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Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA

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100
100
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 2109   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A hophead’s dream beer. This Imperial India Pale Ale has an opening salvo of mango, peach and citrus hop aromas that sit atop a pronounced caramel malt backbone. Although Dreadnaught is a strong and intensely hoppy ale, its complex flavors is both smooth and memorable. 9.5% ABV, 100 IBUs.


4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
barbarino2000 (87) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2016
This beer was near perfect in every way. Didn't expect it. Three Floyd's is sometimes overhyped. But put this tasty Dreadnaught in with Zombie Dust and Dark Lord as living up to their reputation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (825) - New York, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle poured into a snifter..copper with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,bread,resin,grapefruit..tastes of caramel,biscuits,resin,grapefruit..medium bodied.. Just ok.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dorkenstein (255) - - NOV 5, 2015
Nice aromas of sweet malts, limes, and oranges/tangerines. Taste is pine cone, sweet malts, oranges and tangerines.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (3301) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Bit opaque copper, of-white lasting, lacing foam head. Nice hoppy aroma, some floral notes. Great bitter taste, grass and leather tones, quite good. (Munster 201510)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mambossa (213) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Bomber from E. Grand Whole Foods in Chicago. Pour to snifter, hazed orange pour. Syrupy, ripe tropical nose with pine and alcohol sharpness, lots of honey, rind and zest all over. Flavor displays the same; nice bitter linger, fairly sticky body, tons of gooey ripe fruit tapered by an assertive and lingering pine and bitter flowers. Faint bubblegum on the finish as well. A pretty standard but very well-made, well-balanced imperial. A lot of familiar imperial flavors showcased, but none are overbearing. Bottle may be a month or two old (date is obscured, looks like from August), would like to have it a bit fresher. Still, much better than most.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
emusche (125) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Pours copper, awesome sticky white head. Aroma is big citrus, tangerine, caramel malt, and hops. Taste is the same: candy, bubble gum, pineapple, malts and piney hops. It's an awesome IPA. Three Floyd's doesn't disappoint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewHaMeister (367) - - SEP 19, 2015
Bomber poured hazy amber with nice head and lacing. Huge citrus hop aroma with a nice malt balance. Medium bitter flavor. Tasty Imp. IPA!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beermastersasho (22) - - SEP 8, 2015
Big Aroma, Aftertaste Full. This is just an art of IPA, one of the best IMP IPA.What more can I say. Words not enough just try it!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ahuth (134) - - AUG 26, 2015
Bottled nice golden cooper. Nice thick head. Has a awesome fruit hops. Have a bitter piney after taste. A caramel malt starts to pop out after a couple drinks. Three floyds hasn’t failed yet. Great Imperial

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aggiebob (517) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Orange gold in color. A big frothy white head. Citrus aroma with grapefruit, peaches and a carmel malt background flavor. A bit boozy, but still very good.


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