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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

4,588 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,588
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,696
Gots: 469 | 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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ddarden

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4.63/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

22oz Bomber hand delivered by Uncle Flip from Dark Lord Day.

The pours a clear dark copper with tight cabonation and small white head that disappears fairly quickly. The smell is wonderful...grapefruit and pine needles, slight hint of alcohol. The taste is just like the smell. Beautiful hop experience as the grapefruit and pine sap hit you upfront. The malt sweetens out the onslaught on the hops and finishes with a nice clean bite. The alcohol comes through with a little warming at the finish. Mouthfeel is medium and not as thick as I would have expected, but that makes the drinkability very good. This beer is not as heavy as I thought it would be at 9.5 abv, but a damn fine DIPA. One of the best!

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2006 02:25:18 | More by ddarden
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,588 ratings.