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RATINGS: 2130   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (633) - SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2016 Backlog from Copenhagen Beer Celebration, Blue pass 2016-05-13
Definately a huge difference when fresher! Still the same flavours as before but with a great piney and tropical touch to it. Nice!

7/31/2015, Rated: 3,7
Old... Probably not a righteous rating... A: Apricot, tropical fruit, raisins, dandelions T: Honey, almond, dried tropical fruits O: Quite sweet and not much carbo due to the cellar. Hint of the hops that once was there. Creamy mouthfeel. I imagine it’s very nice fresh, but it’s actually still nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Whatup14 (1410) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
Bouteille 650ml, gracieuseté de msjpearson, Thanks Mike! Couleur orangée translucide, mousse blanc cassé meringuée laissant une belle dentelle. Arôme de mangue, houblon résineux, malt légèrement grillé, pin. Goût de houblon résineux, malt grillé, mangue, bonne amertume, l’alcool est habillement camouflé. Carbonatation faible, corps moyen-dense, côté presque crémeux.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnicolaescu (1674) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 28, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2015 7 months old. Hazy amber, big creamy head. Tropical fruit in the nose, along with some caramel and vanilla(?). Not much piney resins. Some berries too. Fruity hops and big malts in a smooth velvety body. Pretty generic yet smooth and well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (999) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle to glass. Color is mostly orange with white head. Aroma is grapefruit, orange, citrus, sweetness. Taste is super bitter, hoppy, piney, citrus, yum. Drank this on the beach on a hot day, might have been a better choice, but this is still really good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biggsbowler (587) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle - Pours a cloudy yellow. Nose is oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, sweet. Taste is very bitter and malty, oranges, lemons, grapefruits, tangerines. A big IPA that I enjoy drinking.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ctipping (1007) - Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2015
650 mL bottle poured into a goblet. Hazy golden body with a nice, strangely tinted head to it. The head itself has a yellowish tinge. Beautiful lacing on the glass and wisps of foam atop the beer. Very hoppy. Lemony citrus that has almost a soapy character to it. The sweetness behind it combines to enhance this. That same soapy flavor extends into the taste, but the hops are still abundant. Lemon and grapefruit hops with a sweetness behind it. Very little bitterness in the finish. Perhaps it’s too sweet, though. Nearly perfect body to it. Nice carbonation and a clean finish. Just a hint of bitterness in the finish.It has a strong hop profile, but not quite the hop flavors I like in an IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madelfonatree (317) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2015 Original was on tap at Gallo’s Tap Room. Edit was from bomber dated October 5, 2015 enjoyed October 27, 2015 in a Hoof Hearted Teku. Look - Thin head but weak pour in bar. Light apple juice look with clear around the edges. Thin lacing. Unique. Edit - Head is darker. Very thick bubbles. Smell - Pineapple. Orange. Grapefruit. Other citrus. Earth. Resin. Barley. Taste - Bitter and malt complemented well by the citrus. Edit - Tea. Vanilla. Feel - Carbonation. Medium to heavy. Tongue does curl. Edit - Medium to heavy. Overall - I still want a bomber of it. Not what I was expecting. This borders on being a strong ale. Pick it up if you can. Edit - The bomber is nice. Closer to triple IPA but that is hard to distinguish with a strong ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (4537) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle. Very nice hoppy beer, lots of orange, citrusy, resiny. High bitterness. Not as high caramel as in some of their other ones.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7275) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle from Mikkeller web shop. Dark golden color with medium white head. Aroma of oranges, tangerines, zest, malt. Taste, Malt, oranges, tangerines, orange zest in taste. Long hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (2954) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle at Three Floyds tasting. Pours bit hazy golden color, white head. Aroma of caramel, orange, malty, citrusy, mango. Taste is sweet, medium bitter, caramel, malty, citrusy, orange, tangerines.


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