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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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. Previous to 2016, the label had a white background. In 2016, the label is green.

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4.1
adrianouli (7) - Campinas, BRAZIL - AUG 16, 2015 does not count
One of the best DIPA I’ve ever tried! Coffee, caramel, floral, woody... A very fine DIPA that need to be tasted again....

3.8
KKURO (11) - JAPAN - JUN 27, 2015
Anyway powerful bitterness. Orange, citrus fruits and tropical flavor. IPA lover would be a captive.

3.5
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.

3.5
Koskela (505) - 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.

3.7
tmongoose (2504) - 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.

4.2
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.

3.7
TylerGreenDC (1033) - - 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 can’t peg. Not showy, but nicely layered.

2.8
Barreras (1689) - 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.

3.9
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 that’s both full bodied and has a clean finish.

3.7
Pyrmir (6199) - 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. Är leading to a bitter and grassy finish


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