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Drake's Pinot Gallery - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 3.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: ngeunit1 on 09-01-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

stript, Dec 01, 2012
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4.22/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Served a dark black color with some hints of purple-red coming in around the edges. Finger of red-tinted chocolate colored head that faded slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma was dominated by strong sour Pinot Noir grapes. There was also a bit of roasted chocolate malts and some booze in the background as well.

T - Started off with a strong punch of sour Pinot Noir grapes with some acidity. Shortly after, the roasted chocolate malts started to come in a bit. Through the middle, the sourness mellows a bit and transitions to a bit of tartness. The roasted malt flavor also gets a bit stronger as well. The finish is big again on the sour grape, with some booze and roasted malt in the background.

M - Medium-full bodied with mild carbonation. Felt fairly smooth, even with all the sourness, with some acidity from the grapes.

D - Pretty drinkable. Not quite the most balanced barrel aged beer with the effect of the Pinot Noir barrels maybe coming through a bit too much. That being said, there was a lot to like and the Pinot Noir flavors did work fairly well with the base stout.

ngeunit1, Sep 01, 2011
Drake's Pinot Gallery from Drake's Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.