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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

4,668 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,668
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,704
Gots: 485 | 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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Rbald42

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Thomashardy for this one.
Poured into a tulip. Beer was a nice dark golden/amber color with decent head. Some nice lacing left on the glass. Smell is wonderful. Nice citrus whiffs with a malt presence to fill it out. I personally felt that the smell was the best part of the beer. The taste was less of a palate assault and more of a journey in picking out the flavors. As it warmed the citrus opened up and got flavors of apricot and melon. The ABV hides itself well and the beer is very drinkable.Again there is a nice malt presence that makes this beer well balanced. I was glad to get to try this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2010 04:52:23 | More by Rbald42
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,668 ratings.