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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

4,659 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,659
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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lorenwhite7

Virginia

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-20-2014 16:05:08 | More by lorenwhite7
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dlino11


4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-20-2014 11:48:16 | More by dlino11
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-20-2014 05:33:14 | More by tkdchampxi
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leantom

Indiana

5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

WOOOO! Just had this right after Alpha King. I was skeptical that this would beat it but I was wrong! This is a DIPA to end all DIPA's!

A: Golden in color and very clear. Beer pours a huge head and A TON of lacing lingers on the glass after the head withdraws. Couldn't have been better.

S: Perfect. Absolutely perfect. Smell lots of lemon, orange, grapefruit, apricot and mango (emphasis on the last two). It's practically a hop feast. However, there's a subtle amount of malt in the mix - mostly caramel and amber. I can't wait to imbibe on this.

T: You can't get better than this. This blows all the other DIPA's I've had out of the water. Simply superb balance between malt and hops. Can taste lots of sweet caramel and honey in the malt. These quickly give way to the hops which taste of grapefruit, mango, orange peel and lemon. I couldn't dream of a better beer.

M: Very thick and creamy. The carbonation balances out the thickness, however.

O: Perfect DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 03:09:14 | More by leantom
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iwillechu

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-19-2014 23:16:30 | More by iwillechu
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jmwildwest

Florida

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-19-2014 21:23:22 | More by jmwildwest
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Unparagoned

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-19-2014 14:08:30 | More by Unparagoned
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Ssippisam

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-19-2014 12:56:42 | More by Ssippisam
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DoctorEvil65

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-19-2014 04:25:09 | More by DoctorEvil65
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Wayne17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

07-19-2014 04:12:42 | More by Wayne17
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Wrigleyf

Georgia

5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-19-2014 02:02:11 | More by Wrigleyf
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esktime

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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cjohns73

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

07-19-2014 00:26:58 | More by cjohns73
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JohnnyChicago

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-18-2014 22:25:34 | More by JohnnyChicago
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Eman17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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ojgio

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-18-2014 15:57:41 | More by ojgio
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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hambone

California

3.5/5  rDev -20.8%

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AnthonyD12

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.5%

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TheRedOx

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-17-2014 23:26:52 | More by TheRedOx
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TheKmac

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.5%

07-17-2014 19:35:01 | More by TheKmac
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SCanthony

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-17-2014 19:05:32 | More by texaswhiplash
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Gaddabble

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

07-17-2014 18:18:48 | More by Gaddabble
Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,659 ratings.