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Drake's Hopocalypse - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

475 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 475
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by ejimhof:
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - orange color with a slight head.

Smell - citrus and pine alerting you of the hops to follow.

Taste - smooth and a top of the class IPA.

Mouthfeel- medium bodied not overly bitter.

Overall - this is a top 5 DIPA and thanks to BN for bringing it back to Pittsburgh. More BA's need to have a chance to drink this.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 05:05:31 | More by ejimhof
More User Reviews:
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mdfb79

New York

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

o - Overall I thought this was a really good beer. Definitely not a hop bomb and as hoppy as a lot of IPA's these days, but it was tasty so who cares. No bitterness and easy to drink, worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 15:09:48 | More by mdfb79
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csustar001

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-16-2014 21:55:44 | More by csustar001
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Beestin

Iowa

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-14-2014 17:49:35 | More by Beestin
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BigDaddy79

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-13-2014 05:52:07 | More by BigDaddy79
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SixPack6

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

04-12-2014 16:45:27 | More by SixPack6
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

04-12-2014 15:55:15 | More by inspektor
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Vlaminck

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-12-2014 03:35:54 | More by Vlaminck
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kindbeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

04-12-2014 03:33:42 | More by kindbeer
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-11-2014 02:37:50 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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Hopster916

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-10-2014 04:36:11 | More by Hopster916
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Zaximus

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

04-07-2014 13:18:47 | More by Zaximus
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heymikew

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-05-2014 23:46:21 | More by heymikew
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

04-05-2014 13:14:55 | More by tylergoov
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robgage

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-03-2014 23:10:57 | More by robgage
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Mikeb8

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-03-2014 04:46:11 | More by Mikeb8
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.36/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to WCW for this one.

Poured from a 22oz bottle, bottled on 01/27/14.

A light honey colored body with thick foam and good, strong lacing. Smell is sweet clementines, grapefruit, orange flesh. Taste is resiny, sticky, full, sweet pink grapefruit and a nice baseline of bitterness. Really enjoyed this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 12:39:12 | More by papat444
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-31-2014 18:29:50 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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wtkphoto

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-30-2014 19:18:55 | More by wtkphoto
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BRClemons

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-29-2014 15:49:58 | More by BRClemons
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-29-2014 01:31:02 | More by kylehay2004
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bccrosley

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-29-2014 00:36:05 | More by bccrosley
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-28-2014 05:22:38 | More by jacewg
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drake's Brewing Co. - Hopocalypse, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a cloudy orange amber with a glorious foamy head that retains a bit. Abundance of lacing.

Smell - Touch of malt. Orange and other dank low-profile juicy citrus hops. Rye.

Taste - Nice malt body with juicy citrus and a nice rye finish.

Mouthfeel - Full-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Pine and rye. Good drinkability. Not overly boozy.

Overall - Great rye DIPA! Tasty and hop juicy. It'll creep up on ya.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 21:40:12 | More by JMScowcroft
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-26-2014 14:03:02 | More by ToadiesForCody
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Drake's Hopocalypse from Drake's Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 475 ratings.