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RATINGS: 2131   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wmubronco1992 (688) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy honey color. Small white head. Some lacing. Aroma of both pine and grapefruit. Good body, about what you’d expect from an imperial IPA. Nice combo of bitterness with just enough caramel sweetness to offset. Mildly sticky, but still very drinkable. Very good, but in my opinion not quite up to expectations based on what I saw others post. It is hop juice and I appreciate that, but while very good there wasn’t a huge wow factor for me. Maybe a fresh bottle/draft pour would change my mind. Still, even though my comments are muted in comparison to others it is clear that this is another very good brew from Three Floyds.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2360) - SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2016
Draft @ Mikkeller CBC 2014. Deep gold, white head. Off-dry, medium to full body, high bitterness, balanced CO2. Hoppy, resin, apricot, bergamot, orange peel, grapefruit, marmalade. Nice! (2014-05 backlog)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sdaniel90 (781) - Mexico City, MEXICO - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle, 65cl. Aged for over a year. Sparkling amber with a creamy offwhite head. Unbelievable aromas of fruity hops, caramel, resin, alcohol. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Extremely smooth and creamy. Medium sweet with medium bitterness. Deep fiery roasted character into an exquisite and complex alcohol finish. Absolutely delicious. Expected it to be more bitter though.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (502) - MEXICO - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle, 650ml. A clear amber beer with a small white head. Intense floral aroma with citrics, hops, pine and malt. Taste is bitter with a perfectly balanced hoppy character. Medium bodied, dry, astrigent and with some carbonation. Aftertaste of pine resin and malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (3092) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
Fat på CBC-16. En stor tung och söt DIPA med mycket honung, torkad frukt, söt nektar, karamell. Jag saknar en humlekick i hela smakregistret. Mer stong ale än DIPA och sötman blir väl stor. Men med det sagt ändå riktigt gott, massiv kropp fina söta fruktiga nyanser. Ändå en liten besvikelse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jokestereo (276) - SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2016
Pours golden with a one finger white head. Aroma; Citrus, floral, pineapple, pine, malt and grapefruit. Taste; Grapefruit, pineapple, citrus, pine, floral, pine and some malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1106) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2016
On tap at CBC 2016. Pale golden pour with a white head. Citrus, tropical fruit and honey, perfectly balanced. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (2395) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2016
Tap @CBC16. Cloudy amber, white head. Fruity, blood orange aroma and caramel aroma. Caramely, bitter citrus flavour. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
borre_m (1161) - NORWAY - MAY 16, 2016
Sample at cbc. Pours Clear golden. Aroma is hoppy, balanced. Taste is balanced, lots of hops and malts. Very Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (3086) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2016
Draught sample at CBC 2016, Blue session. Hazy, golden colour with an amber tint. Creamy, white head. Fruity aroma with caramel malts, hay, floral hops, citrus, spruce and sweet, exotic fruits. Taste is bitter. Medium to full body with an oily texture. Finishes long lasting dry and bitter with citrus fruits and floral hops. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Humlehode (542) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2016
Tap at CBC. Pours hazy golden with durable off white head. Very hoppy. Peach, grapefruit, pine. Nice malty caramel balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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