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Permanent Funeral - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1,556
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 679
Gots: 137 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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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KevinL

Michigan

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-12-2014 20:14:57 | More by KevinL
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gford217

Georgia

4/5  rDev -11.7%

03-12-2014 19:17:57 | More by gford217
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lupercmda

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-12-2014 17:26:45 | More by lupercmda
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CarolinaKevin

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-11-2014 21:57:25 | More by CarolinaKevin
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Ondray

Indiana

5/5  rDev +10.4%

03-11-2014 17:29:55 | More by Ondray
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patjohnfive

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 15:24:37 | More by patjohnfive
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traviswhillier

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-11-2014 02:40:11 | More by traviswhillier
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CMui

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2014 21:09:21 | More by CMui
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jrhottle

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 02:08:19 | More by jrhottle
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Hops_n_Hawks

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 02:04:31 | More by Hops_n_Hawks
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 20:51:42 | More by tsauce2
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Adkins721

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-09-2014 17:29:40 | More by Adkins721
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 15:31:08 | More by Buck_Jones
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 15:05:15 | More by RAKeeler
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vizzionman

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

03-09-2014 15:00:36 | More by vizzionman
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joe1510

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev 0%

22oz Bomber
$10
Three Floyd's Brewpub

Bottled: 3/4/14

4 Days old. Whew, potent! I can smell this beer from a yard away. Permanent Funeral is the color of heavily tarnished copper and the haze enough that there's no chance of seeing anything through the body. A weathered white head caps the surface and is bolstered by a constant stream of carbonation. Sheet lacing and heavy drink lines cover the glass. This looks like an IIPA I would enjoy consuming.

Holy shit this beer smells amazing! Straight up, potent, tropical fruits fill the air anywhere near the glass. Mango and papaya by the shovel full, peach and apricot as well. Not only are these fruits juicy ripe but the candy sweet dried versions are in there as well. A little Floridian citrus brings up the rear. Candied grapefruit and orange peel. Sugar cookie sweet malt and a dash of caramel make up the malt base and with some warming a peppery alcohol compliment creeps in. This beer smells like the best fruit salad you could imagine.

Those tropicals I mentioned in the nose are in full force in the flavor. Fresh and dried tropical fruits hit right off the bat and follow through to mid palate where peach, nectarine, and apricots take over. The finish tastes so much like dried apricots that I feel like I've just eaten a handful. It's crazy how each individual flavor is so distinct yet segues so seamlessly to the next. A touch of peppery alcohol spices up the finish. The malt brings a drizzle of light caramel. Undercurrents of citrus are again in play. Damn...

A beer this big should never, ever be this easy to drink. The body feels moderate and while there's a touch of powdery sweetness the finish dries up nicely. Not a whisper of viscosity or stickiness. The bitterness eventually numbs the tongue but never destroys the palate. Dangerous...

As I sat reviewing this beer, each number I entered I thought to myself "this can't be that good", and with each successive drink it was actually that good. An IIPA dripping with juicy fruits, an aroma that makes you salivate uncontrollably, assertive bitterness, and drinkability that will get you in trouble. This is the best IIPAs I've had in ages and probably prefer to Dreadnaught. Oh, and Pig Destroyer is fucking HEAVY!

03-09-2014 05:02:57 | More by joe1510
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 03:39:52 | More by Adkins1203
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voodoofish65usf

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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douginromeo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-08-2014 12:33:44 | More by douginromeo
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Lamdawg420

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

03-08-2014 04:39:49 | More by Lamdawg420
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replacementpart

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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SCZ

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Matthew607

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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Schlais

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

03-07-2014 05:49:39 | More by Schlais
Permanent Funeral from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 1,556 ratings.