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
Ratings:
1,169
Reviews:
191
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
235
For Trade:
4
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Photo of izzyismyrott
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Egotist
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bones10
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.32/5  rDev +14.9%
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 -29.5%
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 -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
3.27/5  rDev -13%
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 +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BLZR
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.39/5  rDev +16.8%
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 -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sappyjoker
2.98/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of chrismattlin
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Served into a Three Floyds pint glass.

Pours a lighter golden yellow body, clear with a two finger white head, good retention, bits of lacing. Smells of bread, lots of floral and grassy hop aromatics, a slight bit of citrus, fresh biscuit. It's about standard for the Dortmunder style, maybe a bit more hoppier than I'd expect. Flavour follows, light earthy aroma followed by fresh biscuit, grainy cereal, light caramel, grass and floral notes are ever-present in the background. Mouthfeel is lighter bodied, not watery, good carbonation, drinkable and refreshing, mild-moderate floral bitterness on the backend. It's been a while since I've had this one (since it was taken out of the year-round rotation) but this is still a fairly hopped up Dortmunder as you'd expect.

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Photo of drheron
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 9/20/16 -fresh

Appearance – The beer pours a straw/golden color with 1 finger head. The head disappears immediately after pouring. Some soapy lack on the sides of the pilsner glass.

Smell – The aroma is somewhat funky at first then it grows on you. Bready and nice hop hits you, but not as hoppy as expected. Sweeter notes in the background, some grassy tones and possibly pine.

Taste – The taste begins the grassy hop taste. Not over powering but pleasant. Some sweetness upfront with small amounts of citric. Crisp and clean lager.

Mouthfeel – Solid lager with normal creaminess. Good feel. Nice flavorful balance.

Overall – Solid lager with good balance. Can see drinking this all year long. Tasty, good blend and an easy drinking beer. Hop enough without being overbearing. If ready available I would have a case in the frig. +4 every day!!!

Served in a pilsner glass from a bottle.

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Photo of Brzezniak88
3.38/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The worst 3 floyds beer I have ever tasted. It hurts to say and or write this review. But I don't know why this beer is available year round.

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Photo of Rich_K
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AngEo
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnParadee
3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Jinx Proof from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
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