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Aroma Prieta - Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

94 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 11
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NorCalYeti on 02-19-2011)
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-17-2013 20:48:06 | More by mc4z
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-12-2013 00:51:54 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Kings Row Gastropub in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a murky orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and some herbal and vegetal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the hops in this one come across more on the vegetal side of things.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2013 23:03:08 | More by UCLABrewN84
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California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

08-10-2013 20:04:20 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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California

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

08-03-2013 17:28:08 | More by bigdaverosales
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AgentMunky

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-03-2013 02:08:40 | More by AgentMunky
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illidurit

California

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

08-02-2013 02:28:10 | More by illidurit
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-01-2013 20:30:13 | More by ste5venla
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KristineT

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

08-01-2013 04:43:03 | More by KristineT
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Samuel906

California

3.49/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this the same day I had the Aroma Prieta and to be honest, I'm not really sure what Drake's was going for releasing two similar IPAs at the same time. They are certainly different. The titular "aroma" was not nearly as exquisite as the Aroma Coma's but was instead much more reserved. Grapefruit, pine and hops are still there but I simply did not enjoy it as much as I did it's sister beer, or many other IPAs for that matter. However, on the other side of the coin, the flavor is much more fleshed out with the Aroma Prieta. Had much more presence and kept it's flavor intact all the way through. Not terribly complex, but lots of citrus and malt and plenty of hops. Overall, I think I still prefer the Aroma Coma simply for the smell. Both are solid IPAs but both are simply outclassed by several other IPAs.

Serving type: on-tap

07-31-2013 07:53:26 | More by Samuel906
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California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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Illinois

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California

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

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California

4/5  rDev -2.4%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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California

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California

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California

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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

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California

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California

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California

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Aroma Prieta from Drake's Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.