Drake's Denogginizer | Drake's Brewing Co.

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Drake's DenogginizerDrake's Denogginizer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co.
California, United States
drinkdrakes.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by oggg on 02-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
864
Reviews:
227
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.46%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
202
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 864 |  Reviews: 227
Photo of paresis
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobbyhands
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TequilaVoodoo
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraftBeerRunner
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

X2 hangover beers. Drakes Dealership, Oakland CA, March 2016

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Photo of CraftyChrispy
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of efrankmcguire
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of J_Sarcos
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of raiderob
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark orange pour with a tall beige head that gives way to a lacing that sticks to the side of the glass. Dank and piney smell, with notes of grapefruit, tropical fruit and salt. Bitter-sweet taste, with notes of grapefruit, gooseberris, unripe apples and herbal hops. The alcohol is present and noticeable, otherwise this would have been a much better beer.

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Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle at Gordon Biersch - Oakland airport. Surprising find, pricy, but worth it. Medium golden body, small creamy head, curtains of lacing on the glass. Dank, funky, hoppy, but still can detect the solid malt backbone. Lingering bite, mildly dry, but where's the heat? I'm sure it will catch me later. Deserving of its high marks.

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Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stevem68
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light Amber color. Aroma is malty and a touch piney. Flavor is malt forward with a pine hop finish. Nice body to the beer and overall a solid IPA.

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Photo of Geobus
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful golden orange with a very nice, three-finger off white head. Immediately the aromas pop out: berries, pineapple, and guava. The taste is similar, with those fruits dominating but a nice honey-like malt presence holds strong, before the bitterness and dry aftertaste take hold. It's a perfect sipping double IPA.

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Photo of Claydoe4
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kinger86
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of millerbuffoon
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reradford
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrob21
3.03/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of meehandennis
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rizzy17
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rudes
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickL58
3.18/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A solid and good (but not great) Imperial IPA. IMHO, the best beer of 8 I sampled at Drake's Barrel House. Sufficient complexity, the taste of multiple hops, not overly 'alcoholic'.

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Drake's Denogginizer from Drake's Brewing Co.
3.92 out of 5 based on 864 ratings.
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