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

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Drake's 1500 Pale AleDrake's 1500 Pale Ale

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very good

409 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 23
Gots: 58 | 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:
Beer added by: oggg on 08-02-2005

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Ratings: 409 | Reviews: 129
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3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear golden color with an impressive one finger foamy white head with really nice lace down the glass.

S: Bready malt smell with hints of caramel and a touch of piney and grassy hops. Very clean cut.

T: Sweet and bready malt flavors upfront with a light kiss of grassy hops resin on the finish. Some light pine and grain in there as well. Very straight forward and pretty well done.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of HattedClassic
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a fairly nice head that is bubbly. The head lasts quite a while and leaves some very thick lacing. The beer itself is a copper and clear. The beer has a nice bready smell in addition to a dry hopped smell. However, the hop smell dominates the bready smell. The main taste notes are hops with some bits of bready flavor in the aftertaste. The hops are fairly present and the hops from the dry hopping are fairly strmg. The hops have a grassy pine smell and the malts give a sweet and bready taste. The mouthfeel is fairly smooth and clean feel. The carbonation is fairly light. Overall, a pretty good beer and worth getting.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Library Alehouse, Santa Monica, CA

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellowish amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a short off white head that died down leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell, except that the citrusy hops are a little subdued. There is a light to moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This APA is quite flavorful and nice and easy to drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Drake's 1500 Pale Ale from Drake's Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.