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3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
4.08/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
101
Reviews:
18,040
Ratings:
77,196
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
97
Reviews:
447
Ratings:
1,274
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
7.34%
 
 
Taps:
20
Bottles/Cans:
20
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
3 Floyds Brewing Co.3 Floyds Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

9750 Indiana Pkwy
Munster, Indiana, 46321-4004
United States

(219) 922-4425 | map
www.3floyds.com

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Reviews: 447 | Ratings: 1,274
Reviews by coldriver:
Photo of coldriver
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Visited on a Friday afternoon prior to the arrival of the after work crowd. We settled in at the end of the bar with a good view of the goings-on in the adjacent retail sales area - must've had 40 cases of Zombie dust sold in the two hours we were here. Great old school heavy metal playing on vinyl with violent Asian movies showing on one wall. Not much I can add about Three Floyds tap selections other than every one I tried was great and I was surprised at the diversity of the taplist. Very mixed crowd in attendance but everyone was enjoying great beer and seemed cool. Very reasonable tap prices in the $5 range compared to a lot of establishments in the Chicago area. Had a pulled pork sandwich which was quite good. It's the kind of place that really makes you want to open a brewpub!

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Photo of AdamTebbs
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Walked into "holy diver" cranked on vinyl, the super friendly bar tender poured me a tall zombie dust and I was in heaven. Had the brisket tacos with another zombie dust and finished it off with a gumball. Great vibe even better beer and good people. Will come back anytime I am in the area. I highly recommend.

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Photo of BeerTwigs
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Took the drive down to IN during a quick business trip to Chicago. Definitely glad I do so. I arrived just after noon and there was a short line to sit and eat. Since I was by myself they let me order a beer and wait at the "holding table". The greeter was helpful and I was sat within 5 minutes.

I was there for lunch of a Friday, bartender was super nice and helpful. I had great service all around.

The beers speak for themselves, poured in proper glasses and super fresh

Food was really good, I had a steak sandwich and mac and cheese which were just what I needed to enjoy a few IPAS.

Glad I took the trip, I definitely recommend the visit.

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Photo of SmokingWood
2.73/5  rDev -37.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.5

Stopped in on my way from Seattle, WA to Connecticut. Was able to grab a few beers on my list (Permanent Funeral, Dreadnaught IPA, and Wig Splitter). Wish there was time to stop and eat. Not a personal fan of the hard rock vibe, but glad we had the chance to stop in.

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Photo of Futbolmanby
4.61/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of scootercrabb
4.29/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of jessewilliamson
4.08/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of djkrause
4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of lwillitz
4.21/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I visited with my brother, who lives just across the border in Illinois.

Awesome vibe! We had to wait about 15 minutes before they could seat us (at the bar), but it was worth it for the intimate atmosphere. The decorations all over the walls are intriguing. I'm not sure how to describe it--sort of nerdy with a dark side.

We just had a few beers. The serving sizes seemed a little on the small size, but the beer was excellent in quality. The menu includes a number of unusual items (such as a scotch egg). The food I saw being carried to others looked very good.

Service also seemed good, but we were just at the bar and did not order any food.

The menu offers a dozen or more 3F brews on tap in addition to a variety of options from other breweries (but why would I drink anything other than 3F while visiting 3F?). Also a good (and unique) selection of food items.

Didn't try any food, but it looked good.

3F is definitely worth a visit for anyone who enjoys drinking very high-quality beer and visiting interesting brew pubs. Just try not to arrive at a busy time.

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Photo of ScaryEd
4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Phyl21ca
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Nice beer pub with plenty of artworks located in the middle of an industrial zone. Nice selection of different style of beers. Merchandise shop is also offering plenty of interesting merchandise. Waiters are nice and helpful with fair prices. Definitely worth a stop if you are in the surrounding area.

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Photo of JuanAlberto
4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of martinfletwood
4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Three Floyds is one of those places that can do no wrong. Beers are amazing, food is amazing. Music is played on vinyl. Just wish Zombie Dust was always available for carry out, but when you make something that good, it's not always going to last.

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Photo of jrsaffert
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of chrisjws
4.23/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of JKitchen23
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of BretMC987
4.93/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Steve_N
4.03/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Gheller7
4.56/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Photo of SierraFlight
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
4.29/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Located at the back end of an industrial parkway and medical center mish mash of an area, is the entire Three Floyds operation from kettle to table. From what I understand, if you get here early on a weekend, you are going to be in line, outdoors, like we were. So, if you're alone, choose wisely: to-go bottle line, or brewpub line.

For those of you that haven't been and expect a beer mecca, check those expectations at the door, or frankly the parking lot. As you can see, this picture shows a very small rectangle of a building, and it isn't lying. The brewery itself is pretty huge, towering over the brewpub, which is a tiny fraction of the size. While bigger than your average local pub, it is only moderately so. It may seat around 100 people, but they are keeping it cozy and it doesn't look like that's changing any time soon.

The taplist is also relatively small, and the size of most pours are as well. While we were there, about 10 FFF drafts, and 3 guest were flowing. Some are moderately to very rare, but most are easily accessible, outside of Chicago, that is. I find that Chicagoans have a harder time picking up regular FFF beers like Zombie Dust, Gumballhead and Alpha King than non-Chicagoans.

Where they are killing it is the food--extremely wide variety of really delicious and unique dishes. Some are twists on classics, (the burgers and mac and cheese were on just about every other table multiple times over). Others are pretty original, like spicy pork ramen with house made chili paste, green beans and blueberries, scrumptious cheese curds with herbs and veggies that make them taste exactly like Cool Ranch Doritos. We also had a thyme sponge cake and sage ice cream dessert that was oddly delicious and went very well with the smoothing effect of Backmasking.

This place has a cool atmosphere, with some oddball or hardcore movies playing silently to a never-ending heavy metal soundtrack overhead. For us, Fear and Loathing was playing, and then, when someone decided to let the children come in and sit at the high chairs (yes they allow kids, a pet peeve of mine), they started playing Finding Nemo (scratching that pet peeve itch to a bleed).

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Photo of Ohiou84
4.14/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Need to come back here when it isn't DL Weekend.

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Photo of mothman
3.94/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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