Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
6,086 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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Ratings: 6,086 |  Reviews: 1,735
Photo of HungarianCount
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of birchstick
4.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a darker pale yellow / golden yellow. Nose is full of fruity mangos and tropical notes with a bit of citrus. Taste starts off with sweet citrus with some caramel malt. These are quickly overtaken by a load of tropical citrus flavors. Finishes with a lingering tropical bitterness with a touch of caramel. Really nice DIPA here.

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Photo of JimmyPage
4.7/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is an IIPA

Poured a nice head with good retention

The smell was unbelievable. Tropical fruit, grapefruit, mango, tangerine

The hops are so well balanced in this brew throughtout the taste. They continue throught out the finish

Perfect body to allow the hops to shine

This is a must have.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Deivos
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of DevilsCups
4.03/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz, undated bottle. Unfortunate to not know how old she is, but here goes.

A - Deep amber, fairly clear pour. Supple pillowy white head. Very nice looking brew. Lacing is great.

S - Fruity hops dominate. Citrus, grapefruit and a big presence of green apple. Interesting fruit mix.

T - Big hops and bitterness. Green apple comes through as does the grapefruit and orange notes. Very nice sharp flavors. Can't really detect any malt.

M - Bitter and zesty. It's very well carbed. Not too thick or thin, right in the middle.

O - Great beer by 3F. Can't wait to grab some more....somehow...

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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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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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

Glowing copper-orange with little haze and small carbonation, white ring with no head, just lacey white bubbles.

Pineapple, mango. Sweet tropical fruits, not overpowering for a big DIPA like this.

Really sweet and smooth. Malts provide a rich and thick mouthfeel, with a resinous sweetness in the aftertaste. Very sweet, tropical DIPA. The hops are delicious but subdued in terms of bitterness.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of match1112
4.22/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: murky orange body with a half finger of off white head that settles into a thin ring.

s: orange rind, pine, spice and bread.

t: very hoppy. citrus and pine blend very well. bready malt body. a little spice on the dry finish.

m: medium body. oily feel, bitter finish.

o: not my favorite dipa, but very nice none the less.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of ONUMello
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a snifter
A: Hazy orange with a 1/2 finger head that slowly dissipates.
S: Citrus, a hint of pine, flowers, white bread and a bit of spice.
T: Nice balance; grapefruit and pine from the hops, spice, a bit sweet, and malt to finish.
M: A little smooth, a little creamy, a little carbonation, a little spicy kick- a little goes a long way. Very pleasant on the tongue.
O: I really enjoyed this- probably drank it a bit too quickly. Another great 3F brew.

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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.4 out of 5 with 6,086 ratings