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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

4,679 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,679
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,705
Gots: 487 | 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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unclejimbay

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tried this one on a rare beer night tasting with some BA friends during September 2010. Thanks troywhittaker for bring and sharing this rare find for us FL folks.

I need to take some more detailed notes on this one ate a future time, but here is a high level review for my future reference.

Appearance pours a copper orange color with a fluffy head and impressive lacing.
Aromas of the full hop spectrum. Citrus, grapefruit, pine, spice. Tastes as it smell with a solid hop bitterness and equal maltbackbone with solid caramel malt support.
Full bodied mouthfeel for an IPA, the malt support shows through in the full body.

Look fwd to trying this one again, enjoyable for sure, often described as very citrus hop profile, I look fwd to researching this again on a future fresh tasting.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2010 17:54:27 | More by unclejimbay
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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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