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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

4,662 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,662
Reviews: 1,635
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,704
Gots: 484 | 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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kdoc8

Oregon

4.93/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I remember the first time I had a Dreadnaught. It was at a slip-n-slide party where everyone was running around in the end of a hot August in bathing suits with water guns and beers. And I had this. This masterpiece of IPAs. I used to hate IPAs. They are an acquired taste. Or maybe you just need the right IPA to turn your fancy. This was The One. The gateway IPA. The IPA that opened the door to all other IPAs to come.

Ok enough. I love it. Dreadnaught is awesome and since then I haven't disrespected it by drinking it from the bottle at drunken parties. It pours a deep golden/reddish/brown color with lots of carbonation. It has an extremely complex flowery/fruity/hopsy smell to it that just continues to complex in the taste. And 9.5%? Really? I couldn't tell, except for the buzz factor. It's brilliant. Way to go, Three Floyds.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2007 01:01:33 | More by kdoc8
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,662 ratings.