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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

4,693 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,693
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1,703
Gots: 490 | 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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AbeFroman

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-10-2012 07:35:15 | More by AbeFroman
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lbriones5


4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-09-2012 21:46:58 | More by lbriones5
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Hopato

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

05-09-2012 18:20:05 | More by Hopato
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RyGuy520

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.5%

05-09-2012 01:12:23 | More by RyGuy520
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MeneerBeerSnob

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -9.5%

05-09-2012 00:11:59 | More by MeneerBeerSnob
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spark3148857

California

4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into Founders snifter:

Ap: Hazy orange with one finger white head.

Ar: Pungent tropical fruits, dominated by grapefruit. Some floral notes in the nose.

Ts: Some biscuity malts give this a backbone, but the focus here is on the massive hop bitterness on the front of the palate. Some sweetness from the the tropical fruity hops.

Mo: Very drinkable for a massive DIPA. Pretty smooth and expected heaviness for the style.

Ov: Truly a great double IPA and one of the best I've had. I could return to this over and over again, too bad I'll be limited to when I can drive nine hours to the brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 22:41:53 | More by spark3148857
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Shilt

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

05-06-2012 16:47:30 | More by Shilt
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.5%

05-06-2012 16:05:02 | More by smartassboiler
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JimGlonke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

05-06-2012 07:50:30 | More by JimGlonke
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snaotheus

Washington

4.13/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottled poured into a pint glass

Pours clear golden with a pretty creamy head. Smell is pretty and crisp, piney and floral.

Taste is less hoppy than I had expected from the smell, but it's good. Lots of surprising sweetness.

Mouthfeel is dry and light. Overall, nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 02:50:42 | More by snaotheus
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jrarthur

Virginia

4/5  rDev -9.5%

05-05-2012 16:41:21 | More by jrarthur
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matthageman

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

05-05-2012 14:06:07 | More by matthageman
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originsbrewery

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2012 00:22:21 | More by originsbrewery
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csbinva

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

05-04-2012 23:19:16 | More by csbinva
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

05-04-2012 21:41:12 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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scubahood

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

05-04-2012 17:55:36 | More by scubahood
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HopsintheSack

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

05-04-2012 04:33:45 | More by HopsintheSack
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev -9.5%

05-03-2012 16:16:35 | More by John11486
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cradke

Texas

4.03/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Beautiful golden orange color.

Smell: Good bittery pine.

Taste: Unfortunately this has the irking it's a little past prime. Still some fantastic pine. It's not blowing my face off with hops but it's obvious it's well put together. A good amount of bitter thrown in there. The bitterness/sweetness ratio is fantastic.

Mouthfeel: Spot on for the style.

Overall: This beer is very well put together. I got it as an extra, and i have the irking it's a little past it's prime. Still, it is a fantastic IIPA but I'd love to try it fresh.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 18:24:58 | More by cradke
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dmadsen

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

05-01-2012 02:56:13 | More by dmadsen
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Jaldama

California

5/5  rDev +13.1%

04-30-2012 18:30:12 | More by Jaldama
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +13.1%

04-30-2012 16:22:38 | More by CEDAMA
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Canesfan22

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-30-2012 16:21:17 | More by Canesfan22
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gueuzegossage

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

04-30-2012 01:25:24 | More by gueuzegossage
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Yabev15

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

04-30-2012 00:52:18 | More by Yabev15
Dreadnaught IPA from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
98 out of 100 based on 4,693 ratings.