Three Floyds Sand Pebbles
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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
A strong American Brown ale with an aggressive hop presence. A manly beer named after the manly and quintessential Steve McQueen film. “Not your father’s brown ale” - A. Mason Brewer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Atom (2156) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2010
On tap at brewery pours copper amber in color with very slight off white head. Aroma is sweet coconut, caramel, and grapefruit. Taste hits with slight upfront bitterness into a flat caramel, grassy, and bready.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
manny57 (162) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2010
had on draft at the brewery, served in a 1/2 pint glass. pours reddish, brown. malty with coffee, caramel, nuts and bread noted. balanced well, with hints of citrus and pine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2010
On tap at the Brewpub, served in a half pint glass. Aroma of caramel, bread, some dried fruit. Also, a definite hop presence, focusing on citrus and pine. Flavor of light roast, coffee, toast. However, mostly fudge and nuts. Big hops for a brown. Very dry and easy to drink, full bodied. Rich and thick on the palate. Almost no detectable alcohol. I’m impressed this is almost 8%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2009
On tap at the Three Floyds on 7/21/09. Pours brown with tan head. Smokey bread aroma with roasted nut. Sweet nut flavor and coffee bitterness is very well-balanced brown.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2565) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2009
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a very dark yet clear amber color with a medium sized creamy beige head. Aroma of nuts, hops and faint malt. Taste of watery nuts, weak toffee, light roasted coffee beans and bread dough. Has a slight tangy citrusy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wetherel (1863) - Cupertino, California, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Cask at ’09 PP real ale festival. Nutty. Light roastiness. Large bubble cask head. Brown color. Light and dry. Easy to drink. Nice. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2009
On tap at the GTMW. Brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of caramel malt, nuts and mild grassy hops. Taste of roasted malt, nuts, caramel, light citrus and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2009
tap @ gtmw....pours a mostly transparent dark apple cider brown with a thin wispy light beige head....grassy hop, roasty, aroma with a little nuttiness....sweet and bitter roasted malt with a moderate degree of citric hoppiness. mouthfeel was creamy and nice overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerapprentice (207) - Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2009
On draft @ FFF. Pours a dark mahogany colour with reddish undertones. Aroma and flavour of expresso beans, nuts, roasted malts and seltzer water. Pretty bland beer. Expected more from FFF.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of citrus hops missed together with caramel and chocolate malt. Interesting flavor with a nice hop profile for a brown ale. Decent, but not my favorite.

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