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Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
6,049 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 Samichlaus82
4.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a sunset golden orange color with a nice finger-length off white head. Head dissipates fairly slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Just smells amazing. Tons of resinous mango, pineapple, peach. Also tropical fruits like papaya or something like that. Very sweet smell from the carmel malt I imagine. Taste begins with an abrasive bitterness. Then fades nicely into a mouthful of tropical and citrus fruits. Finishes with a fruity, bready, sweet malt. All the while that bitterness is lingering around. The sweet, bitter fruit finish sticks around. Nice creamy mouthfeel and is full bodied. Such a smooth tasting beer.

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Photo of facundoCNB
4.15/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a clean light golden/orange pour wih 2 fingers of foamy white head.. Excellent lacing and great retention.
piney, grass, caramel, honey, grapefruit. Very hoppy on the nose, just the way I like it.
a nice bitter spicyness up front, subtle sweetness follows from the malts, and a slight citrus grapefruit finish.
a lighter medium body for a dipa. Nicely carbonated with a nice warmth from the abv. Creamy on the lips.
another great imperial ipa from 3F. It's a seriously hard decision choosing which one is the best from the 3 (apocalypse cow, arctic panzer wolf, and this).. Each one has their own characteristic that makes it a fantastic beer.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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

A- Wonderful look of a clear/slight haze with a big head that is foamy light white.

S- Fresh hops and citrus. Just an awesome well balance of hops from flame out and dry hopping.

T- Wonderful, taste of grapefruit maybe. More importantly the hops are a big and giving the big boom of bitterness that blooms into even more hop flavor. I haven't like a Imperial IPA hop flavor like this since Hopslam.

M- FFF has a great way of making beers that are so thick that it actually changes how the carbonation works in the beer. This beer is another great example of this. It's so thick, that it seems a little under carbonated until the end of the sip when the carbonation comes in huge.

O- Solid solid solid beer. It has to be one of the best Imperial IPAs I have had the pleasure of drinking. I'm not saying it's the best, but it has to be up there.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 6,049 ratings
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