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Drake's 1500 Pale Ale - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

363 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 22
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oggg on 08-02-2005)
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Photo of Fatehunter
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%

Pours a finger and a half of head on a hazy straw colored body.
The aroma is a burst of lemon, pine and grapefruit with a little pineapple.
The taste has great balance. Nice moderate grapefruit bitterness mixed with honey sweet, finishes with a dry bitter.
The texture is crisp and fizzy.
Tasty.

Fatehunter, Sunday at 09:49 PM
Photo of brongladest
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

A: deep gold, clear, with a lacy white head
S:. citrus, bit of bready malt
T:. medium bready maltiness, bit of citrus, medium bitter finish that lingers
MF: medium bodied, numbing carbonation
overall: An enjoyable dry hopped pale ale, probably has more complexity than i described but my nose is a bit stuffed.

brongladest, Saturday at 08:18 AM
Photo of intovert2438
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%

intovert2438, Friday at 01:32 AM
Photo of MissBaker
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

MissBaker, Thursday at 02:47 AM
Photo of Buddman223
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%

Buddman223, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of gmeline
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

gmeline, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of soccertony
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%

soccertony, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of mac31
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

On tap

A pale ale for hop heads. Truly West Coast. Tropical-pineapple, some citrus, slight floral. Woody, earthy, grassy and lots of pine. Soft danky bitterness makes this brew very drinkable. Dry pale malts, cracker like. Light bodied. Refreshing. Hops are on full display here. I love dry hopped ales. A great pale ale, IMO. Get it on tap if you can. I imagine some of the hop freshness and nuances are lost sitting in the bottle.

mac31, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of ccfuller
4.4/5  rDev +14%

ccfuller, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of Justdoit1234
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Justdoit1234, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of Rmbuns
3.52/5  rDev -8.8%

Rmbuns, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of RyanK252
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with a frothy off white head that laces nicely.

S: Citrus hops, a bit grassy, with a little bready malt.

T: Citrus hops, lime grapefruit and orange peel, a little grassy, some floral bitterness, nicely balanced with a malt sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Very drinkable pale ale. Not overwhelmingly bitter or sweet with a very agreeable hop profile.

RyanK252, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of ninjembro
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

ninjembro, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

JDelder, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Anomandaris, Sep 16, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +11.4%

Brandonry, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

aztraz, Sep 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

Lititzgirl, Sep 08, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +17.1%

GAMB1T, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

glf60, Aug 31, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

samtrillo, Aug 30, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

Brewtardius, Aug 30, 2014
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Drake's 1500 Pale Ale from Drake's Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.