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

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Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ngeunit1 on 09-01-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.2/5  rDev n/a
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.

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