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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

4,691 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,691
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,705
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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freed

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4.88/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Grats to weefishheads for this. Thin blanched white topped the yellow to red and impossibly transparent ale. Slight trails of lace etched the path of the beers disappearance.

The aroma was utterly unique and absolutely heavenly. Gracefully floral without a trace of grassy or resiny smells. Each hop must have been hand selected and blessed before being added.

The taste was subdued sweet malts and blooming hops. Every flavor was delicate and balanced. The taste was almost a sign of brewing perfection - each ingredient added in just the right amount. The ale was sweet on the tongue, clean in its presentation, and left a nice crispness at the end. Only now did I learn that its considered an imperial. Nothing stands out as being doubled, except maybe consideration.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2004 21:28:41 | More by freed
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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