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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

4,896 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,896
Reviews: 1,646
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,742
Gots: 554 | FT: 27
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.

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Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,896 ratings.