Alpha Session | Drake's Brewing Co.

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very good
189 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by largadeer on 11-30-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
189
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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4.48/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a faint yellow, nice 1/2" whit head on it. Aroma was bad ass hops, pungent as can be. Simcoe, citra, ctz, amarillo maybe.

Love the hop flavors and tastes, great mouthfeel, super light malt bill. Drops a massive amount of citrus, pine and juniper on this one.

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4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.84/5  rDev -3.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.8/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.65/5  rDev -8.3%

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden yellow with an off white head

S: Citrus hops and a little malt sweetness.

T: Citrus hops, orange with a little sour lemon and grapefruit, a touch of pine, and backed with just enough light malt. Clean finish.

M: Light body, light carbonation.

O: I'm not crazy about session IPAs in general and overall there's really nothing super special about this beer. That being said, it is quite drinkable and serves a purpose as a very sessionable beer.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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Alpha Session from Drake's Brewing Co.
3.98 out of 5 based on 189 ratings.
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