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Permanent Funeral | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The wolf inside this pale ale is trying to walk upright. This bright and aromatic beer was brewed with our friends in the band Pig Destroyer.

100 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 03-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#107
Reviews:
339
Ratings:
2,898
pDev:
8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1,160
Gots:
519
Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,898 |  Reviews: 339
Photo of Rristow
4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted from draft. Pours hazy gold with white head. Aroma is citrus and some dank resin. Taste is well balanced with great clean bitter flavor. Flavors of melon and citrus fruit. Excellent beer but I think I like Zombie Dust better.

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Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.93/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

L- Brilliant orange with a large, foamy off-white head with little carbonation.
S- Can smell this from accross the room. HUGE citrus and pine hop with the malt noticeable. Funk as well.
T- Perfect blend of citrus and pine resin and malt. A nice dank bite in which malt continues to go hand and hand.
F- Huge taste with plenty of bitterness, yet all goes down smoothly.
_O- Meets up to the hype.

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Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of my_knew_craft
3.83/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UncleJesse1979
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of motoxrdr21
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GeoffAnton2637
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jdg204
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of uncleotis
4.49/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of raspy22
4.35/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VaTechPhilly
4.02/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jhavs
4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DougT
4.31/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Samdaddy
4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vidblain
4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BenK34
4.74/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jmalo
4.22/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kodiak
4.07/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 ounce bomber bottled 5/10/2017 and poured into a 3 Floyds pint glass and consumed on 5/17/2017.

Appearance: Thick half inch white foam head forming spider webs as the head retreats. The beer itself pours a very nice hazy golden orange color.

Nose: Light intensity citrus and pineapple.

Taste: This is a delicous double IPA. Fresh pineapple and mango notes. Hides the high ABV very well.

Mouthfeel: Medium viscosity. Smooth.

Overall: This is a solid Imperial IPA. Every Dark Lord season I pick up at least one bottle. Highly recommend to anyone who hasn't tried this before.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clouded orange with two and a half fingers of off-white head that retains extremely well. Just a little lacing left behind. Aroma is pine, resin, citrus, and lemongrass. Extremely hoppy, but well developed. Flavor profile is resin, pine, citrus, lemongrass, and herbal. Lots and lots of hop notes, which include a discernible bitterness. Bready biscuit malts provide some support. Mouth feel is medium-thick, with a filling, grainy texture. Overall, a huge DIPA with loads and loads of hop notes. Not close to bitter free, but still well executed.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 22oz bottle.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seanchai
4.35/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisMon02
3.82/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Finally got my hands on a bomber. 22oz bottle. Cannot read the date but I am assuming it is relatively fresh as my beer store buddy just got it in today.

Dark orange-1 finger of head. Looks good.

Smell is well...good but weak. Mango, tropical fruits, sweet aromas.

Wow-this is quite malt forward and pretty sweet tasting. Not what I expected. Hops are there but the malt overpowers. Alchohol goes completely unoticed.

Mouthfeel is soft and pleasing. Very smooth.

I am not sure what to say. Different strokes for different folks I guess. This has a pleasant hop profile but the malts overwhelm and the sweetness builds. Glad I got to try but I would take a fresh Panzer Wolf over this any day.

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Photo of Pletser
4.24/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jsidonis7
4.83/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Permanent Funeral from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 2,898 ratings
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