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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

416 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.28%
Wants: 23
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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California

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02-13-2014 03:10:03 | More by WebMan
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Minnesota

3.81/5  rDev -2.1%

A- pours a light copper color with an off white head thin lacing is present and a fresh cap thru-out
S- more malt then hops faint crisp pine and some citrus aromas a little cracker meal smell
T- light but nice hops first of pine followed by some grapefruit and melon again malts fight thru and win the battle here
M-smooth and mellow on the hops but they are there medium carbonation
O- tasty IPA which leans more on the malty than hoppy side still i liked this one

02-08-2014 18:51:41 | More by gatornation
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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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California

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California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

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Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -35.7%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.94/5  rDev +1.3%

Drake's IPA from a botle.

Initial bold malty molasses paired with a nice nutty citrusy IPA comfort. Dark amber, not overly bitter or hoppy and is easy to drink at 7% alcohol. Soft carbonation with a thick mouthfeel and plenty of frothy foam. Pine flavor comes in nicely throughout to create a medium-complex and highly drinkable IPA that will make you stop and think. This beer stands out among west coast IPA's as less insanely hoppy and more of a well rounded and thoughtful ale.

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California

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California

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California

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New York

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California

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California

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Drake's IPA from Drake's Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.