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Drake's Denogginizer - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

670 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 670
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 52
Gots: 81 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oggg on 02-28-2005)
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Ratings: 670 | Reviews: 206 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

davegray, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of Jabberwocky
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I swing by the brewery every now and then for a fresh fill to y growler. Pours a orange golden color with lots of small bubbles. The smell is yeasty but otherwise not very distinct. There's very little head, which given the high carbonation and viscosity, one would think otherwise. On first swig, the beer is thick/viscous. It has a heavy weighty mouthfeel yet it feels somewhat refreshing due the the carbonation and very crisp hops. Very strong orange and citrus notes open up sticks to the palette great. Slightly sweet when it hits the mouth but finishes dry.

Jabberwocky, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -23.3%

dertyd, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

rob99er, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.39/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a crystal clear dark gold/amber with a half finger of pure white head. The foam settles quickly, leaving only a thin ring of bubbles along the edges of the glass. Spotty lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is malt and pine. So much malt. I already have a sad for this beer.

T: Taste follows the nose. It's malty with a super astringent pine bite. It's pretty one dimensional.

M: Medium bodied beer. Sticky and sweet up front, huge pine bite and rubbing alcohol finish.

O: Not my style. I really hate IPAs that are malt heavy. Bummer man. Aroma Coma is so damn good, I had high hopes for this one. I was let down. Will not purchase again.

trxxpaxxs, Aug 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

johnny29er, Aug 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

JonathanC, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

wonothesane42, Aug 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

nygannon, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

sevenshubby, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

tubeman, Aug 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Butchnasty, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

KevT, Aug 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

sansho, Jul 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

banger7, Jul 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

bruindre, Jul 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

MrDave, Jul 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

doremite, Jul 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

mdillon86, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of ToriBug13
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drake Brewing Denogginizer

A- Light to medium amber color. Fluffy ivory foam, just a little lacing, not too tight. ½ thick head.

S- Sweet caramel, rich rich malt, piney hops, and light tropical fruit.

T- Way more hops than the nose let on. Earthy, piney hops. Very slight grapefruit in the background. Sadly the malt seems to get lost in the hops. Now I love a good strong hoppy beer, but I appreciate balance more. It’s a good IPA, but the missing malts and caramel that were in the nose make me wonder. As the beer warms I get slightly more malt, but it’s very much taken a backseat in this particular beer.

ToriBug13, Jul 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

OoReFLuXoO, Jul 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

PHBoiler, Jul 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

ssimpson89, Jul 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Liana, Jul 13, 2013
Drake's Denogginizer from Drake's Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 670 ratings.