ReplicAle (2012) | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
2012 Brewers of Indiana Guild Replicale. Abbey-style single with an addition of lemongrass and ginger. Dry hopped with New Zealand Hops.

Added by MasterSki on 08-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
31
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 31
Photo of TMoney2591
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Caracole snifter/tulip glass at Local Option.

Drowning my disappointment for missing some of the badass taps here over the weekend in a glass of Floyds. Yup. This stuff pours a hazy pale golden-straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises funky lemon zest, funky wheat, light Belgian yeast, light ginger, and light grapefruit rind. The taste brings in more of the same, though the lemon is funkier, and a touch of extra sugar comes into play. The body is a light-ish medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a solid little Belgian-y beer, one that doesn't necessarily excite, but it does generally please.

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Photo of MasterSki
3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at 3 Floyds. Served in a tulip.

A - Two fingers of white foam settles to a creamy, thick cap, leaving behind splotchy lacework. Transparent golden straw body.

S - Spicy Belgian yeast, some herbal hops, and a little bit of gauze and funk - perhaps even a hint of diaper. The ginger addition is fairly prominent while the lemongrass is a bit more understated.

T - The taste has more lemongrass and bitterness from the hops, with the Belgian yeast and pale malts further in the periphery. Not a ton of ginger flavor, but otherwise pretty potent for 4.4%.

M - Dry texture, and surprisingly hefty for the ABV. Active, but pleasant carbonation, and a clean, crisp finish.

D - It's a fairly nice table beer, and significantly better than Revolution's variant. Still, not something I'd order very often with so many better FFF offerings.

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ReplicAle (2012) from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.67 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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