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Blackheart | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A throwback historical ale brewed when English IPA's were hopped up to last the long voyage from England to Colonial troops in India, using English malts, English hops, English yeast and aged slightly on toasted oak for a 19th century taste.

78 IBU

Added by philberinghele on 03-21-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,165
Reviews:
383
Ratings:
1,361
pDev:
9.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
193
Gots:
177
Trade:
4
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AyatollahGold
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenBayBA
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheOakKing
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper colored with a half inch of creamy and dense tan head. The aroma is of a hint of smoke and earthy hops. The flavor presents bold earthy hops, smoke, and finishes with a touch of vegetation and coppery and slightly dark malt. The mouth is dry, lightly resinous and sticky.

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Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

half pint on tap at Floyd's

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Photo of AngEo
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.34/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Burnt amber with a white foam that dies to a thin blanket leaving bumpy lace.

Smell is corn, grapefruit, lime and fruity apple, with taste bringing graham, grapefruit, spicy pine and green tea via a frothy, crisp body and dry finish.

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Photo of VaporDome
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BierRunner
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Haven't had an English IPA in a while. Nice malty flavor with a nicely balanced bitterness but no pine or spruce. Very refreshing with a nice effervescence and a long finish.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.59/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Taste: slight sweet malt, alcohol notes with a spiced hop forward flavor. Nose has complicated hops and some boozy aroma. Deep amber/gold, somewhat opaque, tall foam head with delicate lace. Medium body

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Photo of Mantooth
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of delgotit99
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChilliHeights
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent Ale with nice amber color. Malty and citrus aroma and taste. Very smooth mouth feel and a nice clean finish. Poured into tasting glasses and had a nice head and lacing. Looking forward to the next bottle.

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4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 5/2/14; drank 5/24/14 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Clear, bright orange hue.

Cream-colored head; thick lace.

Mild blood orange & green peppercorn nose.

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Dry wood, light caramel & faint citrus flavor; sharply bitter finish. Too bitter for me; drinkable but easily forgettable.

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Photo of BrewNoob1
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

First had poured from 22-oz. bomber, with bottled-on date rubbed off, into faceted mug. In 3 Floyds' hands, all English ingredients and toasted oak aging produce an "Imperial" English IPA.

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Photo of gregcordle
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of invalid665
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachpaschal
3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Blackheart from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 1,361 ratings
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