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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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Janderson91

Alabama

4.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Crabbicuss and biglobo for tag-teaming to hook me up with a big want. No freshness info. Enjoyed on 08/14/11.

A - Slightly hazy bright gold color. One finger white head that leaves a good wall of lacing.

S - Holy hops batman. This is a grapefruit bomb. Big 'C' hops with citrus, grapefruit and mango aromas. Some sticky sweet malt is there in the background but the hops are the star.

T - Wow, this is excellent. Balanced up front with a nice grainy sweetness and huge hop bitterness. Through the middle you are slammed with grapefruit and citrus. Finish is nicely balanced with more of the great hop flavor, some sticky sweetness and a hint of alcohol burn.

M - Mouthfeel is exactly what I want in a DIPA. Creamy through the middle with lively carbonation on the back end and the flavor lingers for just the right amount of time.

O - Overall, this is an excellent DIPA, even better than APW, and up there with Expo and Pliny. Another A+ for FFF.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2011 19:43:30 | More by Janderson91
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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