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Drake's Denogginizer - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

656 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 656
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 52
Gots: 75 | 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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Photo of ficknish
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy dark amber brown.

S - Subtle hops. Moderate malt. Floral.

T - Alcohol. Spicy floral hops. Moderate toast malt. Tangy.

M - Heavy body. Lingering spicy bitterness.

O - Love its spiciness. Very strong. Heavy. Big California IIPA. Would drink again.

ficknish, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Popp24, Dec 09, 2011
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kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

xnicknj, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

futura123, Dec 04, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

brandoman63, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

lalaghetto, Nov 28, 2011
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3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Tulip

A - Cloudy, swampy, orangeish, one finger off white head and some decent lacing

S - sugar, citrus, flowers, terrior, wood, crisp hops, sweet malts, funny/sweetish yeast, fresh cut citrus trees, a light fruit and earthy

T - Tons of malt, funky yeast, a very pleasant booze, very nice fruity and floral hops, serious wood, earth, dry twigs and maybe some oak, kinda musty, candy sugar, lots of citrus, a slight toastiness and very nice fresh/crispness

M - medium body, medium acidity, well balanced, nice complexity and medium finsih

D - This ale drinks like a champ. If you like hops on any level, this is a great beer for you. Not to hoppy, just enough malt and very fresh and earthy. Give this one a try if you like a well balanced ipa

Final thought - $6 a pop and 10% abv that you can't taste? Noice!

whatthehull, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jenny7, Nov 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

jenray, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Tornado in SD (at least during SD Beer Week).

A- Thick and deep, dark copper gold color with a very thin lacing head, minimal carbonation.

S - Piney hops with some resiny citrus notes in the aroma, but not very strong. This is a good beer but the aroma falls quite short, unfortunately.

T - Spicy malty goodness dominates through the entire sip with mild to moderate boozy effervescence that's enjoyable. Leaves a grapefruit piney hoppiness that has a very slight floral (and ever so slight) presence.

M - Pretty thick for a DIPA, actually. Quite smooth, uber mild prickly on the tongue, and the lingering sensation is mostly alcohol, citrus, and very mild caramel malt.

O - This is a really great IPA!

jzeilinger, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Soooo juicy. Imperial. And caramel in appearance and at the start of the taste. Too alcoholic, but damn nice bitter and grass and pine. Smooth taste, almost like Ephraim in a way, just a little less juicy and a bit more simple. Not like Eagles winning though. They lost. That sucks. Maybe I need more denogginizer.

afksports, Nov 14, 2011
Drake's Denogginizer from Drake's Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 656 ratings.