Planning a trip to Three Floyds

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  1. tim28

    tim28 Initiate (192) Nov 30, 2008 Missouri
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    Hey everybody, I'm planning a trip to Three Floyds brewpub in Munster. Does anyone have any tips for me? What's the best day to go? I'm planning on getting there on a Sunday afternoon. Also, I have to bring back beer for some friends. Do you have to order beer to go from the bar or is there a sperate area to buy six packs, bombers, etc.? Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!
  2. olympuszymurgus

    olympuszymurgus Zealot (582) Nov 24, 2009 California
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    Heads up- you may want to plant this in the great lakes forum, they cover Chi town/IN
  3. HomeBrewed

    HomeBrewed Initiate (189) Dec 10, 2006 Minnesota
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    Get there early and order Zombie two pieces of advice...went there for the first time last Sunday, and it was awesome...the beer to go area is just to the left of the'll see is fantastic as well...had the octopus appetizer and the braised short rib burger...might be the best french fries I've ever had too...cheers!
  4. JakeT469

    JakeT469 Disciple (362) Jan 13, 2012 Colorado
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    Sunday is usually very crowded with a wait to get into the pub if you're not in the first wave of people to get in when they open. Just a warning
  5. loudmouth

    loudmouth Aspirant (245) May 24, 2010 Wisconsin

    Cancel your trip...Three Floyds burned down yesterday.
  6. tim28

    tim28 Initiate (192) Nov 30, 2008 Missouri
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    Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it. I definitely plan on getting there early AND getting some Zombie Dust. Sorry to post in the wrong forum. I guess I need to work on my reading comprehension skills. :grinning:
  7. SpunkyHopslammer

    SpunkyHopslammer Initiate (63) Jan 18, 2011 Illinois

    Don't shoot the messenger but they are sold out of ZD right now.
  8. tim28

    tim28 Initiate (192) Nov 30, 2008 Missouri
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    Thanks for the heads up. I'm most likely not going there for another month, so hopefully it'll be back in stock by then.
  9. KAF

    KAF Initiate (0) Jun 22, 2007 Iowa

    I would also recommend going to the bottleshop or gas station (cannot remember which it was or the name of it) that is right by the brewery to pick up beer. If I remember correctly they had some FFF that was not available at the brewery along with other beer.
  10. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    If you can't get Zombie Dust to go, then don't go. But, they usually are only out of ZD for a few days. I would buy a couple cases if you can spare the $70. Food is good and they will have special drafts you can't get in bombers or sometimes any where else.
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  11. copslovebeer

    copslovebeer Initiate (0) Mar 26, 2012 Minnesota
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    Just curious, is it $70 a case?
  12. Sender

    Sender Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Minnesota

    $35 for a case
  13. drolkrad

    drolkrad Initiate (119) Apr 28, 2010 Indiana

    Prepare to wait because the pub is always packed and is small to begin with. Definitely get whatever seasonal they have there and some of the specialty beers that they don't sell in 6 packs: Arctic Panzer Wolf
  14. tim28

    tim28 Initiate (192) Nov 30, 2008 Missouri
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    Thanks for the tips everyone! I really do appreciate it.
  15. SpottedZombie

    SpottedZombie Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2012 Illinois

    Get a bottle or two of Rich Life and Ryed da Lightning, both are fantastic.
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