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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Drakeís 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.
Editorís 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.

barn0216's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
barn0216 (524) - California, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle. Clear copper color, two fingers of foam but it disappears after a few minutes, decent lacing. The aroma is very earthy: spruce forest with a dank, musty character. Flavor is much the same, sharply bitter up front, softens toward the finish leaving a pleasant resinous aftertaste. Not detecting any of the malt. Good beer for hop heads. Better than the triple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
adrianouli (6) - Campinas, BRAZIL - AUG 16, 2015 does not count
One of the best DIPA Iíve ever tried! Coffee, caramel, floral, woody... A very fine DIPA that need to be tasted again....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KKURO (11) - JAPAN - JUN 27, 2015
Anyway powerful bitterness. Orange, citrus fruits and tropical flavor. IPA lover would be a captive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chuckh7 (4) - - JUN 24, 2015 does not count
Well rounded hop flavor good bitter aftertaste with citrus. Smells strong and but doesn't sting the nostrils. Well blended body not to thick. Overall decent double IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koskela (409) - Marysville, California, USA - JUN 24, 2015
A floral hop combined with an underlying sweet maltieness come from this clear orange brew. Bitter st first but instantly gives way to a Malty sweetness and a buttery creamy mouthfeel. At 9% it's smooth with no alcohol burn. It's a great combo of bitterness and sweetness. At 100 ibus you don't taste them. Great job.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1787) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 21, 2015
sampler from bomber. poured a medium to dark orange with white head. nice malty and hop nose. lots of citrus and floral upfront. the flavor held true, nice strong hop flavor of citrus and floral with a solid malt backbone. not overly bitter and nicely balanced throughout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chadski4 (170) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Distinctly lemon aroma with interesting sugar notes. From there, a very solid double IPA all around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (598) - - MAR 17, 2015
Draft. Aroma of orangey chocolate. Nice lace. Flavors are more nectarine with a hint of cocoa powder, with a finish that seems to alternate between sweet candied orange peel and fast bitter... something I canít peg. Not showy, but nicely layered.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Barreras (1319) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Pours a clear copper color with a grapefruit aroma. Taste is clean, good amount of hops. Slightly malty with good hidden alcohol content. A floral flavor especially in the aftertaste. Overall a decent beer for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cory (372) - , California, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Nice blend of citrus and pine hop aromas, a little dank and sweet, full body, dry and bitter across palate. Great double IPA thatís both full bodied and has a clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (4353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
650 ml bottle. Clear golden with white head. Aroma very hoppy lots of flowers, grass and fruit with some malt and light caramel. Taste is medium dry, very hoppy, mainly grass and grapefruit with light and soft malt notes. ńr leading to a bitter and grassy finish

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