Drake’s Brewing Co. San Leandro, CA Style: India pale ale ABV: 9.3% This massive double IPA pours a bright orange color. The off-white head is tight and lingers nicely. This has to be a hop bomb based on the smell. Pineapple, grapefruit and orange zest dominate the nose, maybe with a little pear hiding back... View Article
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Staff Reviews April 3, 2014 - Adam Harold
News - What's Brewing August 29, 2013 - Staff
(Press Release) LONG BEACH, CA—Drake’s Brewing Company and Beachwood Brewing Brewmasters John Gillooly and Julian Shrago have much in common when it comes to brewing hoppy beers. They are logical about it. Make it clean. Make it dry. Create a prominent bitterness that’s sharp and calculated. Amplify hop aroma. And always showcase the hops first and foremost. They both... View Article
Beer Talk March 1, 2013 -
Drake’s Brewing Co. San Leandro, CA A big nose of pine needles and citrus, bursts of grapefruit across the palate and a dry, clean, bitter finish, all at a modest ABV. Brewed with mostly American 2-row barley malt and some crystal malt (C-60) for body and color; hops Cascade, Simcoe and Amarillo in the boil;... View Article
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