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Three Flowers | Marin Brewing Company

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3.87/5
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93 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company
California, United States
marinbrewing.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Beerandraiderfan on 08-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,479
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
93
pDev:
10.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Photo of dctarga
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vikinggary28
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I'm not sure how to review this one. Picked up a 22 oz bottle expecting it to be a typical high end IPA but found out it was actually a rye beer. OK no big deal but still missing the hoppiness of a typical IPA. Floral scents and a soapy floral taste with just a little hop aftertaste. I'm not saying that this is a bad beer, believe me I did finish it and enjoyed it. I just think it should of been marketed a little different. Prost!

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of festizio
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flagmantho
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with plenty of haze and a thick finger of frothy ivory foam. Pretty nice!

Smell: floral and grassy with a very springtime character to it. There's also a little bit of a soapiness that could be due to the rye interacting with those floral hops; whatever the case, it's not bad.

Taste: floral and soapy, just like the aroma but with a stronger intensity. This is not actually a bad flavor, if this type of thing is your jam.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a decent carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: the "soapy/floral" character is something I associate more with regular pale ales, but there's no law that says an IPA can't do it too. Not a bad beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lilmikey1989
2.99/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pajfuwen
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.63/5  rDev -32%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Yellow beer lacking in the clarity department, I guess this is a rye beer, so maybe that contributed to the appearance in its lackluster look. Aroma didn't pop on the hops or rye, but it was floral. Maybe they dropped all of one citra hop cone, but I didn't pick anything like that up here.

Taste was nothing like the label. Lacked hops. Lacked citra. Lacked rye. Can't figure out what they were going for here, tasted nothing like it was advertised as.

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Photo of SanFranJake
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just realized that I've never reviewed or ticked this one.
Had from a bottle a handful of times and seemed middle of the road.
Just enjoyed it on tap from the Marin BC taproom and was so much better than bottle.
Poured a nice golden color with a thumb of creamy head.
Nose was a nice crisp hop pop. One that I wasn't expecting based on my bottle experiences.
Flavor is a lot like the nose and I very much enjoyed every sip.
Overall a very nice, very close to me (less than 2 miles) IPA. I'll revisit this one for sure.

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Photo of bjouan
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Supergenou
3.7/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leilei143
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brewcycler
3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spark3148857
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.91/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warlocks-Passage
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Three Flowers from Marin Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 93 ratings
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