Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An Imperial India Pale Ale with an intense citrus hop aroma, a huge malt body and a crisp finish.

100 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#242
Reviews:
1,735
Ratings:
6,086
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
4.17
 
 
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1,995
Gots:
960
Trade:
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4.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.42/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a very nice light amber color with a generous head and lacing
A-Aroma has abundant hoppy hints
T-The taste follows the nose with a resonating hoppy flavor
M-A medium bodied excellently carbonated beer with a very nice bitterness
O-A very well balanced beer with a very strong kick

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4.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.83/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From tasting notes 10/14/17
Had on-tap at 3 Floyds Brewing in Munster, IN

Appearance - Served in a 10oz nonic glass, slight haze and golden orange in  color with a white, solid layer of suds across the surface that thickens around the edges. Lacing coats the glass in massive amounts of broken sheeting.

Smell - Strong citrusy aroma that hits on both grapefruit and orange notes. Faint breadiness. 4

Taste - Follows the nose. Orange upfront with a light grapefruit bitterness. Hints of toasted bread and, once it warms, emerging caramel. Light, lingering grapefruit pith notes.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with light carbonation. Slick, easy drinker with a slightly watery finish.

Overall - An easy drinking DIPA that sacrifices full flavor in favor of drinkability. I much prefer a more complete flavor experience, but to each their own.

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5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
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4.16/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark honey color. Nose reminds me of a barley wine, malty and bitter hop notes. Taste is bitter, citrus, stong malt notes. Mouthfeel is medium, foamy. Tasty beer, thanks @ovaltine!

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4.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.21/5  rDev -4.3%
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4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 6,086 ratings