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Aroma Prieta - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Aroma PrietaAroma Prieta

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

30 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 30
Hads: 141
Avg: 4.1
pDev: 19.02%
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American IPA | 6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: NorCalYeti on 02-19-2011

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Pretty good beer here but that's becoming par for the course in today's rhelm of IPAs.
On tap at the source after the watching the Angels beat the A's at the Colliseum, Wednesday September 5th 2012.

White grapes and grapefruit tamed by a strong earthiness which dominates equally or more than the citrus.

Dry and crisp on the palate, making this beer go down fast and easy.

Think of a grassier & earthier Aroma Coma.

A recommended and solid IPA, but nothing that will knock your socks off.

Happy to have been able to try this, especially at the Barrel House. The atmosphere most definately adds to the beer drinking experience.

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Thanks to Chad for this one. No freshness date but this one is from the newest release. About 3-4 weeks old at this point. Into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Looks the same as its brother. Some nice spotty lace.

Nose is bigger on the citrus. Some grapefruit as well as a hint of garlic (?). Clean but not as aromatic as aroma coma.

Opens citrus, pine, grapefruit, resin, and some tropical fruit. Hop bitterness in the middle through end. A touch soapy towards the finish. Aftertaste is citrus and with a light malt presence. Really tasty.

Feel is just like Aroma Coma. Perfection for the style.

Although the two beers are very similar, I prefer Aroma Prieta a bit more than its brother. More citrus and tropical fruit and less tree sap and resin. Definitely worth trying!

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Aroma Prieta from Drake's Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.