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RATINGS: 754   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A massive IPA that will leave your palate it’s hapless victim. Scorched earth is our brewery policy. 100IBU 9%ABV


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 17, 2010
Bottle at Duncan’s Pub. Pours amber with an off white head. Aroma of citrusy hops and honey. Medium bodied with average carbonation, and a very slight syrupy texture. Pale malt and honey backbone, with piney and citrus hops in the forefront. There is definitely some distracting phenols approaching the finish, which is grassy, green, and peppery. This was supposedly a fresh bottle, but this tasted like a 6 month old DIPA. Not really all that great. Nothing close to a fresh Dreadnaught.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - NOV 13, 2010
This poured a bright dark yellow to orange with a fluffy wihte head. Aroma was lots and lots of piney hops with some citrus in there as well. Flavor was just loads of uber fresh hops, very piney, but had lots of fruit such as peach and pineapple too. A bit more of a tongue bruiser than Dreadnaught, and less balanced. Excelelnt stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 19/20
bhiner41 (180) - La Grange, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2011 Aroma- Smells like floral citrus appricot. Very light and slightly hopped. Appearance- Yellowish orange haze, somewhat cloudy, no particulate. Taste- Ligth and hoppy, hints of appricotts and plum. Some citrus notes. Palate- thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, light body, no alcohol burn. Overall- Excellent beer. Very drinkable, wish it was a regular in six packs. Second time around, still awesome! 06-24-11

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (4699) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2010
Had this on tap at the Heorot a few days ago and was very impressed! Hazy orange with short white head. Beautiful hoppy nose, just layers and layers of floral hops. Smooth but still extreme bitterness, surprisingly smooth, scrapes the palate to the bone. Hides its alcohol well but man, does it pack a punch. About as good as it gets for a superheavy IPA, will be interested to see if the bottles hold up.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgianBeerGal (3102) - Panama City, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2010
Traded 22oz bottle side-by-side with Yulesmith Summer. Pours a cloudy yellow-gold with a big foamy white head and stringy lacing. Busy aroma with spruce, fir plus a little pine oil and resin. Also some sweeter fruit in the aroma finish. Surprisingly light flavor. Most drinkable DIPA in recent memory. mostly citrus but also bitter with a short finish. Really no big hint of the 9ABV. This was my preferred of the 2 bottles.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2010
22 oz. bottle from West Lakeview Liquors. Pours a mostly clear golden color with a finger-thick white head and plenty of visible sediment. Aroma of fresh grassy and herbal hops, sweet caramel malts, floral notes, honey, toast, and some booze. The flavor follows suit pretty closely. Medium-bodied, with average carbonation and a phenolic mouthfeel. That great FFF hop character that shows up in things like Dreadnaught was present, but there was something off in the mouth here, a weird chemical booziness that held it back from being yet another outstanding beer from FFF.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
donttreadonme (91) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Enjoyed in the bottle in a pint glass. Didn’t blow me a way but then again I have no remaining palate for hops (fits with their scorched earth agenda for beer). Tasted quite nicely and need to try again.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
edwardbass (478) - Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2010
22oz bomber from Archer Liquors in Chicago. Pours a light amber orange. Big head. Spectacular hops aroma. Intense, but surprisingly easy drinking hops taste that really hits your tongue hard in the aftertaste. A real pleasure for a hop head. Three Floyds is my favorite brewery, and this one may have de-throned Dreadnaught as my favorite 3F beer. My beer friends described it to me as an "assault on your tongue". Not sure I’d really call it quite that - I think Moylan’s Double IPA is the closest one I’ve had to that description.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4531) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 7, 2010
22oz bottle pours a hazy orange with one ring of white head. Nice nose, hops, tropical fruits, sweet. Flavor is pineapple, sweet malts, tropical fruit candies, lemon rind. Full bodied, bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2010
golden with large white head. nose of citrus and herbal hops. moderate bitterness for style. firm bitterness before a healthy amount of herbal and citrus hops with an amazingly dry and alcohol free finish for a 9% abv. a perfectly fermented ale that has a great recipe to support. a paradigm of the style


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