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RATINGS: 2006   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2011 Bottle at Toms Glasgow tasting 2 ... Amber ... light fruit hop ... bright light fruit ... lot of hops ... light mellow grapefruit ... not as piney as many US IPAs ... quite juicy with a nice charcater.3.5

bottle at home ... golden amber ... big bubbly white head ... soft sweet juicy pine and lime soapy hop ... juicy fruity hop ... little cheesy ... little bismark like but not so alcoholic ... loads of madarin ... better than i remember.. 3.8

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2010
Tap. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich hops, caramel, elderflower and malt. Absolutely wonderful aroma.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13793) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2009
Bottle @ Odense smagning, august 2009. Pours hazy orange with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose is deep... Lots of exotic fruits. Pine and orange. Smooth and crisp and with a lovely malty balance. Caramel, pine and grapefruit. Lovely

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13559) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2007 Bottle Chris_o Shindig. Amber, thin white head. Great aroma of piney hops. Some tea flavour in the mouth. A lot better than I was expecting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2010 Bottle (MT) at ØLklubben (2006 edition). Clear golden - white head. High hoppy, peach, pepper, caramel, nice light sweetness, light soapy, light toasted. Fantastic........Re-Rate: Draught at MikkellerBAR. Clear amber - white head. Grassy, piney, Nice hoppy, sweetness, caramel, cactus, light bitterness, lovely fresh.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2008
Bottle, 22oz. (RBNAG 07) Pours an orange-golden, almost clear pour with an off-white to beige head. It sure has a hop-dominated aroma, fruity, tropical fruits and citrus, pine and resin, with a heavy maltyness in the supporting role. Nice flavor too, fruity, piney, malty, quite sweet and sure bitter. Fruity, piney, bitter finish as well. Full body. Loved this IIPA, beautiful mix of hops and malt. (071103)

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12535) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled 650ml
Golden amber color, not much head. Very strong aroma of blackcurrant leaves. Medium to full bodied. Aggressive sweet honeyish hoppyness, some blackcurrant also in the flavor. Unbalanced, not my cup of tea.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2003
Bright copper amber; large hop aroma - mint, grapefruit. Chewy and bitter palate - toffeeish malts and citrusy hops, sugar tarts, leaves. Chewy hops resonate in the lingering finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2007 (Bottle) Pour an orangish amber color with medium-sized white head. Great aroma! Had a smooth hoppy flavor that was absolutely delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
argo0 (11440) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
(draft): Cloudy golden with small white head. Aroma is grapefruit nirvana, with pine around the edges. Taste is intense grapefruit, medium sweet, really yummy. Medium body.


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