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
Ratings:
239
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
10.85%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 239 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ovaltine
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of unimatrix1
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rlee1390
3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Too much of an odd spice flavor in the finish that throws everything off.

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

Photo of TheWiredDJ
4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beerhemoth
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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Photo of chrismattlin
4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Daniel608
3.97/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of KevChiTown
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A solid, balanced, damn drinkable Belgian Pale. I'm kinda surprised it's from 3Fs. They usually do their distinct thing with every style and yet this one carries none of that. Pretty much all I get is bubble gummy smoothness.

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Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.79/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.02/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Viperman1316
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sparty1224
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Serving: 22 oz. bomber poured into a tulip. Bottled on 2/17/15, making this just over 2 weeks old.

A: Pours a mostly clear golden yellow, with a 1 finger foamy white head that sticks around.

S: Lots of banana, clove, ginger, allspice. Belgian yeast very noticeable.

T: Very bready and malty. Peppery and cracker-like at the front. Finishes with banana, clove, ginger and lots of spice and alcohol.

M: Lots of carbonation. Alcohol quite strong here. Very harsh finish. Rather dry and boozy.

O: This is a very aggressive Belgian-style pale ale. At 8.5%, it's quite boozy. It's got all the typical characteristics of a Belgian-style pale, but this one is not quite balanced. It's very malt forward, dry, and rather harsh and boozy on the finish. It's not unpleasant in anyway, it's just that it's a weaker Three Floyd's offering and could use quite a bit of fine-tuning.

Recommendation: One of the few Three Floyd's beers you can pass on, unless you're a diehard fan of them or the style.

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Photo of Tanktizzo
4.35/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwerner23
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Tasted from draft at Firkin on February 27, 2015.

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Photo of MSandahl23
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jho3325
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of oldvines
3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brew33
3.08/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MasterPenguins
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Stack N Stabb from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
3.78 out of 5 based on 239 ratings.
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