Blackheart | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A pretty bitter beer here. I really enjoy the Blackheart. It is kind of one of the bastards from Floyd's. There is not a huge demand for it. I don't know why? I think it is a amazing beer. Great hop notes on the nose and a strong hopped taste as I mentioned the bitter. I wouldn't pass this one up as it is very consistent every year as well.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received in trade. Stored at 34F. Poured into snifter.

A: Clear, golden amber appearance, with an inch of white head that quickly dissipated into a lacing that lasted throughout the session.

S: Grassy, lemony, light.

T: Upfront with the hops, but with a strong malty, sweet caramel backbone.

M: Thin going in, but it creates a thick after feel coating from the response to the hoppiness.

O: Great beer. Different than the typical DIPA, with a lighter, crisper more flora and lemony bite.

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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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