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RATINGS: 2086   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (344) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle shared with koleminer20. Aroma is malty, sweet fruit, hops, nice. Appearance is a beautiful amber/orange, off-white head. Taste is malty, caramel, then sweet hops, decently balanced between the two. Mouthfeel is nice, soft carbonation, sticky. Overall, this is pretty lovely.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doctordd8 (16) - Louisburg, Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2015
The standard by which DIPA should be made. Perfect balance of alcohol/hops and malt. Grapefruit/citrus taste with just enough malt behind it for flavor.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2015
@ Tap Mikkeller Viktoriagade. Fantastisk arom, fruktig och humlig. Aromen hintar om sötma i smaken. Smaken är väl balanserad mellan sötman och beskan. Eftersmaken hänger kvar länge med beska.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
neongolden (746) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
(On tap @ Mikkeller Bar Stockholm, Dec 28 2014) Pours a hazy deep brownish-tinged medium gold with a dense head of lacy white froth. Aroma bold and fruity but complex, with florals, citrus peel blend recalls more than the standard offering, a bit of tropical mango, some resinous notes, and something like berries, vaugely dank funky Three Floyds character. A little caramel malt sweetness. On the palate, again quite hoppy and complex with lots of citrus resin, zest and pith - seemed like lime amongst the orange and grapefruit, maybe other things too. Strawberry and kiwi. Caramel is moderate and really just supports the hops. Moderately high bitterness builds from the middle on but doesn’t obscure the fruit either. Long hoppy finish with basically no alcohol. Medium, slightly chewy body with medium carbonation. Phenomenal DIPA really, nice fruity hop character with lots going on, resin, balanced sweetness and bitterness, avoids being a booze bomb. I could drink this all the time (though not at Swedish prices!).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxodom (44) - - JAN 9, 2015
bottle at home. good citrus notes, appearance is golden delicious. The palate was just okay, i think this may have sat in the store too long. ill need to try this again as I dont think I had it as fresh as it needed to be to justify the ranking. Overall a good beer though

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lutz2jm (181) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Great nose. On the citrus end of the ipa scale very delicious and hoppy. Hope heads will love this beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (1348) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
ivorywhite dense head leaves some lacing. orangeblonde colour. aroma loads passionfruit, mango, tutti frutti chewing gum, yeasty and boozy. taste like aroma, caramel with a long bitter and resinous finish. medium body and carbonation. real tasty dipa, one of the better ones i’ve had so far. abv and ibu’s well hidden. bottle 65cl

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2653) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle at home, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small stable off white head. NOSE: pine, hoppy, florar. TASTE: pine, hoppy, florar, fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berard (448) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky orange with a thin white head that lingers. Typical hop aroma over light carbonation. No obnoxious 1 trick pony hop flavor but not particularly complex either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopRedHead (397) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours golden orange with a creamy white head. Jesus titty fucking christ. Smells like mango, grapefruit, pineapple, citrus, big dirty caramel malts. Taste is similar - plenty of sticky punchbowl fruits, mango and grapefruit dominating, then finished with chewy, spicy caramel. The mouthfeel is insane, drinks stupidly well for the booze. Fuck it, I’m done.


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