Space Station: Middle Finger | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
From the dawn of time, humans have looked to the sky for answers. Space Station Middle Finger replies to all from its eternal orbit. Behold and enjoy Space Station Middle Finger, a bright golden American Pale Ale.

50 IBU

Added by AleWatcher on 03-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,571
Reviews:
165
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.94%
 
 
Wants:
136
Gots:
430
For Trade:
14
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Photo of EdFed
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npendres
4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Pale_Horse
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CesarLopes
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jp32
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.47/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dipaslife4me
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mflamar
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Toynk
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ri0
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. It's a dull orange with a 2 finger white head and plenty of webbed lacing. Hoppy aroma of citrus and some pine bitterness with light malts. Flavor of tropical, citrus hops with some light sweet malt and piney bitterness. Nice carbonation with a juicy and mildly dry feel. Not all that distinguishable from Yumyum, but enjoyable on a warm day.

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Photo of barnzy78
4.32/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz, bottled on 1-24-17
A - opaque amber with a foamy ivory head
S - juicy hoppy aroma with citrus, pine, and grain
T - big juicy hop flavors pair well with caramel malt and grain. Mango, orange zest, pine, and a pepperiness in there as well
M - medium body, finishes moderately bitter yet still sweet & juicy
O - great APA, and I expect no less from 3 Floyds! I'll buy this again.

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Photo of Bones10
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 4-4-17

Pours beautifully with a nice golden color and fluffy white head that lingers and clings.

Smells sweet and biscuity with hints of citrus.

Taste is a nice mix of orange rinds, pine and cracker. I dig the bite this carries at the end. I keep going for another sip.

Light feel with average carbonation (which is good). You can tell it's a well made beer.

I'm glad a found the last sixer in the shop. I still prefer both Zombie Dust and Alpha King though.

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Photo of loubrew
2.78/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottled 2/14/17. I've had three of these starting about one month after bottling and each time I am wondering if something is off with my smell and tastebuds. I get very little smell and taste, just the slightest malt hops. Very average and won't be rebuying, especially at the 3F price point.

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Photo of darktronica
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StevenH
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of NoYouDidnt
3.24/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear dark orange with a finger head. Aroma-a bit flowery, and lemony, grapefruit, hint of mango. Taste- ripe pineapple, and mango, a decent malt profile to this. A little minty. Mouthfeel has medium carbonation. Overall, this ain't knocking my socks off or anything. But it's a nice beer.

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Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I got the Space Station Middle Finger Pale Ale (IBU 50) via a beer trade and I thought it was a very nice Pale Ale.

Look: cloudy golden with a two-inch white head.

Aroma: it has a pleasant aroma with citrus and pine

Taste: The taste is crackers/toasted malts, grapefruit, mango, medium bitterness (IBU 50).

Feel: Its light and very juicy, and extremely good.

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Photo of Blackop555
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange gold. Foamy, short, white head fades fast.

Smells citrus, malt, fruit, light pine, light floral.

Tastes citrus and bready malt nice balance. Light herbal and earthiness and pine. Finish is dry with a short citrus peel linger. Medium body and fizzy lower medium carbonation

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Photo of madelf66
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.74/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ajm5108
3.77/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Traditional golden straw color, fairly carbonated but head is lacking. Aroma carries bright citrus upfront with plenty of floral hops playing a supporting role (Amarillo). A little chalky yeast as well. Taste starts with a grapefruit / citrus flavor, and doesn't go forward much from there. Malt bill doesn't add much, and the hop varietal is limited (there is Citra upfront, but the rest is almost straight Simcoe). It is on the more aggressively hopped side as per FFF's style, but not as abrasive as some of their beers. Body is just a tad thin. Solid beer but not much depth.

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Photo of Nctide
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Space Station: Middle Finger from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.14 out of 5 based on 1,571 ratings.
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