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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

4,688 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,688
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,705
Gots: 488 | 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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EnJeiBee

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - After a moderate pour I was left with a glass full of golden hued brew and a great fluffy white head, showcasing solid retention/ lacing

S - Citrusy hop presence is upfront with noticeable grapefruit characteristics. A piney profile makes it's presence known much more subtly.

T - The flavor profile showcases piney resinous hops much more than the citrusy nose would've led me to believe. The caramel malt backbone of this brew is present, but just enough to hold up the hops and make sure it doesn't take center stage.

M - A great medium body and level of carbonation make this a great brew. A slight dryness upon finish is also quite pleasant.

O - An amazingly delicious IIPA. The citrusy nose, combined with piney/ caramel taste make this a complex brew that should satisfy everyone. I could definitely drink more than I need to if I had this readily available...

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 22:13:34 | More by EnJeiBee
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,688 ratings.