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:
#108
Reviews:
340
Ratings:
2,920
pDev:
8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,167
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520
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,920 |  Reviews: 340
Photo of hobojungle
4.15/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.99/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Pours a golden hue color with a i finger eggshell white color . Very tropical smell sweet papaya,citrus white fruits . Tstae follows nose very juicy hops with garden dankness ,melon and papaya, sweet caramel malts in the finish. Mouth feel is sweet and hoppy ABV well hidden lingering bitterness.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Three Floyds pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear amber orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and a solid finger of off white head which settles into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A very juicy and dank hop driven aroma with a scent of citrus fruit and pine resin. Upfront scent of citrus hops with some grapefruit, orange peel, mango, passion fruit, apricot, tangerine, and melon with some pineapple. Dank and earthy hop scent of pine resin, cannabis, and grass. Malt hints of caramel, grains, and cracker with some yeast. A really good juicy aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a very juicy and piney hop dominated taste with big notes of citrus fruit and pine. Ripe and juicy citrus hop notes of orange peel, grapefruit, mango, apricot, tangerine, passion fruit, and melon along with pineapple. Earthy hop notes of pine resin and grass. Background malt notes of caramel, grains, and cracker along with some yeast. A really good juicy taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy and oily with a drying finish. Alcohol is hidden fairly well.

Overall: A really great Double IPA. Big citrus and pine flavor that is worthy of a great Grindcore band.

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Photo of Dobbsyo
4.53/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tafyob41
3.75/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WolverineFan1243
4.35/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tjresmini
4.26/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Drvitlkeyustolit80
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First had 6/5/16 at the brewery. This was the third brewery out of eight that I hit on my cross country trip with my brother. This was my favorite from them, it was bright, slightly juicy, floral, and all around great.

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Photo of Mapilot
4.24/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of AJmon13
4.61/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KevinBreheny
4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waddellc2
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BubbleBobble
4.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sandage24
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.15/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Doesn't mess around, it's on the extreme side of the IPA spectrum. One of the better tasting high abv ales from FFF, just wish it was available in a smaller format. Bomber was good to try once, not frequently.

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Photo of ClePaul
3.9/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RochefortChris
4.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of crownrl28
4.88/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CypherAnt
4.21/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass the same day it was bottled. Couldn't be more fresh. Pours a beautiful golden yellow with a huge head thato lingers and leaves nice lacing. Smells of pine, pot, and citrus. Dankey. The taste follows. Huge body and mouthfeel. Feels almost like a creamy stout with moderate carbonation. Over all, great IPA. One of the best for the style.

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Photo of HoppyCrop
4.09/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jw1978
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Permanent Funeral from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 2,920 ratings