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RATINGS: 2158   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.23/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - MAY 9, 2010
Mikkeller bar. Tap. Clear golden colour with okay head, Nice hoppy aroma. Flavour is bitter hops and sweet licorice.


4
WingmanWillis (328) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2017
Bottle shared at Hackney heights. Thanks to Leighton for collecting this whale. Pours gazed orange gold with a thin white head. Aroma is mandarin orange, caramel, toffee, pith. Taste is a proper old stool IPA. Taste is orange, caramel, candied peel and grain. Nice stuff

4.3
commonshawn (1259) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2017
Tap at brewery in Munster during glbtq. Dark gold with small white head. Smells of pine and resin. Taste is rich, full of bitterness, tropical fruit elements. Powerful finish. Excellent.

4.3
rosskyle (721) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2017
Served on tap at three floyds. Slight haze golden color with a white head. Tropical fruit hops aroma. Very smooth for an imperial. Mango bitter citrus malt. Nice balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
sjohnny (635) - - JUN 10, 2017
Mango. Citrus. Pine. Orange Amber with a thick foamy white head. Slow fade. Thick lacing. Chunks of foam floating on the surface. Big fruit. A hint of candy sweet. Thick chewy mouthfeel. Resin. Bitter finish with the faintest hint of booze. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
BeerdedDave (1707) - Beckley, USA - MAY 16, 2017
amber color; citrusy hop aroma; intensely hoppy, but still quite drinkable; bitter, citrusy hop flavor; fairly well balanced and smooth for such a hop monster

4.2
jc1762 (1435) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 3, 2017
Bottle into a wineglass showing moderately filtered caramel brown with a finger of quickly dissipating clean white foam. The nose shows moderately intense notes of mango, peach, and light tropical fruit (pineapple, kiwi) on a strong caramel malt backbone. Exactly as the description. The palate is light to medium bodied and well carbonated Moderately intense flavors of mango, peach, and pineapple with hints of kiwi with a strong yet restrained bitterness followed by another resurgence of fresh fruit on the palate. Alcoholic and hoppy zest all around the palate but still very drinkable.

4.1
k0mpsa (2965) - Tuusula, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2017
Tap at cbc16. Golden color and white head. Aroma has tropical fruits, some caramel and malty sweetness in it. Tropical fruits like mango and pineapple, some malty sweetness. Nicely bitter fruity end.

4.2
Welley_Alves (261) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2017
Pra encerrar a noite. 3Floyds Dreadnaught IPA. Ótima west coast, lembra muito centennial na lupulagem. Ótima! 4/5 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.9
Troupis (251) - - MAR 4, 2017
Floral heavy headed hops. Has hints of a triple IPA in its finish. Reminds me of Hop Stoopid with a bigger price tag but also a freshness that sets it apart. Super complex palate which can be hard at 100 IBU but totally pulled off. This is as good as hoppy bears get. Reminds me of Pliney but with less citrus and more mango/tobacco hints. Bottle from Lous on Hobson outside Naperville. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
papat444 (136) - Carignan, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2017
Appearance: Deep orange body. Hazy looking with a 1 finger head (more foam/lacing when i pour in my wife’s glass) and very active carbonation. Smell: Citrus fruit, more specifically fresh & ripe mango. Good piney hop smell but not overpowering the other aromas. Very good. Taste: I’m hit with the fresh mango again and i literally get a mental image of eating a mango. A slightly sweet fruit taste with some peach fuzz as well. Some discreet pine and my wife says it has a peppery feel to it. The taste definitely more than backs up the smell. Mouthfeel: Good balance between malt and hops but tends more to the malty side. Almost no bitter hops which disappointed me a little but nonetheless i can’t argue that this is a greatly constructed brew. Very smooth and feels a little juicy. Bitterness opens up a little as it warms.


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