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Aroma Prieta | Drake's Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.05/5
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141 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NorCalYeti on 02-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,202
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
141
pDev:
8.89%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 141 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of jwswigs
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brotherloco
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rack0flamb
4.35/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pkalix
3.52/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of James_Michaud91
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A very nicely balanced and clean southern hemisphere hopped IPA from Drake's. I've noticed some have mentioned that they were expecting a more flavorful, big, juicy, hop bomb from this beer, and if that is what you are expecting this is going to leave you wanting a little more. I found the restraint and subtlety of this beer to be quite refreshing however, and thought it was overall a more enjoyable beer than Aroma Coma this year.

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Photo of Mtbfatty
4.58/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IpaBeerDrinkers
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

So this is a "good" IPA. Nice hoppy profile, minimal malt, booze non exisitant. I did expect more and here is why; aroma coma is fantastic. This basically being a NZ hop version I expected the Nelson to be more aggressive than it was. It was there, but subtle. Lastly the body was a little thin...However, with expectations removed, this was a "good" ipa

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Photo of sgameroz
2.62/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This is not good. In fact everything from Drake's baffles me how bad it is.

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Photo of kiki3drt292
3.71/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
3.38/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CJNAPS
4.31/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jakecattleco
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Love the nose on this brew, but the taste left me wanting more. Get it fresh, guessing it won't hold up long on the shelf. Rating based on 2 week old bottle.

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Photo of dubinsky
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Buick222
3.44/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bumchilly25
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Golden yellow in color. Clear in appearance. Dank, citrus fruits and rind. Orange, pine and grapefruit zest, Dry. Balanced bitterness. Easy to drink.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of Jdevoss
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Pelican5
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of GClarkage
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of RobbieD
5/5  rDev +23.5%

Aroma Prieta from Drake's Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 141 ratings
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