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Dreadnaught IPA - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,696 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,696
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,702
Gots: 490 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
9.5% ABV 99 IBUs - A hophead’s dream beer. This Imperial India Pale Ale has an opening salvo of mango, peach and citrus hop aromas that sit atop a pronounced caramel malt backbone. Although Dreadnaught is a strong and intensely hoppy ale, its complex flavor is both smooth and memorable.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2001)
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BeerImmediately

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber picked up last week at the brewery.

Pours with a large, fluffy / foamy white head over a fairly clear golden-to-amber body with some carbonation flowing up. Plenty of sticky lacing.

Aromas are sharp up front - Fresh citrus and pine hops dominate. Dark, multi-grain bread quality from the malt. Touch of astringency from the alcohol. The malts become more pronounced as it warms, and even take on some heavy cardboard.

Fairly thin mouthfeel for the style, but on the heavier side overall relative to a standard IPA. Decent carbonation without being distracting. Flavors are heavy on the hops... lots of grapefruit, pine, mango, and some citrusy aspects. Seems like quite a variety of hops in this one. Caramel sweetness is quite prevalent, but not over the top or distracting. The aftertaste leaves you with solid bitterness, and dry mouthfeel.

Another heavy metal quality beer from Three Floyds: Complex, high-quality, and pushing the envelope of decency.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 20:18:59 | More by BeerImmediately
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,696 ratings.