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Drake Tail India Pale Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

200 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Westsidethreat on 11-08-2006)
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A: Pours an ever so slight hazy copper with a nice creamy dense white head. Good lacing, good retention.

S: Predominant grapefruit and citrus aroma with a citrusy orange malt note coming through. slight bit of candied ginger.

T: Grapefruit, pine and citrus in the forefront with a mild earthy hop underbelly. A mild orange malt sweetness fills in the background and fades fairly quickly. Nice lingering bitterness of grapefruit and an ever so slight green apple with a bit of bread crust late in a dry finish. I suspect being a pale beer, the Orange notes are coming from a hops addition.

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Drake Tail India Pale Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.