Dreadnaught IPA | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
97
world-class
6,022 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:
6,022
Reviews:
1,726
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
1,981
Gots:
947
For Trade:
27
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Ratings: 6,022 |  Reviews: 1,726
Photo of alcohline_trip
4.34/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DudeBeerYaBro
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrcraft
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CM_Drunk
4.85/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of pcshotsauce33
4.36/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BurghFan16
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kdouble
4.69/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A 22 oz bomber (no date) poured into a TH tulip.

Look- A deep orange color with nice thick head. The lacing was spread out down the glass.

Smell- Some citrus and grapefruit comes through but the malty alcohol comes through.

Taste- Very hop forward with a nice blend of the citrus fruits. The alcohol is well hidden making this super drinkable for a DIPA.

Mouthfeel- Lots of carbonation with a nice crisp finish.

Overall- A fantastic DIPA without the boozy flavor you expect from a brew at almost 10% ABV. A fantastic change from the NE IPAs I have been drinking. Definitely get this one if you have a chance.

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Photo of drahodo
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DabblinWiscCraft
4.29/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.66/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerbom
3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of agreenman19
4.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - pours a striking copper bronze. Reminds me of the last little bit of a summer evening sunset. Rich, boisterous head packed full of fluff and foam. White on top, tan on the bottom.

S - strong, penetrating aromas of candied peach and mango. Vanilla and resiny pine. Caramel malt.

T - pure hops. Earthy. Sticky pine and glowing flavors of orange candy and the gooey center of Milk Duds. Loads of malts and hops. Resonating bitterness clashes with the rich, frothy, sweet caramel candy.

F - like a candy milkshake. This is so decadent. There's definitely a syrupy booziness that is dense as can be. It's like it should be highly carbonated, but all those bubbles are densely packed together for what results in relatively low carbonation and a huge, thick, juicy body. Mmmm...

O - a classic that sets the standard for hopped up IPAs. Has the extreme malt character I love with an assault of oily, resiny hops. This is a big beer.

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Photo of Truck67
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisDolan74
4.05/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's ok.
Not overpowering, easy to drink

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Photo of Atodd21
4.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cparthemore
3.84/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eric_T_07
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Markyg21
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ead73
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AnotherImperial
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MisterBookman
4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.55/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into pint glass; nice carbonation with modest head. Hops, grapefruit and malts to nose. Great peppery, resinous piney taste with hint of orange and other fruits. Medium body, well balanced. Peppery hops linger nicely on the palate.

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Photo of MTKATL
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dreadnaught IPA from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.39 out of 5 based on 6,022 ratings.
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