Urine Trouble
3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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From:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
 
Indiana, United States
Style:
IPA - Imperial
ABV:
9%
Score:
88
Avg:
3.92 | pDev: 12.76%
Ratings:
197
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 05, 2020
Added:
Apr 19, 2013
Wants:
  34
Gots:
  22
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Notes: Collaboration with Surly Brewing Company

Brewed with our friends at Surly, this Imperial Brett IPA is fermented with a unique strain of yeast, Brettanomyces Lambicus. This yeast creates earthy barnyard notes along with pineapple and cherry pie aromas. Of course, it’s hopped heavily. Simcoe and Chinook are the culprits for the “cat peed on the Christmas tree” aroma.
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4.84/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by mynie from Maryland

Bought this at the brewery nearly 7 years ago. There was a thing where because they strongly encouraged everyone to drink it ASAP the community assumed it was infected, so because of that I never opened it. But, ehh, what the fuck.

Pour is surprisingly lively for an old beer. Bright, pretty amber, little haze, with a wonderfully retentive white head.

The aroma is just fucking insane for a beer that was bottled in 2013. Outlandish. Maybe this was too intense to begin with? Because it's two feet away from my face right now and I can still smell it very clearly. Bringing it closer, we got sharp high-alpha hops with a big ol' punch of brett. Really... and I hate to overstate this, but this kinda my ideal saison aroma? But not really what you're expecting in a DIPA. So who knows. All I know is I like it a tons so it's getting high marks.

Man... fuck. Man...

I hope they do a thing where they brew this and age it 5 years and then release it.

Because fuck. Man... fuck.

This is one of the most exquisite brett beers i've ever had, and I've had more than my fair share. I don't know how to judge it properly because it went through an inordinate amount of aging for a beer that was supposedly spoiled from the get go. But, man... fuck.

Very dry but with just the right amount of sourness to even it out. A wonderful Spree candy flavored burst at the start followed immediately by dry yeast and the dimly fruity malt profile of an aged ipa. Exquisite.

May 05, 2020
 
4 by BarrelAgedG from California on Sep 21, 2016
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4.56/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by SassoCity from Illinois

So I can't add a whole lot other folks haven't already said... pretty much everyone is spot on with their descriptions. But I can tell you that I just popped bottle #2 here in August of 2016, a good three years after I purchased it from 3 Floyds. The difference is startling... the sweetness has really come into full bloom over the last 1000 or so days... it balances out the sour really well. This beer has become a really bubbly delight. Sharp but effervescent on the tongue, extremely boozy. I wish I had 10 more bottles. If any of you are still sitting on one of these, it seems you won't be disappointed with your decision to wait.

Aug 23, 2016
 
3.46 by wheresblue from Oklahoma on Sep 30, 2015
 
4.16 by AndyEdgar from Illinois on Jul 30, 2015
 
3.96 by eppie82 from Illinois on May 05, 2015
 
3.4 by Docrock from Illinois on Jan 05, 2015
 
4.5 by nathanmiller from New York on Dec 15, 2014
 
3.75 by IMFletcher from Kentucky on Dec 14, 2014
 
3.5 by mrn1ceguy from Illinois on Dec 04, 2014
 
4.25 by olradetbalder from Sweden on Nov 13, 2014
 
4 by kplooki from Illinois on Nov 04, 2014
 
4 by Leiting from Wisconsin on Oct 28, 2014
 
4.25 by shredder83 from Illinois on Oct 20, 2014
 
4 by visualmartyr from Indiana on Sep 09, 2014
 
3.75 by assman79 from Wisconsin on Aug 24, 2014
 
4 by zestar from California on Aug 01, 2014
 
3.75 by AmericaGWShark from Oklahoma on Jul 29, 2014
 
4.25 by ronn from Indiana on Jul 10, 2014
 
3 by Brewzma from Wisconsin on Jul 02, 2014
 
4.25 by adamcarlson28 from Wisconsin on Jun 30, 2014
 
4.25 by superdoopersauce from Illinois on Jun 15, 2014
 
4.25 by little_star from Illinois on Jun 15, 2014
 
3.5 by strangebrew321 from Indiana on Jun 07, 2014
 
3.75 by vinny21bal from Illinois on Jun 04, 2014
 
5 by JamesTerry88 from Indiana on May 30, 2014
 
4.25 by cd34 from Illinois on May 19, 2014
 
3.25 by PappyVans from Wisconsin on May 17, 2014
 
3.75 by nick_asian from Nevada on Apr 29, 2014
 
3.75 by 1Nrwyscotch from Wisconsin on Apr 28, 2014
 
3.75 by jschott75 from Illinois on Apr 27, 2014
 
3.5 by fredmugs from Indiana on Mar 23, 2014
 
3.5 by RussBeercier from Illinois on Mar 09, 2014
 
3.75 by creepinjeeper from Missouri on Mar 09, 2014
 
4 by PatB1987 from Illinois on Mar 05, 2014
 
4.75 by Kevin_Young from Illinois on Feb 24, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by jlindros from Massachusetts

Really interesting beer thanks to rudzud for sharing. 7/22/13

Big fluffy fizzy fluffy soapy 2 finger head fades semi slowly with lots if messy lacing, mostly clear lemony yellow color.

Nose super fruity peach and apricot like, some tropical fruit like hops with mango and little papaya, nice Brett funk with little pineapple and juicy fruit, pineapple eventually really ramps.

Taste quite nice, big pineapple tropical fruit Brett and citrusy tropical hops, nice mild funk Brett, musty dank grapefruit pith and lemon rind, little grainy malt no real sweetness. Mild spicy bitterness, earthy hops. Long bitter hop finish, lots of pineapple and tropical fruit, earthy rind hops.

Mouth is med bod, nice carb.

Overall great.

Feb 23, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by rudzud from Massachusetts

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear copper hue with a thin white head that fades to leave a thin lacing and light cloud.

S - Aromas of cherry pie, pineapple, misty brett, glorious simcoe and Amarillo hops. Nice lambicus notes, super awesome.

T - Taste is just like the nose. Epic brett, glorious fruits, cherry, pineapple, light hops nice floral faint pine and tropical fruits, delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, super drinkable, alcohol hidden well.

O - Overall this beer is really fun and nice, super interesting, loads of brett and fun fruit. Very glad to try this, awesome!

Feb 22, 2014
Urine Trouble from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 197 ratings