Sand Pebbles | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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88
very good
140 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A strong American Brown ale with an aggressive hop presence. A manly beer named after the manly and quintessential Steve McQueen film. “Not your father’s brown ale.”

53 IBU

Added by mynie on 06-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
140
Reviews:
27
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.5%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the tasting room at Binny's South Loop Chicago. Served into a pint glass.

Appearance: 1/2 head, chestnut brown in color, clear, low carbonation

Smell: citrus hops dominate with some toasted malt

Taste: much like the taste citrus hops dominate, there is some dark chocolate and a significant leather taste

Mouthfeel: light body, moderate carbonation, bitter with a touch of sweetness

Overall: If you like Troeg's Dead Reckoning, you should love this. The beers are similar, good not great browns that are hop heavy. The hops and the leathery elements work well together. I would get this again, but one pint is enough per sitting.

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3.55/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance -- Pours a translucent mahogany brown with two fingers of spongy eggshell head.

Smell -- Not especially aromatic, but what is present is medium roast malt, some nuttiness, and floral hops.

Taste -- Follows the nose: Mild roast flavors flavors meet up with fruity plum sweetness and floral hops. Finish is floral with burnt bread crusts.

Mouthfeel -- Medium to light with medium prickly carbonation.

Drinkability -- Ehh, not the best FFF I've had on draft. Still good, and it seems more sessionable than it is in actuality. Given the flavor profile, it would've made more sense to tone down the abv and call it an English Dark Mild Ale. Also, I could've done with a full pint.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this from the brew pub , poured into a half pint glass and appeared a dark brown color with an 8th inch foam head , looked good and exciting

Smelled of malt and a little bit of hops nothing out of the ordinary , hard to smell though! it was a little warm but that's probaly how it was meant to be served.

at the beginning it is a lot of malt , and at the end there is a lot of hops... a lot , This thing never balanced in my opinion , but it was sure tasty. and the hops were floral so I liked it.

MF- right between medium and heavy made for an interesting impact on the palate, nice hoppy aftertaste that lingers and burps very well with pub fries.

Drinkability, I could have definetely gone for a pint of this instead of the half , very nice drinker and good after taste.

Pretty good but popskull shits on it

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Sand Pebbles from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4 out of 5 based on 140 ratings.
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