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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Drake’s winter offering is a deep orange monster that is loosely filtered to keep the integrity of the malt & hops intact. Equal amounts of American two row and English pale are combined with two types of Munich malt, and balanced with Chinook, Cascade & Amarillo hops. Enjoy the massive aroma and flavor of this beer. Available January - March.
Editor’s Note: Please observe the ABV and color of the label. This entry is for the 9.3% DIPA with the white background on the label.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 21, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2014 22oz bomber . The beer pours to a medium golden color with a thick white head. The aroma has pine, grapefruit, & some floral notes. The taste was very smooth with a nice hop kick but not too bitter. Flavor was very good but seemed slightly subdued to me for a DIPA. Overall a very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (6066) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle. Shiny amber, quite still. Head is thin but firm. There’s a firm resinous aroma. And it drinks with a viscous feel, an aggressive woodsy bite and tart citric finish. (#5471, 3/20/2014)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (4571) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Orange clear pour from 22oz bottle. White sticky head. Delicious flowery fruity aroma. Bitter and hoppy with massive fruity peach plum and earthy taste. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Landmonger (156) - USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a nice amber with white head, the aroma hops, citrus, carbonation is not too sharp, taste is bitter upfront with some sweetness mixed in, liked it

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle from Craftshack. Pours a clean golden orange with bubbly white head and seafoam lace. Nose of citrus, caramel, peach, pine. Sweet upfront, mild bitterness, pretty dry finish. Tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2993) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle thanks to Jason for sharing. Pours a clear orange-gold with a medium sized head that fades to a ring and leaves a little lacing. Aroma is packed with dank and citrusy hops. Getting grapefruit, grapes, olive oil, and wet leaves. Tastes like oily hop leaves and grapefruit mostly. Some sweet malt and light tropical fruit as well. Solid DIPA but doesn’t seem to warrant the hype around it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sitzds (318) - - MAR 11, 2014
22oz bottle poured into shaker pint. Hazy golden amber with a stubborn two-finger rocky cream-colored head. Mango, pine, orange, grapefruit, and caramel aroma. Bitter up front with orange peel, pine resin, and grapefruit pith. Mid palate sweetness with malty caramel and bread crust. Bitter on the swallow with a touch of aspirin and pine. Medium body, viscous texture that grows creamy as it warms, long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2419) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Amber orange color, moderate head, good lace/retention. Aroma is resin, grapefruit, citrus, caramel. Medium bodied, moderate bitterness, moderate to low sweetness, resin flavor dominates with caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BazookaJoe (274) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours light orange with some light hops in the aroma. Body starts off very citrusy but fades quickly. Finishes very sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3849) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2014
22 oz. bottle. Pours an orangish amber with a medium white head. A fair amount of lacing. Aroma is dank, piney and resinous. There is lots of spruce, some grass and herbal quality. Mild malty sweetness. Full bodied, somewhat creamy mouthfeel. Finishes bitter with a mineral water quality.

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