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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

4,691 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,691
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,705
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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DonDirkA

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4.95/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Smells huge. Nose is grapefruit and tangerines with a little bit of pine-ish sticky notes. I get a little bit of lemon too. The taste is slightly more balanced than I expected. Tart grapefruit flavors come out up front with background notes of orange/tangerine citrus. Theres a malty backbone to everything that is almost washed away on the back end by pine hops that leave a sticky feeling behind on the tongue. It has some alcohol burn which makes me think its probably around 10-11% ABV. This is a beautiful orange/amber brew with a thick off-white head that sticks around forever. This guy deserves its reputation.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 18:44:00 | More by DonDirkA
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,691 ratings.