The 50 Million Dollar Man
3 Floyds Brewing Co.

The 50 Million Dollar ManThe 50 Million Dollar Man
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From:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
 
Indiana, United States
Style:
IPA - Imperial
Ranked #1,678
ABV:
9%
Score:
90
Ranked #9,484
Avg:
4.05 | pDev: 10.37%
Ratings:
57
Status:
Active
Rated:
Yesterday at 04:03 PM
Added:
Jan 11, 2022
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  2
SCORE
90
Outstanding
The 50 Million Dollar ManThe 50 Million Dollar Man
Notes: After diligently battling evil on behalf of The Order of The Black Phoenix, our hero Michael San Antonio has returned after a harrowing journey in need of an upgrade to his robotic body parts. Previously hailed as the 25 Million Dollar Man, San Antonio's upgrade has made him an even more formidable foe to evildoers. Juicy, bright tropical fruit amidst a cloud of haze is his new calling card, coupled with a 9% ABV - BEHOLD, THE 50 MILLION DOLLAR MAN!
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4.08 by aasher from Indiana on Yesterday at 04:03 PM
 
4.06 by slhuggy from Virginia on Apr 18, 2022
 
3.98 by Boone757 from Virginia on Apr 04, 2022
 
4 by prototypic from Ohio on Apr 04, 2022
 
4.25 by ryancl from Minnesota on Apr 02, 2022
 
4.25 by Warren2621 from Indiana on Mar 26, 2022
 
5 by doctorgary from New York on Mar 20, 2022
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4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
by KomodoDragon from Virginia

Beautiful hazy orange yellow brew, picturesque pure white 1 inch head with perfect lacing.

Only faint piney and citrus smells.

Nice cracker and maltiness to start, followed by orange peel and citrus flavors. Very smooth although alcohol punches threw. Long citrus hops to finish.

Big, well constructed ipa with supreme balance to keep it ahead of the pack

Mar 16, 2022
 
3.99 by khargro2 from Tennessee on Mar 14, 2022
 
4 by Daniellobo from District of Columbia on Mar 12, 2022
 
4.09 by einman from Minnesota on Mar 12, 2022
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3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Captain69 from Illinois

nice hoppy ipa not one of their best beers

Mar 08, 2022
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4.42/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by ovaltine from Indiana

Pours a gorgeous golden color with a bit of suspended hop haze and a creamy white head that provides significant lacing. The nose is bright, juicy citrus, some melon, and a nice malt sweetness.

The taste is led by the aforementioned juicy citrus, with clementines and grapefruit flavors proving a nice bitterness that is balanced by the melon and oat sweetness from the substantial malt base.

The mouthfeel is full and drying, fitting this old school DIPA slightly influenced by new school flavors. I don’t like beer comparisons in general, but this is an updated Dreadnaught, IMHO. I absolutely LOVE Dreadnaught, so this is my sweet spot (pun intended).

Mar 07, 2022
 
4.24 by NappyB from Illinois on Mar 06, 2022
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3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
by Jugs_McGhee from Texas

B- / WORTHY

Mar 05, 2022
 
4.42 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin on Mar 04, 2022
 
3.67 by hophugger from Virginia on Mar 02, 2022
 
4 by Taenim from New Jersey on Mar 01, 2022
 
4.6 by Okadamag from Michigan on Feb 28, 2022
 
4.17 by tpeters from Michigan on Feb 27, 2022
 
4.27 by jaxon53 from Connecticut on Feb 26, 2022
 
 
4.5 by FrankCastle from California on Feb 26, 2022
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by brewme from Massachusetts

Picked-up a single can at Craft Beer Cellar in Waterbury for about five dollars. Canned on date of 1/22/22. My fifth brew from these guys. Solid beer, tastes more like a West Coast IPA to me, not too boozy.

Feb 24, 2022
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4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by puffthestuff from Kentucky

Here to set the record straight. Totally worth buying. Super grassy bear. Smells grassy taste is even more. Very approachable DIPA that doesn’t leave you questioning if you could have another. You would enjoy at least 2 or 3 more. Very drinkable and slightly earth DIPA. Trust me bro.

Feb 24, 2022
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4.17/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by harrypowers from Massachusetts

Pours a hazy golden color with a small frothy head and moderate lacing.

Smells of grassy floral hops with some citrus.

Tastes of slightly tart grapefruit with sweeter orange and lemon. It has a slightly bitter finish.

Medium light body with light carbonation. Clean dry mouthfeel.

This is a very drinkable juicy NEIPA.

Feb 22, 2022
 
2.11 by JustLikeMyDad from Michigan on Feb 22, 2022
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4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by NCSapiens from Indiana

For my money this is exactly what it claims to be, a juicy good-tasting DIPA. It’s a bit bitter, has that distinct DIPA alcohol sweetness, and grapefruit and guava flavors.

Feb 21, 2022
 
4.23 by Curt3 from New Jersey on Feb 14, 2022
 
4 by JeffSK from Wisconsin on Feb 13, 2022
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4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Smakawhat from Maryland

Poured from the can into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Packaged Jan 5th 2022.

Simple forming IPA, off white and three fingers of head managing slightly soapy and fine retention out of the can. Body color is slightly dark amber, with some noticeable carbonation obscured by a noticeable bit of haze in the mix.

Solid hop forward aroma, light sensing herbs and earth, with a somewhat perfume floral sweetness which is quite nice. Malt bill hints a little pasty like in the background.

Palate makes a really good impression. Juiced up mouthfeel with some decent malt thickness providing an excellent hop flavored platform. Mid palate comes in with surprising more fruit qualities from unexpected places. Juice up tropical and melon notes, even touches of candy jolly rancher like sweetness. More earth and touches of good thick bitterness on the finish. More unique flavors, guava, passion fruit, and candy like sweetness abound.

Great nice little surprise here, and delicious.

Feb 11, 2022
 
4 by bacher468 from Pennsylvania on Feb 11, 2022
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2.56/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
by teromous from Virginia

From the bottom of the can: "PKGD ON 01/05/22 Q0486"

Appearance: The body is very hazy but light to medium gold in color. Numerous sizes of suspended solids are visible in the beer. The smaller ones are ok but there are quite a few larger ones. The overall appearance seems inconsistent. The head is large, white, and frothy. The beer has very good head retention and excellent lacing.

Aroma: There is a mixture of cabbage and grapefruit. It smells a bit like a freezer that is iced over as well.

Taste: Cabbage up front. Towards the middle there is a bit of garlic and onion mixed with a touch of citrus.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium mouthfeel and it's a bit chewy. Bitterness feels like overcooked cabbage. Not overly pleasant but there are remnants of citrus rind.

Overall: As a whole it just isn't that very pleasant of a beer. It has a bunch of vegetal flavor which comes across mostly as cabbage, then it has some odd aromas. The whole beer is overly savory and just tastes strange. I bought a four-pack of this and I have had two just to make sure the first one wasn't a fluke...I won't buy it again. I don't recommend it.

Feb 11, 2022
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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by GreenBayBA from Wisconsin

The look is emotional sunset yellow-orange. Golden. Pristine. The smell is strong with tropical fruits. Malty. Sweet. King's Hawaiian bread. The taste is very 3 Floydsian. I recognize it immediately. Tropical fruit, with their signature euphoric bitterness. The mouthfeel is creamy, with medium carbonation, and that tornado/lightning mouth punch that 3 Floyds Brewing owns. I love 3 Floyds Brewing. They have their own table in Valhalla, where IPAs flow endlessly. This is an example why.

Feb 10, 2022
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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

DIPA action from old money in a new market here. American Double IPA by 3 Floyds.

Even pouring just a little bit and there is a bit of flaky suspension going on. The color is deep orange and the foam is sticky and white. Good retention as well.

Subdued aroma of caramel, orange and light pineapple potpourri, and minor hints of alcoholic strength. It’s appreciable.

Lime, grapefruit, diluted pineapple juice, mango, maybe papaya? Caramel-malt like qualities are very submissive to the hoppiness, but still complimentary along with its bitter character.

The alcoholic strength here creates quite the base for its flavor. It feels a half-step less bitter than it’s IBUs would suggest for me but it is still quite strong. I like the carbonation it presents for a beer of such size.

Very good to great work as usual for 3 Floyds. I feel a little spoiled that we get them now.

Feb 10, 2022
 
4.18 by HabaJohnTheReal1 from Illinois on Feb 08, 2022
 
4.25 by paulish from New York on Feb 07, 2022
 
3.85 by MDDMD from Pennsylvania on Feb 06, 2022
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4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

16oz can pkg date 1/05/22 into a Spiegelau glass.
L: Pours med-light hazed yellowish orange w/a creamy eggshell white 3" head. Good carbonation, creamy tall cap, distinctive lacing & banding. Some moving sediment throughout.
S: Radiates citrus, sweet bread, papaya, mango, light alcohol as beer warms.
T: Like a fruit punch: papaya, orange zest, tangerine, navel orange, light pineapple, gentle pine resin, caramelized malts and green melon. It is kind of tart, juicy and becomes more smooth as the beer warms w/alcohol.
F: A bright, clean med-bodied mouthfeel w/a med-fast finish & linger that is slightly drying. Has a delicate bite but is not too sharp.
O: An assertive & glowing tropical juicy DIPA that is hop frwd and extremely tasty. Full flavored & easy drinking. It is excellent in it's style.

Feb 04, 2022
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3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Lucular from Maryland

13 oz tulip glass pour at Lures Bar & Grille. This is a bold, brash (D)WCIPA. Sweet tropical fruit, citrus, piney bitterness, and a stiff boozy caramel malt backbone. Mouthfeel is a little bit hot. Overall it's solid but not something I'd seek out again.

Feb 04, 2022
The 50 Million Dollar Man from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 57 ratings