Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

6,016 Ratings
Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA

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

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

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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Huge thanks to boilermakerryan for sending this my way!

A - Pouts a golden orange (slightly amber) - fairly clear with a full finger+ of caramel colored head, very dense, smooth looking foam. Lacing is fantastic.

S - Sweet juicy fruits and citrus (mango, apricot, pineapple, peach, lemon) with a somewhat surprisingly sweet caramel malt backbone.

T - So much going on. Consuming at what I estimate to be ~50-55 degrees. Initially tons of juicy tropical fruity flavors (mango, peach) mix with a fairly intense, somewhat astringent bitterness. Very quickly after the citrusy (lemon/pineapple) and slightly spicy flavors kick in. Then the sweet juicy fruits seem to come back a bit and mix with the citrus. A hefty sweet, fairly sugary malty backbone compliment the flavor from beginning to end. The more I drink the more the flavors mix together more at once - which I'm really enjoying.

M - Medium bodied+, appropriately carbonated, somewhat of a sipper, although still quite refreshing.

O - Many strong flavors combine but find a way to balance themselves out extremely well. One every DIPA lover should try for sure.

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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.39 out of 5 based on 6,016 ratings.
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