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Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
6,043 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: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Hazy golden orange. Fluffy white head. Pillowy and sticks around for a long time. Leaves a nice lacing down the glass.

S - Fruity hops. Definitely citrus and tropical fruit. Not really much earthy or pine notes. A little sweetness from the malt.

T - Mostly citrus notes. Not really any alcohol to speak of. Some nice fruitiness here, along with a nice sweetness from the malts. Not really any booze to speak of.

M - Easy to drink at 9.5%. Moderate carbonation. Pretty smooth.

O - This is a good beer, but it's not really a great beer. There's nothing too special about it. FFF is overrated for me, and while ZD is awesome, this just doesn't really do anything special. For the price, it's not worth buying in my opinion. There are plenty of other beers that are at least twice as cheap I'd recommend more.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Poured into a tulip, apricot/deep golden color, solid white head which settles after a few minutes leaving tons of lacing behind that stick to the glass and create little floating islands.

S - First smell is amazing ripe mango and pineapple is unmistakable, very tropical and fruity (wonderful). Bringing nose closer to glass can smell some grain notes very subtle, mostly smell hop profile.

T - Carmel sweetness from the malt hits first followed by an enjoyable high carbonation which lifts the tropical hop aromas to the nose and provides a flavor sensation of sweetness and tropical hop flavors. A pleasant hop bitterness starts to coat the mouth, not aggressively, but in perfect balance with roasted malt flavors and ends with a gentle alcohol warming. Both sweetness and bitterness extend in unison until meet with another taste.

M - Medium body with a bit of slickness which is cut by the carbonation. Tends to coat mouth with a tiny bit of alcohol tingle.

O - Goddamn this beer is AWESOME, pungent tropical hop flavors with a solid complex malt profile. This beer is bad ass.

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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 6,043 ratings
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