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Drake's Amber Ale - Drake's Brewing Co.

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Drake's Amber AleDrake's Amber Ale

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very good

99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.11%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Mark on 01-30-2003

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: A burnt copper/orange. Head is off-white and small. Drops to an almost non-existent cap with a small creamy collar.

Smell: Sweet bready malts. Some caramel malt sweetness. A hint of toffee and some grassy notes. Sweet. Some hints of citrus with a nice clean yeast profile. So much biscuit dough. Cooked and caramelized malts. A bit of roasty and toasty malts.

Taste: Some slight hints of citrus hopping,. A bit of pith. Sweet caramelized malts. Some caramel and toffee with a ton of undercooked biscuit dough. Lightly toasted. Pretty mellow. Warming drops the sweetness a touch. Clean yeast profile, but still present.

Mouthfeel: Moderate to slightly above average carbonation. Medium body. Clean, very clean.

Overall: From this beer dinosaurs are made.

Good. Bready and easy drinking. Not much going on, but that's cool.

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A: Nice dark amber. Different from the norm. Strong head with lacing to boot.

T: Malt, biscuit, slight toffee goodness. Yumm. Well done!

M: Carbonated which is echoed by fellow reviewers. I actually really like the mouthfeel.

O: Great local, FRESH Bay Area brew. Not my go to brew, but a very good bitter to break the hop monotony.

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Drake's Amber Ale from Drake's Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.