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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

403 Ratings
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Ratings: 403
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 23
Gots: 12 | 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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BenHesk12

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3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 02:51:53 | More by BenHesk12
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-12-2013 02:34:53 | More by onepersonriot
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Illinois

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wakeuptothesun

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

11-29-2013 03:36:52 | More by wakeuptothesun
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-23-2013 06:07:48 | More by Maillard
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-medium amber color with a decent off-white dad and some lacing

S-bready malt, hint of sweetness, citrus, pine, earthy

T-grapefruit, malt, light caramel, pine, earthy, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-decent IPA, definite west coast style

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2013 20:38:58 | More by MDDMD
Drake's IPA from Drake's Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 403 ratings.