Jinx Proof | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This refreshing continental-style pils has a light body combined with a pronounced noble hop aroma and a crisp dry finish. This is the perfect beer for easy, flavorful drinking. Brewed in collaboration with our friends at Jinx Proof tattoo in Washington, D.C.

35 IBU

Added by mynie on 06-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,075
Reviews:
193
Ratings:
1,179
pDev:
12.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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46
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Ratings: 1,179 |  Reviews: 193
Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkblr
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottled 2/28/18 poured into a 3F tulip pint glass at fridge temp no ABV listed on bottle. The beer pours bright straw yellow with a golden tint. The head is off white and persistent. The head maintains a film coating and covers the glass in lacing. The aroma is bready with a flowery noble hop presence. The taste is noble hop flavor (think kitchen herbs although I can't define one clearly) layered on crackery malts. There is a clear, clean bitterness through all phases on the palate. Mouthfeel is medium to thin bodied, adequately carbonated and dry in the finish. Overall, very good. I'm hesitant to say this would be representative of the style, but if you enjoy hoppier Pilsners, you would likely enjoy this one too.

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Photo of AyatollahGold
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sniper106
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.66/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BergBeer
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HardyA
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerhemoth
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Egotist
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bones10
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.32/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Three Floyds pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright golden orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and a slight finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy patch.

Smell: A crisp and bready malt forward aroma with a scent of biscuit and spicy hops. Upfront malt scent of biscuit, grains, cracker, caramel, and straw with some yeast. Floral and earthy hints of noble hops with some spice and grass. A very solid Pilsner aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a crisp and bready malt forward taste with notes of biscuit and noble hops. Crisp upfront malt notes of biscuit, grains, cracker, straw, and caramel along with lager yeast. Floral and earthy noble hop presence with notes of grass and spice. A very nice crisp taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty good take on a German style light lager. Good balance of crisp biscuit malt and noble hop notes.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.65/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Nice blonde color with a 20% haze. Rocky head of 3 fingers, with plenty of lace wisps behind.

Lots of sharp piney hop aroma with some hay and grain. Slight antiseptic.

Flavor is pretty hoppy with some slight grain bitterness. Lots of good grain flavor, slight orange pith. However, the hoppiness makes it a little uncomfortable. A smooth lager this is not.

Bready feel, with some crispness and a light dryness on the finish.

Overall, a rather terrible flavor profile, especially for a basic lager. Just too hoppy, not smooth, not good. Drain pour.

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Photo of Mattwanek
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The look of this beer is cloudy and golden. The head dissipates very quickly. The beer smells a little like an orange but only lightly and is hoppy. The flavor and taste are opposite. I get a malty flavor with little hops and still and orange taste. The feel of the beer is good and lingers for a while which is great! Overall, this beer is pretty good.

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Photo of cencless
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BLZR
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.39/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Light in color, heavy aroma of hops. Head is bright white, ad easily dissipates. The taste is crisp and clean with just a hint of the hops I expected. Back of the palate after taste is a nice surprise.

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Photo of Prost76
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Jinx Proof from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 1,179 ratings