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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

4,578 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,578
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,696
Gots: 462 | FT: 19
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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axisjones

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4.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter, a mildly hazy light orange. Nice head and good lacing.

Smells hoppy. Really pungent with piney hop resins and a citrus bomb in the nostrils.

Goes in super smooth, especially considering the hops. Oily pine and citrus with a strong malt to back it up. Super sweet, leaves and oily sweetness on the lips that is delightful. Really hoppy, but definitely one of the tamer double IPAs I have had. The hops did not seem excessive and were well balanced. The alcohol is barely noticable.

Pretty good. Not world class and it doesn't come close to some of the west coast IIPAs (Pliny the Younger, Hercules, etc.) but it is damn good and has many qualities that make it unique. Not another ultra hopped out beer, there is craftmanship and care behind it.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2005 09:22:37 | More by axisjones
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,578 ratings.