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3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
3 Floyds Brewing Co.3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Based on:
96 Beers
73,696 Hads
Place Score: 97
Reviews: 427
Visits: 1,206
Avg: 4.36
pDev: n/a
Taps: 20
Bottles: 20
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

9750 Indiana Pkwy
Munster, Indiana, 46321-4004
United States
phone: (219) 922-4425

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @3floyds

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Reviews: 427 | Visits: 1,206
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4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I arrived at Three Floyds Brewpub after a long drive from Dayton. It was really exactly how I’d imagined it would be, only a little nicer. It is a small place, and really cozy. There were a few couches to sit at, a projector playing movies (I’m not sure what movie it was, but Molly Ringwald was in it…maybe The Breakfast Club or 16 Candles?), a nice sized L shaped bar, and candles lit at the round tables. Everyone in the pub seemed like they were regulars (who wouldn’t be if you lived close??!). When I got there it was around 4:30 on A Friday afternoon. We had several Three Floyds brews before deciding to order a pizza. We got the herbivore (or something like that) pizza, and it was pretty tasty! There were a few other things on the menu we wanted to try (like the fry cone w/ the neat side dippers), but after eating most of the pizza we were stuffed. There were a decent amount of people that started rolling in once about 6pm hit. Our waiter was nice and did a good job. We were never left with empty glasses, or anything of that sort. Around 7ish he disappeared and a young woman was waiting on us, and I’ll have to admit that things got a bit slow, but by that time the place was packed. I wasn’t at all annoyed when the service slowed down, if anything I felt sorry for the poor girl for having to deal with the incoherent drunk group that had just got out of a baseball game. I had a great time at Three Floyds. We met one of the brewers who was really personable and chatted with many of the locals throughout the night. Everyone there seemed to really be enjoying their night and laughing which made the whole experience a really memorable one and worth the trip!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ejimhof
3.4/5  rDev -22%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of Dolfan907
4.06/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of jeffrotell
4.07/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.45/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of DSWeller
4.58/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of torwart68
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of wdberkley
4.7/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Jamison85
4/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 1 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Chief99
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of gcasher
4.7/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I parked under a sign called Distillery and felt totally lost being out of state. The doors were ajar, but it looked like it was in a state of construction, however inside was an operating bottling line. Fortunately, a construction worker pointed me over to the pub around the corner. The pub is small, has lots of decorations, was crowded for a Tuesday afternoon, and had blaring heavy metal, not death metal, but pretty dark. There were lots of friendly employees providing good service. I ate a pulled chicken sandwich, which was fantastic and drank a Yum Yum since I had to get back on the road. Yum Yum is a good session beer. Around the corner from the bar (can walk through the inside) is the Kiosk like a takeout counter at a pizza shop. There, I picked up my precious two cases of Zombie Dust and a few assorted bottles. In summary, it is a cozy, warm, metal pub with great food, not too crowded on a weekday, and an efficient kiosk takeout counter for their beers. Oh, by the way, the tap selection, posted on their website, and kept current, is freaking phenomenal. This is the kind of place you wish you had in your neighborhood.

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Photo of JonAdams
4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of MrBURTON55
5/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Boone757
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.64/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Had a blast at 3 Floyds. Had about a 40-minute wait to get into the pub on an early Friday afternoon, but it was worth the wait. The atmosphere is metal geek with a touch of beer nerd. The service was friendly and knowledgeable and fast. The food was great. Don't skip dessert. Crazy good thyme sponge cake with sage ice cream. And the beers, of course, were fabulous. I'd been looking forward to this for some time and it did not disappoint.
There was a line for the to-go beers but it moved along fast and efficiently and the selection, including Zombie Dust, was excellent.

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Photo of diamond_mind
2.33/5  rDev -46.6%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3

Really lackluster service and limited options. I was so hopeful but sorry I went out of my way.

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Photo of cbcrunch
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of burtonryan
4.23/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.07/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

give it a try if your in town. nice selection in the bar. If you cant sit down for one there's a easy take out window.

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Photo of tripledbrew
4.16/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

I enjoyed their beer. The place was a little messy due to the construction at the time( March 2012). Yeah it was a while back. To be fair to them the atmosphere was not as great as it could have been due to the construction. Would I visit again? Yes, but only if I was in the area. I would not make a special trip. I do not want to sound negative, but some of the folks there where a little "dickish".

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of CO-Bloom
4.84/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Looks like a 16 yr old metal head's basement room at their parents house. Has geeky action figures, records, posters thrown up all over the wall. Weird movies playing without sound in the background (last time it was an unidentified Stallone movie?) and always some metal playing from speakers overhead. Not my personal style but a very enjoyable, unique experience that I certainly appreciate. Apparently these guys are known for being jerks but my 2 trips here have been nothing but a pleasure - freindly staff, very knowledgeable and quick service made it really enjoyable. As a midwest native (West of Chicago, family in WI, MN and living in IN) before moving to Colorado, one thing I love me is some cheese curds and let me tell you their fried cheese curds are amazing, seriously amazing and a perfect pair with a zombie dust, permanent funeral or ant of their hoppy offerings. Great, great brewery to experience. Really weird and geeky and expect a wait, no matter the time or day.

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

Photo of n2pux
4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Easy drive from Chicago (little more than an hour if you miss the worst traffic) & would recommend to any beer nerd visiting the Windy City to set aside a night for a visit. Place is modern & clean with a metal vibe (not really a metalhead ...but it wasn't objectionable). Service was friendly & prompt. Excellent pub grub ...well, probably unfair to call it that ...certainly a step up from that. You all know they brew fantastic stuff ...and their beer list was excellent & included a handful of nice guest taps. I've definitely added Dark Lord Day to my beer trip bucket list. But 3F is worth a stop any old day of the year.

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Photo of kevindp9
4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

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3 Floyds Brewing Co. in Munster, IN
97 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.