Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
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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: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle poured into a standard pint glass. No bottling date, so keeping my fingers crossed on freshness.

A - Pours a clear light amber color with a great two finger pillowy head that lasts at one finger for the duration. Leaves a great tiered lacing down the glass.

S - Wow! Incredibly citrusy with grapefruit, tangerine and tropicals. The hops are very noticeable as well and I would classify them as floral and piney. Very tropical with a great hop balance. Smells like fresh fruit.

T - Starts off a bit sweet with a citrus and peach fruitiness. The floral hops come in a bit later and offer a nice drying finish. The aftertaste is a combination of all of this with an added tea-like herbal character. Perfectly balanced and highly complex.

M - Good medium feel with a light carbonation. This is probably the weakpoint of the beer, but by no means unpleasant. I could use a bit more carbonation, but it is smooth and creamy as is.

O - I was excited to see this at a store during a recent trip to South Bend, IN. No bottle dating always makes me a bit weary to pick up an IPA, but I pulled the trigger on this gem. It is incredibly balanced and tropical, with the perfect hop presence. Truly one of the best DIPAs I have had, and I wish I had grabbed more. The 9.50% alcohol is very well hidden and before I knew it, the whole bomber was gone. I highly recommend this beer and it is worth the gamble on freshness.

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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 96.3% out of 100 with 6,025 ratings
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