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Tiberian Inquisitor - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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BA SCORE
73
okay

218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 26.9%
Wants: 8
Gots: 46 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Want to have your most hidden secrets torn from the dark recesses of your soul? Tiberian Inquisitor will do just that. This Belgian-style ale aged for one year in French oak is a beer to be reckoned with.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-16-2013)
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1.5/5  rDev -52.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -52.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -13%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

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1/5  rDev -68.4%

kustard, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of cnbrown313
4.09/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After hearing all of the negative reviews for this beer, I almost felt like I needed to write a review and defend it a little bit.

A - Pours a bronze color with very little head. It appears thick and syrupy as it pours into the glass too. Not a whole lot to look at...

S - Bread, caramel, and lots of oak

T - You're going to have to really like the taste of oak (in my opinion) to like this beer. The first thing that hits you is a ton of that oaky barrel flavor. There's also quite a bit of heat from the alcohol present. There's also a sweet flavor there that reminds me of caramel.

M - Thick and chewy

O - Was this beer worth the $20 price tag? Honestly, I was glad that I tried it once. It wasn't the most balanced beer I've ever had, but I really enjoyed the heavy oak flavor and I can't say that I've had another beer like this.

cnbrown313, Sep 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

oglmcdgl, Aug 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

mookihouse, Aug 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

csmartin6, Aug 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

ncaudle, Aug 19, 2013
Photo of RhyminBelmont
3.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Starts innocuously enough. A dark, brownish gold color. Pleasant looking off-white head, thick but fades quickly. An inviting appearance.

Things start to get iffy on the nose. Slightly rotten caramel apples, a bit of the dreaded acetone of which I heard tell. The chardonnay comes through and is not altogether unpleasant.

The taste is a bit of a problem. A bitterness like cheap wine, and a bit of acetone in the aftertaste. Unique, not terrible, definitely not FFF caliber.

It feels alright on the tongue. A little bit of warmth, a light tingle of effervescence, a little drying overall.

Honestly, with everything I heard, I expected much much worse. However with a twenty dollar price tag and the tie-in to my first DLD experience, I really wanted to like this beer. Oh well. They experimented, which I valued, but the result is lackluster.

RhyminBelmont, Aug 19, 2013
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Photo of Rope
3.26/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance-
Dark brown with a thin white head. Looks appropriate for chalice drinking.

Smell-
Smells like a sour ale, and then a yeasty sweet smells lingers in your nostrils.

Taste-
It does start like a sour ale, and then it goes almost to a mixture of dates and thick maple sweetness.

Mouthfeel-
Carbonation is low, and the sweetness really coats your mouth heavy.

Overall-
Not to say I would seek this beer again, but I am surprised at the hate levied towards this beer. It is worth a try, especially if your okay with sours.

Rope, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of Chibeerguy1
4.13/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had this on tap and from a bottle.

I swear i smell strong apple cider, but tastes nothing like apples. Very oak forward taste slightly alcoholic but good. I can understand why people criticize this one, the aroma is nothing like the taste and it just seems to tingle your taste buds, but something about it kept drawing me in! I still have a couple of bottles, I cant wait to try it with a little more age on it.

Chibeerguy1, Aug 14, 2013
Tiberian Inquisitor from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
73 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.