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Stack N Stabb | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This spicy and bracing Belgian style pale ale is dedicated to those warriors that truly stack and stab in the heat of battle.

38 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 10-15-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
220
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
28.57%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
30
For Trade:
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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 220
Reviews by Chaney:
Photo of Chaney
3.41/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked this up at the brewpub a couple of weeks ago.

Served in an Elysian tulip.

A: Poured a fairly clear orange color, with a slight bit of chill haze. The head was about 1/3 head and clung to the glass and then some.

S: Not extremely potent, but just enough. Breakfast cereal, mild citrus, and funky Belgian yeast strain.

T: One would have to have a microscope to detect any FFF activity surrounding this, but it was still pretty good, but not great. The finish was pretty smooth, the overall flavor profile yelled saison to me, and the citrus was of the fresh variety.

M: Not too sweet, moderate lacing, and good carbonation bill. Nothing wrong with it.

O: For $10/bomber, I expected more, but I guess that is what everyone says about FFF.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spacecake9
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter.
A - Pours a clear light orange with a small white head.
S - Banana, clove and Belgian yeast, very inviting.
T - Very earthy with notes of pepper, banana and clove.
M - Dry with significant carbonation.
O - I seem to like this more than most of the reviewers. I really like the complex flavors, which I had not expected. I often avoid Pale Ale's because most aren't complex. This one is quite tasty and I look forward to the next bottle.

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.42/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy orange. Small white head. Wisps and a collar.

Smell - Nice orangey aroma. Phenolic cloves and bananas. Yeasty. Booze.

Taste - Much more of the Belgian character. Citrus is there, but fainter. More of a sweet apple flavor. Harsh pale malts. Booze and some spice in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Harsh alcohol. Not that much alcohol, but it's got a kick. A little heavy.

Overall - Enjoyed it at first, but it gets very harsh.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.24/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of larryarms847
3.41/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light semi-hazy sun golden yellow with a fair amount of prickly foam.

Biscuit-like sweetness, clove, earthy, toast, honey, and some pepper.

Clove, citrus rinds, resin, toasted bread, and that familiar Belgian peppery-spiced characteristic.

Light-medium bodied, medium-heavy carbonation, astringent, almost grainy, spiced, lackluster.

Overall, I was pretty disappointed with this, definitely not worth the price.

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4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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Stack N Stabb from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.78 out of 5 based on 220 ratings.
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