T: I tasted a good bit of booze actually an this totally took me aback. However, this was of the candy-coated variety that Floyds does so well. Lots of Germanic (Saaz?) hops along with a bitter finish.

M: Like I said, this was boozier than I was expecting, or should I just say that that was just the breath of alcohol warming poking through? No matter. Bubbly as hell and lots of lacing.

O: I chugged this one pretty quick, so thumbs up in my book!

Serving type: on-tap

12-28-2012 05:34:56 | More by Chaney
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at 3 Floyds. Served in a stein.

A - White foam settles to a thick collar, partial cap, and bit of lacing. Transparent golden straw body.

S - Cereal grains, bready malts, spicy noble hops, and some fruity notes as well. It's got that lager 'twang' to it.

T - The taste is again heavy on the bready malts, with fruity accents and some honey malt sweetness. Fairly low hop flavor and bitterness.

M - Pleasant active carbonation, medium-light body, creamy texture, and a dry, crisp, finish.

D - Pretty much what you'd expect from this style, but not really much else to say here. If you're in a German mood, or at FFF with a colleague who only drinks lager, this is a solid choice. However, there are about 10 other beers I'd pick before this one.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2012 22:31:01 | More by MasterSki
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a stein.

A - Pale, straw yellow with a nice one finger head. As you'd expect for the style, it appears a bit thin

S - Light straw and noble hops with a slight bready malt

T - Sweet, bready malt up front with a nice light noble hop kick in the middle. The finish is straw and light noble hops. The strong hops add a nice twist to make this a good beer in what can be an otherwise bland style

MF - Medium carbonation that gives a smooth and surprisingly full mouthfeel. I did not expect this to be as a smooth as this one was. A pleasant surprise

O - Leave it to FFF to put a nice twist on an otherwise normal style. Has a nice balance between sweet, bready malt and a slight hoppy kick.

Serving type: on-tap

08-16-2012 02:59:01 | More by jeonseh
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-02-2013 08:08:53 | More by bismarksays
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-17-2012 15:40:46 | More by Boilerfood
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-13-2012 18:33:00 | More by ryanpj
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-08-2013 06:14:14 | More by Borlando89
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Drucifer

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

12-13-2012 16:30:26 | More by Drucifer
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

06-20-2013 05:21:35 | More by cfrances33
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Busy Boyz from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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