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Permanent Funeral - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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1,875 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,875
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 815
Gots: 205 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The wolf inside this pale ale is trying to walk upright. This bright and aromatic beer was brewed with our friends in the band Pig Destroyer.

100 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-25-2013)
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Ratings: 1,875 | Reviews: 200 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.89/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: Straw yellow when back lit, but a soft orange soda color in normal light. The bright white head poured a finger and a half tall in the 3F teku glass. When it receded the lacing coated the edge of the glass with a chaotic patern.

S: Huge tropical melon and sweet tarts candy sweet aroma that hits your sences like a tsunami. More juicy citrus and pine aroma blend in. A small amount of toffee, carmel malt squeeking through the monster hop nose.

T: Piney bitterness and flavor hops wash over the pallet first followed by a bready, doughy malt profile. The finish is slightly sweet with a lingering bitter pine, a nice contrast.

M: A dry finish with moderate carbonation The hop bite is almost sharp (in a good way) as its rests on your pallet

O: I've been a Pig Destroyer fan (Prowler In the Yard era) longer than I've been into craft beer so maybe I'm a little bias, but after having this beast of a beer at Dark Lord Day while watching Pig Destroyer and standing next to Todd Haug (Surly), How could I not pick up a few bottles. This beer is all about the aroma, drink it fresh and cold, you won't be disapointed.

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4/5  rDev -11.5%

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4.4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into a Three Floyd's Teku. Sent to me by sleuthdog.
A beautiful bright, light orange color that is pretty clear. Tiny carbonation bubbles lead to a large one finger creamy, bright white head. Lace is fairly minimal now but does stick some as this is consumed.

Smell is overwhelming citrus hoppiness. Naval orange and yellow grapefruit. Very sweet smelling, honey? Quite nice!!

Taste is much like the smell. Tons of sweet and bitter citrus. Maybe some mango and peach? This tastes a lot like Nelson. There is a gentle load of bitterness as well, with some mild booze burn way late which I quite like.

Mouth is quite refreshing. Mild to medium carbonation with a pretty thick body for the style. Finish is long and wet with the mild alcohol burn that I rather enjoy.

Overall I must say FFF knocks it out of the park again. The bottle says "Pale Ale" cough, cough bull shit!! This can compete with any IIPA on the market. I highly recommend this to anyone with access. Yes trading for it = access. Thanks again to sleuthdog for this bottle.

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5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.34/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Clear, light amber in color. Forms a moderate sized off-white head that reduces down to a thick surface coating and an even thicker ring around the edge. Lots of clumpy lacing.

S: Aroma is bright and aromatic. Strong aroma of hops is "balanced" only by the sharp tang of alcohol. Hops are an interesting blend of pine, mango, and orange.

T: Taste is very interesting. Again very hop forward. And somehow this beer seems to hit every major hop flavor out there. Starts with strong grapefruit notes. Grapefruit and orange pith. Then there is a bit of pine before turning tropical with notes of mango and passionfruit. Finish is a bit earthy, with a residual pithy bitterness. On my first few sips the beer seemed on the sweeter side, but about a quarter of the way down the glass, the bitterness took over and just pounded the sweetness into submission.

M: Sweet at the beginning, but fades to bitterness. Strong, persistent bitterness, especially on the finish. Moderate carbonation.

O: A very nice IPA. Overhopped, heavy on the alcohol, and excessive in every way possible, this one just screams "Three Floyd's!!!" all day long.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle

A: Pours a very clear golden color with a big white, frothy head. Looks amazing.
S: Opens with a blast of fruits/pine resin. Peach, mango and pineapple. Earthy hops and pine resin follow. A big floral hop character. A bit of malty sweetness. A tiny bit of onion.
T: BURST of pine and spice. Too much in my opinion. Orange zest, peaches, mango and malty sweetness follow and make it much more tolerable. The malty sweetness got bigger and bigger as the beer got warmer. The hops make it very juicy as it's going down, and it finishes a bit dry with a big dose of hops and grassy bitterness.
M: Medium bodied with light carbonation.
O: Great DIPA, glad I got to try it but I wouldn't go out of my way to find it.

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

Permanent Funeral from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 1,875 ratings.