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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (11534) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours very dark brown with orange glints and a dark tan head. Aroma suggests cat pee! Med + body. Flavor is dark malt and a lot of citrus. Mild burn. Could be hops or heat or a combo. Finishes very tasty. Just excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Draft. Black beer with a dark cream head. Big grapefruit and summer fruit aroma. Grapefruit and summer fruit flavor. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and summer fruit lingers with light cocoa and malt.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6788) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 23, 2013
On tap at the Ratebeer Gallery event. Pours black with a modest tan head and a celery and toffee aroma. There is a smooth dark malt flavor with massive hop bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
This inky brew had some heft to it, bit none of us beleived it was really 11.5%! Covers the abv well. Thick, juicy hops in the nose...grapefruit, orange peel, pine, chocolate, molasses, coffee...alot going on in the nose and mouth. Bitter leaning but well balanced and deeeeelicious. Id definitely buy in bottles."

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3526) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Pours dark nearly opaque black with a very large brown head and nice lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, citrus, pine resin, just a touch of roastiness. Flavor is the same, very IPA-like with the black part taking a backseat. Light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body, oily mouthfeel. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3498) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Had this one late in the evening at the ratebeer gallery event. Not a lot written in the notes, but I remember it being a very strong, piney IPA with the black malts taking a back seat. Tons of pine. I give them credit for making a palatable black IPA at 11.4%. Very fresh and potent. Good job again Drakes!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2175) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUN 23, 2013
On tap at the RateBeer Gallery event in SF. Pours dark brown with an ecru head. Dark chocolate, roasted notes, along with grapefruit and other citrus, peppery alcohol finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2033) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Dark black in color with tannish head... Aroma of roasted malts, piney hops... Flavor is roasted malts, intense citrus hops and sweetness, lingering bitterness... Burnt malts throughout... Amazingly good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1735) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Tap at the brewery..Pour is dark back with a tan head..Nose is sweet juicy hops, pine, sweetness, tropical fruits, roasted malts..Taste is tropical fruits, roasted malts, chocolate, piney hops, alcohol is very well hidden..This is a very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deekyn (1264) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 22, 2013
A - pours dark cola with high head. Strong lacing. S - subtle quiet chalk and chocolate. Burnt toast. some hoppy notes as well. M - light body. Medium full palate. Bitter end but sweet clinging on.. T - smokey chocolate malts with a nice piney musty hop ending. O - good hoppy dark beer. Alcohol is well hidden 3.4


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