Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout

Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout

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Drake's Drakonic - Imperial Stout (Drake's Brewing)
Drake's Drakonic Imperial Stout | Drake's Brewing Co.
Drakes Drakonic Imperial Stout (RateBeer.com)

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The head dissipates quickly and the beer is pitch black. It has a coffee smell an a nice stout taste. Overall it is a good, solid beer.

I further note that the beer's smell is subtle, yet strong; I love beers with this type of smell. It has a similarly strong taste. 5:59PM PT

The glass has little to no lacing. 6:08PM PT

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Our malty beast. Two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, and dark Crystal malts to make up the grist. One hop addition, added for bittering, allows the abundance of malt in this beer to shine through. Drakonic is smooth and dense with flavors of licorice, coffee, and chocolates. Sip, savor, and give in to its seductive malt embrace. Available Year Round.

Despite the West Coast’s undeniable hop addiction and our general lack of truly cold weather, we here in Northern California still cannot resist the allure of an immense Imperial Stout with the strength and viscosity to tackle a Siberian mid-winter drinking session. With the hardcore beer aficionados of Northern California in mind, we crafted our first Imperial Stout in 2003. After many years of consideration while sipping and savoring this luscious, dense imperial stout, its name came to us in 2009. Drakonic Imperial Stout: seriously intense, seriously delicious.

Malt: American 2-Row Barley, Simpsons Crystal 155-165, Weyermann Carafa Special 3, Simpsons Chocolate, Simpsons Roast Barley, Simpsons Caramalt 30-37
Hops: Bittering- American Bravo
Yeast: White Labs 001
Original Gravity: 21.1 degrees Plato
Alc/Vol: 8.75%
IBUs: 40

2012 Gold Medal for Imperial Stout and Honorable Mention Best of Show at the CA State Fair
2008 2nd Place for Russian Imperial Stout at the CA State Fair.
Winner Good Food Awards 2012

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