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In The Name Of Suffering - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 20
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This black India pale ale is loaded with hops balanced with delicious maltiness. It was brewed with our friends from the great city of New Orleans in the band EyeHateGod.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-08-2013)
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Reviews by ThickNStout:
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3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle from the Three Floyds store (Munster, IN). 10.00. No bottle date but my assumption is that they wouldn't sell beer past it's prime at the brewery. Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Pours cola black/brown with a finger and a half tan head. Head fades quickly to a thin layer and leaves a good bit of lace.

Smells of roasted pine. Plenty of piney hops but the charred malts are in there aplenty.

Those piney hops come on strong in the flavor. Also some bright bitter citrus pith, charred wood, burnt sugar, an almost rye-ish spice and some pleasant softer peach/ papaya fruity hops.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Dry, mildly bitter roasty, floral pine finish.

A well made black ale. The roast and pine notes dominate as expected for the style but with the welcome addition of some tropical fruits. It drinks smooth and I had no problems finishing the bomber in one sitting.

ThickNStout, May 08, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a FFF teku during the week it was released

A - Dark brown that lets no light through it. It had a two finger head composed of many small bubbles and left lots of lacing down the sides

S - Light roasted and smoked malt initially. Slight grass, lemon and orange peel. It is also fruity with pineapple and slight mango to it

T - Upfront is sweet pineapple, slight strawberry and mango. As the beer continues, you feel the bitterness creep up and work its way to the back of your tongue as pine and grapefruit make themselves known. There is a slight roasted malt and pine that linger in the finish

MF - Medium body with lots of carbonation to make this a nice creamy beer. Light hop resin remains in the finish

O - A great black IPA from FFF that brings lots of different hop flavors together with the fruity and the bitter pine / grapefruit. It is well balanced between the two and has a nice creamy mouthfeel. Another great IPA from FFF.

jeonseh, Mar 03, 2013
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2/5  rDev -48.5%

Zonian1, Apr 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Adkins1203, Mar 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

DerekQXQX, Apr 27, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Deep brown- slightly opaque. HUGE light mocha head, 3+ fingers, great lacing.

S - creamy carmel malt, chocolate, and minor hops

T - initial- carmel, smoothness and creme. finish- piney, bitter and a little boozy

M - wow its frothy. viscosity is low.

O - wasn't super impressed with flavor. was hoping for more hoppiness. alcohol comes thru more than expected. Three Floyds has many much better products. I would pass on this brew.

weonfire, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

cwehr13, Sep 05, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - black with a big, thick, dense, brownish head that has great retention

S - chocolate, roasted malts, citrus, pine

T - roasted malts, bitter, chocolate, piney, herbal, some citrus, some vegetal-like spice

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is a pretty solid Black IPA. There is great balance and tremendous drinkability. The hops are intense and the flavor profile really hits a good range. I actually thought the herbal character meshed best with the malt character. The malts were also prevalent, but very well balanced. This was a decent Black IPA that is definitely worth checking out.

tdm168, Apr 24, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- a vigorous pour leaves a light head with plenty of dark malt but more of a dark reddish brown, then black.
Smell- Slight cascade or citra hop leaves the dark malts overwhelmed
Taste- The strong citrus front is followed up by a piney resin that balances the dark malts.
Mouth- perfect viscosity is followed by an apropriate addition of carbonation and bitterness
Overall- Best Black IPA to date perfect example of a solid beer from the FFF

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In The Name Of Suffering from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
87 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.