Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
6,034 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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Photo of drrone
4.56/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A great golden yellow color. Good amount of Carbonation. 2 fingers of off white head that left great lacing.

S - The hops come through loud and clear, with hints of grapefruit. I don't personally pick out too much mango. It has a good malt structure with a touch of caramel that sneaks through.

T - Great hop experience. I trickles over my taste buds with a piney, resinous hop river of goodness. A good amount of malt to balance it out.

M - Easy to drink with a medium body and a nice amount of carbonation.

O - Very good IIPA. It lives up to it reputation. It is nicely balanced. It reminds me a little of Ruination by Stone. I hope to have this again in the not too distant future, unfortunately I got it in a trade and it not readily available around where I live. Try if you have the chance!

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of hermit990
4.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

22 oz. bottle poured into a tulip. Bottled date: 07/03/2014. Review date: 07/18/2014.

Appearance: Pours a light orange/yellow. Mostly clear with a slight haze. Three fingers of off-white foamy head with great retention. Lots of carbonation bubbles rising in the glass.

Smell: Tropical fruit. Peach. Floral notes. Slight orange/citrus. Malty characters come through at the end. Bready and sweet.

Taste: Big hop bitterness at the front, fading into citrus notes. Sweeter fruit character underneath, peach, pineapple, tropical flavors which blend into the sweeter malt tastes. Finish lingers bitterly until cut by some pine and tropical fruit.

Mouthfeel: Lots of body to this. Very smooth as it flows through the mouth. Little alcohol presence.

Overall: In my mind, this is an excellent IIPA. A great example of the Midwestern take on the style, and one that has become a personal favorite of mine. Unfortunately it can be difficult to find and quite pricy (~$12 per bomber), but I would highly recommend giving it a try if you can pick up a bottle.

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.7/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Seanniek91
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a bomber into a Smutty pint.

Appearance- Clear orange/gold with quick one finger head that lasted shortly. Pretty standard IIPA.

Smell- Big piney/grassy hops. Some peach and white grape smells. Light maltyness.

Taste- Piney/herbaceous hops up front which leads to light fruity hops surrounded by a nice malt backbone.

Mouthfeel- Mild viscosity. Super smooth and crisp. Light detection of booze

Overall- Very nice double IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 6,034 ratings
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