3 Floyds Brewing Co.

BEER AVG
4.09/5
3 Floyds Brewing Co.3 Floyds Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

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

(219) 922-4425 | map
3floyds.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
106
Reviews:
18,460
Ratings:
79,479
PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Reviews:
455
Ratings:
1,301
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
7.09%
 
 
Taps:
20
Bottles/Cans:
20
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 455 | Ratings: 1,301
Reviews by cratez:
Photo of cratez
3.49/5  rDev -20.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 1 | selection: 5

Second of two breweries that my girl and I visited on a trip to Chicago in July 2011. Our final stop on the way back to Ontario.

VIBE: the restaurant section of the brewpub is very cramped and uncomfortable. The chalkboard list of all the retail offerings is located in the dining area so you have to walk over and peruse the menu (disrupting patrons who are eating) or squint from the bar while you waste the server’s time. An awkward, inconvenient set-up.

SERVICE: although the host and one of the locals were nice enough, the bartender was a complete douche bag. I was buying beer to go and tried to order as quickly as possible, but because the menu was tough to see, it took me a couple minutes to decide which bombers I wanted. The barkeep made his frustration known by asking me to "hurry up." Since the beer is world class, and in light of the fact that I came here to grab my haul rather than West Lakeview Liquors (by this point far behind us), I tolerated his childish behaviour. But it was disappointing to receive such abysmal service.

SELECTION: every 3Floyds beer that I’ve heard of along with guest taps from Stone and Left Hand. I bought two bombers each of the Dreadnaught, Admiral Lord Nelson, Gorch Fock, and Arctic Panzer Wolf, two 6-packs of Alpha King, and one sixer each of the Gumballhead and Pride & Joy. These 32 beers came to $115, which is okay value given the outstanding quality of the brews.

OVERALL: if I were to return to Three Floyds in the future, I would snag some food and drinks in the restaurant section before purchasing any beer-to-go. Seems like this place is more focused on the brewpub front than the retail element, and my guess is that we would’ve received better service had we sat down and ate. I’m glad that I scored a bunch of brews from one of the best micros around; however, the bartender should be much friendlier to eager patrons who are willing to spend their hard-earned money here.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of deakin
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of IndyHopHead
2.98/5  rDev -31.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 4.5

I love 3fff beer but both times I have been to the brewery it has been terrible service. They really could give a shit whether you stay or not. Really shitty because one of my favorite breweries but never going back again.

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Photo of Keeling
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of bwood06
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place is much smaller than I expected. I've always heard how amazing 3 Floyd's is so I was expecting a very large establishment. When my wife and I walked in we quickly understood why this place fills up so quickly (even at 4pm on a Sunday): Not only is it very good, but it is small. The food and beer selection is excellent and varied, but service does take a while. However the wait for food and beer is worth it due to the quality. The volume is quite loud due to not only the small space and the fact that it fills up quickly, but also due to the volume of the music. The artwork, pictures and hard rock/death metal theme are all pretty cool.

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Photo of Danmullens1
4.16/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Windycitysquad
4.78/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of JoeTidd
4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Lots of brews to choose..food was good..a little pricey and not much variety

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Photo of FFFjunkie
4.49/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Vibe is metal music, strange mix of movies on and even stranger decor.

Quality is very good.

Service has been much improved lately. They are actually friendly and inviting now.

Selection between food and tap menus is always outstanding.

I highly recommend eating here. The food is always really good and always a bit of an adventure.

OUTSTANDING food and taps lists make this place a must visit to anyone driving by.

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Photo of delgotit99
5/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of CPAles
4.73/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of nwhittin
4.51/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

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

Photo of Frostymonk
4.56/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 5 | food: 5

One of the best places in five states, awesome vibe, great food, long lines. Good news is they never rush you, the bad news is the service is not in a rush either. Oh and the music is great, they spin a great mix of classic deep cuts and alt rock platters.

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

Photo of StoutLover14
3.48/5  rDev -20.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Only real down-side was the oppressively loud music. Oh, and the lines, which seem to be a trademark. I'll admit, never really gravitated to metal, so that is par for the course. But for the beer, which is worth its reputation, and the food which is a very nice range of tasty treats, I can wade in and deal. Now, I can say I'm glad I did not bring my daughter, who is sensitive to loud noises, and I'm not sure my wife will join me again, but overall, I came away satisfied.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of CypherAnt
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of cp45
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of johunnic
4.15/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.62/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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 instinct2
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Grand-Raggedy
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

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