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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

4,584 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,584
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,696
Gots: 467 | 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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kundabuffer

Indiana

4.45/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

This review has been edited after I've tried this a second time...


S--Creamy orange and lychee fruit. I must say that I've never seen lychee fruit used in describing any beer. Perhaps I'm the first? At any rate, I feel rather pretentious for even mentioning such a flavor....

T--Somewhat thick, very hoppy but the hop flavor is interestingly balanced with fruit.

M--Extremely smooth; excellent balance of thick and thin.

D--Price limits the drinkability....I now realize this is my third review and each time I've criticized the price of the beer. I'm really not some fanatic in this regard, but in these cases I feel it's a strong factor--I can think of one other beer in this style that I like just much, which costs a good deal less. Still, there is no real criticism I can give to this beer otherwise....

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2007 07:05:31 | More by kundabuffer
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,584 ratings.