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Drake's IPA - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Drake's IPADrake's IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

406 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 23
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Drake's flagship beer! A "West Coast" interpretation of an India Pale Ale. Copper-colored from additions of light Crystal malt, and body-building Caramalt, carry the malt weight of this hop bomb. The hoppy aromas of pine and grapefruit are delivered from the abundant Columbus and Cascade hops."

(Beer added by: drewbage on 06-09-2003)
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Pours a very clear light golden orange with a finger and a half of foam. Retention didn't last too long, down to a half finger 30 seconds later, high carbonation stemming from all over the place, okay lacing

Smells pretty hoppy off the top. Earthy and floral citrus; grapefruit and mandarin with hints of lemon, finishes with a nice aroma of pine. Sweet bready malts finish with a touch of a little alcohol on the end

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Drake's IPA from Drake's Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.