Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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97
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6,017 Ratings
Dreadnaught IPADreadnaught IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,017
Reviews:
1,725
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
1,979
Gots:
947
For Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy gold with a thin, creamy white head. I really dig the hazy, unfiltered apearance of this beer.

S: A lot gentler than I would expect from an American DIPA. Aromas of pine, orange, lemon, grapefruit, and mango are immediately noticeable. I guess I was expecting something more resinous and abrasive.

T: Starts off bitter and citrusy with navel orange, kumquat, lemon, grapefruit, and mango notes in abundance. Pine, spruce, caramel, mint, and biscuit flavors kick in around mid-palate. The finish is long, bitter, and a bit resinous with pine, caramel, citrus, and biscuit notes in a relatively even balance.

M: Medium to full bodied with gentle, yet insistent carbonation. Starts off fairly dry, but gets a little stickier by the finish. Very juicy and weighty, but still drinkable, and with no alcohol burn whatsoever. Unlike many ales of this style, Dreadnaught's balance is particularly commendable. Very polished.

O: This is easily one of the best DIPAs I've tried. Dreadnaught displays a wonderful balance of malt and hop flavors-it's not just a one-dimensional hop bomb. A truly exceptional beer, this is one not to miss.

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Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.39 out of 5 based on 6,017 ratings.
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