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3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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3 Floyds Brewing Co.3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

9750 Indiana Pkwy
Munster, Indiana, 46321-4004
United States

(219) 922-4425 | map

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.48/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Love the 80s metal pumping in the background. Service was really good, and every beer was very good. The guest taps, war pigs and the 3 floyds regulars make for some tough choices

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Photo of RockRuler
4.49/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I was there Sunday evening around 5pm and the place was full and there appeared to be a wait. There was a couple seats at the bar so I took one with no wait. The overall feel of the place was more of a restaurant than I expected. The service was excellent. The selection consisted of 20 beers on tap with a couple spots for guest breweries and had a good mix. I did not eat so I can't speak to the food. I loved the Star Wars collectibles that decorated the bar area! Overall a great experience and I will be back when I get the chance.

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Photo of IMFletcher
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Visited on a Thursday around 11:30 am for lunch. There were many tables open when we arrived, and no line, so it was odd when we were told a 20-30 minute wait, but within about 6 minutes we were seated at the bar. The menu was full of delicious items, we ordered appetizers and meals, the beer list was stocked with some distro beers as well as some we'd never heard of, so we mainly ordered those (but a fresh Zombie Dust was better than any bottle I'd had). Prices weren't outrageous, but not cheap, either. For all the negatives I'd heard prior to visiting, I had a wonderful experience and would visit again.

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Photo of Beginner2
4.26/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

As advertised, this brewery and its brewpub are "not normal."
But, they are enjoyable.
My wife and I had to wait on a Saturday afternoon for 20 minutes for a table in the bar. (The hostess should know to seat old people like us where the music is not so loud.) To kill the 20 minutes, I went into the store and bought a few bombers that I had not tried. After we got a table, we had a beer each (no flights) but the waiter was very understanding when I couldn't make up my mind. (They also could have a large type beer menu for us senior citizens.)

We also got a free tour of the brewery and they generously kept our table for us. The tour guide, Karl, was quite good, engaging and more than knowledgable and a two decade participant of the ins-and-outs of the craft beer industry. While the tour was a great value, the food was a good value... a thoughtful menu for a brewpub. (I had the white pizza. It was good, although I speculate that it had more brewer's yeast than baker's yeast.) I also like that the beer list had as many offerings from other breweries as 3 Floyds.

I am not the first to comment that 3 Floyds is a curious place. It also is the great American success story. Long live "not normal" as it helps breed entrepreneurs !

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Photo of DoctorZombies
4.53/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Rock and roll beer heaven (if you like old school punk) on the radio! Fabulous graphics on the wall, and attentive bar staff. I ate lunch at the bar and the service was spot on. The burger and parm. fries were gourmet quality. And the beer flight was delicious and it's hard to not like fresh ZombieDust on tap. Plenty of parking (I drive a small RV). Beers to go by the case as well. A first rate brewery/beer pub!

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Photo of AdamTebbs
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Walked into "holy diver" cranked on vinyl, the super friendly bar tender poured me a tall zombie dust and I was in heaven. Had the brisket tacos with another zombie dust and finished it off with a gumball. Great vibe even better beer and good people. Will come back anytime I am in the area. I highly recommend.

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Photo of BeerTwigs
4.64/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Took the drive down to IN during a quick business trip to Chicago. Definitely glad I do so. I arrived just after noon and there was a short line to sit and eat. Since I was by myself they let me order a beer and wait at the "holding table". The greeter was helpful and I was sat within 5 minutes.

I was there for lunch of a Friday, bartender was super nice and helpful. I had great service all around.

The beers speak for themselves, poured in proper glasses and super fresh

Food was really good, I had a steak sandwich and mac and cheese which were just what I needed to enjoy a few IPAS.

Glad I took the trip, I definitely recommend the visit.

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Photo of lwillitz
4.21/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I visited with my brother, who lives just across the border in Illinois.

Awesome vibe! We had to wait about 15 minutes before they could seat us (at the bar), but it was worth it for the intimate atmosphere. The decorations all over the walls are intriguing. I'm not sure how to describe it--sort of nerdy with a dark side.

We just had a few beers. The serving sizes seemed a little on the small size, but the beer was excellent in quality. The menu includes a number of unusual items (such as a scotch egg). The food I saw being carried to others looked very good.

Service also seemed good, but we were just at the bar and did not order any food.

The menu offers a dozen or more 3F brews on tap in addition to a variety of options from other breweries (but why would I drink anything other than 3F while visiting 3F?). Also a good (and unique) selection of food items.

Didn't try any food, but it looked good.

3F is definitely worth a visit for anyone who enjoys drinking very high-quality beer and visiting interesting brew pubs. Just try not to arrive at a busy time.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4.64/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Nice beer pub with plenty of artworks located in the middle of an industrial zone. Nice selection of different style of beers. Merchandise shop is also offering plenty of interesting merchandise. Waiters are nice and helpful with fair prices. Definitely worth a stop if you are in the surrounding area.

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Photo of martinfletwood
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Three Floyds is one of those places that can do no wrong. Beers are amazing, food is amazing. Music is played on vinyl. Just wish Zombie Dust was always available for carry out, but when you make something that good, it's not always going to last.

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Photo of Sabtos
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Located at the back end of an industrial parkway and medical center mish mash of an area, is the entire Three Floyds operation from kettle to table. From what I understand, if you get here early on a weekend, you are going to be in line, outdoors, like we were. So, if you're alone, choose wisely: to-go bottle line, or brewpub line.

For those of you that haven't been and expect a beer mecca, check those expectations at the door, or frankly the parking lot. As you can see, this picture shows a very small rectangle of a building, and it isn't lying. The brewery itself is pretty huge, towering over the brewpub, which is a tiny fraction of the size. While bigger than your average local pub, it is only moderately so. It may seat around 100 people, but they are keeping it cozy and it doesn't look like that's changing any time soon.

The taplist is also relatively small, and the size of most pours are as well. While we were there, about 10 FFF drafts, and 3 guest were flowing. Some are moderately to very rare, but most are easily accessible, outside of Chicago, that is. I find that Chicagoans have a harder time picking up regular FFF beers like Zombie Dust, Gumballhead and Alpha King than non-Chicagoans.

Where they are killing it is the food--extremely wide variety of really delicious and unique dishes. Some are twists on classics, (the burgers and mac and cheese were on just about every other table multiple times over). Others are pretty original, like spicy pork ramen with house made chili paste, green beans and blueberries, scrumptious cheese curds with herbs and veggies that make them taste exactly like Cool Ranch Doritos. We also had a thyme sponge cake and sage ice cream dessert that was oddly delicious and went very well with the smoothing effect of Backmasking.

This place has a cool atmosphere, with some oddball or hardcore movies playing silently to a never-ending heavy metal soundtrack overhead. For us, Fear and Loathing was playing, and then, when someone decided to let the children come in and sit at the high chairs (yes they allow kids, a pet peeve of mine), they started playing Finding Nemo (scratching that pet peeve itch to a bleed).

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Photo of Peepskp
4.95/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I really enjoyed myself here. The staff is extremely fun and were very personable. I really enjoyed the punk/ psychedelic rock atmosphere and music that really paired well with their beer. The food was also very good. The tacos were great as was the open faced brisket sandwich.

If you like beer this is a must stop.

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Photo of Nachojon
4.94/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Amazing spot. Great beer, great food, great music. I've never had anything less than an amazing time here. The people are cool and helpful. Love this place.

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Photo of mgwagman
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

My wife have now been to 3 Floyds twice now. Both times we have went on a Thursday. My wife and I love the food. It is not bar food, but rather eccentric and gourmet. We have tried the wings (excellent tastes like bacon instead of wings), the poontang fries as my wife calls them (they are wonderful probably my favorite thing I have had there), the duckfat popcorn (more like caramel corn), the mac and cheese excellent, the steak sandwich which is excellent. All the food is moderately priced but we live in Chicago area so that is relative. My wife who doesn't eat salads and is skinny says the food is world class. I would have to agree. The service is excellent and we have yet had to wait a significant amount of time. The decor is really cool.

The beers are reasonably priced an excellent selection is on tap. Zombie Dust is $5 for a pint, blot out the son is excellent, had Wigsplitter on Nitro which was quite different than it in the bottle. It is well worth the trip and all the hype. I will say that I have yet to have a bad beer from them, as even it is not my flavor or taste of beer that I always understand what they are doing. My favorites that I have had from them are Zombie Dust, Blot out the Sun, Wigsplitter, Gumballhead, Backmasken, and Alpha Kong.

Went again for the third time on a Friday it was even more crowded. We waited for 20-30 minutes this time. Okay I have a new favorite food there. The cheese curds they are just the bomb. Hands down the best thing I had there so far. Second would be the Pooontang fries, third green beans. Had the burger also and I was not really that impressed by the death burger was overly salty and I like the burger. My wife only let me get one beer and I tried the guest tap this time it was C.R.E.A.M something or another, but it was unimpressive (not my taste) should have went for the drunken elf by 3 Floyds as I have never tried that one from them. All 3 floyds beers are good even if it is not your taste. I just understand what they are doing with the beer. I also think the food is the same way. Have to give a big shout out to them for their excellence. I would prefer that they would play a little less death metal but hey I only had one beer this time. My wife however was head banging at a 8 minute death metal song which after 9 years of marriage I didn't even know she liked metal that much! LOL!

Place can be loud with metal, but a lot of fun with unbelievable food for a bar/brewery. My wife has also ordered the lamp meatballs which were really interesting, and red snapper, and also the green beans which were in cumin and has a sauce of yogurt (they were actually quite awesome).

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Photo of Barracudas
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Great brewpub! The place was packed and had a lot of taps! The food was pretty good. They also had beer to go with about 4 different 4-packs and about 8 different bottles.

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Photo of Dr_Fox
4.83/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

World class beer, and the food was fantastic at the brew pub as well. I got great service all the way around. Great place to get a drink and some grub to go with it. Three Floyds sets the bar for what a brewpub should be.

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Photo of 50StateBeerTour
3.35/5  rDev -23.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

3 Floyds is obviously one of the iconic US Craft Breweries. We lined up an hour before it opened on a Sunday morning. The signs were already up for all the beer that wouldn't be for sale. We got a table, ordered lunch and several pints. The food was great, the beer excellent, but it was just so obvious that they really didn't give a damn whether we were there or not. I guess that's their thing and it probably didn't matter. They have a huge following so good for them. I'm glad we went but once was probably enough.

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Photo of NCCIndy
4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

It starts with the wonderful aroma of smoking meats in the parking lot... continues with excellent beer selections, and finishes with delectable food that tastes just like the smell in the parking lot... the tacos & brisket sandwich are phenomenal, and the fried cheese curds with house pickled vegetables are some of the best I've had (even against Wisconsin and Oregon creameries). Their in house chef know what he's doing, and I wish I lived closer, I'd be here all the time!

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Photo of TheKlevin
4.88/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of the coolest tap rooms you will ever visit. Death metal, amazing food ( try the scotch egg and the Ramen), and $5 for an imperial pint of Zombie Dust. It is all assigned seating, even the bar, so there is no standing around.

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Photo of Astro0130
4.51/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Went on a Friday night so there was a wait. We were told 20-25 min so o figured I soulful go buy a couple cases of gumballhead to take home while I waited. As I'm walking back from me car I got a text letting me know or table was ready. ..only about 10 min wait. I've heard bad things about the service here and I didn't experience any of that. ..much the opposite for me. I thought the service was outstanding and even though they were busy the servers had no problem taking the time explaining a new beer to me or the food on the menu. Beers were outstanding and came out quick and the food was even better (try the wings. .best ever! ) overall my experience there was outstanding and I can't wait to go back again. Being in indy that means a long drive but worth it on the way to a cubs game or visit family in chicago.

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Photo of pollocktown4
4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

This place is great and lives up to all the hype. They can't make a bad beer, and love being able to try a lot of their coveted beers on tap; which, in my opinion, is the best way to have a beer. Food was good. Staff is good and knowledgeable. Worth the hour wait to get in on a busy Friday night.

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Photo of mdfb79
4.07/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Went for Dark Lord Day so a bit skewed, but enjoyed it a lot. Fun festival, very good beers available for purchase in the brewpub and out, a very cool place. Love the metal influences, looking forward to going back on a "normal" day.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.05/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Awesome place, all kinds of cool kitsche all over the walls, almost intentionally kept really small. Quality top notch beers. Service can be spotty, again, intentionally kept sparse to keep that cool kind of high demand at times. They know people love their product.

Selection usually has 1-3 one off's you can't get in bottles. Great merch, hopefully you can get some bottles of hoppy stuff.

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Photo of Gumball89
4.06/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

The waiting staff is a little too laid back, and the service wasn't all that great. They have a huge beer selection on tap and bottled, I've loved three floyds for years now.

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Photo of BlackBeerPirate
4.1/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Always busy and jumping, food is better than most, loud but what a mecca for craft beer fans. They recently remolded. Artwork on the walls were something I remember going ten years ago. I usually have a designated driver if I stay awhile. Go when they open.

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