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Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Drake's Drakonic Imperial StoutDrake's Drakonic Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

380 Ratings
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Ratings: 380
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 40
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout - 8.75% ABV, 40 IBUS
A big, malty beast of a beer that exemplifies the way we roll here at Drake's. Two-row malt is blended with Chocolate malt, roasted barley, and dark Crystal malts to make up the grist. Only one hop addition, Columbus, is added for bittering, allowing the abundance of malt in this beer to shine through. Enjoy the dense brownish head, the silky maltiness, and flavors of licorice, coffee and chocolate, rounded out with a slightly dry finish. here's to those who don't fear the mighty!

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-20-2003)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A thin head on a pitch black colored body.
The aroma is boozy and burnt wood. Smells like darkness.
The taste is roasted and burnt malt with a good dry"ness" to it. The finish has a tingling of alcohol.
The texture is soft, but thick with low to moderate carbonation.
It's a fine enough imperial stout with a good profile.

Serving type: bottle

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650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours nearly black. Small off white head. Just a few surface wisps.

Smell - Caramel malt, some roast, not much though. Hops and grain are pretty prevalent.

Taste - Really caramely. The grain and bitterness come through more than the dark malts. Background gives more of that roast. Not a ton though.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. High carbonation. Might be a little too thin.

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Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout from Drake's Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 380 ratings.