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Sand Pebbles | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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

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

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A: darker end of the brown spectrum with a nice tan head. Tight carbonation bubbles with substantial lacing

S: Citrus hops with a nutty caramel backbone.

T: Nice hops up front with a nutty backbone. A perfect balance between the two.

M: A medium light body with a bit of a creamy clean finish.

O: I typically don't gravitate towards brown ales as they often leave me disappointed, and I had even high expectations as this was named after a Steve McQueen. I was not let down, this may be my favorite brown ale. All the elements of a brown ale with a FFF twist of citrus hops.

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Sand Pebbles from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 140 ratings
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