Three Floyds / Off Color Tonnere Neige - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 7.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

A complex and thirst-crushing, saison-style ale fermented with 2 yeast strains. This ale is the combined effort of Three Floyds and our friends at Off Color Brewing Co.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-24-2013)
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Reviews by sbxx:
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Photo of jeonseh
3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark yellow with a hazy aspect to it. A nice white foamy white head with one finger of foam

S - Bubblegum, clove, and some pepper spice as well

T - Bubblegum and clove laden saison with slight lemon and pepper. Near the end, there is a slight blue cheese funk that come as well as a slight alcohol warmth

M - Light body with medium carbonation. Leaves a slight soft bubblegum like residue on the tongue in the finish

O - Nice saison. I like the balance between the typical saison flavors with the slight funk. I do wish it had a bit more funk or peppery spice to it

Photo of schmidtmattsays
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of falconxman
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of zonker17
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of oso
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of awdturboiv
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of CaptainNomihodai
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of hansgruber
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Etan
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at the first Off Color open house.

A: Pours a hazy zesty yellow with a huge white head.

S: Smells primarily of bright citrus and some sweet saison esters. Lemon, white cake, mild cloves, stone fruit, orange zest.

T: More lemon, lime, vanilla, nectarine, clean citrus, sweet grain.

M: Light-bodied with zingy carbonation.

O: A very bright, citrusy saison. Pretty decent.

Photo of Drucifer
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of aasher
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of kustard
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of mcc1654
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of CanisMajor
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of beerhawk41
3/5  rDev -22.9%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter at Bigby's Pour House.

Finally, I get to try something made with a hand from Off Color. Took me long enough. This stuff pours a hazy straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light orange zest, very light lemon zest, light black pepper, mild wheat, and a touch of flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a dash of what I assume to be cardamom. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, a decent little saison, better than most of the Belgian-style stuff from the Floyds (echoing Masterski's sentiment), but still nothing all that memorable.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of John_M
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub the other night. Served in a tulip glass there.

The beer pours a striking gold color with good head retention and lacing. On the nose I get considerable tropical fruit, along with some clove, bubblegum and light bananna. The flavor profile replicates the nose, except the beer was a bit sweeter than I was expecting, and there was more spice as well. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a fairly long finish. The beer had some noticeable alcohol on the finish (wasn't hot or tiring, but you do notice it), which along with the sweetness, hurt the beer's drinkability a bit. Still a solid beer, but I'm not sure this is something I need to order again any time soon.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of coz
3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of ShaunNewman
3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- medium straw, white head with good retention, lacing on glass, hazy

S-sweet orange, light peppery notes, mild floral hops, slightly tart

T- moderate lemon and orange, moderate tartness, no peppery notes or hop character

M- medium high carbonation, medium light body

O- nice example of the style but leans a little to the cirius side

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Three Floyds / Off Color Tonnere Neige from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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