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Battle Of Charro - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Battle Of Charro
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BA SCORE
88
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

American medium amber ale brewed with Simpson malt and American New Zealand hops.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-28-2013)
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Reviews by DWeb17:
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4.7/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had Battle on tap at 3 Floyds after an Arctic Panzer and an Evil Power. It completely took me back into my seat. The beginning of the taste started as a full bodied brown / red ale, but as the mouthful sat for a second or two the hops started to come through. The finish was perfectly crisp. I asked for a description of the beer from the bartenders, but they both said that the first batch was literally tapped 30 minutes prior to me sitting down at the bar.

The best way I can describe this beer is if you take a wonderful brown or red ale (my example was bell's best brown), marry it with some tasty, well balanced hops and finish it off with a clean aftertaste, you'd be close to this brew. There was something about its easiness to drink and the flavors being so well balanced that made me fall in love with Battle.

I personally think this beer would do very well in a bottle and hope FFF produces it in some way.

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Amber color with white head clear

aroma pleasant grassy hops, with clean malt

biscuit malt with good hops presence, nicely malty

mouthfeel medium

a very drinkable beer. As it warms it becomes maltier.

this is lives up to the standard of 3 floyds

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Battle Of Charro from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
88 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.