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RATINGS: 2073   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahshuwuh (476) - USA - JAN 11, 2013
Hazy orange pour with a slight bit of white head. Nice citrus smells, mango, orange, tangerine. A spicy carbonated hop bite that gives way to citrus and a salty bitter that intensifies. Intense but not that complex. Wasn't crazy about it. Preferred the zombie dust. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (4852) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2015
Very nice stuff. Huge citrus head and a great malty backbone. Bittersweet finish with some booze. Pours clear orange with ok head and lacing. Some resin and a hint of mint. Bottle.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
McCarty23 (51) - Vista, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
A lot of sweet carmel malts up front to match the nose. Then the hops remind you it’s a west coast brew times ten. Surprising amount of citrus. More sweet than sour, like pineapple and mango. The sweetness from the fruit is almost candy like. Still some classic pine flavor too. Solid bitter aftertaste. Big everywhere!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Madsen1635 (378) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Clear dark amber pour with dense lasting offwhite head. Aroma is sweet with lots of mango and peach. Notes of citrus as well. Taste is very well balanced. There is just enough sweetness and body from the malt to take on the hoppy bitterness but still keeping the freshness to it. You can still appreciate all the complex notes long after you have finished your sip. Quite low carbonation. Beautiful

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (2713) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
22 oz bottle poured into a tulip. Bottled 10/31/2014. Slightly hazy orange with almost three fingers of off-white head. Aromas of citrus, floral, booze, caramel. Tastes of grapefruit citrus, a bit of booze, caramel, pine, resin. Medium body with a semi-dry finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
aasen (1) - NORWAY - MAR 23, 2015 does not count
Smakt på CBC 2014, dette var et klart høydepunkt. Servert på fat av Nick Floyd selv. Beskrevet, i all ydmykhet, som noe av det beste en kunne smake på i verden.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gandalf39 (109) - - MAR 20, 2015
Une parfaite impérial ipa, un arôme de malt caramel et de miel, une amertume résineuse et une explosion de houblon!... un délice!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
whitehotg8 (75) - Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bomber to ipa glass. Brilliant orange hue with an off-white head that sticks. Aromatics are pungent and fresh with fruits like easy mango, pineapple, granny smith apple with some malty sugar and resinous bite. The taste is complex; citrus fruits abound with the hops coming in waves against the malty spine of this beer. I’m really impressed with this one. You have to get your hands on this ipa if you’re any type of ipa fan. Cheers to 3floyds!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (720) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep golden to orange color with a nice off white head. Aroma is incredible, with big tropical fleshy fruit hops. Flavor brings out much of the same, but has a pretty strong bitterness to it as well. Long lingering tropical hop wallop in the finish. An extraordinary double IPA!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (833) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Wow what a brew. Mine was a little older then I would have liked at about 3 months. Wonderful copper orange in color with a nice white head. Good smelling and great tasting brew. Enjoy!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
varanid99 (629) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Clearing the backlog - might as well follow up the Westvleteren 12 rating with a beer I liked even better. On tap at Mikkeller & Friends, Dec 2014. Orange/gold pour with a decent off-white head. Malty, orange, caramel, mango, grapefruit - whole fruit basket aroma. Taste is similar, caramel and all those fruits, bittterness comes through later. With the ridiculous amount and quality of beer they had on tap this was the one I came back to, just fantastic, as close to perfect as I’ve ever had


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