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RATINGS: 2146   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (16530) - 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)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16197) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 15, 2010
A: Deep amber color, hazy, thin off-white head. S: Tons of citrus, mostly orange. Nice piney, resinous finish. It’s got my mouth watering already. T: A burst of grapefruit and orange initially, followed by a caramel sweetness and a bit of alcohol on the finish. Bitter, but not overly so. M: Very smooth, great body, and perfect level of carbonation. D: Despite the high ABV and the slight alcohol bite, this one has such great flavors that you could drink it all day.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15806) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15585) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (15525) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
Tap @ MikkellerBar. Slightly hazy golden with small white head. Flavour is malt, hops, bitter, citrus, pine, fruit, peach and grape.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Bottle thanks to Matt! Pours clear amber with white head. Nose and taste of extreme citrus, with light pine, dry hops and coriander spices on a strong caramel malt foundation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mcberko (14690) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 15, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2011 22 oz. bottle, split with Matts_Property, pours a beautiful opaque dark orange with a small white head. Aroma screams tropical fruits, with peaches, mango, mandarin oranges, truckloads of citrus and resinous hops, and rich caramel malts to balance. Flavour is omnipotent, with rich tropical fruits as aforementioned, loads of citrus and resinous hops, balanced by sufficient caramel malts, finishing tropical fruity and citrus hoppy. Magnificently well-done IIPA. Deserving of its reputation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (14294) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ RBBSG II. One of my big time wants thanks to tderoeck. Huge thanks Tim! Clear orange color, small to medium sized white to off - white head. Smell malts, oranges, lightly grapefruit and hops. Taste malts, hops, moderately grapefruit, medium to heavy bitter. Long lingering bitterness in the finish with a touch of fruityness. Medium to full body and carbonation. Well, it’s a very nice beer, but (maybe because of huge expectations) it’s not the gigantic 4+ I had hoped it would be. Still, I would drink this everyday if I had the chance.

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