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Drake's Hopocalypse - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

478 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 478
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%


Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: magictrokini on 12-17-2008)
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Reviews by Murchmac:
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Murchmac

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this a couple weeks back and forget most of it but had it so many times on tap it's old hat.

Beautiful orange amber looks like a good DIPA with some color in the middle.

Smells like it tastes, big ass hops up front with some bready malts thrown in for good measure. Becomes sweeter as you drink but has that good resin coating a good DIPA should have.

Get it if you like hops. If you dont like hops, go away.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2011 04:54:23 | More by Murchmac
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From 04/16/14 notes. Thanks to BeerLawyer85 for sharing this one. 22 oz. bottle into a tulip.

a - Pours a murky, amber-yellow color with two inches of fluffy off white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of pine hops, citrus hops, fruity malts, grapefruit, resin, earthy notes.

t - Tastes of pine hops, bready malts, dough, citrus hops, grapefruit, fruity malts, earthy malts. Taste is good but definitely maltier than the nose, with a lot of bread and dough.

m - Medium body and low to moderate carbonation. No bitter bite to it.

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Drake's Hopocalypse from Drake's Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.