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

Bomber in a Tulip

A- Orange with a one finger white head. the classic DIPA
S- Its not quite the Hoppy explosion that I got from the Arctic Panzer Wolf but its a much more balanced smell. Sweet malts, some grassyness, some citrus, strange banana and coconut notes.
T- Lots of hop bitterness but its a balanced DIPA, Bitter hops up front an a smooth malty finish. Feels like a variety of hops, astringency, citrusy and piney.
M- Leaves your mouth feeling fairly moist, follows up with a lot of hop bitterness. Goes down easy and has a good texture from the carbonation.
O- Been looking forward to this one for a while, glad I finally got it. Its the almost perfect DIPA that hits high notes all across the board.

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22 oz. bottle, purchased locally when they received a new shipment. Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Dense, cloudy yellow/gold; dense, fluffy, off-white 1"+ foam that settles exceptionally slowly and eventually leaves an almost solid, thin sheet of sticky lacing.

S: Sweet, rose-like floral; citrus, vanilla, banana; faint herbs; concentrated caramel; alcohol.

T: Sweet, citric fruit, esp. grapefruit; tropical mango; caramel/toffee; very slow growing bitterness that remains at a low level; alcohol heat.

M: Creamy and rich, even a tad syrupy; low carbonation, medium-to-full body; neutral finish.

O: A big, balanced brew that is extremely complex; each taste brings new elements to mind; deceptively drinkable at 9.5% ABV.

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