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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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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.

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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.

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